Teamwork, Mentors, and Mentees ft.  Josh Terry (Mayday Parade, Sad Summer Festival)

Teamwork, Mentors, and Mentees ft.  Josh Terry (Mayday Parade, Sad Summer Festival)

This week on the podcast please welcome Josh Terry who is the manager of Mayday Parade and one of the founders of Sad Summer Festival. This episode felt like a masterclass in mentorships thanks to Josh having a sea of knowledge for us to listen to. Make sure to make out to Sad Summer Festival this season – you won’t want to miss it.

In this episode of the Don’t Shit On The Bus podcast we will learn:

• How Josh made the jump from managing bands to starting a festival
• What are the most important skills needed to grow in the music industry
• Skills mentors need to have to be able to pass on their knowledge to their mentees
• How COVID help Josh improve on his own skills for Sad Summer Festival

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(00:00) Intro
(02:03) Patreon
(02:56) Josh gets on the bus
(03:43) How long Josh has been in the music industry
(05:02) When Josh started working in the music industry
(13:01) How Josh finds the right type of people to have intern for him
(20:20) What makes for a great mentor
(23:44) What it means to do the “un-cool” things”
(27:54) Red flags Josh looks out for before bringing someone on as an intern
(34:30) Knowing when to let someone make the wrong decision
(40:26) Josh’s transition from being a manager to starting a festival
(49:46) Entry points to work for Sad Summer Fest
(53:57) Wrap up notes
(54:04) Shower Shoes

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Edited & Produced by Connor Gaskey