Dumfries Event Announced

BORN TO BE WIDE AND DUMFRIES MUSIC CONFERENCE PRESENT

OFF THE RECORD DUMFRIES - THE STOVE - SATURDAY 3 DECEMBER
 

The next Off The Record day takes place at the The Stove in Dumfries on Saturday 3 December in partnership with Dumfries Music Conference.

Chris Beltran

Open to anyone aged 14-25Off The Record will provide advice sessions focusing on key aspects of the industry, including releasing music, getting/organising gigs, promotion and working in the business.
 
Confirmed speakers include:
Amy Ferguson (producer, BBC Radio Scotland)
Chris Beltran (A&R Scout, Atlantic Records / booker, DF Concerts)
Derick Mackinnon (New Found Sound)
Jannica Honey (Music Photographer)
Michael Lambert (artist manager, A Modern Way)
Nick Roberts (Electric Fields)
Olaf Furniss (Scotland on Sunday)
Toni Malyn (EmuBands).
Additional speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.

Tickets are £2, including lunch and a £25 EmuBands voucher.


Off The Record Dumfries
Saturday 3 December -   The Stove
10:00am - 5:00pm | Admission £2 (Includes Lunch + £25 EmuBands voucher)

Tickets: http://bit.ly/OTRDum
Venue: The Stove, 100 High Street, Dumfries, DG1 2BJ


PROGRAMME:

Organising & Getting Gigs
Find out what promoters look for, how to organise your own gig and how to avoid losing lots of money.
Nick Roberts (Electric Fields)

Promoting Your Music
How to get noticed by radio, press and future fans.
Amy Ferguson (BBC Radio Scotland)Derick Mackinnon (New Found Sound)

Releasing Music
Learn how a record label works, and how to release and sell your music.
Michael Lambert (A Modern Way)Toni Malyn (EmuBands)

Working in Music
A look at the diverse job opportunities in music and how to get your foot in the door.
Chris Beltran (Atlantic Records / DF Concerts)Olaf Furniss (Scotland on Sunday)


PRESENTATIONS:

Need to Know: Collection Societies
What they are and how to make money using collection societies with Michael Lambert.

Need to Know: Music Photography
The importance of music photography with Jannica Honey