Band Aid - The MU Presents an MOT for your Band
Thursday, September 27, 2012 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM (BST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
You’ve spent countless hours practicing your instrument to the best of your abilites, honed your musical taste, found a group of like minded musicians’ and now you have a band...so what comes next?
The Musicians’ Union invite you to a workshop giving your band the full MU MOT. We will look at who owns your name, who owns your equipment, contract, copyright, and songsharing. Steven Fisher from Northrop McNaughtan Deller Solicitors will be on hand to talk you through the legal minefield that is partnerships in Bands.
The second part of the day sees Paul Checkley from The Musicians’ Hearing Service on Harley street joining us for an interesting and informative chat about the importance of your hearing in your career, giving you details on what you can do to protect your most important asset.
The event is FREE to MU members or anone attending as a guest of an MU member...Otherwise we ask for £5 on the door.
A FREE networking lunch is provided.
11 am - Signing in
11.30am - Steven Fisher Talks about Band partnerships
1pm - Lunch
2pm - Paul Checkley for The Musicians Hearing Service
If you have any queries about the day, please contact E/SE England Regional Officer Emily Stewart on 020 7840 5537 or emily.stewart@theMU.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