, Belfast’s Output conference and showcase reveals live bands & hosts

Music conference and showcase event Output Belfast, which takes place for the third year in a row at The MAC, The Oh Yeah Centre and other venues in Belfast on Thursday 16 February 2017 has revealed the bands and hosts for the live music part of the event.

Bands lined up to play the free showcase around the Cathedral Quarter in Belfast include New Portals, Le Boom, Silences, Chanele McGuinness, Hot Cops, Jealous Of The Birds, Brash Isaac, Callum Stewart, Beauty Sleep, Ryan Vail, Gross Net, Junk Drawer, Malojian, Robyn G Shiels, Autumns, The Wood Burning Savages, David C Clements, Carriages, Robocobra Quartet, Sullivan & GOld, Making Monsters, Touts, Larks, Susie Blue and more.

Confirmed hosts include Nialler9, Smalltown America Studios, The Thin Air, Chordblossom, The Greedy Pig, Homebeat, State, Voodoo, Help Musicians, Quiet Arch, PRS, IMRO, Sentric, The Nerve Centre, The Oh Yeah Centre, Primitive Sound and many more.

The conference in the MAC will include panel discussions, music sessions, workshops and speed networking events as well as keynote speeches.

It includes:

  • Benji Rogers, founder of Pledge Music, on Blockchain’s potential to change the music industry;
  • Crispin Hunt, Chair of BASCA and co-writer with Ellie Goulding, Florence and the Machine and Jake Bugg, on co-writing hit repertoire;
  • Ferry Gouw, graphic designer for Major Lazer, on working between music and design;
  • Daniel P Carter (BBC Radio 1 Rock Show) and more on where the rock and metal industry is heading;
  • Country 2.0 event featuring Lynne McDowell (CMA Member and Head of Comms PPL), Milly Olykan (The O2),Stuart Banford (Downtown Country) , Bobbi Boyce (CMA) and Iain Snoddgrass (Former VP Marketing UMG)
  • Members of Adidas and Jagermeister’s music teams on working with music and brands;
  • Spotify present Spotify Session for artists and managers;
  • CMU Insights presents ‘Top Five Things Music PRs Do Wrong’;
  • CMU Insights presents ‘Top Five Streaming Developments In 2017’;
  • Sound-design in video games featuring sound-designers who’s work includes work released on Playstation 4;
  • Notting Hill Music 2 hour masterclass on co-writing;
  • Marc Sylvan, composer for The Million Pound Drop, Total Wipeout, Tipping Point and Fifteen To One, on composing for television;
  • Speed-networking session for music funding opportunities, including Pledge Music, Transmit Start-ups, PRS Foundation, Help Musicians and Arts Council NI;
  • Meet the royalty collection agencies networking event, featuring PRS, IMRO, PPL and MCPS as well as the MU and BASCA
  • AVA Festival presents The Future of Festivals featuring Lee Denny (Leefest) and Jim Mawdsley (Association of Independent Festivals);
  • Sentric Sync Masterclass;
  • BPI present the Music Export Growth Scheme

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