Ariane Spiekermann

Ariane Spiekermann runs The Red House Agency, an international tour booking and tour production agency based in Berlin, Germany. Since graduating from university in 1997, Ariane has worked as a freelancer in the music industry and has accumulated many years of experience in venue management and tour pre-production as well as booking and touring jazz and world music artists. Her 2004-founded agency, The Red House, offers a complete booking service and production coordination for live music acts planning to tour in Europe. As an alternative to more broad-based tour companies, The Red House Agency is designed to provide a unique and personal service in the music industry. Ariane Spiekermann works or has worked with international world music and folk artists such as LILA DOWNS, THE KLEZMATICS, MARI KALKUN, VICTORIA HANNA, and with jazz and pop acts like DePhazz singer, PAT APPLETON, electro-swing queen, ALICE FRANCIS and neo-jazz pianist, JEF NEVE.

Besides her activities in the music business, Ariane works as project and production manager for worldwide touring exhibitions.

She is a member of the board of Globale Musik aus Deutschland e.V. (glomad), a non-profit association that is organising the global music competition, CREOLE, on the federal level as well as other events.