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mark newton

Mark currently oversees the following projects

London's critically acclaimed Printworks venue, which opened in early 2017 and has seen some of the biggest names in music pass through its doors over the past two years.

The Drumsheds, north London’s newest cultural space, with a massive 35k capacity indoor and outdoor, which opens this summer with Field Day festival headlined by Jorja Smith and Skepta.

Nova Batida, Lisbon’s newest music, arts and culture festival. Held in the industrial LX Factory and Village Underground Lisboa, with headline performances this year from Four Tet, Jon Hopkins, Octavian and Floating Points.

Mark co-founded New Citizens, one of the North of England’s leading music, food, and drink events operators in 2014. With an annual footfall of over 100k customers across it’s events, venues, and festivals, they are seen as an industry leader with a respected reputation in consistently delivering high quality, well managed shows. Arts restaurant and Canal Mills creative space in Leeds.

Mark was a founding director at Melody VR, the world’s first music virtual reality platform, and is also a seed investor and advisor for Fixers, a travel tech company who have recently graduated from Silicon Valley’s Y Combinator accelerator.
mark newton
  • Music:Leeds
  • Bop DJ
  • BID
  • Leeds College Of Music
  • Arts Council
  • Resident Advisor
  • DJ Mag