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Music Mind’s Matter lead an informal group chat checking in on our mental health, and sharing tips and advice.

2:30pm – 3:30pm



SPEAKERS:
Joe Hastings (Music Minds Matter)
Ach Dhillon (Killing Moon)
Ellie Giles (Step Music Management)

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Arts Council of Wales, Creative Wales, and PRS Foundation discuss various funding streams available to help musicians, music industry workers, and live music venues throughout the ongoing pandemic.

1pm – 1:45pm



links:

info@prsfoundation.com
grants@arts.wales
creative@helpmusicians.org.uk
creativewales@gov.wales
Launchpad Fund – https://twitter.com/HorizonsCymru

SPEAKERS:
Aja Garrod-Prance – PRS Foundation
Aeron Roberts – Arts Council of Wales
Dave Ball – Creative Wales
Lucy Bampton – Help Musicians UK
Mike Corcoran

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World renowned artist, writer and producer and founder of Eurythmics: Dave Stewart and Trackd discuss Remote Music Collaboration. Theme: Exploring music collaboration in the age of the internet. A keynote exploring tools for remote songwriting collaboration and recording.

4pm – 4:45pm



SPEAKERS:
Dave Stewart
Grant Tilbury (Trackd)
Otto (Musician)

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Platforms: What’s New and how to make the most of them. More than ever, it is vital for artists to have an up to the minute knowledge and command of the latest online platforms available and how to get the most out of them.

2:30pm – 3:30pm



SPEAKERS:
Aly Gillani (Bandcamp) 
Becky Ayres (Sound City)
Bronnie (Musician)
Michael Lambert (Wide Days/A Modern Way)
Kev Tame (PYST/AM)

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Our expert panel will discuss the challenges, currently facing music media and how the future will look.

1pm – 1:45pm



SPEAKERS:
Matthew Neale (Freelance Journalist)
Dom Gourlay (Under The Radar)
Alex Petropoulos (Songlines)
Anastasia Connor (Noise Unit PR)
Jen Long (The Line of Best Fit)
Rachel Grace Almeida (Crack)

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Youtuber and the founder of Goliath Guitar Tutorials – a youtube channel with in excess of 750,000 subscribers – Gareth will explain how he managed to turn his skill as a musician into a global, online business.

4pm – 4:45pm

SPEAKERS:
Gareth Evans

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What are the options for  planning and developing an artist’s career path under the current circumstances?

2:30pm – 3:30pm



SPEAKERS:
Ach Dhillon (Killing Moon)
Ellie Giles (Step Music Management)
Rob McGee (Empire Agency)
James Barker (Mystic Sons PR)
Chris Brearly (Scruff of the Neck)
Anika Mottershaw (Bella Union)

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6pm – 7pm

Direct Input is a Future Yard webinar series which looks to lift the lid on the techniques and tactics utilised by the teams behind a range of today’s most successful artists. Becky Hawley joins us for this webinar Q&A, to talk about her career experiences with her band Stealing Sheep.

Sign up for this event here.


SPEAKERS:
Becky Hawley (Stealing Sheep)
Cath Hurley (Future Yard)
Craig Pennington (Future Yard)

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Discover what the Musician’s Union are currently offering in terms of support (financial and advice), lobbying, and also what other support is available for musicians right now.

12pm – 12:45pm


SPEAKERS:
Andrew Warnock (Musicians Union)

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Links from Andy’s talk

https://www.musiciansunion.org.uk/
https://www.cultcymru.org/
https://www.coronamusicians.info/

https://www.musiciansunion.org.uk/Home/Advice/Education
https://www.musiciansunion.org.uk/Home/Advice/covid-19/music-teaching
https://www.musiciansunion.org.uk/coronavirus
https://www.musiciansunion.org.uk/Home/About-Us/who-we-are/Wales-SW-England
https://www.musiciansunion.org.uk/Join

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Supporting young people from South Wales into the music industry, Spike Griffiths has developed a two unique young people music projects, namely Forte Project and Young Promoters Network. Forte Project annually selects ten emerging acts to embark on a year long artist development scheme. The Young Promoters Network provides opportunities for young people to learn first hand about all aspects of the industry.

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