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Clay Hutson on his success in the music industry

From a young age, Clayton Hutson had a lot of passion for music which made him enroll for a course of theater arts when he was young. His love for music pushed him to enroll at Central Michigan University, and he also did a Master’s degree in business administration at Stephen M. Ross School of business. On graduation, Clay was privileged to hold several positions with live entertainment companies.

Clayton was privileged to work with Billy Graham’s sound team since he knew about sound engineering. Clayton passion in rock ‘n’ roll music made him chose to venture into the music industry. His exposure to sound engineering, management, and live performances enabled him to start his own business. Clay discovered that he was naturally an entrepreneur making him so successful in the business he engaged in, such that it grew so fast alongside his reputation for exemplary and dependable work. Clayton said in an interview that when starting his musical career there was an economic decline and there were times he doubted if the business would work.

He said that it was not a walk in the park but his will to succeed, accompanied by hard work and consistency made him successful. In addition, to traveling with Billy Graham’s sound team, Clay was privileged to travel with other musicians such as band called Garbage to many countries in Europe. One of Clayton’s outstanding achievements is operating an automatic rigging system belonging to One Republic when it had one of its biggest tours.

Recently, he has been able to work with famous musicians such as Pink and Kelly just to mention a few as the designer, manager, and producer for their concerts. During his interview, Clayton said that his company earns money by providing sound engineering services, live production, and rigging services. He added that his company also provides logistics and stage management in addition to production design and management. Clayton also added that he has been able to get business from recommendations by clients in addition to running a website. He says that the site is used to provide valuable information about what he does and the different ways on how he helps musicians. Clayton also has a Linkedin profile where he can connect with people within the same industry. He said that the connections he gets from LinkedIn help in strengthening the public image and also help him get more business. Learn more: https://twitter.com/@Clayhutson1