You could forgive the organisers behind Ireland’s biggest music conference if they decided to cancel Output 2021. Thankfully for the many musicians and industry professionals who work in the sector, Output 2021 is going ahead albeit virtually.
Everyone is invited to tune into a zoom call on Thursday 18th February 2021 for a host of sessions and debate under the banner, The Future is Unwritten.
The sessions will features Deep Dives Into Live Music, Recorded Music, Publishing, Composing And Song writing, Music And AI, Music Funding And Playlisting In Radio – Focusing On The Last 12 Months, Where The Sector Is Now, And The Pathway Towards The Future Of A Viable, Sustainable, Creative And Inclusive Music Industry In Northern Ireland. Speakers announced so far include
Jes Skolnik (Bandcamp)
David McGinnis (Head Of Sync – Mutesong)
Linda Coogan Byrne (Good Seed PR)
Alexandra Ampofo (Metropolis Music)
Claire Batchelor (Composer For Film And Television)
Barry Scannell (Director Of Legal – IMRO)
Davy Wales (PPL)
Westley Holdsworth (PRS Foundation)
Nikki MacRae (Help Musicians NI)
Jo Wright (Arts Council NI)
Lynne Best (The Fourth Pillar)
Sarah McBriar (Founder – Ava Festival)
Shane Dunne (MCD/Indiependence Festival/Curve Music/Music Cork)
To sign up for the event you need to register your interest on the Output Belfast 2021 website. While we are sad not to be hosting any live music this year we will see you on the Zoom call!