53 degrees north • panel descriptions

TUESDAY 5TH JUNE / WEDNESDAY 6TH JUNE

 
 
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EVERY FAN MATTERS: TUES 5TH JUNE • 10:30 – 11:15

Inclusion - what does it mean, why should we care about it, and how can we achieve it when it comes to putting on live music? This panel will talk about how to reach more people by thinking about your audience differently in terms of who and where they exist. Hear from live music accessibility charity Attitude is Everything, inclusive womxn-led collective Make Noise, young peoples charity The Warren, and music PR and mentor-ship platform Soundsphere Magazine.


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DIY RELEASE STRATEGY: TUES 5TH JUNE • 11:45-12:30

So you’re fresh out of the studio, with your awesome new tracks… You want the world to hear them right here, right now, but WAIT. What’s your release strategy? Get to know the tips and tricks of delivering a successful new release, as the panel discusses the benefits of digital marketing, pre-order campaigns, radio & playlist plugging and plotting live activity around your new release for a much more meaningful impact.


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WHERE'S THE MONEY?: TUES 5TH JUNE • 13:00 - 13:45

BIO T.B.A.


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ASK ME ANYTHING: TUES 5TH JUNE • 14:15 - 15:00

BIO T.B.A.


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IN IT FOR THE LONG HAUL: WEDS 6TH JUNE • 10:30 - 11:15

We’re serious about music right? We want a career in the industry? Strategy and patience is the key and a focus on the bigger picture. It takes time…are you in it for the long haul?


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REACHING RADIO: WEDS 6TH JUNE • 11:45 - 12:30

Is radio still relevant? And what are the perks of getting your music played? Hear from the professionals as to whether radio really opens up links with the industry, music festivals and label A&R. As well as discussing how radio play can give that extra punch when progressing your career. 


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HOW TO MAKE YOUR MUSIC PAY: WEDS 6TH JUNE • 13:00 - 13:45

Starting out as an artist can often be daunting, especially learning how to get paid fairly for your work. Whether it’s understanding royalties, earning gig fees, selling merch – this panel will discuss key things that up-and-coming artists need to know about possible income streams, a one stop-
shop for understanding how money flows from your music.


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THE SOUND OF MUSIC: WEDS 6TH JUNE • 14:15 - 15:00

From the inception of a song through the stages of production – this expert panel will talk about the importance of the journey a song takes to become the best it can be and how these relationships work.


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GETTING NOTICED: WEDS 6TH JUNE • 15:30 - 16:15

While getting the attention of the press and wider music industry might seem like a huge and often difficult hurdle, there are certain things you can do to maximise your chances of getting that all important leg up, no matter what level you're at. On this panel, national music platform DIY will
lead a discussion with other members of the music press and beyond into how best to pitch and promote your band and how to make yourself stand out, for the right reasons.