We offer consultation, support and specialist services in all of the following areas, and also provide dedicated and experienced management in:

  • General organisation and logistics planning of events
  • Event licencing applications and policy writing
  • Site management
  • Stage, sound & lighting - we can provide experienced event and festival stage managers and stage hands
  • Stage security
  • Artist liaison
  • Social media management and promotions
  • Marketing
  • Budget management
  • Booking live bands for your events
  • Contract negotiation- we can negotiate fees and contracts with bands on your behalf
  • Artist advancing
  • P.A Hire
  • Welfare teams
  • Health & Safety Consultants
  • Security personnel
  • Artist signings
  • Box office staff and volunteer recruitment

We have provided specialist services at a number of events and festivals including: Boomtown Fair, Bestival, Secret Garden Party, Butserfest, Eden Festival, Redfest, Mutiny, Bloc, Standon Calling, Takedown , Somerley Tea Party, Soundclash, Boundary, YNot Festival and Farr Festival.

For more information and to discuss your requirements about any of the specialist services we offer please email mike@downforlifemusic.co.uk



We believe that a great press campaign plays a key role in ensuring a successful event. Approaching every new project with creative ideas and enthusiasm, and armed with a large and diverse database of UK publications, webzines and radio stations and over 5 years' experience we offer personalised, affordable press services to our clients. We currently handle music press for Butserfest, Redfest and Make a Scene Festival.

Things we can do for you:

  • Write and distribute press and marketing materials
  • Identify and target appropriate media avenues
  • Accredit publications and photographers
  • Hire official event photographers and filmers
  • Collect and collate pre and post event news and reviews
  • Compose and distribute briefs and guidelines for attending press and official event media teams
  • Supervise photographers front of stage
  • Set up and manage press areas
  • Liaise with event sponsors' media teams

For more information and to discuss your press requirements please email marianne@downforlifemusic.co.uk



Visual content is a key component in effectively promoting any event. Whether you are looking for one person or a whole team we can provide professional photographers and film makers to capture and create professional visual content for you. Show the world what your festival is all about!

Email marianne@downforlifemusic.co.uk for more information