PRS for Music & PPL are proud to be official partners of Independent Venue Week 2017, an initiative which champions and puts a spotlight on hundreds of independent, grassroots music venues all over the country. PRS for Music and PPL will also be hosting two regional panels for emerging artists at leading independent venues The Independent in Sunderland (Monday 23rd January) and The Harley in Sheffield (Tuesday 24th January), where they will be able to find out more about the benefits that becoming a member of both organisations can bring.
Daniel Jones (Education & Outreach Manager - PRS for Music)
Davy Wales (Performer Development Specialist - PPL)
Sarah Brooksbank (Artist Manager - Bat For Lashes, Fat White Family, The Moonlandingz and Baba Naga)
Scott Haynes (Tour Manager - Wild Beasts, Shura & Jamie Woon)
If you attend the panel then you will get free entry to the evening gig where Blood Sport will be playing.
Please arrive for 3.45pm as the panel will start promptly at 4pm.
Look forward to seeing you there!
About PRS for Music
PRS for Music represents the rights of over 118,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers in the UK. As a membership organisation it ensures creators are paid whenever their music is played, performed or reproduced, championing the importance of copyright to protect and support the UK music industry. The UK has a proud tradition of creating wonderful music that is enjoyed the world over and PRS for Music has been supporting the creators of that music since 1914.
PRS for Music provides business and community groups with easy access to over 10m songs through its music licences. In an industry worth over £4.1bn PRS for Music is uniquely placed to be a voice for music and music creators. Collecting £537.4m in 2015, PRS for Music is one of the world’s most efficient combined rights organisations. With over 100 representation agreements in place globally, PRS for Music's network represents over two million music creators.
PPL is the music licensing company which works on behalf of record companies and performers to license recorded music played in public (at pubs, nightclubs, restaurants, shops, offices and many other business types) and broadcast on TV and radio across the UK. Our members include major record labels and independents as well as globally successful performers and session musicians, ranging from orchestral players to percussionists and singers. PPL also operates an international royalty collection service helping members to get paid when their music is played internationally. ppluk.com / @PPLUK.