The people who make it to the top – whether they’re musicians, or great chefs, or corporate honchos – are addicted to their calling…the ones who’d be doing whatever it is they love, even if they weren’t being paid.” – Quincy Jones

 

All you need to know about the music industry right now – panels, COVID implications, brutally frank discussions, and tips that could shape your music future…

 

Hear from the music professionals who have forged a career in the music industry and are not afraid to share the realities of the business, how to make money as a musician, along with tips for you to navigate a path in the industry. Don’t be afraid to put a question to the panel at the end of the session, or meet up afterwards in the cafe for a quieter chat.

Live Streaming

The COVID-19 pandemic has been pretty hideous for the music industry, but in the absence of real-life gatherings, musicians and fans have adapted to communing online. Everyone from Elton John to your mate down the road is streaming their live performances online for people to watch from home. Here’s how to get your gigs online, and how to get the world watching.

Share Your Sound

How brave are you feeling? Be one of four people/bands to have a pre-recorded demo played in front of the professional panel. They will give guidance, advice and steer you towards getting your song release-ready. Those in the audience can take away tips for their own pieces. Pre-booking essential: email us at info@yami.nz

Music Online: Pimping Your Promo

This workshop pinpoints the most effective ways to gain global traction with the streaming and promotion of your music on Spotify, TikTok, Bandcamp, Instagram, Soundcloud, Youtube and more. How best to promote your music… and how do you know who to trust?

Making Money From Music In A COVID World

The pandemic of 2020 has shifted our world. Musicians and industry experts are upfront about some extra income streams it took them years to get to grips with, that are proving enormously beneficial in 2021 and beyond. How do you go about touring with new regulations? How do you link in with global collaborators? And just how much is enough in this new era of the Creative Industries?

Artists ‘Avin A Banter

Put the Questions to the Artists and hear their take on the biggest traps, the best advice they ever got, how they get their songs published, and more.