Silke Westera started working in the business 16 years ago with an internship at a local venue and then applied to be a trainee at FKP Scorpio who took her straight away. After completing her traineeship, Silke worked as tour booking assistant to Folkert Koopmans, promoting artists like Beastie Boys, Placebo and Band of Horses before she had the chance to become a promoter and build her own roster. Seven years on, Silke’s current roster includes James Bay, Tom Odell, Warpaint, Half Moon Run, Timber Timbre, METZ, Whitney, Amy Shark and many more.
Silke Westera attends Face The Music 2017 on behalf of the Music Passport program. Music Passport is part of the $22.2 million Victorian State Government Music Works program.