As a Pro DJ, Steve has toured the world and has worked with countless international artists including names as diverse as Status Quo, T-Rex along with a host of Motown and Soul stars.
In the 1970′s LE agency was booking the world famous Wigan Casino and Steve was closely involved in the then growing Northern Soul scene. This is where Steve and Alan Cottam first met and later on were to renew their working relationship through mutual friend and business acquaintance William Leyland. When in 2005 the chance came, he accepted an invitation to join the long-established UK based Alan Cottam Agency Ltd. The agency roster included several UK and international artists, who regularly visit territories such as South America, USA, Canada and the Eastern Bloc as well as UK touring.
While at the Alan Cottam Agency Ltd. Steve was responsible for overseeing all aspects of Tour Logistics from F.E.U. Tax, Visa applications, Flight and Hotel and Tour Bus booking etc.
Steve was in charge of generating all the contracts and riders for the bookings placed by the agency. Steve ran the accounts department and when occasion demanded it took care of bookings as well. Steve has a selection of live and studio production credits to his name, besides song writing to his list accomplishments. He’s also been the tour manager for several International Acts.
After being a partner and director of The Alan Cottam Agency Ltd. from May 2007 to the present day, Steve has decided it’s time to move on and look to the future and the new challenges ahead.
Steve brings a unique perspective and expertise to the table. Core to his commitment to the Artists is an honest and realistic approach to their shared working relationship and values. He will be using the skills and knowledge that he has acquired over the years for the benefit of Artists, Agents, Promoters, Venues and associated professionals alike. Over the coming year I.S.M. Ltd will be developing a new recording studio complex, a record label and publishing company.
Here’s to the Future. I.S.M. Ltd. Built On Rock.