The Great Escape 2011

PRS for Music is proud to be hosting the opening day of The Great Escape 2011 on Thursday 12th May.

Robert Ashcroft, PRS for Music CEO says: “PRS for Music is delighted to be hosting the opening day of The Great Escape for a second year, bringing together a whole host of expert speakers to offer real insight and discussion on important issues that face the music business. The Great Escape is a great place to gain real practical solutions for developing emerging talent, not to mention a fantastic place to check out some new music”.

We will be presenting a day-long programme of panels and insight sessions.

10.30    State of the Nation
10.45    Making Money from Music
11.40    Deloitte Media Insights
12.00   When Old Media and New Media collide
12.45    Lunch
13.45    Songwriter Interview – Frank Turner
14.45   Where now after MySpace?
16.00    Make It Happen
17.00    PRS for Music Networking Party

The Great Escape has established itself as the leading event in Europe for showcasing new talent from around the world, aimed at ‘export ready’ bands and Industry Professionals. TGE takes place in Brighton, UK over three days and nights every May with a total attendance of over 15,000 people including 5,000 industry professionals. A variety of insightful industry talks, panel debates, targeted networking sessions and key note interviews are run alongside performances from 350+ new local and international artists, themed parties and club nights in over 34 different venues.

For the first time PRS for Music are hosting a showcase at The Great Escape.