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  • About the hive

    ... we do what we love, we love what we do ...

    WHAT WE DO

    The Hive Music Co. is a full-service music company, offering management, promotion, bookings, events and production, publicity, tour management and tour operations/services. The Hive was founded by Melissa Gibson who, in 2010, went from an experienced freelance travel writer to booking artists on the highest profile festivals in the world. The buzz of the music industry set in ... and the rest is history.

     

    We'd love to hear from you. Reach out via the contact form below or email: mel@thehivemusicco.com

    MISSION

    The Hive Music Co. is focussed on delivering positive music to the world, with a spotlight on the live realm. It's a reflection of the artists in The Hive, and the things we do - a meeting place of musicians who are consciously using their music for positive world action, education and uplifting of the human spirit.

     

    JOIN US at the Hive with the sign up form below - we'd love you to be part of our amazing musical community.

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  • THE HIVE TOURS

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  • TOURS

    ... past, present & future ...

    NAHKO (USA)

    Solo tour WA/SA Australia April 2019

     

     

    TIM, CHITTY & PATO of Nahko & MFTP (USA)

    Australian tour April 2019

    Touring non-stop around the world with Nahko and Medicine for the People (USA), Tim Snider (violin/vocals), Justin ‘Chitty’ Chittams (drumkit/vocals) and Patricio ‘Pato’ Zuniga (bass guitar) very rarely find a break in the schedule to tour their own music.

     

    Many fans will be surprised when they see what their favourite violin player, drummer and bass player can do as they move from their usual places in the band to take the front of stage.

     

    Shows in Melbourne, Sydney, Gosford, Byron Bay, Noosa and Brisbane.

    TIM & CHITTY (of Nahko & Medicine for the People, USA)

    APRIL 2017

    MIKE LOVE (Hawaii)

    Australian Jan 2017 and Nov 2018 summer tours

    NAHKO & MEDICINE FOR THE PEOPLE (USA)

    Australian touring since 2013

    BOBBY ALU & THE PALM ROYALE (AUST/SAMOA)

    Australian & NZ touring since 2011

    GROUNDATION (USA/JAMAICA)

    Debut Australian tour 2010, AUS/NZ 2012 + 2014

    DELHI 2 DUBLIN (CAN)

    Debut Australian tour 2014

    THE TOURING TRAIL

    Tours & shows booked / promoted by The Hive Music Co.

     

    Nahko and MFTP (USA): 2014 Woodford FF + National Tour, side shows WA and SA for 2017 tour, side shows Nahko solo WA and SA 2019

     

    Groundation (USA/Jamaica): 2010 AWME World Music Expo showcase + debut national tour, 2012 (WOMADelaide and WOMAD NZ), 2014 Australia

     

    Bobby Alu: Since 2011 in Australia + NZ

     

    Nahko + Dustin Thomas (USA): Solo side shows 2014

     

    Trevor Hall (USA): Jan 2014 - Debut Australian headline tour

     

    Delhi 2 Dublin (CAN): Dec 2014 Debut Australian tour + Woodford Folk Festival

     

    Nattali Rize (AUS/JAM): Island Vibe 2016

     

    Mike Love (Hawaii): Sold Out Australian tour Jan 2017 and Nov 2018

     

    Paula Fuga (Hawaii): Australian tour March 2017

     

    Chitty and Tim (of Nahko and Medicine for the People, USA): 
    Debut Australian solo/duo tour April 2017

     

    Rising Appalachia (USA):

    Debut Australian tour Jan 2018, including Woodford Folk Festival

  • bookings

    ... past, present & future clients ...

    AUSTRALIA & INTERNATIONAL

    Nahko and Medicine for the People (USA)

    Trevor Hall (USA)

    Groundation (USA/Jamaica)

    Mike Love (Hawaii)

    Nattali Rize (Aust/Jamaica)

    Delhi 2 Dublin (CAN)

    Rising Appalachia (USA)

    Paula Fuga (Hawaii)

    Chitty & Tim (of Nahko and
    Medicine for the People, USA)

    Dustin Thomas (USA)

    Tom Frager (FRA)

    Rising Tide (USA/Jamaica)

    Bobby Alu (AUS)

    OKA (AUS)

    Future Roots Sound (AUS)

    Darky Roots (AUS)

    Kooyeh (AUS)

    Fyah Walk (AUS)

  • TOUR MANAGEMENT & SERVICES

    ... leave the details to us ...

    TOUR MANAGEMENT (by Melissa Gibson)

    Extensive tour management experience both in Australia and across the globe.

    Clients include:

    Nahko and Medicine for the People (USA)

    Groundation (USA/JAM)

    Xavier Rudd (Aust) (PA, Assistant TM)

    Mike Love (USA)

    Nattali Rize (Aust/JAM)

    Trevor Hall (USA)

    Dustin Thomas (USA)

    Tom Frager (FRA)

    Bobby Alu and the Palm Royale (Aust/Samoa)

    TOUR SERVICES / OPERATIONS

    With worldwide experience, we can handle all your tour logistics:

    Operations

    Advancing

    Entertainment visas

    Production

    Promotions

    Bookings

    Socials strategies

    ... and ANYTHING and EVERYTHING ELSE!

     

    Reach out anytime to discuss options: mel@thehivemusicco.com

  • PUBLICITY

    ... for your tour, artist or release ...

    MIKE LOVE (Hawaii)

    Australia 2017

    DUSTIN THOMAS (USA)

    Australia 2014

    NATTALI RIZE (Aust/Jamaica)

    Australia 2016

    DUSTIN THOMAS (USA)

    Australia 2014

    BOBBY ALU (Aust/Samoa)

    International 2016

    Theme song for Samoa Tourism international campaign

  • MANAGEMENT

    BOBBY ALU and THE PALM ROYALE

    Award-winning Bobby Alu and his charismatic band are known for their signature smooth hammock music and high vibes. Inspired by his Polynesian heritage and strong family lineage of performers, Bobby writes songs of love, life and travel. Expect a fresh, simple sound themed by ukulele, Pacific beats, catchy songs, tasty four-part harmonies, and powerful log drumming. Bobby is also the drummer for Xavier Rudd, currently touring worldwide.

  • Who

    ... The Hive Music Co. ...

     Photo credit: Leonardo Flaiban via Visual hunt / CC BY-ND

    MELISSA GIBSON

    Founder / Director

    "Just the right amount of crazy"

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