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Music Venue Owners and Managers

Tips for Entry

Try to land part-time or summer jobs as stagehands, ushers, waiters, bartenders, or other positions at theaters, outdoor music festivals, and other venues to make industry contacts and obtain experience.

Read FMJ: Facility Management Journal ( and Facility Manager and Front Row News blog (both available at to learn more about the field.

Visit for job listings.

Talk to music venue owners and managers about their careers. Ask them for advice on breaking into the field.

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