British World Music Symposium Live and Direct 2

Live and Direct 2 “Independence” is a one-day symposium on Thursday April 29th, 2010 for the folk, roots and world music industry. Following on the success of last year’s inaugural event Roots South West, the music development project managed by Arts Council England South West and Bristol City Council, in association with WOMEX, will present the second Live and Direct day.

Keynote speaker at Live and Direct 2 is Melvin Benn, Managing Director of Festival Republic. Alongside the Fleadh, Latitude, and major involvement in Glastonbury in 2009 the company added Hove Festival in Norway, the Electric Picnic and the Big Chill to their growing portfolio. Expect a stimulating look at the UK and international festival ecology in 2010.
10.00am to 18.00pm

Registration 10.00/ Keynote 11.00

Cost: 20.00 British Pounds – to include lunch

Booking line: 0117 922 3686/ +44 117 922 3686 from abroad

Colston Hall, Colston Street, Bristol BS1 5AR, United Kingdom

Further program details at

Author: World Music Central News Department

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