Simone Manchisi is an international booking agent who works with acts across reggae, dub, electronic, funk, jazz and soul. Whilst studying for his MA in Economics and Management of Cultural Organisations, he started his career in booking and promotion for indie Italian artists. After graduating he gained experience in production, strategy and marketing with organisations and festivals across Europe including Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra and Bay Rock Fest. Simone joined Bass Culture in 2012 and alongside working for their jazz and soul festival Locus (Snarky Puppy, Floating Points, Laura Mvula, Benjamin Clementine, Bonobo, Gregory Porter etc.), he went on to establish the international booking office which continues to expand. Some of the acts he works with are Asian Dub Foundation, Dub Fx, 2Many Djs, Skatalites, De La Soul, Public Enemy, Jacob Collier, Dj Premier, Cory Henry, George Clinton and many more.
Bass Culture, Booking Agent / Festivals