ABOUT OFF THE RECORD EDINBURGH
The next Off The Record takes place on Saturday 2 July at the Drill Hall, Leith for anyone aged 14-25 interested in a career in music.
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.
Organising & Getting Gigs, Promoting Your Music, Working In Music, Releasing Music
Stina Tweeddale (Honeyblood), Chris Beltran (DF Concerts / Atlantic Records), Martyn Flyn (LuckyMe), James Bruce (PCL Presents), Nicky Carder (Beyond Presents), Amy Ferguson (BBC Radio Scotland) & more (see below for full line-up).
Organising & Getting Gigs
Find out what promoters look for, how to organise your own gig and how to avoid losing lots of money.
Speakers: James Bruce (promoter, PCL Presents), Michael Lambert (manager, A Modern Way), Nicky Carder (promoter, Beyond Presents)
Promoting Your Music
How to get noticed by radio, press and future fans.
Speakers: Amy Ferguson (producer, BBC Radio Scotland), Craig Gornall (blogger, Alive and Amplified)
Learn how a record label works, and how to release and sell your music.
Speakers: Martyn Flyn (Lucky Me), Toni Malyn (EmuBands)
Working in Music
A look at the diverse job opportunities in music and how to get your foot in the door.
Speakers: Chris Beltran (A&R Scout, Atlantic Records & booker, DF Concerts), Stina Tweeddale (musician, Honeyblood)
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.