More than the lead vocalist of rock band Schooldrivers, Kay Darens is an active musicpreneur believing firmly that business can co-exist with art.
Drawing on more than 500 live performances in six countries (Greece, Netherlands, UK, Germany, Italy & Turkey), Kay has worked with many talented individuals, both on and off stage with various roles such as:
• Artist Relations Manager for Sonder Festival (Manchester, UK).
• World Finals Event Coordinator, National Director & Artist Relations Manager for The Global Battle Of The Bands (Athens, Berlin, Oslo).
• Project Coordinator for festivals Modern Mental Rebellion, Live For Life (23 Bands In A Single Night).
• Manager & Music Consultant for Coretheband (Greece).
Kay also has:
• Given a record performance with Schooldrivers in front of an audience of 120.000 people, during Zeytinli Rock Festival in Turkey.
• Starred on 21 episodes of MTV Greece's first ever rockumentary series; The Band Project, with his band Schooldrivers.
• Launched, coordinated and promoted one of the few Greek crowdfunding successes for releasing his band's album on vinyl.
• Cited as a case study in musicpreneurship in the leading international music ecosystem business event MIDEM (Marché International du Disque et de l'Edition Musicale).
Kay actively seeks out like-minded people around the world willing to take their career one step further - living through music and not just surviving it - following a sustainable plan and setting specific goals that lead to personal growth and artistic development.