PLAYING THE RIGHT TRACK – Ollie Crowe’s ‘Get Started’ business boost

Barry Parkinson posted on Sep 5 2018

Ollie Crowe

Ollie Crowe

Up and coming nineteen year old DJ and music producer Ollie Crowe from Blackpool is a rising talent in the entertainment industry with the help of Blackpool Council’s business support service ‘Get Started’.

Now, he’s very much in his element, creating music that could become anthems in clubs everywhere. Ollie had an early start in the business, producing and DJ’ing from the age of fifteen. After talking to the ‘Get Started’ team Ollie has turned his passion into a career.

His achievements are already impressive with the amount of play he is currently receiving including BBC Radio Lancashire, with his tracks amassing millions of streams on Spotify, SoundCloud, YouTube and additional plays in clubs worldwide. He has also received recognition from other industry blog platforms such as WeRaveYou & YourEDM.

His unique style is popular among fans; a solid house blend with a catchy beat and impressive vocals. His collaboration with Rich James on the track ‘Voices’ has over one million streams.

Ollie’s mum Lesley, said ‘From a very early age it was clear Ollie had an ear for music. As a hobby it was his passion and he went on to teach himself how to produce electronic dance music from the age of 14. Ollie has received valuable help from the Get Started team. Their encouragement and advice has given him valuable business tools to drive his career.’

Blackpool Council’s Get Started team are a friendly, professional service for Blackpool residents looking to start, establish and grow a new business. The advisors have a wealth of experience and are able to cover all the key issues faced by people when setting up a business from scratch. As well as initial advice the team continue to support new entrepreneurs in those vital first months of trading.

Cllr Mark Smith, Cabinet Member for Regeneration, Enterprise and Economic Development, said ‘Ollie’s success story shows what can happen when you take that first step with Get Started. I hope that it will encourage others who want to start their own business. It doesn’t matter what your interest is, with help there can be the potential to turn it into a business. It is great to see that Ollie is doing so well, he has a real talent. We all wish him well for the future.’

For the latest news on Ollie check his website
Get Started can be contacted on 01253 477147,