Chris Kerr is an accomplished touring and festival Production Manager based in Calgary, Alberta. He is a partner in XA, a boutique production agency focused on brand-boosting live events and touring productions for a diverse portfolio of select international clients.
Among his many projects, he is the Tour Production Manager for Grammy Award winning EDM recording artist Zedd, and is the Festival Operations Director for the FVDED In The Park music festival, which hosts 25,000 music fans in Surrey, BC every July.
He is a partner and founder of XA Staffing, Alberta’s largest staffing and security agency specializing in concerts, festivals, sporting events, and mass gatherings. Employing over 500 across their offices in Calgary and Edmonton, they staff over 1,000 events annually in the province.
Previously, he served over 11 years as Director of Production for the independent Canadian concert promoter Union Events, where he worked in countless venues and green fields across North America producing shows. He has represented promoters, artists, venues, and service providers in virtually every aspect of live event production.