Geoff Ellis
Geoff Ellis began his career as a permanent Entertainments Manager at Middlesex Polytechnic in London – the highlight was booking The Stone Roses for one of their first concerts in the Capital. He then moved to the world famous Marquee Club before heading up to Glasgow in 1992 to join DF Concerts as promoter of the company’s legendary venue King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut and as the company rose to become one of the UK’s leading music promotion and event management companies, Geoff’s progression in turn led to his appointment as Chief Executive in 2001.

As CEO of DF Concerts, Geoff is dedicated to bringing the very best live music and events to Scotland. He spends a lot of time on T in the Park, making it one of the largest and most innovative festivals in the world with huge International recognition.

Geoff heads up a multi skilled team that is as comfortable promoting Take That, Kings of Leon, Eminem, AC/DC, The Eagles, Rihanna, Radiohead and Coldplay and the best emerging talent around, as well as event-managing Glasgow on Ice, The Papal Visit to Bellahouston Park and Radiance – Glasgow’s Festival of Light.

Geoff was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the UK Festival Awards in 2010.

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How Music Festivals Have Changed in the Last Twenty Years

(4) Comments | Posted 18 February 2013 | (14:55)

People thought we were mad and that a big music festival in Scotland would never work, but here we are approaching our 20th consecutive edition. Festivals have changed dramatically in this time - when the first T in the Park took place in 1994 the only other UK festivals were...

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