An Evening With Alan McGee

Alan McGee is a Scottish businessman and music industry executive. He has been a record lable owner, musician, manager, and music blogger for The Guardian.

He is best known for co founding and running  in the independent Creation Records label and is the man who discovered & signed Oasis.

Join Alan at the Proact Stadium as he discusses his career, the music industry and his relationship with bands such as Oasis and Primal Scream.

In 1997, the revitalised Labour Party took note of McGee’s accomplishments with Creation. they got him to spearhead a media campaign prior to the General Election in order to appeal to Britains youth culture. He was largely responsible for changing government legislation in relation to musicians being able to go on the new deal which gave musicians three years to develop and be funded by the government instead of having to take other jobs to survive.

Other significant bands that were signed by Creation records include: 3 Colours Red, The Boo Radleys, Bernard Butler, Heavy Stereo, Bob Mould, My Bloody Valentine, Teenage Fanclub, Saint Etienne, Kevin Rowland, Super Furry AnimalsThe Jesus and Mary Chain, The House of Love, RIde, Slowdive. He is currently the manager for the Happy Mondays, Black Grape, Shaun Ryder, Cast, Glasvegas, The Bluetones.

Join Alan as he discusses his career, the music industry and his relationship plus inside track with bands such as Primal Scream. You will also have the opportunity to ask Alan a question. 

The night itself will be hosted by author & broadcaster, Rob Fiddaman.

You will also have the opportunity to ask Alan a question. “

11th April – St Lukes – Glasgow

12th April – Opium No 10 – Barnsley

26th April – Chesterfield Football Club

28th April – The Underground – Stoke on Trent

3rd May – Norden Farm Centre for Arts – Maidenhead

4th May – The Studio – Hartlepool

10th May – Pyramid Arts Centre – Warrington

11th May – The Night Owl – Birmingham

25th May – Square Chapel – Halifax

30th  May    Norwich Arts Centre

31st May – The Thunderbolt – Bristol

6th June – Corran Halls – Oban

7th June – Queens Hall – Dunoon

11th June – Exeter Phoenix

21st June – St Pauls – Worthing

22nd June – The Guildhall – Cambridge

28th June – The Old Dr Bells Baths – Edinburgh 

29th June – Café Drummond – Aberdeen 

23rd August – The Venue – Derby

30th – August – The Shed in Leicester

3rd November – The Glee Club – Cardiff

4th November – The Glee Club – Birmingham

5th November – The Glee Club – Nottingham

7th November – The Glee Club – Glasgow