Celebrating the launch of Mingle Music in the South West
Music Industry Seminars & Networking – 12pm until 5pm
Live Music Showcase over 3 stages – 7pm until midnight
After-party DJ sets – Cafe/Bar + Terrace – 10pm until 2am
The daytime event will consist of several music industry panel discussions focusing on topics that will be of interest to all musicians working in the South West. These include:
Gigging & Touring – Breaking out of your hometown
Festivals: The Holy Grail? – How to get noticed by programmers
Show Us The Money! – Exploring various income streams for musicians
Building The Buzz – How to build your fan base and rise above the noise
The Dream Team – Building a professional team around the artist
Several music industry professionals will be joining us, and some of these include: James Santer (BBC Introducing); John Empson (Eden Sessions / Somersault Festival / Emperor Artist Management); Oli James (Tour Manager: Ben Howard / PMC); Kaptin Barrett (Boomtown Festival Programmer); Matt Freemantle (Director of Lemonfest); Steph Knight (Domino PR); Sarah Woodward (Artist Manager: These Reigning Days); Sarah Lacey (On Track Music), and many more.
There will also be a half-hour debate focusing on the thorny issue of whether musicians should ever accept unpaid gigs – if so, why and under what circumstances should they do this? For more information about the topics under discussion, as well as a full list of guest speakers, please click here.
A live music showcase event over three stages will follow in the evening, as well as an after-party featuring sets from some of the hottest DJs in the region.
Some of the artists appearing in the cafe/bar include: Adam Sweet, Alex Gregory, Lukas Drinkwater, Daniel Schamroth, Sculpture Music, Owen Penrice, Sound of the Sirens, Cavemouth, The Skull Kids + more.
For more info about all of the above, including performance times, please click here.
DJs appearing in the cafe/bar and on the terrace from 10pm until 2am include: Sharkman, Ali Monsta, Womble, Iller Instinct, Super Smash Bros, Boomjester, Shortson, The Mad Hatter, Leo, Chappy, and Cold Illusion.
For more info about all of these DJs, including set times, please click here.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE AFTER-PARTY IS AN 18+ EVENT.
TICKETS ALSO AVAILABLE FROM EXETER PHOENIX BOX OFFICE