Clay Hutson, based in Nashville, Tennessee, is a renowned Event Production Manager who has worked with artists such as Pink, Kid Rock, Guns N’ Roses, and Halsey. He has been in the business for over twenty years, spending the first half sharpening his skills in the field.
A sound engineer, stage manager, and tour producer, he believes in hard work, a strategy that has seen him rise to the top and build a stable relationship with his clients.
Clay Hutson attended a college for theatre design before working with various companies that provided live entertainment solutions. His work experience in roles such as Project Manager and Sound Engineer equipped him with the skills necessary to successfully navigate every aspect of live entertainment.
After the recession hit his employer, he took a bold step and joined the harsh world of entrepreneurship. He founded a live entertainment production company that manages, produces, and designs concerts.
Although he has worked in Billy Graham is traveling outfit and the corporate entertainment sector, Clay Hutson specializes in rock’n’roll.
He was involved in “Bleed like Me” a 2005 world tour by the rock band Garbage. The group traveled to various parts of Europe, Australia, and North America, and Clay Hutson was the monitor engineer.
In the 16th Annual Honda Civic Tour headlined by One Republic, he operated the automatic rigging system for the band. The concerts were held from July to September 2017 in North America and Asia.
What Habits Make Him Successful?
Besides his hard work and readiness to put in long hours when needed, he prepares adequately for each event, carefully checking and correcting mistakes that could negatively affect the quality of the event.
As a thorough planner, he effectively manages and delegates work to the crew boosting their productivity and efficiency. He never overlooks a chore, no matter how minor.
Clay Hutson thinks ahead, envisioning upcoming projects, picturing the venue in his mind, and preparing for every event of the day.
His efforts in every task have built his reputation and left his clients satisfied, they, in turn, refer him to others increasing his customer base.