Who We Are
We are game changers offering a fresh approach built on unique networks and experience.
A multi-award winning team with over 35 years of international experience. Keith Ridgway and Ant Hampel have produced more than 1,000 events and created some of the biggest and best loved live entertainment and brand activations in Australia and the U.S
With quality, originality and professionalism, Alive Entertainment Group is quite simply, the best in business, and we’re proud of it!
Ant Hampel | Antony Hampel
Ant Hampel has spent 25 years immersed in radio, entertainment marketing, international concert touring, theatre and live events. Antony Hampel has contributed to transforming the industry with widely published, award winning events and brand activations, which almost always feature live entertainment at their core.
Ant Hampel has been fortunate to work with a diverse ‘who’s who’ of A-listers including Kylie Minogue, BazLuhrman, President Bill Clinton, Nicole Kidman, AC/DC, Michael Jackson, Jamie Oliver, Riverdance, Prince, Paris Hilton, CharlizeTheron, Alexandra Richards, Michelle Rodriquez and Basement Jaxx.
Many of the clients of Antony Hampel are brands that are leaders in their respective categories and who value the immediate and long term impact of live events and talent integration. BMW MINI, Adidas, Ford, Fosters, 20th Century Fox, AFL, Sony, Austereo, L’Oreal, Melbourne Fashion Festival, Sportsgirl, Marvel, ANZ, Jetstar, Tennis Australia, NOVA 100, Cricket Australia, Village Roadshow, APIA, DIESEL, Hugo Boss, Mirvac, Bluescope Steel, Nine MSN, Melbourne Fashion Festival, Discovery Channel, Medibank, Melbourne Racing Club, City of Melbourne and Treasury Wine Estates to list a few.
Ant Hampel is committed to pushing creative and logistical boundaries and Intuitively, he uses live events and talent as a platform to generate brand experiences that are compelling, measurable and drive long lasting connections and impact.
In the last few years Ant Hampel has helped make Australian Box Office History with AC/DC and won several awards for event creativity at the Australian Event Awards and was an active committee member in the SOUND RELIEF Concert Series for the Australian Red Cross.
Keith Ridgway has worked actively in the international music and entertainment industry for most of his life. From managing multi platinum local recording Artists to producing, booking and touring high profile talent, Keith Ridgway’s knowledge is diverse. His experience includes working with Artists ranging from Kylie Minogue and Matchbox Twenty to KISS, Tina Turner, Cyndi Lauper and the Backstreet Boys.
In the capacity of procuring talent for live events, Keith Ridgway programmed over 180 acts per week for Crown Casino in 30 different venues, 24 hours a day which is no small feat by any standards!!
With a specialist knowledge in Australian talent, Keith Ridgway works regularly with Artists such as Jimmy Barnes, Delta Goodrem, The Hilltop Hoods, Jessica Mauboy, Vanessa Amorosi, Jon Stevens, James Reyne, Justice Crew and Ruby Rose to name a few.
Keith Ridgway has programmed talent for Nike, Westpac, Seek, Cricket Australia, Origin Energy, Ford Australia, MGM Grand Casino and Crown Casino.
Keith Ridgway’s broad music experience combined with an extensive network of contacts all over the world from managers to agents, record companies and publisher’s bolsters the Alive Entertainment Group offering.