• 53°North - a new music industry conference for the north

  • Thu, 03-08-2017 at 09:30
  • Hull Truck Theatre
    50 Ferensway
    HU2 8LB Kingston upon Hull
53°North - a new music industry conference for the north - Hull Truck Theatre - Kingston upon Hull

We are excited to announce Hull’s first music industry conference 53° North organised by by The Warren Youth Project and Warren Records delivered in partnership with Hull City Of Culture 2017. 53° North is a new music industry conference that will take place on August 3rd and 4th 2017 at Hull Truck Theatre and The Albemarle Music Centre leading into Hull’s grassroots unsigned music festival Humber Street Sesh on Saturday 5th. The Humber Street Sesh attracts around 30,000 people and has become one of the countries most vibrant and diverse underground music festivals platforming exiting new music from Hull and the UK (see here).53 Degrees North will bring together panels from the music industry both locally and nationally. The conference will discuss self-promotion, releasing, royalty extraction, artist branding, individuality, mental health and much more whilst also looking at the careers behind the artist through a dedicated to live production and touring area curated by HPSS. Guests will include – Spotify, Bandcamp, Drowned In Sound, Music Glue, Tunecore, PRS Foundation, PRS For Music, UK Music, Musicians Union, Sentric Music, Warren Records, Amazing Radio, Kendall Calling, From The Fields, Blue Dot, Creative Condition, Soundsphere Magazine, HPSS, Off-Axis, Independent Venue Week, DMF Digital, Red Light Management, Primitive Management, Futureproof PR, Brick London, AIM, AOO Studios, The Orchard plus loads more.In addition to these speakers the event also welcomes special guest Melvin Benn, managing director of Festival Republic and the man behind festivals Leeds, Reading, Latitude, Download, Wireless and Benicassim. Originally from Hull, Benn has had an illustrious career becoming one of the most successful people in live music and promotion worldwide. Melvin will be in the hot seat at 53° North for rare interview back in his home town.The event will consist of engaging panels, speed-meets, one-to-one advice, networking, masterclasses, keynotes, live performances and more.If you would like to book a FREE ticket to attend the conference got to - https://www.hullboxoffice.com/events/53-north-music-industry-conferenceIf you have any queries or require more information contact stewart@thewarren.org / 07896 688215

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