DHP Family

Nottingham, United Kingdom

Nottingham
United Kingdom

Press Releases

Business

Homes for rough sleepers funded by DHP Family’s Beat The Streets officially opened

The eight purpose-built flats in Nottingham have been officially named Akins House after brothers George and Sean Akins – the directors of Nottingham-based live music promoter DHP Family. Beat The Streets – the annual one-day music festival dedicated to raising funds to support work with local rough sleepers by the charity Framework - launched in 2018 and has taken place in January each year. Funds raised from tickets, bar sales and merchandising at each festival have been used in a variety of ways to house and support rough sleepers.

Music

BLOODSTOCK and Rock City announce special LEMMY FOREVER memorial

Lemmy's Ashes To Rest at Rock City with an annual pilgrimage to Bloodstock festival every August.

Business

Triple Joy For DHP Family in Music Week Awards

Bearded Theory is up for Festival of the Year, while Thekla in Bristol is up for the publicly voted Grassroots Venue award. The Nottingham based live entertainment company is also up for National Promoter of the Year.

Business

National accolade for DHP Family’s live event talent

DHP’s production manager Maddy Chamberlain is one of the Access All Areas 30 under 30 Class of 2024, which are drawn from all corners of the UK music industry. From humble beginnings working behind the bar at The Bodega in 2017, Maddy has risen through the ranks to become production manager delivering more than 250 shows a year across multiple venues.

Business

Record-breaking year for award winning DHP Family

It’s been a milestone year for live music company DHP Family flying the flag for the independents. The company welcomed more than 1.5 million people through their doors in 2023 across its portfolio of venues, shows, tours, club nights and festivals, as well as being crowned National Festival Promoter of the Year.

Music

Double Joy for DHP Family Winning Promoter of the Year and Best Metropolitan Festival for Dot To Dot

Dot To Dot has won Best Metropolitan Festival at the UK Festival Awards underlining the festival’s reputation for new music discovery across its two city editions. Dot To Dot is part of DHP Family’s expanding festival portfolio, which all contributed to the live music company also taking home Festival Promoter of the Year at this week’s industry awards.

Business

DHP Family Named as Finalist for Music Week Live Promoter of the Year

Live music company DHP Family has been revealed as a finalist for the coveted Live Promoter title in the industry Music Week awards.

Music

Beat The Streets Festival 2023 line-up revealed

DHP Family has today revealed the first wave of artists for charity fundraiser festival Beat The Streets, renowned locally for the vital funds it has raised in support of Framework Housing Association and awareness it has brought to the rising homelessness crisis in Nottingham.

Music

Nottingham’s home to dance music Stealth begins new chapter after major upgrade

The award-winning club that regularly features in DJ Mag’s ‘Top 100 Clubs in the World’ is returning with top of the range production to deliver a fully immersive clubbing experience.

Music

Long-running London music venue The Garage to party all year for 30th Anniversary

The Garage - without a doubt one of London’s landmark live music venues - is marking its 30th anniversary year with a series of shows from artists who have graced its stage over three decades at the heart of live music.

Music

Return of DHP Family’s Charity Music Festival Beat the Streets Raises Another £76,000 for Framework

Charity music festival all dayer Beat the Streets made a welcome return this year to raise vital funds to help the homeless in Nottingham. Back with a bang with an in-person event this year after being forced online in 2021, the festival raised £76,000 to provide housing and specialist support to rough sleepers in and around Nottingham.

Business

Rock City Manager Recognised in National Industry Awards To Find the Next Generation of Stars

The manager of DHP Family’s flagship Rock City venue has been announced as one of the 30 most talented young live industry professionals in a national award scheme. Will Richardson (29) has been revealed as one of the winners of the Access All Areas 30 under 30 live event professionals designed to recognise and reward excellence of the younger generation in the live event industry

Business

Rock City buys into Bearded Theory

The owners of the legendary Rock City in Nottingham have announced a partnership with leading alternative independent music festival Bearded Theory’s Spring Gathering.

About Us

DHP Family successfully own and operate festivals and venues across the UK, while also promoting concerts & tours nationally and operating a leading ticketing platform.

Venues: DHP Family started with Rock City, which marked its 40th anniversary in 2020 (winner of Best Club Teamwork 800+ at Live Music Business Awards 2019) and has since added Rescue Rooms (finalist in Music Week Awards 2019: Grassroots Venues – Spirit of the Scene and winner of Live Business Awards 2018 Best Venue Teamwork), Stealth and The Bodega in Nottingham; Thekla in Bristol and London venues Oslo (Hackney) and The Garage and The Grace (Islington).

Festivals: DHP runs the 25,000 capacity Splendour in Nottingham, overall winner of ‘Best Festival’ (15,000-39,000 cap) at the 2018 Live Music Business Awards. Dot To Dot, a multi-venue festival taking place in several cities and winner of ‘Best Festival for Emerging Talent’ at the 2017 UK Festival Awards; MIRRORS, a metropolitan multi-venue event in London; and charity festival Beat The Streets in Nottingham raises money for the homeless.

Promoter: DHP currently puts on around 1500 gigs per year and promotes tours & shows by James Blunt, Sports Team, Belinda Carlisle, Rufus Wainwright, The Flaming Lips, Beth Hart, The Specials, The Human League, Richard Thompson, Tash Sultana, Lewis Capaldi, Enter Shikari, Sam Fender, and many more. Live Music Promoter of the Year 2019 at Music Week Awards; National Promoter of the Year at 2019 & 2017 Live Music Business Awards, plus a previous winner of the title in 2012 & 2013.

Ticketing: alt. tickets is one of the UK’s leading independent ticketing platforms, recognised in the industry as a leading ticketing agent, personified by its constant strive to make it as easy as possible for customers to book tickets for their favourite events.

Locations

Nottingham
Nottingham
United Kingdom