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Off The Record in Inverness

25/02/2017 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

Off The Record Inverness  |  Saturday 25 February  I  Ironworks
10:30 – 17:00hrs | Admission £2 (includes lunch + £25 EmuBands voucher)

Off The Record is to partner with Gaelic arts organisation Fèis Rois to host a day of presentations, seminars and workshops for young people interested in working in the music industry.

Taking place at Inverness’ Ironworks on Saturday 25 February, it follows the recent sold-out event in Glasgow’s City Halls, and will focus on key themes including releasing tracks, organising/getting gigs, promotion and the many career options in the business.

Open to anyone aged 14-25, Off The Record provides insights from a broad range of industry professionals and past attendees have picked up airplay (including BBC Radio Scotland), festival bookings and a range of work opportunities as a result of taking part.

Confirmed speakers for the Inverness event include photographer Jannica HoneyChris Beltran (DF Concerts / Atlantic Records Regional Scout), Catriona Angus(QMU Glasgow), Margaret Chrystall (Highland News), Olaf Furniss (Scotland on Sunday / Born To Be Wide), Michael Lambert (A Modern Way Management) and Ailsa Harper (Banana Row). More guests are set to be announced in the coming week.
Tickets available at : http://bit.ly/2kGtEtk

Venue: Ironworks, 122b Academy Street, Inverness, IV1 1LX

Organising & Getting Gigs:
Find out what promoters look for, how to organise your own gig and how to avoid losing lots of money.
Catriona Angus (QMU Glasgow), Chris Beltran (DF Concerts / Atlantic Records)

Releasing Music:
Learn how a record label works, and how to release and sell your music.
Michael Lambert (A Modern Way Management / Born To Be Wide)

Promoting Your Music:
How to get noticed by radio, press and future fans.
Jamie Macdonald, Margaret Chrystall (Highland News), Olaf Furniss (Scotland on Sunday / Born To Be Wide)
Working in Music:

A look at the diverse job opportunities in music and how to get your foot in the door.
Ailsa Harper (Banana Row), Chris Beltran (DF Concerts / Atlantic Records)

Need to Know Presentations:
Music Photography – The importance of pictures for getting press
Jannica Honey (Photographer)
Collection Societies – Earning money from registering songs.
Michael Lambert (A Modern Way Management / Born To Be Wide)


10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Fèis Rois
01349 862600


Iron Works
Academy Street Inverness, IV1 1LX + Google Map
0871 789 4173
0871 789 4173