Putting together a successful world tour for any musician or music group takes an incredible amount of talent and work. Having a huge headliner does no good if the myriad of other details to make the tour successful are not attended to. The art of creating and managing a huge and successful world tour is one which Clayton Hutson has perfected. Clayton Hutson already has an impressive resume of artists he has worked with, including acts such as Pink, Kelly Clarkson, Prince, and Guns N’ Roses. His extensive experience will no doubt be a huge asset as Hutson manages Halsey’s upcoming world tour. Acts such as Kehlani, Lauren Jauregui of Fifth Harmony, Jessie Reyez, and Niki will all join her on various phases on her tour.
While Halsey’s tour will undoubtedly pull on Clayton Hutson’s considerable experience as a manager for so many notable stars world tours, Hutson also brings a solid business background to the table. Clayton Hutson had worked for other production companies for years. He felt it was time to take all he had learned as well as his extensive e experience and to go out on his own. He launched his business as a sound manager during the recession, and despite many obstacles made it successful. He utilized a solid web presence as well as social media to reach out to possible clients. His intuitive use of both led to an increase in business and success as a tour manager. He has made sure that when referrals are given to others about him, people can easily find pertinent information about him.
Clayton Hutson is also known for being on the cutting edge of sound technology. For instance, in 2011, Hutson had Aaron Lewis, lead singer of Staind, use DiGiCo’s first SD11 console. Hutson pushed to be the very first to use the console on tour. When on the 2017 OneRepublic tour, Hutson used the Kinesys Elevation 1+ system to reduce the number of cables needed to run the various systems. Clayton Hutson is always looking out for equipment that will make the tours he manages better for the crew, talent, and audience. Learn more: http://www.prosoundweb.com/article/digicos_inaugural_sd11_makes_world_debut_on_tour_with_staind_frontman_aaron/