Preview: Wide Days

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Edinburgh based music seminar & showcase have announced all the details of their upcoming event, which takes place on April 7th.
Seminars and workshops take place at Teviot House, tickets are available here.

SEMINAR AND WORKSHOP PROGRAMME
MAKING TOURING PAY
How can an impoverished band build a fanbase by taking to the road.
Robert Hicks [Beyond Promotion], Jason Edwards [13 Artists], Caroline Winn [Hebrides Ensemble], Keren McKean [manager], Moderator Michael Lambert.
NOT JUST SXSW
Which showcase events do not involve visas, can be reached by van or budget flight, and will still leave an artist enough money to record and tour an album?
Shaun Arnold [GoNorth], Ruth Daniel [Unvonvention], Martin Elbourne [The Great Escape/Glastonbury]. Moderator, Vic Galloway.
MUSIC IN FILMS
How to bridge the gap between film makers and musicians, it will cover legal aspect and rights, as well as the artistic and technical aspects which need to be considered.
Caroline Gorman [Rage Music], Nigel McCune [MU], additional guest TBA.
DIGITAL DIY VS RECORD LABELS
New online services are launched every month, but what do they really offer and can they substitute the role traditionally associated with labels? Can the artist get the best of both worlds and do these services work for labels as well?
Stewart Henderson [Chemikal Underground], Joe Porn [Music Glue], and more to be announced.
In the evening a series of short minute showcase gigs take place, starting off at Sneaky Pete’s, moving on to Cabaret Voltaire and finishing up at the Electric Circus.
Performing at the showcases are Letters, PAWS, Withered Hand, Rachel Sermanni, Capitals and GoGoBot.
Entry to the showcase gigs is free, but to get yourself on the list you need to email for who you want to see. Send an email to the relevant address below to book your spot.
SNEAKY PETE’S
CABARET VOLTAIRE
Withered Hand – witheredhand@widedays.com
Rachel Sermanni – rachelsermanni@widedays.com
ELECTRIC CIRCUS
Capitals – capitals@widedays.com

For more information visit http://widedays.com
Letters – Grand National
PAWS – Salem
Withered Hand – Religious Songs
Rachel Sermanni – My Friend Fire
Capitals – Hello World
GoGoBot – We Are Here