• Ironworks Venue 122B Academy Street Inverness, Scotland, IV1 1LX United Kingdom


Off The Record Inverness takes place on Saturday 25 February at the Ironworks Venue (122b Academy Street, Inverness, IV1 1LX) for anyone aged 14-25 interested in a career in music.

The event will feature key figures from the music business taking part in seminars, workshops and advice sessions – all geared to demystifying the industry and providing knowledge to get started.



Organising & Getting Gigs, Promoting Your Music, Working In Music, Releasing Music, Collection Societies, Music Photography.

- Admission £2 (includes lunch), order tickets here.
- 10.30am - 5pm.
- All attendees will also receive a £25 EmuBands voucher.
- For all the latest updates, join our Facebook event.

Under 18?

Off The Record will be filmed and photographed so you can access it online after the event. If you are under 18 we require a signed parental consent form to be completed and returned to us in advance. Download the form below and return a photo/scan to


Organising & Getting Gigs
Find out what promoters look for, how to organise your own gig and how to avoid losing lots of money.
Speakers: Chris Beltran (DF Concerts / Atlantic Records), Catriona Angus (Queen Margaret Union, Glasgow), Rhiannon McIntyre (The Touring Network)

Releasing Music
Learn how a record label works, and how to release and sell your music.
Speakers: Michael Lambert (Born To Be Wide / A Modern Way Management)

Promoting Your Music
How to get noticed by radio, press and future fans.
Speakers: Jamie Macdonald (Netsounds), Emma Lamont (BBC Radio Nan Gàidheal), Margaret Chrystall (Highland News)

Working in Music
A look at the diverse job opportunities in music and how to get your foot in the door.
Speakers: Chris Beltran (DF Concerts / Atlantic Records), Rhiannon McIntyre (The Touring Network), Emma Lamont (BBC Radio Nan Gàidheal)

Music Photography
Award winning Music photographer Jannica Honey talks through how to get the most from promotional and artistic music photography.