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They’re back… The Spooky Men’s Choral Return to the UK! 

Please get in touch ASAP to discuss date options for the crowd-pleasing, show-stopping Australian/UK manchoir with immense, power harmonies and lots of laughter (mid Jun – early Aug). Guaranteed festival […]


ABM in Manchester This Week

The ABM team are looking forward to attending EFEx / Manchester Folk Festival later this week and invite you all to come and see two fantastic ABM artists on the […]


Jali Bakary Konteh Joins ABM

There’s a personal story to this one…. Our agent Sarah Coxson was enjoying an African music festival in Bethesda, North Wales recently when she bumped into the kora player who’d […]


Who We Are

Alan Bearman Music is a leading UK music agency and events company, formed in 2004, representing some of the foremost artists on the folk, roots and acoustic music scene. The agency represents a diverse range of UK and international touring artists from across a spectrum from grass roots traditional to pioneering new sounds, from establish folk icons to rising talent.

ABM is also responsible for the artistic programming and marketing of The Sidmouth Folk Festival, now in its 69th year, and is an Artistic Associate of Kings Place in London. The team has over 40 years’ experience of programming events and festivals including Sidmouth International Festival, Towersey Festival, Folk in the Fall at the South Bank Centre and the Ards International Guitar Festival. Read the full story here.