30. August 2019 - 19:30
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An Evening with Alan McGee (Oasis) - 30th August | The Shed | Friday, 30. August 2019

Join us at The Shed on Friday 30th August for an extraordinary evening with Alan McGee! 
The night will feature Alan discussing his career & experiences, followed by live music performances and Rob Fiddaman on the decks playing your favourite Britpop tunes.
Alan McGee is a Scottish businessman and music industry executive. He has been a record label 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 ****** Valentine, Teenage Fanclub, Saint Etienne, Kevin Rowland, Super Furry Animals, The 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.
Special Guests Bands:
The Jack Fletcher Band : Indie Rock

The Rosadocs : Rock n Roll

Doors : 7:30pm
Age restriction: 14+ under 12am / 18+ after
Tickets: £10 early bird and group / £12 standard advance / £15 on the door