Active Events company history

Active Events have been trading since 1990. Based in Glasgow the company celebrate 28 years in business this year.

The music agency represent artists internationally and organise tours in the UK, Europe, Canada and Australia. We pride ourselves on retaining close contact with our artists and being central to their live career management.

The Events management wing of the business ranges from full event management and planning to programming work.

Active currently produce and manage Showcase Scotland at Celtic Connections which is Scotland’s leading international music industry gathering. Held in January it limits delegates places to 180 music industry colleagues facilitating easy networking and access to concerts at Celtic Connections. It generates £2.2 million annually for showcasing artists.

Active also manage and produce Showcase Scotland Expo ( "") This produces Showcases and industry activity for the Australian, Canadian, French and German music markets. The genres of music are acoustic, folk, Gaelic, Scots, Traditional and World Music.

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