Sound Channel is a creative production and event consultancy with two decades of experience in creating award winning events and music festivals. Operating throughout the UK and Europe we assist stakeholders and clients seeking an exceptional, bespoke, end-to-end event planning service.

Founded in 2010 and headed up by leading event industry professionals Steve Allison and Stuart Butterworth Sound Channel has a reputation for producing highly creative and impeccably organised event experiences. With an unrivalled experience in operating in some of the most challenging environments our close–knit team of trusted associates work tirelessly to ensure attention to detail through out. We will strategically deliver your vision, from event concept to flawless execution, surpassing your business objectives.

Our Team

Steven Allison

Steven has over 20 years of industry experience within the Leeds restaurant and bar scene, specialising in supply chain management, operations and business development.

His portfolio to date includes two nightclubs, two restaurants, one public house, one events space, two overseas music festivals and co-ownership of a new island resort off the Dalmatian coast of Croatia, Obonjan.

Stu Butterworth

With over 10 years experience as an events and hospitality professional, Stu has been heavily involved in the setup and development of a number of highly successful projects including Canal Mills, Hideout Festival and Annie Mac Presents Lost & Found in Malta.

Specialising in operational, business and commercial aspects of the companies he is involved with, Stu brings an extensive knowledge with him to any new projects

Karina Gaertner

Having qualified as a Solicitor in 2012, Karina has over 6 years of legal experience. Karina specialises in commercial insurance, contracts and disputes and is involved in many projects and businesses including festivals, pubs, clubs, restaurants and commercial property.


Amelia Rawsthorne

Starting with the company as a placement student in 2010, Amelia has accrued a wealth of experience in event management, logistics, artist and VIP hospitality and HR. Heading up our logistics for our events, Amelia ensures all our staff and stakeholders have all the tools and support they need to make our events run as smoothly as possible.


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