Harvey Goldsmith

Harvey is a legendary and visionary producer and promoter of rock concerts, charity events and television broadcasts. He has produced managed and promoted shows with most of the world’s major artists and was responsible for the two largest music events in the world, ever; Live Aid and Live 8. Current projects include Jools Holland, a new Festival called On Blackheath and Hans Zimmer’s first live concerts in the UK.

Harvey has received numerous awards including, CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in 1996. In January 2006 Harvey was awarded the Chevalier des Artes et Lettres from the French Minister of Culture and more recently to celebrate HM The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, Harvey received the Diamond Award for his contribution to The Arts. In July 2012, Harvey received an Honorary Doctorate of Arts from the University of Brighton.

In June 2013 Harvey produced ‘Sound of Change Live’ at Twickenham Stadium, a four hour star-studded show presented by CHIME FOR CHANGE: recently founded by Gucci, which campaigns for improved Education, Health and Justice for women and girls worldwide.

Harvey is the Chairman of The British Music Experience, the UK’s only Museum of contemporary music from 1946 to the present.  Harvey is also a Board Member of ImagineNation, a Dutch immersive theatre company, Editorial Intelligence and Investment Board of Edge VCT.

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