EVENT OVERVIEW: If you’re an individual artist or creator based in Scotland, book your place at one of Creative Scotland’s Sector Sessions to find out more about the redeveloped application process for Open Fund for Individuals. The sessions will show a 20-minute pre-recorded video from staff across Creative Scotland, who will give an overview of the application process, and the…

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EVENT OVERVIEW: If you’re a performer, composer, sound engineer, or hold any other career in the music industry, join Help Musicians and qualified Mental Health Nurse Andy Uzzell to build a toolbox of coping strategies across these six sessions, each tackling a different issue you may find yourself grappling with.   GET TICKETS: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/conversations-and-coping-strategies-dealing-with-self-doubt-registration-159097201011

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EVENT OVERVIEW: Join the 5th edition of Resonate Music Industry Conference, delivering a packed physical programme and a mini online programme which will all be live on Thursday 18th November, welcoming speakers from all over the UK and the rest of the world in the new Resonate International digital feature. Don’t miss out on the…

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EVENT OVERVIEW: PRS for Music and PPL are delighted to invite members to ‘PRS and PPL Present – Get Played, Get Paid’ events which aim to cover everything about copyright, royalties and collecting societies. If you are a songwriter, composer, music publisher, performer or rightsholder, it’s vital you understand the basics of collecting societies so…

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EVENT OVERVIEW: We’d like to invite you to a Music Creator sector meeting on Thursday 19 August 2021 from 2pm – 4pm. This meeting, the first in a planned regular series of membership sector meetings, will be an opportunity to: Get up to speed with and discuss significant goings on in the music industry Meet…

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EVENT OVERVIEW: Calling all musicians, creative professionals, technicians and promoters! Join Piping Live! for this free online-workshop on August 11 at 2:00pm, succinctly explaining the new Brexit requirements and what you need to know to continue touring the in the EU and the UK for British Citizens and EU citizens, covering all the essential information…

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EVENT OVERVIEW: Youth Music announced the third round of their Incubator Fund last week, offering grants of ÂŁ5,000 to ÂŁ30,000 to small businesses, collectives, and not-for-profits across the wider music industries. The fund is designed to help open up access to sustainable careers in music for people aged 18-25, particularly those who are underrepresented; and to support creative…

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EVENT OVERVIEW: Join Drake Music for Figurenotes: Developing Your Practice, running online in September. Live delivery takes place in small groups on Thursdays, September 16th, 23rd, and 30th. You’ll be guided through Figurenotes, from how it works, to its many applications. GET TICKETS: https://figurenotes.org/developing-your-practice/#1622713370108-682e315c-cb75

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EVENT OVERVIEW: Creative Scotland is holding an information session with us for anyone interested in applying to the Hip Hop Bursary fund on Monday 2 August, 15:00-16:30. GET TICKETS: https://rsvp.theworldsbest.events/_87jw0    

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EVENT OVERVIEW: Working in the music industry can really test your resilience. Even when the world is not battling a pandemic, the stark highs and lows, financial insecurity and anti-social working hours can really take their toll. If you’re a performer, composer, sound engineer, or hold any other career in the music industry, join this…

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EVENT OVERVIEW: Fancy a drink and a chat about something you’re passionate about? Then why not join Pathfinders to chat about all things music, network and pave the way for possible collaborations. Pathfinders Neuromuscular Alliance is a user led charity, run entirely for and by people with neuromuscular disorders. They provide social and support services,…

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Thursday 24 June 2021 | 16:00 – 18:30 For the first time ever, we would like to invite all SMIA members to look at the year ahead for the SMIA and reflect on the year that’s been. This is an opportunity to both get a look into the SMIA’s activity roadmap for 2021, and to…

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Tuesday 22 June 2021 | 16:00 – 18:00 Scottish artists have dominated the UK charts this year. With two Scottish artists, Mogwai and The Snuts, topping the UK Official Album Chart in quick succession, Born to Be Wide present a panel featuring influential members of each artist’s campaign to discuss what it takes to have…

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Monday 14 June 2021 | 16:00 – 18:00 As we conclude our Scottish Music Export Office Feasibility Study, we are pleased to welcome representatives from the European Music Exporters’ Exchange. This unique panel will present a vision for the future of Scottish music export, whereby different models will be outlined and discussed to inform how…

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Thursday 10 June 2021 | 16:00 – 18:00 Join the writer and researcher of our Brexit study, ‘Moving Forward’, Tim Wright on a roundtable discussion as we discuss some possible mitigations to the impacts of Brexit for Scotland’s music industry. Should there be a backline and equipment hub for Scottish musicians available in Europe? Does…

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Tuesday 8 June 2021 | 16:00 – 18:00 Jonny Tait (BTO Solicitors), Lisa Whytock (Active Events) and Richard Chater (Rubadub/Numbers) join us to talk about their experiences dealing with the impacts of Brexit on different areas of Scotland’s music industry. We’ll discuss how to mitigate ongoing effects, as well as look ahead to possible long-term…

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