Date: 23 March 2009 16:34:29
Subject: One Day Conference You
Shouldn't Miss !
Roots South West present: ‘Live and Direct’
In partnership with WOMEX, the World Music
(and supported by ‘Noodle’ – taking place in Reading
January 29 & 30, 2010)
A one-day conference examining the world, folk and
roots industry with a focus on concerts, touring and festivals.
Wednesday 22 April 2009 10:00 - 22:00
Bristol Colston Hall, 13 Colston Street,
Bristol, BS1 5AR, UK
Roots South West and Colton Hall Bristol, in
partnership with WOMEX, and supported by ‘Noodle’. present a day long event
for the British roots, world and folk music industry.
You are invited to check your diary for a major one
day UK symposium to be held on Wednesday April 22nd this year. The programme
will include of a key-note speech followed by sessions, networking time, lunch
and an evening showcase.
The theme for the day is live music and will include
representatives from the festival industry, touring consortia, promoters,
agents, musicians and managers.
Keynote speaker TBC.
Plus, Gerald Seligman, Director of WOMEX speaks on
"The Industry Crisis: Has it finally hit the live scene? An
Mark Ringwood on visa issues.
News from the UK Bhangra scene from Ninder Johal of
Programming events from Guy Morley of the Big Chill
and Brighton Festivals.
An introduction to Black Routes, the new consortium
African and Caribbean music
and a chance to meet Music Beyond The Mainstream and
hear about their past work and future plans.
An evening showcase headed by two time 2009 Radio 2
Folk Award winner Jackie Oates and band...
To book tickets at GBP 25 (including lunch and
tea/coffee) go to:
This event is funded by Arts Council England.