Under the leadership of Kedist Bezabih, Goodlive is reorganising its booking team for the splash! Festival, Bezabih also takes on the role of Head of Music International Rap Festivals & Touring.
The Berlin-based concert and festival agency Goodlive will be reorganizing its Rap & Rn’B team in August. Bezabih, who was previously with FKP Norway, will take over as Head of Booking for the splash! festival. At Goodlive Artists, the touring division of Goodlive, Kedist will also take care of the tour bookings for many international artists in the future. Her global network, musical understanding and her many years of experience in the touring business make Kedist a perfect addition to the existing agency family.
Kedist Bezabih commented: “I’m very excited to be joining Goodlive Artists, heading the international Rap and Rn‘B booking. When I first met the team, it immediately felt like the right fit and I admire the company values that very much coincides with my own. I have tremendous respect for what Goodlive has been able to build over the years, and I look forward to continue to strengthen the assets in Goodlive Artists’ portfolio.“
Adrian Vögel supports Kedist Bezabih with touring and international festival bookings. In addition, Lea Francesevic and Ali Jaafar will also be joining Goodlive. Both will take care of the future bookings for German-speaking acts for the splash! festival. As the new splash! festival director since January, Till Arndt will take over the entire content management from the 25th anniversary edition of the festival onwards, which is coming up next year. As Brand Manager, Lina Burghausen assumes the strategic development and positioning of the splash! festival on the European market. Earlier this year, Goodlive also announced a strategic partnership with the London-based company Live Base. Under the direction of Amer Nawaz & Patrick Alcide, Live Base will provide curatorial support to Kedist Bezabih’s team for international bookings.
In addition to three editions of the Heroes festival and the anniversary edition of the splash! festival, Goodlive is organizing five more festivals next year (Superbloom, Melt, Full Force, Feel and Artlake). In terms of touring, Goodlive Artists further expect to play around 1000 concerts in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.