Jazz North are to host a full day event at the UpFront gallery near Penrith on March 22nd in partnership with BlueJam Arts featuring seminars, forums and an evening concert. The day will give us a chance to meet the audiences, educators and musicians in the area and see the great work they do in organisations like BlueJam and in turn, share some of our current projects with them.
How Do We Get More Gigs (2.00-3.45pm)
A panel discussion featuring respected industry professionals addressing artistic development issues including booking gigs, PR, press kits, building reputation etc.
Fundraising (4.00pm – 5.00pm)
An information session on funding opportunities available in jazz led by funding experts and Jazz North.
Cumbrian Networking Session (5.15pm – 6.15pm)
A chance for local organisations to talk about what they do.
(Please let us have promo materials of bands, workshops, events and jazz programmes. Email Bluejam for information on what to bring.)
7pm – late Triple Bill Concert
£10 (£5 concessions) £5 for seminar attendees
A packed concert featuring three groups. Alongside a showcase of BlueJam musicians, two groups from our flagship Northern Line scheme will perform – Stuart McCallum trio and Richard Iles’ Microscopic.
Attendance to the afternoon seminars is free but sign-up is essential. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your place.