In Partnership with Leeds College of Music

Blade Factory

13:15 - 14:00

The No Nonsense Guide to putting on a Festival

Music is an international language. For many, festivals can be nothing short of a life changing experience, bringing together strangers to celebrate a mutual affinity for music and promote cultural diversity. With some of the world’s most successful artists performing at festivals all around the world; it is no wonder that for aspiring artists securing a festival slot can seem like the ultimate opportunity.

With the importance of festivals vastly becoming more prominent, we hear from some of the key players in key areas. They’ll share their tips, tricks and insider information on everything from PR to production; ticketing to booking talent as well opportunities and and advice on obtaining and utilising that dream slot.


Becky Ayres COO at Sound City.

Emma Zillmann Booker at From The Fields (Kendal Calling, Bluedot, On The Record).

Gillian Henderson Ticketweb's Business Development Director for North.

Anna Maloney Culture Diary International

Shaun Faulkner XRay Touring

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