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Claire Murphy has worked for bands such as Vance Joy, Elle King, Lord Huron, Babes in Toyland, The Raveonettes, ABC, Go West, Tony Hadley, Therapy? and many many others, playing in venues from bars to arenas, and 80,000 capacity stadiums.

She has toured in splitter vans around Europe, flown in for shows in Russia, South America, Australia and Japan, and toured in buses around the USA and Canada.

She has Tour Managed in the UK, Europe and the USA and is currently guitar teching her way around the world. She has worked with bands at festivals such as Coachella, Lollapalooza, ACL, SXSW and Glastonbury, and played iconic venues such as the Sydney Opera House, Red Rocks and Wembley Stadium.

She has owned a successful van rental company in the UK and continues to provide storage for the music industry.

She mentors women trying to break into the live music industry via the organisation SoundGirls and often welcomes them to come shadow her for a day on tour.

When not on tour, she can be found at the beach in California.

You can find her on Instagram @clairetrashtours

Read her interview in Nylon magazine here: Nylon.com

Listen to her podcast interviews here:

TA2 Music- Sisters Of Sound

Roadie Free Radio

Watch her “Behind The Scenes: Women In Live Music” video interview here: YouTube