Louise Sawilejskij is a passionate music artist manager, booker and promoter based in Gosford, on the NSW Central Coast.
She was General Manager for community arts space and live music venue The Rhythm Hut, from 2013 – 2018. Over the past 7 years, she has also worked in venue management, artist management, events, bookings, promotions, stage management, tour management and festival work. She has also collaborated with other similar minded artistic organisations such as Art Party, OneSpace, Musicians Making a Difference and Lead By Story, has produced and promoted events throughout the Central Coast, in other regions such as Newcastle, The Blue Mountains and Sydney, and produces large musical events in the Jenolan Caves. Lou runs a fortnightly roots, reggae, blues and soul program on local community station, Coast FM 963 called ‘Dreadlock Holiday’.
In 2016 Lou completed John Butler’s artist management program, The Seed, and runs her own artist management, booking and promotions business called Nala Music. Specialising largely in roots music, currently on the Nala Music roster is Declan Kelly, Rhythm Hunters, Ren Stone, Jordan McRobbie and growing, with more artists soon to be announced.