Launched in 2010, BAM! offers effective, informed, strategic Marketing services for bands, festivals, events and music platforms.
Prior to initiating BAM!, Ben Allen spent three and a half years at an established music PR agency, forming an innovate (at the time) ‘Online & Digital’ department; starting out as an Account Exec and eventually up to Client Director.
Here Ben found really found his true calling – facilitating innovative cross-promotions between artists and brands and devising successful PR & promotional campaigns for the likes of The Mighty Boosh, Hop Farm, Cornbury, Benicassim and Reeperbahn Festivals, and for artists such as Deadmau5, Imelda May, Nell Bryden and DJ Louie Vega.
Before this, Ben started out in the Marketing and PR departments of Universal Music Group and Virgin EMI Records respectively.
Ben’s relentless drive and passion has provided expert PR & Marketing consultancy for independent record labels, music platforms and festivals, he is a regular guest speaker at at ICMP, BIMM, FAC /MMF and international industry conventions such as SXSW.
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Ben has been involved in campaigns for major and independent artists alike including; Keane, Gabby Young, Sugababes, Kelis, Air, Jamie T, Bryan Ferry, Viv Albertine, Zoo Project Festival, The Masked Ball, Rolan Bolan, The Canadian Independent Music Assoc. (CIMA), OneFest and many more.
His inherent understanding of the digital landscape and wider music industry will add value to your product. Get in touch!