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Talk, Fri 3 May 2019, free entry

Unconference 2019

Unconference 2019


part of Live At Leeds / Leeds International Festival

The Unconference is the largest free music industry event in the North of England - a day of panels, workshops, presentations and networking for those working in, or aspiring to work in the music industry, presented as part of Live At Leeds and Leeds International Festival.

 If you are involved in music at any level and hope to gain a better understanding of the music industries – as an artist, producer, manager, promoter, enthusiast or otherwise, you can come to our event to find out more from leading experts and professionals.

This years' event will feature sessions including:

Keynote Q&A w/ Phil Taggart (BBC Radio 1 / Vevo / Hometown Records / Slacker)
Come Play With Me Selection Panel
Getting your Music Released Online with Association of Independent Music (AIM)
PRS Foundation presents Guide to Talent Development Opportunities
Trade Bodies and support for Musicians, Songwriters, Labels and more
Artists View
Meet The Experts

Speakers from a range of organisations including:

BBC Radio 1, Coda Agency, Association of Independent Music (AIM), Tunecore, Dance To The Radio, Red Light Management, PRS Foundation, Kycker, UK Music, The Leaf Label, BBC Music Introducing, Arts Council England, Musicians Union (MU), Higher Rhythm, Music Publishers Association (MPA) & more!

The event is free to attend, but you need to register in advance. You can do this, and see the latest information on speakers, panels and event information at []

The Unconference is delivered by Music:Leeds and supported by Leeds International Festival, Live At Leeds, PRS Foundation, Association of Independent Music (AIM), Leeds 2023 & Leeds City Council and with public funding from the National Lottery through Arts Council England - with additional event partners: Leeds College of Music, Leeds Beckett University and Keychange.

Credit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 3 May 2019 10:00 to 18:00


Free entry

The event is free to attend, but you need to register in advance. You can do this, and see the latest information on speakers, panels and event information at


3 Quarry Hill,



See location of Leeds College of Music on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 309336  Lat: 53.79823 Long: -1.53125

Leeds City Station, situated on New Station Street, is approximately a 10-minute walk from Leeds College of Music.

Leeds Central Coach Station is situated on Dyer Street between Quarry Hill and Kirkgate Market, opposite the West Yorkshire Playhouse and just two minutes from Leeds College of Music. Regular services operate from Hull, London and Manchester Airport.

Enter the postcode LS9 8AH into your Satellite Navigation.

Leeds is located at the crossroads of the M62 and the M1, and just a few kilometres from the A1.

When entering the city, follow the brown road signs for ‘West Yorkshire Playhouse’ at Quarry Hill, just off the A64 York Road in the centre of Leeds – or you can follow the City Centre Loop signs.

Major attractions, including the West Yorkshire Playhouse, are identified on the Loop signs. The Conservatoire is at Loop Junction 12.

Please note the Conservatoire does not have any car parking space. We recommend that visitors use the multi-storey car park on Harper Street near Leeds Kirkgate Market.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Leeds station


  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality