Frusion and Fizzion Agencies
Ian Smith in the International music industry for 35 years 21 years Frusion ( folk roots fusion ) 2014 Fizzion agency ( Indie/ Electronica / Rock / Pop / Alt) ; Frusion Media PR company 2006 : in 2020 ukeartswork.info 40 years as musician, festival & event promoter, arts centre and festival programmer, consultant and activist. Previously national chair of the UK Musicians Union (MU) F.R.T.M. (Folk, Roots and Traditional music) section for 8 years. Experience working across the industry as management consultant also managed bands in UK / Spain ( Barcelona ) / Ukraine / Austria, and substantial funded project work covering cross genre art forms / Music / film. New company based in the EU : OYeah.eu an umbrella company covering all aspects of creative arts work and new projects. Also currently co-director of CarryOnTouring the international campaign for a Creative Visa waiver for EU and UK creatives across both territories.