About Us

Who We Are

Mothership Events was conceived in 1992 out of an obsession for entertainment and events. Since opening our doors as live music promoters and venue managers, Mothership Eventshas toured The Cat Empire, provided and managed the largest music festivals in the Southern Hemisphere and activated government cultural strategies.

In this capacity it is our responsibility to organise your event from the booking of quality artists and securing venues to providing all staging/production requirements, managing publicity and promotion, as well as, the development and running the event from woe to go.

Our committment to the industry is further highlighted by the scope and longevity of premier events we continue to produce and promote. 

Our Team

Brent Lean – Director

Brent has been actively involved in the industry for twenty years as both musician and promoter and has developed a unique understanding from both sides of the fence. He has built a strong reputation as someone who cares about the sustainable development of the Australian entertainment industry.

His relationship with musicians, their management, and record companies guarantees a fair and equitable result for all parties. In particular his relationship with booking agencies and promoters who look after major local and international acts is undeniably strong. They entrust him with the execution of their shows, tours and events. Knowing they will have a quality result means Mothership Music has the power to negotiate the best deals available on artist bookings and production elements, and in turn deliver an event project whether corporate, outdoor or touring, at a level that is unsurpassed.

Justin Nyker – Director

Justin has been working the entertainment and arts industry for approximately 15 years. He has a rounded skill base where he began working in art galleries during his fine arts studies which quickly progressed to the nightclub venue  scene. Soon he advanced to large scale public events such as NYE Sydney, Mardi Gras, Chinese New Year Festival, The Commonwealth Games and The Channel V Musi c Bus Tour. Since joining Mothership Music, he has focused his skills in on the producing, event management and operation of a series of diverse community / public events, national tours, as well as a range of outdoor music events and festivals.

Justin produces and operates a project with precision and an outlook that derives from a wide range of event, arts and entertainment experiences. His networks and relationships with authorities, promoters, artist management and media outlets ensure the delivery of a project at a professional level to the client brief and specifications.

Craig Tyson – General Manager 

Craig has 24 years of Venue Manager experience working in some of Sydney’s most iconic venues. Over the 20 years he’s worked on World Cup sporting events, major music festivals and countless concerts at Hordern Pavilion.  During the 11 years that he was at the Hordern, Craig witnessed some amazing live acts that continue to live on in the minds of those that experienced the show. Whether it was working with the promoter, production on the punters Craig was a part of the action.