As Director of Festivals and Events AEG, Milly Olykan produces festivals and develops new live event content specifically for The O2. These include Country to Country, the UK’s largest country music festival, now in its fourth year, Stone Free Festival, an annual South Asian Music event, Empire Live and BRITs Week. Past events also include independent film festival Sundance London.
Prior to joining AEG her role at IMG Artists and Universal Music included touring and promoting the Spanish Riding School of Vienna, producer of the classical music festival Tuscan Sun Festival, and booking a variety of world music artists. Earlier in her career she worked as an independent concert promoter and managed and tour managed artists throughout US, UK, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. She is also on the Board of Directors of the Country Music Association of America.