Kevin Kennedy is the man behind Tallboys – Craft Beer House, Pitch: Talks on Baseball and The Big Smoke Bands & Brews Festival. In his spare time he also manages Toronto indie outfit Army Girls. He is also the founder and Creative Director of Swingman Live, a full-service event production company specializing in promotion, marketing and management. With Swingman Live, Kevin works directly with non-profits, government, artists, entrepreneurs, corporations and start-up companies.

Prior to founding Swingman and Tallboys, Kevin spent time in several professions including corporate communications, teaching, journalism and banking. His diverse professional experience led to a role on the communications team for Canada at the London 2012 Olympics.

Paul was excited to sit down with Kevin and get his experiences on building a business, his perspective on what it takes to be an entrepreneur and beer, or more specifically, Ontario craft beer.

Stop by Tallboys for a beer and some great food at 838 Bloor Street West.


Twitter: @tallboysbar


Or check out Kevin’s work with Swingman Live: