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MJR and Propaganda acquire Sheffield venue Plug

By | Published on Thursday 14 July 2016


Live music firm MJR Group and club promoter Propaganda have joined forces to acquire Sheffield venue Plug. They are acquiring the business from Adele and Scott Bailey, who set up the venue just over ten years ago. It’s MJR and Propaganda’s second venue venture together, with the two companies already in business running newish Cardiff venue The Tramshed.

Confirming the Plug acquisition, Propaganda founder Dan Ickowitz-Seidler told reporters: “I have had the pleasure of working with Adele and Scott for several years with Propaganda at Plug. They’ve been amazing operators and have created one of the best venues in the country. I am THRLLED for Propaganda to be taking over the venue with MJR and we intend to continue their amazing work and ethos while continually growing the number of events at Plug”.

Plug co-founder Adele Bailey added: “We are so pleased that we have been able to work with Dan at Propaganda and the MJR Group to put a deal together that will see Plug move forward building on what has been an amazing and emotional eleven years for us. We are confident that the venue, the amazing customers – past, present and future – and the awesome team that have worked with us over the years, will not only be in good hands, but we know that Plug will go from strength to strength under its new stewardship”.