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Dina Bassile
Founder and GM

Dina is the founder of both Tibi Access and Groove Tunes. As a music lover and a person living with a disability, Dina is on a mission to make gigs and music festivals more inclusive for all. With a passion for creating change and a keen eye for talent, Dina has created her very first inclusive live event.

Read more at https://www.tibiconsultant.com/

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Jacqui Allman
Assistant Manager

With experience working with over 10 different arts organisations in several different roles, Jacqui is considered an arts all-rounder. Having worked on events such as Woodford Folk Festival, Bigsound and Melbourne Comedy Festival, she brings a wealth of project management tools and experience to the team.

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Tess Evans
Assistant Manager

Tess has recently graduated from JMC Academy with a Bachelor in Entertainment Business Management. Having interned and volunteered for other Melbourne based events, Tess is thrilled to be part of the Groove Tunes team!

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Ben Pettingill
Website Access Auditor

At the age of 16, Ben lost 98% of his eyesight overnight to a rare genetic syndrome, Lebers Hereditary Optic Neuropathy. Since then, Ben has harnessed the True Vision and Limitless Vision mindset by water skiing, coaching basketball and hiking the Kokoda track.

Read more at https://www.benpettingill.com/

Brittany is in a wheelchair holding her camera in her right hand and a camera lens in her left hand. She has black hair and is wearing a denim jacket and black jeans.

Brittany Long
Photographer

Brittany Long is a Melbourne live music photographer on wheels. Long is passionate about capturing the passion and energy of an artist onstage and allowing her audience to relive a concert through her photographs. Long is also an advocate for raising awareness surrounding accessibility and inclusivity in the music industry.

Read more at https://www.simplyphotographz.com/

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Ethan Tuche
Videographer

Ethan is a writer, photographer and videographer originally from the Sunshine Coast. His passions lie mostly in filmmaking, primarily documentary and screenwriting, with aspirations to tackle both skills intensively in 2022 and beyond.

You can see more at

 https://www.instagram.com/yango_street/

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Nick Smith
Intern

Nick is currently studying a Bachelor of Business (marketing) at RMIT, while working multiple part time jobs! He is passionate about music and sports and attends these type of events as often as possible.

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Olivia Baxter
Intern

Olivia lives in sunny Geelong and has recently completed a Graduate Diploma in Arts and Entertainment Management. She loves the beach, DJing, being outdoors and live music! Festivals are her happy place. She is always on the hunt for her next favourite artist!

Keely is kneeling down on a stage helping assemble a drum kit. She has black hair and is wearing a white cropped T shirt and black jeans.

Keely Vincent
Intern

Keely is 21 years old and a freshly graduated Entertainment Business student who found love in live events in 2016. Currently, you can find her either working with the Tibi Access team or exploring the many parks around Brunswick.

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Riley Achen-Donnely
Artist Liaison

Riley is a music industry professional with over 5 years of industry experience. He holds both a Bachelor of Arts and an Advanced Diploma in Sound Production, as well as a Certificate IV in Sound Production from RMIT University. In 2015 he founded artist label and collective X Amount Records.

Read more at https://xamount.net/ 

Venue Partner

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Sarah Guppy
PR

Our PR guru, Sarah Guppy gained her global perspective from working both in Australia and the UK. As the owner of This Much Talent, Australia, Sarah has experience in producer, songwriter and artist management, marketing, publicity, radio plugging, venue and music programming. Sarah has spoken on panels at BIGSOUND (Brisbane), Face The Music (Melb) and much more!

 

Read more at https://thismuchtalentau.com

Meet the Groove Tunes Team