Day Three

Journey Theatre

in association with AWAL

Bob Harris' UK Country Takeover

Bob Harris, the king of UK Country, talks to a panel of musicians on the changing UK Country scene, and how you could make your mark​ as an upcoming artist in this scene. *This session is signed for the hearing impaired

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The Hunna - BBC Introducing to Brixton in 2 years

Formed exactly 2 years to the day before this talk, the Hunna have made quite an impact in that time.​ Phil Taggart quizzes the band on just what propelled them from BBC Introducing upstarts to twice selling out Brixton Academy.

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13:00 with...

Phil Taggart The Hunna

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AIM PRESENTS: KEEPING CONTROL OF YOUR CAREER

In the digital age many bands and artists are independently releasing their own music with great success. Presented by the Association of Independent Music (AIM), this panel of independent artists and industry professionals will give you top tips for how to set yourself up to succeed in the music business independently.

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Industry Sessions

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How to run a Label

​Members from some of the most successful independent labels will share stories of how to release records, and how the market changes affect you as an artist and label.

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  • Labels & Management

5 guestlist + beers plus waters. How to get a gig.

Agents, promoters & festival organisers discuss how they decide on lineups, how the festival & live music scene is changing in the UK and how new musicians can help.

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  • Live

The Music Manager Masterclass

​As an artist there is so much you should do on your own before giving away a 20% cut and even your job - heres what you need to know. *This session on Fri 6th is signed for the hearing impaired

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  • Labels & Management

A guide to self releasing your music - The ultimate in unsigned distribution

​You might not get champagne when you sign but you may make some money. There are many routes available to sell and promote your music and this session will discuss how.

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  • Labels & Management

I can't get you out of my headline

We speak to regional music PRs, bloggers and editors and uncover the best way to make a splash online and in the local papers.

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  • Media & Press

BASCA and MPA present: "How to write hit songs"

The British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors in partnership with the Music Publishers Association present a masterclass exploring songcraft and the tips to writing hit songs. Big names in Songwriting and publishing will share their knowledge on how to get ahead in the charts.​

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  • Songwriting

Bad online? How to be good at Social Media

​We speak to some of the best social media managers in the UK about how to make the most of your online persona. *This session on Sun 8th is signed for the hearing impaired

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  • Tech

Tom Robinson - Music Masterclass

BBC 6Music's Tom Robinson delivers a masterclass in music.

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14:15 with...

Tom Robinson

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  • Industry

The A&R Masterclass; What do we do?

Delving into the world of A&R and sharing what the role is of an A&R rep, and exactly what they're looking for from a new artist.

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  • Labels & Management

Grime is the new DIY

​The grime community is the new punk - they have the biggest media outlets, fashion brands and hugely support each other on the scene. So how can you make a splash as an artist in this music world?

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  • Business

From your bedroom to Ibiza

​How to take your best club tracks from the bedroom to club and radio - you’ll hear from some of the biggest dance labels, producers and journalists about how to get your music out there.

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  • Hands-on

What a difference a radio play makes?

We speak to DJs and producers from across the radio industry about the best way to get your music heard and on the radio.

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  • Industry

PRS Foundation presents…An Introduction to Music Funding

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  • Industry

Drum Masterclass

Hands-on workshop offering drum techniques and guidance on laying down beats. Hosted by Collette Williams of REWS, giving her experience from gigging at Glastonbury and as a drum tutor.​

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13:15 with...

Collette Williams - Artist

17:00 with...

Collette Williams - Artist

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  • Hands-on

Guitar Masterclass

Hands-on workshop showcasing guitar techniques and advice to get the most from your 6 strings. Hosted by Steve Smith, Product Demonstrator at Marshall Amplification and guitar tutor.

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  • Hands-on

AWAL Presents: De-mystifying Streaming Music Data to Grow Your Career

In these case studies, presenters will offer details into how to access data analytics and how to use them for marketing, touring, and other purposes.

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  • Tech

AWAL Presents: Q&A with Jordan MacKampa

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12:30 with...

Jordan MacKampa

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  • Industry

AWAL Presents: How Do You Crack Streaming Playlists

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  • Tech

AWAL Presents: Money Flows: Following the Digital Dollar

How does money flow from Apple and Spotify to musicians and writers? Panelists in this session will discuss the intricacies of micropayments and how you collect money for your streams online.

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  • Business

Sentric Music Presents: WTF Is Music Publishing?

Publishing can be a confusing world for emerging artists. Who has the time and energy to think about intellectual property when there’s a middle eight to perfect?! In this talk by independent publisher Sentric Music’s Simon Pursehouse, he will go through the basic’s of just what publishing is, why it’s utterly an utterly vital income stream for emerging musicians and what they can do to make sure they’re getting every single £, € and $ that they are owed.

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11:00 with...

Simon Pursehouse - Sentric Music

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  • Business

Sentric Music Presents: How To Land A Sync Deal In Nine Easy Steps

​It seems like everyone is talking about sync at the moment, but how do you actually go about getting one? In this talk, Simon Pursehouse (Head of Sync at Sentric Music) will guide you through everything to need to know in order to make your tunes as attractive as possible to music supervisors around the world. Bring a pen and paper, you’re going to want to take notes.​

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13:45 with...

Simon Pursehouse - Sentric Music

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  • Media & Press

Urban Development: Game Changers

From Artist to Business, we speak to high profile panellists, about how to build a sustainable global career and create a legacy within Urban Music.

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  • Business

PRS For Music & PPL - A guide to what we do

Starting and sustaining a career in music can mean a lot of hard work so understanding your revenue streams is VITAL for any new artists. Whether it’s money from live performances, or a radio play, or a television sync, or your music being played in public, we’ll be discussing how revenue flows back through to the artist featuring insight from an artist/artists who is/are currently fulfilling the dream, along with practical advice from PRS for Music and PPL - two licensing bodies that you NEED to know.

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  • Business

ICMP presents: The Artist’s Journey - Turning it up to 11

​Playing live is crucial for emerging acts as it’s often the first time an audience will hear your music. Our expert panel advise you on how to get the most from your live opportunities both on and off stage…​

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  • Live

ICMP presents: The Artist’s Journey - Press, plugging and playlists

​Now you’ve got your sound and honed your live skills where next? From press to playlists, we meet the influencers who can help take your career into the stratosphere.

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  • Industry

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