About Line-Up PMC

In 1978 Line-Up was established by owner Chris Murtagh as the UK’s first National Musician’s Switchboard, sourcing musicians for bands and bands for musicians.
It evolved into a promotions and marketing consultancy dealing with:

  • Promotion of live arts performance / entertainment
  • Event and festival planning / management
  • Logistical Support
  • Ethnic and World Music, programming, touring and Artist Representation
  • Touring
  • Legal
  • Health & Safety
  • Traffic Management
  • SIA Security
  • Home Office Tier 5 Sponsor for non-EEC artists

The business incorporates:

  • ‘On-Line Records & Publishing’
  • ‘Line-Up Audio/Visual Productions’
  • ‘On-Line’ Security & Stewarding
  • ‘Line-Up Traffic Management’

Some past and present clients:-

  • The Department of Trade and Industry The Best of British at the British Pavilion  Expo’92 Seville, including the first BBC Blue Peter broadcast outside the U.K.
  • Newcastle International Airport ‘Europe en Route’ European tour publicising new flight destinations. First international troupe to perform on the Berlin Wall and covered by BBC’s The Business Programme – How to make a profit from  touring.
  • Northern Electric Carnival Arts Training Initiatives for the young unemployed culminating in national television’s BBC’s ‘What’s That Noise’.
  • The Tourist Board Represented U.K. cities in ‘Great British City Breaks’ at the Olympia Travel Show, featured on ITV’s Holiday Programme.
  • Capital Shopping Centres Provision corporate hospitality and entertainment in shopping.
  • British Rail. Entertainment for Intercity Apex.
  • Others:BBC & ITV, English Heritage, Nat West Bank, Regional & National Arts bodies, governmental and non-governmental.