The Not the Usual Suspects panel sees Chris Tams and Ayesha Hazarika explore the first ever workforce survey carried out by UK Music which shows us how opportunities can be opened up across the industry so that the best people succeed at every level of the business regardless of their background. Joined by Mike King, MP Nigel Adams and Adam Webb will be talking to artists and managers about the progress being made on the touting crisis and what to expect in the future on secondary ticketing.
Simon Pursehouse of Sentric Music will host I don’t want to play Wembley, I just want to quit my bloody day job, a panel for emerging artists and managers providing practical, digestible advice on reaching a point where you are earning a living by doing what you love: writing and playing music.
Sammy Andrews of Sabotage New Media – will speak to Melody VR, Reverbnation and other household tech names to discuss the stratospheric rise of music production, distribution and consumption to the forefront of popular culture worldwide. The key question they’ll endeavour to answer is what’s next for music tech and what does that mean for us?
Liverpool Sound City has recently announced it will be headlined by Metronomy and the Kooks, amongst many others, taking place on May 27-28.