EVENTS

Down For Life Music has experience ranging from organising one off small events to larger festivals, and can offer you a personalised service with experienced staff to cover every aspect of organising your event.

Since 2008 we have been part of the Event Management team, and are the sole artist booker, for Butserfest and have also provided bands for other events and festivals.

We have many years experience dealing direct with leading booking agents from agencies including: United Talent Agency, X-Ray Touring, CAA, WMA, T.K.O, Primary Talent and E.G.O.

What we can do for you:

  • Event planning and consultancy
  • Artist booking and advancing
  • Stage Management
  • Staff and volunteer recruitment
  • and much more

See our Specialist Services page for information on all the services we can provide.

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We are extremely proud to work with the following incredible music festivals and events


Butserfest is a one day, alcohol-free, youth music festival in East Hampshire near Petersfield, organised by East Hampshire District Council, and attended by up to 3,000 people each year. Set in the beautiful Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Butserfest is the biggest UK music event of its kind, offering 3 stages packed with the biggest alternative rock bands and the best up and coming talent the UK has to offer, as well as signings, backstage acoustic sets, a wealth of free giant inflatable activities and plenty of traders.

Previous years have seen You Me At Six,Don Broco, Mallory Knox, The Blackout, Funeral for a Friend, Kids in Glass Houses, Hacktivist, Bury Tomorrow, Lower Than Atlantis, Deaf Havana, Young Guns and many other amazing bands grace Butserfest's stages.

Butserfest 2016 is a massive year for the event as it will be the 10th anniversary! Initial announcements have recently been made and include Chunk! No Captain Chunk, Fearless Vampire Killers, Creeper, WSTR, Casey, Ashestoangels and many more. So far it's shaping up to be our best event ever!

What we do at Butserfest:

  • All artist booking
  • Stage management and provision of stage hands/crew
  • Plan, organise, promote and oversee local band competition for the Introducing Stage
  • Music press coordination and accreditation
  • Recruit and manage the official event media team
  • Supervision of photographers front of stage
  • Press area management
  • Backstage acoustic set arrangement and coordination
  • Band signings
  • Online street team management
  • Provide volunteer press area/acoustic staff
  • Social media management support
  • Creative ideas for competitions and ticket promotions
  • General event consultancy

For more information and for tickets visit www.butserfest.co.uk

View the official Butserfest event video 2015 produced by Southampton Solent University.

 

Here's what happened at Butserfest 2015!

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Redfest is a 2 day, 5,000 capacity festival held in Redhill, Surrey and prides itself on remaining staunchly independant. Since its inception in 2007 Redfest has played host to some fantastic bands including Enter Shikari, Ed Sheeran, Bastille, Modestep, Mallory Knox, Don Broco, Young Guns and Newton Faulkner, to name but a few. Redfest has been in a state of hiatus for the past two years but hopes to come back bigger and better in 2017, so keep your eye open for some announcements about that.

What we do at Redfest:

  • Press coordination and accreditation
  • 2nd stage management and artist advancing
  • 2nd stage volunteer staff and stage hand recruitment
  • Online street team coordination
  • Set up and manage 2nd stage artist dressing room

For more information visit www.redfest.co.uk

 
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