or the seventh year Belfast Nashville will bring Belfast alive with the sound of 150 artists performing at 44 venues. Songwriters from all over the world will gather at the songwriting festival and PRS for Music is proud to sponsor the event. At the festival PRS for Music will host an after-show club showcasing local songwriters at the Madison Hotel.
You may have seen the widely-reported story in the media about "music clubs", where attendees sit in silence and listen to a classic album from beginning to end rather than the chopping and changing of the mp3 era.
With the creative economy, funding and the future of copyright firmly at the heart of the political agenda once again, M spoke to MPs from across the political spectrum to find out what music means to them, both professionally and personally, and how government can play a role in protecting this industry.
An IC tomorrow event in association with PRS for Music. This is a half day event aimed specifically for start up companies who use music in business and need to understand fully all aspects of commercially licensing digital rights.
To much fanfare, the Government has announced a plan to turn the East End of London into the UK’s equivalent of Silicon Valley. The British press highlighted the epicentre of this project as a roundabout in Shoreditch, so needless to say we can now look forward to having ‘Silicon Roundabout’.