Kevin Mcmanus (Culture Liverpool)


Kevin McManus is currently Head of Music for Liverpool, based in Culture Liverpool, working with the City Region Music Board. Previously he was the Curator at the British Music Experience, the UK’s only national rock and pop museum.

Kevin began writing for influential music paper NME at 18 and went on to write for The Face, ID, and Mixmag.

He worked for the University of Liverpool writing about Liverpool music history.

In his subsequent public sector career, Kevin headed up the pioneering creative industries sector development agency, Merseyside ACME.

Achievements included setting up Baltic Creative CIC and establishing Sound City.

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