Alan Raw (Creative & Cultural Company, BBC Introducing)


Currently in his 18th year as an award-winning BBC Radio DJ/Presenter, Alan also does production, live session engineering & music photography for BBC Music Introducing in West Yorkshire & Humberside. Alan has been hosting the BBC Introducing Stage at Leeds Festival since starting it over a decade ago.  

He is also CEO & Curator of The Creative & Cultural Company, running arts festivals & developing Arts Centres, studios and galleries. Alan a multidisciplinary artist known for sculpting outdoor interactive sound insulations and playing electro-percussion in Endoflevelbadie & Celtarabia, supported by Rhythm Tech & Regal Tip. Alan also Chairs the World Drumming Network, specialising in electronic drums & beat making. He is a promoter of new music and DJ's at #360RAW in Lending Room Leeds supported by Denon-DJ. The #360RAW project offers not-for-profit support to new bands and artists in the North, with free advice, promotion and performance opportunities.