About Alive Network The UK's Largest Live Music and Entertainment Agency
Established in 1999, Alive Network has grown into the largest supplier of live entertainment for weddings, corporate entertainment and private parties in the UK. We have secured over £75Million of work for our 6500 members, working with 100,000+ previous customers to provide the perfect entertainment for their events. Our hand-picked roster of over 2000 bands, musicians and entertainers is the definitive one-stop-shop for live entertainment booking.
So you want your event to be amazing?
Over the past 18 years we have been developing our roster of the UK's very finest live bands, musicians, DJs, entertainers and event suppliers so you can be sure your event will be truly amazing!
Our investment into sourcing, developing and supporting our artists is something which sets Alive Network apart. From building our £500,000 recording studio facility to successfully running our partnership with BIMM, the leading and largest contemporary music education provider in the UK and Europe, our focus on artist development ensures reliability and outstanding performances for our customers, as well as long term, sustainable careers for the artists we represent.
Music and entertainment are one of our nation's greatest cultural achievements. At Alive Network we're working hard to ensure the next generation of musicians and artists are able to flourish, keeping the magic of live entertainment 'Alive' for generations to come.
Dave Bevan - Managing Director
Our Partnership With BIMM
Supporting New Music
We currently generate income in excess of £10Million a year for our member artists!
We also support the original music projects of our artists, paying for them to record EPs and albums in our studio and filming videos with our production team. Recent beneficiaries include the fantastic Folk / Punk band Skinny Lister who were given 6 weeks studio time to record their new album The Devil, The Heart And The Fight with top producer Tristan Ivemy.
The Silk Mill
Based within our HQ building in Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire and offering an outstanding collection of world class equipment, The Silk Mill is the hub for Alive Network's artist development program as well as being a popular choice for top producers and artists.
Recent high profile clients have included Mark Ralph (Years & Years, Clean Bandit, Hot Chip, Franz Ferdinand), Tristan Ivemy (Frank Turner, The Holloways, Skinny Lister), Andy Bell (Seasick Steve, Katie Tunstall, Bellowhead, Martin Simpson).
An in-house video production service is also available, ideal for filming live sessions and acoustic sets, interviews, or for documenting studio sessions for social media promo.
- Studio 1 is based around a beautiful Neve VR analogue recording console. The 30m2 control room features ATC monitoring, Prism converters, Pro Tools HD and a large collection of classic outboard, microphones and instruments. The 55m2 live room space can comfortably accommodate sessions with up to 11 musicians.
- Studio 2 is our dedicated mix room, centered around a classic SSL 4048G+ console, with ATC monitoring, Pro Tools HDX2 and another fantastic collection of classic outboard and effects.
- Studio 3 is a small editing and production suite featuring ATC monitoring, Pro Tools, Prism converters, an Avid control surface and large selection of plugins.