Stephen Carroll is the founder and principal of Carroll Promotions, a promotions, social media and music management company.
He has over 24 years experience in the music business, both as an applauded musician in his own right and through artist management. In the past few years Stephen has expanded his expertise into providing social media management & web design solutions. His wish is to combine his knowledge and experience in these areas to deliver the best creative solutions for his clients. In order to ensure his clients get the best possible service Stephen completed a higher Diploma in Online Marketing.
As a musician/promoter Stephen has worked alongside various high profile musicians at events, namely - Paolo Nutini / Liam O Maonlai (Hot House House Flowers) The Furey Brothers/ Mundy/ Stocktons wing/ Picture house / John Lennon's Band “The Quarry Men” and also a number of music professionals such as Tony Bramwell (former CEO Apple records), John Lennon's sister Julia Baird and Gail Renard (writer of The BBC’S Famous 5) Along with Comedians Willie White / John Colleary (The Savage Eye an) Pat Mcdonnell Father Ted, Eric Lawlor, and Snooker Players Ken Doherty, Jimmy White, and Steve Davis.
In 2012, Stephen successfully organized and ran The Temple Bar Beatles Festival in Dublin, Ireland. He used his wide network of industry contacts to secure sponsorship and attract high profile musicians / speakers.
He was involved with The Red Dirt Pub Crawl Tour which brought top Country Artists from the USA such as Josh Abbott, Roger Creager, William Clark Green, Luke Wade (The voice USA) and Austin Allsup (The Voice USA) plus many more, to Temple Bar in December 2014/15.
He organised several pool exhibitions with Snooker legend Jimmy White in Ireland and Spain and worked with him on his website and social media.
Stephen is committed to raising the profile of Irish Musicians through building relationships with local and overseas companies. He has been involved in organising and securing sponsorship for acts including:-
- Andy Mac Unfraidh “The Voice of Ireland”
- Dave Browne, Guinness world record Holder for Longest guitar playing 114 hours
- Davy Lewis, 52 cities 52 weeks tour of Europe.
- The late Andrew Mann RIP, Voice of Ireland and Euro song Ireland.
Aside from music Stephen has a keen interest in sport and his local community. In 2010, he managed and won the World Pool Championships in France with the Under 23 Irish Pool Team. In 2011 he worked with The Irish Blackball Association in organising the European Pool Championships in Ireland and captained the Senior Men’s team to win the European Pool Team Championships. He now plays on the world seniors snooker tour and has just finished writing a book based on The Law of Attraction called The Magic of Manifesting "Techniques to attract your best life using the law of attraction. Available on Amazon.
Check out our new Irish music, story telling and dinner show www.irishsongsandstories.com every Thursday at the Trinity bar hotel and venue!
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