Amanda Morneault is the owner and founder of The Harbor Agency, Portsmouth, NH, specializing in Booking, Event Production, and Co-Founder of the New England Country Music Festival. While Amanda works as an agent for artists, a talent buyer for venues, she is most known for her recent successes in production management. Amanda’s love for music began as a young child sitting on her fathers lap in the drivers seat of a tour bus. Morneault grew up in a household full of musicians that included professional drummers and a mother with a beautiful voice. She often jokes that the reason she works behind the scenes is due to her lack of musical talents. In 2011 Amanda joined her families business, New England Mobile Audio, where she took on the role as director of sales and booking. This gave her an opportunity to build strong relationships with other industry professionals. She continues to work side by side NEMA. Amanda has surrounded The Harbor Agency with a strong team of go-to pros from audio to ticketing and promotional companies which enables her to provide a full service agency to artists and venues. Morneault’s career gained momentum in 2014. She begun working with National Touring Artists like The Cadillac Three. She was bringing quality entertainment to seacoast New Hampshire to multiple venues – as highlighted by contributing entertainment writer for The Hippo, Michael Whitthaus. In 2015 Morneault partnered with Chris Whynock of New England Country Music to produce a full production country music festival at the Redhook Brewery in Portsmouth, NH, which has turned into a successful annual event. Amanda prides herself on her likability with her peers and her love for each artists accomplishments. “If I can help an artist to succeed in any way, then it is worth all of my time and effort. Working with these dedicated individuals is a gift and the reason I love my job so much.”When Amanda isn’t working with artists you can find her spending time with her children in the back woods of Maine or on a paddle board off the beaches of New Hampshire.