Scottish businessman, music industry executive, record label owner, musician, manager, and music blogger for The Guardian are impressive entries to have on anybody’s CV and Alan McGee’s resume would interesting reading.
Best known for co-founding and running the independent Creation Records label, Alan is the man who discovered and signed Oasis.
In 1997, the revitalised Labour Party took note of Alan McGee’s accomplishments with Creation. They got him to spearhead a media campaign prior to the General Election in order to appeal to Britain’s 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.
During 2019, Alan will embark on a tour in which he discusses his career, the music industry and his relationship with bands such as Oasis and Primal Scream.
Join Alan as he discusses his career, the music industry and his relationship with bands such as Primal Scream. There will also be the opportunity for the audience to ask Alan a question.
The night itself will be hosted by author and broadcaster, Rob Fiddaman.
Alan McGee will appear at The Thunderbolt, Bristol on May 31st and Cardiff’s Glee Club on November 3rd.