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ABM Welcome Eli West

We are hugely excited to announce the addition to the ABM roster of one of the most tasteful and innovative of young American musicians, Seattle-based Eli West. Old and new, […]


Festival Favourites The Drystones Join ABM

ABM are delighted to welcome this energetic duo to the roster. The Drystones are a young (just 20) lively folk duo from Priddy in Somerset playing violin, guitar and whistle, […]


New Nancy Kerr album + tour.

BBC Radio 2 Folk Singer of the Year 2015 Nancy Kerr released her brand new album ‘Instar’ on 16th September. Finding herself increasingly fascinated by the role of the environment […]


Who We Are

Alan Bearman Music is a music agency representing some of the foremost artists on the folk, roots and acoustic music scene. ABM was formed in late 2004 and is based at Kings Place in North London. Alan has over thirty years’ experience of programming festivals and events including Sidmouth Festival, Towersey Festival, Folk in the Fall at the South Bank Centre and Ards International Guitar Festival as well as showcases and conferences for Folk Arts England and The Association of Festival Organisers.