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Output music conference returns to Belfast in February; here’s who’s lined up so far

Output music conference returns to Belfast in February; here’s who’s lined up so far


Ireland’s largest music conference Output Belfast will return to Belfast on Thursday 8th of February at The Mac in Belfast and other venues around the city.

Guest speakers and panels will include:

  • Recorded music and streaming in 2018 with Jeremy Pritchard from Everything Everything
  • The sound of success with Music photographer and videographer Christian Tierney
  • Placing music in UK television with head of music at Sky Peter Bradbury and head of licensing at the BBC Nicky Bignall
  • Tips and techniques for bedroom mastering with John Davis who has worked with the likes of U2, Lana Del Rey and more
  • The Digital Dollar Deals Guide by CMU
  • Topliners – how to write hooks by PRS For Music with Stefan Abingdon, Marli Harwood, Flash Taylor and Callum Stewart
  • Cracking the media in rock and metal with Remfry Dedman, Adam Reiss, Simon Glacken and Becky Laverty
  • 20 Feet from Stardom – making it as a session musician with Si Francis, Alana Henderson, Michael Keeney and Gerry Morgan
  • Anatomy of a successful music video premiere with Nadia Khan, Caroline Bottomley and Karim Khan
  • The 2018 Talent Development Toolkit presented with Tom Packer, Joel Borquaye and Elizabeth Sills
  • How to break open Ireland as a territory with Shane Dunne, Ed Smith, Nialler9, Michael Roe, Sarah Casey and William Ryan
  • A chance to meet Irish festivals with Castlepalooza, Hard Working Class Heroes, Stendhal Festival, Moira Calling and more
  • How to produce a pop record with Paul Whalley and Pip Newby

Hosts on the day include:

Northern Ireland artists will also be performing across Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter.

For more information see

You can now register for the festival at

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