DIY Live events

Yard Act headline DIY Class of 2022 supported by House of Vans, Marshall, Super Bock, BIMM

DIY is passionate about music – past, present and future. We put artists across the spectrum at the core of everything we do, making space for talent of all sizes and statuses. We have built a 1m+ tastemaker community who share our passion for music discovery.

We don’t just support young artists through our fiercely independent editorial pages, but across online, social media and onto the live stage at our own events like DIY Alive festival, and through our presence at client festivals and showcases in the UK, and increasingly overseas.

This is rapidly evolving into our own style of wider education for industry hopefuls integrated into our live events or bespoke events with brands like Roland/BOSS.

Please download an introduction to the range of opportunities we can deliver for brands looking to support the artist journey, and engage and build brand equity through unique and exciting content with our 1m+ following.

DIY Alive festival

Live music is the lifeblood of the artist’s career path, emotionally and financially, and as such is also an integral part of the service that DIY provides its clients, artists and their fans. We help young artists get their first steps on the live stage through our own bespoke events – Hello and “DIY Class of” annually, and then music discovery grass roots activations for supportive brands like Jägermeister Musik and Jack Daniels and Son Estrella Galicia. We co-curate stages and media partner key showcase festivals like SXSW, Reeperbahn and The Great Escape and have had DIY stages at festivals like Live at Leeds.

Dream Wife perform at DIY stage at Live at Leeds: In the Park

We’ve done album launch parties and even taken a tour bus around Europe with Dr.Martens. Most recently we have teamed up with promoters in NYC to help artists launch into the US and supported in stores for Fred Perry.

As we grow we have begun to scale up our regional events UK wide with the new DIY Now&Next Tour in partnership with leading promoter Kilimanjaro.

DIY Now&Next Tour was a UK wide sell out

If you’d like to get involved in sponsorship of our DIY Live programme take a look at our deck here

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Case Studies

Can Brand Music Partnerships deliver ROI?
We at DIY believe we can and do. We've just released our new brand deck with examples of who we’ve worked with spanning fashion, beverage, tech, and music education and equipment among others. Super Bock, the premium Portuguese lager, uses DIY music brand partnerships …
DIY Now&Next Tour connects with core fans across the UK
Tour Headliner Lynks stuns with outrageous costume and dance show Pictures by Bridie Florence From Glasgow to Brighton, via Newcastle, Leeds Birmingham and Bristol, the inaugural DIY Now&Next tour demonstrated the strength of the DIY (media/marketing) and Kilimanjaro (promoter/ticketing/local representatives) partnership which received overwhelming response …
Sobering numbers…government, brands and industry need to do more.
The Music Venue Trust annual report released today is a further wakeup call for the government, industry and its supporters to increase efforts to help young artists and independent venues to be viable. Below is the announcement which speaks for itself: ANNOUNCED TUESDAY 31ST JANUARY 2023 …
DIY Hello 2023 partnership with FairSound gives vinyl opportunity to artists
DIY’s annual Hello gigs run for four days in January every year Hopefully by now, you’ll be aware of DIY’s annual Hello… series at London’s Old Blue Last: four gigs dotted throughout January, that aim to navigate industry and music fans through the maelstrom of …
DIY kicks of 2023 with a Focus on Spain
Literally……over the course of a week DIY is supporting Spain as lead country at ESNS 2023, and Spanish Wave artists as part of the Spanish music export initiative, and are speakers at Berklee Valencia's Global Career Summit 2023. This strengthens our involvement with Spanish music's …
DIY ends off an exciting year with the support of Focusrite, BIMM, Marshall and Super Bock for its DIY class of 2023 campaign
Dream Wife to headline DIY Class of 2023 launch event We’ve had a week’s worth of advent calendar chocolates, the fairy lights are up and it feels like we’re all finally getting into the festive spirit! And so what better way to round off the …
Lynks to headline the new DIY Now & Next Tour, DIY visits M For Montreal, plus new music partnerships with Focusrite & The Great Escape
All the latest brand and music partnership with DIY music magazine this week. DIY launches the new DIY Now & Next Tour with Kilimanjaro DIY is taking Lynks and Vlure on tour in 2023 Ever since Lynks saw off our Hello 2020 live series with a bang …
It’s late November but festival season still rages in Lisbon at Super Bock em Stock.
The sun shines in November on the City of Lisbon for the Super Bock Super Rock em Stock festival Where else could you see buzzy artists like Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard and WH Lung play in a mainline railway station, against the stunning backdrop of a …