Birmingham Music Network Meeting – 25th April 2013

Ayesha Campbell – singer vocal coach

Andrea Campbell- students of sound

Manoj Solanki – produces dance music

Hugh McGuinness – music promoter, band manager

Robert Sharl – BCU, Futurilla podcast network

Emma Scott- marketing for University of Birmingham

Richard Battye – River studio

Andrew Marsh – Oxjam, Birmingham

Tom – Skill sharing company, apps for phones Music

Richard Mitten – freelance sound engineer.

Spence Cater -Musician, Songwriter

Simon Howes – Freelance sound engineer

New points…

Mark – Jo Hamilton has had a song included as an instrumental in the latest setlist performed by Prince.

Richard Mitton – Working on Gigs at a local pub/venue called The Victoria at the back of John Bright street. New pa system, very nice….anything guitar based, punk, indie, rock…as long as the band are good.

Tom – If anyone is interested in using music or doing a skillshare….popular song in english
Looking collaborations between eg visiting bands and local bands
Looking at film and apps too. Website on its way
Thomas Oflaherty

Andrew – Oxjam OUR BIG GIG saturday 12th October
Island bar, Victoria, Yardbird, Cherry Red, Brewdog,
Looking at finding funding and help and support in terms of sponsorship
Anything between £500 to £1000 required from a number of sources to help make the festival happen.
Contact: Nicola Toms 07415 799589

Richard Battye – Looking for a splitter van for touring in Germany. Mark mentioned of Danny from Drongos for Europe who can supply 8 seater splitter van and driver based out of Birmingham – Danny’s contact number: 07970 846777

Emma – Talking about brand new venue at Birmingham university. capacity is 420. looking to find music promoters to run events at the venue. Suggestions made of carlo at Birmingham Promoters, Arthur Tapp at catapult Club. Any interested people should contact: 0121 4148987

Robert Sharl – Futurilla podcast network set up a few months ago. Got some interesting shows that have been initiated. the blog is starting to develop find Rovert on twitter: @sharl

Hugh – Looking for some info on music business law, he is working with a band called sea urchins
suggestion made of Kevan Tidy – email Kevan:
Hugh’s email is:

Mani – Music producer, looking to network, making electronica, other projects, looking at remixes,
works from home.
soundcloud page /outway

Andrea – Students of Sound
Looking at setting up a project to inform and support young people looking to get into music as a career.
Andrea works in business but looking at setting up a course that generates workshops and support for young artists
07453 972770

Andrea has secured funding for a concert for 48,000 at Villa Park
A charity festival to raise money for Parkinsons
Stevie Wonder to headline.
The event will be a benefit

Ayesha – Singer songwriter
Looking at getting into vocal coaching and songwriters
suggestions made include Highbury Studio in kings heath.
The Lighthouse in Wolverhampton
Performance hub at wolverhampton university

William – Guitarist seeking drummer and bass player to assemble a band
07922 066853 guitar based post rock instrumental sort of stuff

David – Interested in making music for fun
rap, new soul, anything else similar.