Festival Republic

BA Music Production

Curtis Sharkey is the Press Manager of Festival Republic, a prominent figure in the UK’s live music scene.

With a dynamic career that began after his studies at ACM and a series of internships at Warner Records, Public City, and Chart Show TV, Curtis made his mark at LD Communications.

There, he orchestrated compelling campaigns for music legends like the Rolling Stones, Michael Jackson, and Mariah Carey, alongside iconic events like The BRITS and major festivals.

His freelance journey included collaborations with renowned brands such as Jackson Guitars and The Heavy Music Awards, as well as nurturing emerging talents.

Curtis’s outstanding contributions to the music industry have earned recognition from Music Week and a feature in the BLM issue.

Hailing from a working-class background and a former touring musician himself, Curtis is dedicated to demystifying the live music industry and inspiring others to follow in his footsteps.