Kristen has produced successful events for the music, corporate and not-for-profit industries over the past eight years including her own music festival Legs 11 that took place in The Domain in 2006 & 2007.
A self-starter, Kristen can and does create events from beginning to end. A keen eye for detail with the other eye firmly on the big picture she has been an integral player most recently in Women in Wine, SBS, Big Day Out, A Day At The Park, The Benevolent Society & St Vincent's Hospital.
Black Betty is Kristen Francis.
Kristen is an experienced Event Producer, managing and producing successful events for the music, corporate and not-for-profit industries over the past eight years. She was also the creator and producer of the highly acclaimed Legs 11 Music Festival that took place in The Domain in 2006 & 2007.
Since bringing her creative love child Legs 11 to life, she found she had a real knack for creating and producing unique events for the discerning audience. She has managed to dazzle not only the music heavyweights but also the other end of the spectrum such as Sydney’s high-end socialites & corporates through her diverse portfolio.
A self-starter, Kristen can and does create events from beginning to end. A keen eye for detail with the other eye firmly on the big picture she has most recently produced events for clients such as Wine Australia, SBS, and not-for-profit fundraising events for The Benevolent Society, St Vincents & Mater Health, leaving behind record breaking outcomes and satisfied Boards.
Aside from producing events, Kristen has held many roles in the music industry from Artist Manager, Label & Marketing Manager through to A&R at both major and independent record labels.
Black Betty’s philosophy is to produce unique events that bring people together and have a meaningful impact on the audience as individuals as well as a community.
A one day music festival held at Toyota Park, Cronulla featuring Hoodoo Gurus, The Beautiful Girls, Bertie Blackman, Richard Clapton, Ash Grunwald etc.
A twilight concert in support of breast cancer research featuring Missy Higgins, Paul Kelly, The Waifs, Clare Bowditch, Bob Evans, Little Birdy etc.
Legs 11 was a large-scale outdoor event in The Domain on a Friday night in late October in 2006 & 2007