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John Shelley

Founder and Principle Agent

I embarked on this journey of building a booking agency fueled by my unwavering passion for nurturing the growth of talented artists.

I take immense pride in having facilitated countless connections between these gifted musicians and their audiences. Over the years, my agency has become a haven for brilliance, fostering the artistic endeavors of hundreds.

Together with our roster, we will create experiences that continue to resonate with music lovers and service the amazing venues, artists, corporate and private functions across Queensland and beyond.

John Shelley


21 years rockin qld

since 2002


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The Past

The Gig Factory Was Born in 2002

From its modest beginnings in a cramped chamber hosting a mere 10 acts, the Gig Factory swiftly emerged as the premier agency for homegrown talent in Queensland. As time marched forward, this humble team blossomed into a thriving enterprise, collaborating with thousands of artists and venues throughout Queensland.


The Future

2023 and beyond

With an unwavering commitment to nurturing talent and forging connections between artists and their fervent audiences, the Gig Factory continues to champion the vibrant Queensland music scene. 


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