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Free workshop and advice for aspiring musicians.

Are you in a band or are you a musician who wants to build their career but is not sure how to?  Does the thought of marketing, promotion, licensing, publishing, distribution, and budgets confuse or worry you?  

As part of the Ipswich Borough Councils Access All Areas Weekend at the Town Hall (17th – 19th February), Music business expert Phil Pethybridge is offering a free workshop to help local musicians get a grasp on the non-performing side of your music career.  Find out about marketing, distribution, touring, making money from music and much more.  

Phil’s background is in event management, touring, marketing and promotion having started his career at Sony Music helping to develop artists such as The Coral, The Zutons and Beyonce.

Phil has gone onto run several festival stages including the Secret Garden Party and Cambridge Folk Festival.  Phil also runs Neon Street – A marketing service for musicians, and YourMusicBusiness.co.uk – A new start up business to support enterprise in music. 
Phil is also the music Business specialist at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge and music business specialist on BBC Introducing Cambridgeshire

Phil will be supported by aspiring singer songwriter Ethan Ash who having come off tour with Suffolk’s very own Ed Sheeran, will be sharing his story on building a professional music career which makes him a living. 

This workshop takes place on Saturday 18th February at 10am in the Town Hall.  However, there is limited space.  
To reserve your space please email: phil@neonstreet.co.uk
Tickets will be on a first come first serve basis


To find out more about Access All Areas please visit www.ipswich.gov.uk

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