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Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Do I need an agent? (Part 2…)

Royal Overseas League - Alexandra Hall, 17 October 2017, 2:00pm

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Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Do I need an agent? (Part 2…)

Royal Overseas League - Alexandra Hall, 17 October 2017, 2:00pm

Everyone is welcome to this seminar about artist management.

Panel will inclued Emma Sweetland (Sullivan Sweetland); and other agents TBC

What are common misconceptions about the role of artist managers?

What is the role of an artist manager?
Do I need an agent to approach promoters?
Do I need to have representation in order to get concerts abroad?
What opportunities do I want that I feel I can’t get without extra help?
What makes a career attractive to prospective agents?

What would an artist manager expect from me?
How does the commission model benefit me as an artist?
What is the difference between an artist manager and a booking agency?
What will an artist management look like in 5 years?

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“I’ve recently launched a project and am pleased by how it’s going, but I need help to take it to the next level and don’t know who to ask for professional advice”

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