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mmf-logoSaturday, 25th January

Music Managers Forum Ireland in association with First Music Contact & IASCA & Cyprus Avenue, Cork

Come down to Cyprus Avenue, Caroline Street Cork on Saturday 29th January at 12pm (midday) to get invaluable advice and expert opinions on the music industry and taking the next steps as an artist or band.

The day will include an introduction and discussion followed by a Q&A and will be rounded off with a demo-dip session where demos will be picked at random, listened to and feedback given in the room.

The panel of experts will include managers, bookers, radio and industry bodies who will be there to talk about the challenges facing artists in Ireland, starting with the basics like gigging and demos but covering whatever your burning questions are about the music industry right now, covering topics like...

- Recording and submitting demos to labels/radio etc
- Gigging / building fans live
- Developing online presence and fan interaction
- Collaborating with other artists (on production, design, videos, remixes etc)
- Applying for showcase events (such as Hard Working Class Heroes)
- When, how & why (or why not!) to contact 'industry types'!

Already confirmed for the panel are:

- Ashley Keating (Frank & Walters / Red FM's Green On Red)
- Colm O'Sullivan (Red FM programme director)
- Michael Carr (96 FM Green Room)
- Alan Cullivan, Chairman MMF Ireland (manager The Thrills, And So I Watch You From Afar)
- Alan Hennessy from MMF Ireland (Rapture Music)
- Eoin Aher (booker, Cyprus Avenue)
- Shane Dunne (booker, IndiePendence Festival)
- Angela Dorgan from First Music Contact
- Sinead Troy from IASCA

This is a great opportunity to meet industry professionals and get invaluable tips and advice.
Attendance is free and spaces will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis on the day.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Last Updated ( Friday, 18 March 2011 11:16 )