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Mike Walsh joins Bluedot promoter From The Fields

By | Published on Monday 9 March 2020

Mike Walsh, formerly music chief at Radio X and its predecessor Xfm, has joined Manchester-based live music firm From The Fields as Development Director.

Walsh will help the company develop its existing portfolio of festivals and events, which include Kendall Calling, Bluedot and Off The Record, as well as pursuing some new projects.

Confirming the hire, From The Fields Director Ben Robinson says: “Mike joins us at a very exciting time for the development of From The Fields. His commitment to the music scene is second to none and his incredible aptitude for discovering new music and developing brands will be well served in his new role”.

Walsh himself adds that he is “delighted” to be taking on the new position at a company he has admired since its creation fifteen years ago.

He says: “We will be reimagining the Off The Record new music conference, working on the further development of the already hugely successful Kendal Calling and Bluedot festivals, as well as progressing some exciting new ideas”.