THE SHRINE is a London-based collective featuring DJs, MCs, musicians, authors and poets
Our work includes clubs, live, touring, artist management, consultancy, broadcasting, recording, programming, artist development, workshops, publishing, fundraising, dog-walking, banana-bending…
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Elliott is an Event Manager, Curator and Music Consultant. He has spent the last 20 years working in the creative industries including PR agencies, record labels, radio stations and music venues before setting up his own agency called Jack Arts. He delivers a yearly portfolio of c.100 events ranging from intimate performances for a few hundred, to larger-scale productions for audiences of up to 100,000. Wowsers.
Elliott has been the Specialist Booker and Event Manager for Red Bull since 2009, and his most recent project in November 2013 saw him successfully programme 158 artists perform in 31 capsules on the London Eye for Red Bull’s Revolutions in Sound. The event was streamed live on Channel 4OD and YouTube, breaking the world record for multiple streams at any one time whilst clocking up one million views in the UK alone. He worked closely with a range of promoters and venues past and present including The Hacienda, Fabric, Corsica Studios and Sub Club and programmed artists like Lily Allen, Mark Ronson, Goldie and Katy B.
In 2010, Elliott programmed 27 events over 32 days for the Red Bull Music Academy (London), a world-travelling series of music workshops and lectures that spilled onto London’s late night streets. He was commissioned to programme a London take-over, which culminated in events @ The Royal Albert Hall, South Bank Centre, ICA, Roundhouse, Centre Point and Scala – some of which have since been rolled out to other Red Bull territories globally like Culture Clash, which he created from concept to completion. He’s just delivered Culture Clash [Part IV] which took take place @ Earls Court [20,000 cap] in October 2014. It sold out about a month before the event and was pretty wild.
Other regular productions include the Sony Award-winning Book Slam, London’s biggest literary event that mixes live storytelling from celebrated and emerging writers, poets, musicians and comedians. Book Slam has featured: Sam Smith, Adele, Alabama 3, Dave Eggers, Irvine Welsh, Jon Ronson, Nick Hornby, Plan B, Simon Armitage, William Boyd, Will Self and Zadie Smith amongst many others.
Elliott has programmed festivals and events for BBC Radio 1, Radio 2, Radio 3, The Mayor’s Office, Thames Festival, Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, Jack Wills, V&A, Barbican, Somerset House, The Refugee Council, Bombay Sapphire, Jameson Whiskey and has worked and works with venues as diverse as Shepherds Bush Empire, Jazz Cafe, Royal Fes?val Hall, Wembley Arena, Sadler’s Wells, The Roundhouse, Hammersmith Apollo, Museum of Childhood and The Union Chapel.