• ‘Forward thinking welsh music industry showcase’

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  • INTERACTIVE SESSIONS: Thursday 11 May 2017

    WYNNSTAY ARMS HOTEL, YORKE STREET, WREXHAM


    10:00 – ‘FUNDING FOR MUSICIANS & ORGANISATIONS’ CHAIR: JOHN HYWEL MORRIS (PRS FOR MUSIC)

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    Find out the latest info from our expert panel on what funding is available to music creators in Wales, the rest of the UK and also how to get assistance with playing overseas.


    11:30 – ‘MEET THE BUYERS’ CHAIR: MIKE CORCORAN

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    A chance to meet and hear from the bookers of renowned venues and festivals from the UK and abroad.


    1:00 – ‘BUILD A MUSIC CAREER FROM YOUR BEDROOM’ CHAIR: MIKE CORCORAN

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    Publishing, rights management, e-commerce and even multi track recording can all be done remotely to the highest level right now. Hear from a selection of the UK’s market leaders in this field on how to get it right.


    2:30 – ‘DIY TOOLKIT: THE PROS & CONS OF DIY PR’ CHAIR: ANASTASIA CONNOR (GOD IS IN THE TV)

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    Nearly every aspect of creating and distributing music is within the grasp of the DIY music creator these days. But letting a wider audience know about your release can still be something of a dark art. Our expert panel will discuss the pros and cons of a DIY approach to PR in 2017.


    4:00 – KEYNOTE

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    Don Letts’ reputation has been firmly established in both the film and music world by a substantial body of work from the late 70’s through the 80’s, 90’s and well into the millennium. In March 2003 he won a Grammy for his documentary ‘Westway To The World’. He came to notoriety in the late 70’s as the DJ that single handedly turned a whole generation of punks onto reggae. It was whilst as a d.j at the first punk club ‘The Roxy’ in 1977, that Don adopted the punk D.I.Y ethic and begun to make his first film ‘The Punk Rock Movie’. Shot on Super-8mm it is the only documentary on the U.K punk scene w/ Sex Pistols-The Clash and many others. He was also a member of the band ‘Big Audio Dynamite’ with The Clash’s Mick Jones. Alongside his many other projects, Don presents the BBC 6 Music show ‘Culture Clash Radio’ every Sunday Night. *Don Lett’s will be in n conversation with Louder Than War Editor In Chief, John Robb


    BREAKOUT SESSIONS: THURSDAY

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    2pm – 5pm, The Wynnstay Arms Hotel

    Your Questions on Music Publishing Answered!

    Are you a budding songwriter, composer or producer? Have you got questions about copyright and how to protect your rights?  Do you want to learn how you can earn a living from writing music? Or find out about the career opportunities available in music publishing, from sync to A&R, legal and copyright?

    We have the General Manager of the Music Publishers Association on hand to answer ALL your questions.  To book a slot please click here.

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    10am – 5pm, The Wynnstay Arms Hotel

    Got questions about releasing music, digital strategy or how to build your fanbase? Confused by music publishing? Want to make money from YouTube?

    Get answers to your questions at a one-on-one consultation with TuneCore’s UK Brand Manager

    Book your slot at www.tunecore.co.uk/focuswales

    WIth TuneCore you can get your music onto more than 150 digital download stores and streaming services around the world. You keep 100% of your music rights and receive 100% of your royalties.

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    BREAKOUT SESSIONS: FRIDAY

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    10am – 5pm, The Wynnstay Arms Hotel

    Got questions about releasing music, digital strategy or how to build your fanbase? Confused by music publishing? Want to make money from YouTube?

    Get answers to your questions at a one-on-one consultation with TuneCore’s UK Brand Manager

    Book your slot at www.tunecore.co.uk/focuswales

    WIth TuneCore you can get your music onto more than 150 digital download stores and streaming services around the world. You keep 100% of your music rights and receive 100% of your royalties.

    www.tunecore.co.uk