Free Manchester event to discuss new ways to make it in music

News: 12th April 2012 by Louise Dodgson under Artist Managers, Finance, Law & Music Business, Live, Music Publishing, Music Training & Careers, Selling & Distributing Your Music

Wall of Sounds Conference

Band On The Wall, Manchester, Sun 13th May, Midday-Midnight, FREE
The Wall of Sounds Conference is a free all-day event aimed at new artists wanting to find out about new ways to make it in the music industry, plus live performances in the evening from the Ticketwall New Music Competition Finalists. 
Band On The Wall and Brighter Sound, in association with Un-Convention, is proud to present this free conference featuring a series of lectures, Q&As, presentations and masterclasses by a selection of industry experts in alternative music industry business models. This event will be a chance to learn about how to make a living from music on your own terms, by sharing knowledge and expertise and exploring  a range of practices and vocations.  The event will culminate in performances by the finalists from the Ticketwall New Music Competition, which will be filmed and recorded for the launch of Band On The Wall TV later in the year, and will be a great chance to network and meet professionals already working in the music industry.
Speakers include:
Gavin Sharp, CEO of Band on the Wall
A Grand Don't Come For Free
An introduction to basic gig economics for musicians and promoters.  
Richard Jones, Key Music Management Ltd
Fanfare will do
The New Way....Direct to Fan Marketing and Methodology
Andrew Booth, Turner Parkinson LLP
I Need A Lawyer!...Says Who?
Darren Poyzer, Music Promoter & Musician
Collaborative Songwriting
Plus live performances from:

Sign up for free tickets via the link below. If you're not based in Manchester then you don't need to miss out on the chatter as The Unsigned Guide will be live tweeting from the event, as well as blogging about the topics discussed, so watch this space!

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