Lukasz Minta, CEO at Go Ahead

 
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Go Ahead is one of the biggest independent promoter in Poland. We promote 100-150 show a year. We book small clubs and big arenas. This year we promote such artists as Florence & The Machine, Twenty One Pilots, Bastille, Aurora, Flogging Molly, Good Charlotte, Architects (UK) and many more

 
 

What is your favourite part about your job?

Bringing new acts to Poland, watching their development

What is the biggest challenge you face in your job?

Chasing agents and managers to send their acts to Poland but every year is getting easier :)

What do you look for in an artist you want to work with?

Perfect artists are loyal. If you help them at beggining and invest your time and money you can expect to work with when they achieve some higher position

What is one thing you wish more people knew about your job?

We have a great team. It's not one person company but eleven people in company do their best to make perfect events

What was your first job in the music industry?

I promoted show for my friends band when I was 15 and I had no clue how to do it

Favourite musical genre(s)?

Probably old style hard core and post hard core but I like many of them

Favourite non-music-related pastime?

Soccer, Travel

Who are your musical heroes?

Jimmy Eat World

Go-to Karaoke song?

I hate Karaoke

Top 3 favourite albums released in 2018?

Dashboard Confessional, Nathan Gray, Alkaline Trio

Poutine, shawarma or pho?

Pho

Rachel Weldon