Akum Agency

Akum Agency

Akum Agency

Akum Agency is an independent artist management and booking agency, promoter and creative production and music consultancy company founded by Jess White.

Our aim is to…

  • Ensure artists grow and develop, achieving their aspirations by being provided a high-quality service;
  • Ensure artists are given freedom and flexibility to develop the best possible work;
  • Nurture artists and events within contemporary cross-cultural borders;
  • Push boundaries and develop new ideas;
  • Create and produce shows with exciting and diverse line-ups, which break boundaries and cross-cultural borders.

Akum Agency has extensive consulting and production experience in event and festival management, music export, event and festival programming, financial management, music video production, marketing, logistics, workshop facilitation, reporting writing to and music journalism.

Past clients have included: Australasian Worldwide Music Expo (AWME), Apple Music, Azgo Festval, The British Council, Bushfire Festival, Concerts SA, Igoda, Indian Ocean Music Market (IOMMa), Jojo Abot, Littlegig Festival, Music In Africa, Platoon, Pro Helvetia, The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa – OSISA, Nafasi Art Space, Sakifo Festival, Sampa the Great, Sauti za Busara Festival, Visa For Music and Zakifo Festival.