Wide Days 2015 – Pleasance Theatre 10th & 11th April

Wide Days 2015 – Pleasance Theatre 10th & 11th April

Wide Days, Scotland’s Music Convention, is a huge networking and seminar event which will celebrate its sixth year on 10th and 11th April at the Pleasance Theatre. Speakers from all over the world will descend on Edinburgh to talk about the key issues in today’s industry.

Day one will see the majority of the Wide Days activities take place. Seminars including ‘How Much Is The Music?’, ‘Music Development’ and a chat with the Music Venue Trust with speakers such as Alex Knight (Fat Cat Records), David Balfour (Record Of The Day), Nicola Meighan (Freelance Journalist) and Nick Roberts (Electric Fields Festival).

Wide Days founder and director, Olaf Furniss will then interview John Vick and David Miller from pioneering electronic FiniTribe taking a look back at their ground-breaking career and forward to their new release and tour in the summer. To view all the seminars and speakers please take a look at the Wide Days website.

Once the seminar are complete Wide Days will treat the delegates, speakers and fans to 6 of Scotland’s best up and coming bands. In the Pleasance will be;

Kathryn Joseph

C Duncan

Fiona Soe Paing

Before we head over to Electric Circus to finish the night with;

Tijuana Bibles

Ded Rabbit

Catholic Action

Tickets to these showcases are available for free to those wish to come along even if you can’t make the Wide Days seminars. You can sign up for your free ticket and find out more about the artists here.

Day 2 will see speakers, the many volunteers who make Wide Days possible and professional ticket holders being invited to a secret location for a very special networking event. This event will have fun events such as an ” alternative Edinburgh bus tour” BBQ and low exertion sports. This will also provide a very unique opportunity to have some time networking with the cream of the music industry.

Tickets can be bought at the Wide Days website where regular convention tickets are £20 (£17 if you are a member of the Musicians Union) or £60 for the the professional ticket which will see you take advantage of the many benefits on offer on day 2.

Tickets can also be purchased alongside a package on the Wide Days Crowdfunder page. Pakages include prints from Wide Days photographer Jannica Honey, band packages (4 x tickets, free single distribution from Emu Bands and a bundle of gear from Read Dog Music) and the chance to have Stanley Odd or The Jellymans Daughter play in your home.

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