Claire Murphy

Owner, Trash Tours
Guitar Tech, Vance Joy

Claire Murphy has worked for bands such as Vance Joy, Tegan & Sara, Elle King, Lord Huron, The Raveonettes and many many others, playing in venues from bars to arenas, and 80,000 capacity stadiums. She has Tour Managed in the UK, Europe and the USA and is currently guitar teching her way around the world. She has worked with bands at festivals such as Coachella, Lollapalooza, ACL, SXSW and Glastonbury, and played iconic venues such as the Sydney Opera House, Red Rocks and Wembley Stadium. She has owned a successful van rental company in the UK and continues to provide storage for the music industry. She mentors women trying to break into the live music industry via the organisation SoundGirls and often welcomes them to shadow her for a day on tour.


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