Introduction to Live Music Promotion
Wednesday, 15 May 2013 from 10:30 to 17:00 (BST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Live Music Exchange (University of Glasgow/University of Edinburgh) and the Musicians’ Union present a one-day workshop for publicans, barstaff, DIY musicians and anyone looking to find out more about how to get into putting on gigs.
Opportunities to present on live music have expanded greatly since the Live Music Act came into effect in October 2012. This workshop will point you in the direction of how to take advantage of the new regulatory environment effectively and effectively- to benefit your business or act.
Experts on the regulation of live music and the practical aspects of running gigs will take you through the MU’s Live Music Kit in hands on discussion groups and Question and Answer Session.
The event is free but due to the interactive workshop nature of the event, space is limited:
- 10:30 -11:00 Tea/Registration
- 11:00- 11:30 – Introduction- Professor Martin Cloonan (University of Glasgow), Dr. Adam Behr (University of Glasgow), Bindu Paul (Musicians’ Union)
An introduction to the regulation of live music in the UK and to the Live Music Kit.
- 11:30-1:00- Workshop 1 – ‘Starting off - Steps to putting on a gig’
- 1:00- 2:00- Lunch
- 2:00- 3:00- Promoter (Q & A) - Advice and tips from experienced promoters sharing their knowledge, featuring Clementine Bunel (2 for the Road Productions)
- 3:00-4:00- Workhop 2 –‘Moving Forward- On the night and afterwards- how to build on the gig’
- 4:00-5:00- Panel discussion with Q & A - Our panel of experts discuss the points raised over the day and answer questions
For more information or if you have any questions please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
When & Where
Live Music Exchange in Partnership with the Musicians' Union
The Musicians’ Union represents over thirty thousand musicians working in all sectors of the music industry and offers a range of services for professional and student musicians. Visit the MU website and find out how the Union can help you with your career in the live arena, the recording studio, in education or as a writer/composer. www.theMU.org
The Live Music Exchange is a knowledge exchange initiative dedicated to building bridges between researchers and practitioners across the range of live music activity. Our activities put a range of professional interests- academics, promoters, musicians, and more – together to foster dialogue and work towards a healthy and vibrant live music environment. You can find out more about our work and background at: http://livemusicexchange.org