Off the Record is an event series for young musicians and those who want to work in the music industry, and is open to anyone aged 14-25.
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.
Admission £2 (includes lunch) | For all the latest updates, join the Facebook event here.
Organising & Getting Gigs
Find out what promoters look for, how to organise your own gig and how to avoid losing lots of money.
Michael Lambert (A Modern Way Management), Nicky Carder (Beyond Presents), Steven Milne (The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen)
Promoting Your Music
How to get noticed by radio, press and future fans.
Halina Rifai (Podcart/Bloc Music), Jim Gellatly (Amazing Radio/The Scottish Sun), Olaf Furniss (The Scotsman/Born To Be Wide)
Learn how a record label works, and how to release and sell your music.
Halina Rifai (Podcart/Bloc Music), Michael Lambert (A Modern Way Management), Toni Malyn (EmuBands)
Working in Music
A look at the diverse job opportunities in music and how to get your foot in the door.
Lewis Gale (Academy of Music & Sound), Nicky Carder (Beyond Presents), Olaf Furniss (The Scotsman/Born To Be Wide)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.