Forever a music fan Debra is the Festival Director of the Semaphore Music Festival in Adelaide since the inaugural event in 2005. The Semaphore Music Festival is an original alt country, folk, roots, blues that features singer songwriters. She also programmes The Port Rocks, an annual Adelaide Fringe Event since 2009 that features roots acts. Debra passion for live music has seen her working in the industry for decades beginning at the Singerman Agency in NYC whilst moon lighting as a PA on the cable series ‘Nightclubbing’. Debra worked at the Hopetoun and Harold Park Hotels back in the day when live music thrived in the inner city, Sydney.