Artist Management & Artist Development Consulting

Elle Lively is Crooked Tree Creative: a Michigan based consulting service geared towards empowering up and coming artists. Elle is a facilitator for collaboration in the Michigan music scene and freelance consultant for tour and festival management. Elle has photographed many Michigan artists, as well as other internationally touring acts, such as Young the Giant and The Motet. Her dynamic, gritty style is easily recognizable and makes her a frequent contributor to Michigan music blogs. To view her portfolio, visit the photography page.

In 2020, Crooked Tree Creative will be partnering with Michigan based businesses, Lakeshore Music Academy, and other industry professionals such as Purchase Productions and Bearmark Productions to bring West Michigan’s music community the “b-side sessions”. These music business education sessions are geared towards specific topics and geared towards artists of all backgrounds.

Elle was a judge for Live Nation and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 2019 HS Rock Off. She has a background in nonprofit management, focusing on youth education and empowerment. As a classically trained musician and Voices Without Borders alumni, she values the power of music.

Elle is currently tour managing the Michigan indie-folk-rock phenomenon, The Accidentals. In addition to touring, she is managing Michigan-based future/soul band Earth Radio, celebrated singer-songwriter Max Lockwood, internationally touring finger-style guitarist Jake Allen, celebrated drum educator Scott Pellegrom, and Grand Rapids funk fusion band Hannah Rose & the GravesTones.

Crooked Tree Creative is based out of world class studio, Third Coast Recording Company in Grand Haven, Michigan.

To schedule a consult and plan your next step, contact Elle.