Alan Raw is currently is his 16th year as a multi-award-winning BBC Radio DJ, Producer & Music Photographer, and has been hosting the BBC Introducing Stage at Leeds Festival since he started it over a decade ago.
Alan presents BBC Music Introducing in West Yorkshire & Humberside. He is also CEO of Creative & Cultural Co managing Arts Education Centres & galleries in Hull; Creative Director of the Hull International Photography Festival; Curator of the HIP Gallery in Hull and Photo City London; patron of Hull Folk Festival; drummer in the band Celtarabia; much sought after session percussionist with Rhythm Tech & Regal Tip; Chair of the World Drumming Network; and has previously produced and location-managed for MTV, BBC2 and BBCi.
Alan is known for picking great music and he DJ's at Lending Room Leeds for #360RAW supported by Denon DJ. #360RAW offers not-for-profit support to new bands and artists in the North, with advice, promotion and performance opportunities.