Semaphore Music Festival | Team
Semaphore Music Festival 2016 introduces RAWKfest, On the beach and Semaphore Songs. General Public Tickets for Semaphore Music Festival went on sale at 9am AEST on Friday 5 August. Local South Australian artists line up for Semaphore Songs. Buy combo tickets.
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Creative Producer
Debra Thorsen


Debra Thorsen is the Creative Producer behind the Semaphore Music Festival now in its 12th year. She has a background in the arts, event management, filmmaking, social justice, Art Therapy and was a barmaid at the Hopetoun & Harold Park Hotels, Sydney. She worked in NYC in the ’80’s at NOVO Arts and the Singerman Agency whilst moonlighting as a PA, videotaping live bands for ‘Nightclubbing’ cable TV show.

Digital Media Manager
Clark Spendelow

Clark Spendelow is a dedicated and strategic digital media manager, using his skills of Graphic Design and Film-Making to create engaging and captivating media. He has worked with The Garden of Unearthly Delights, Reclink Community Cup and joins Semaphore Music Festival this year.

Artist Liaison & Accreditation
Jordan Tito

Jordan Tito is a live music enthusiast and dedicates her time working with bands and festivals across Australia. This year she joins the Semaphore Music Festival family as Artist Liaison & Accreditation, as well as Volunteer Coordinator.

Site Manager
Steve Pitkin


A creatively motivated Event Designer, Producer and Manager, with a huge passion for the performing arts, live production, promotions & event management. Just finishing up the Robert Stigwood Fellowship and with 12+ years experience as a promoter in the music industry and many recent industry successes Steve Pitkin is passionately driven to executing successful organisation of bands, tours, music events, festival management and live production.