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Radiohead’s Ed O’Brien to host the inaugural ‘Artist Drop-In Session’ for the Featured Artists’ Coalition

January 19, 2015 BY fac admin

Radiohead guitarist Ed O’Brien will be hosting the first of a series of monthly informal drop-in sessions for the next generation of young artists in central London next/this week. The events are run by the Featured Artists Coalition (FAC) – … Read more

Building on D2F Relationships with PledgeMusic – 8th July

Building on D2F Relationships with PledgeMusic – 8th July

June 20, 2014 BY fac admin

The FAC will be welcoming PledgeMusic on 8th July at Tileyard Studios at 6pm.   PledgeMusic is a Direct-to-fan site that has completed thousands of music projects in the 5 years of its existence and has 500,000 registered music fans. They enable targeted campaigns which bring the artist … Read more

Funding for Artists – Report

June 6, 2014 BY fac admin

Access to finance has been a major campaigning issue for both the FAC and MMF for years as music business economics have changed and it is good that we are now finally seeing some results. This week, at an event for artists and managers, … Read more

Funding and Finance for Artists and Managers

May 30, 2014 BY fac admin

Finance is a major issue for artists and managers these days. Come along to hear presentations from sources of finance and best practise on how to apply for grants, what funders look for, monetising your direct to fan engagement, and tips … Read more

Artist and Manager Awards – Peter Grant and Pioneer Awards announced

February 20, 2014 BY fac admin

The FAC and MMF are pleased to announce that Paul Loasby has been awarded the prestigious Peter Grant Award for artists’ management. Paul’s career included being a social secretary and promoter before starting his artist management career in 1986. He … Read more

Artist & Manager Awards confirmed for April 3rd w/ Robbie Williams

Artist & Manager Awards confirmed for April 3rd w/ Robbie Williams

February 10, 2014 BY fac admin

The Artist and Manager Awards will return in its third incarnation at the Troxy on April 3rd 2014 and will again be sponsored by Spotify. Robbie Williams will attend as Guest of Honour to receive the Artists’ Artist Award for … Read more

Are Rights More Important Than Relationships? w/ Sheridans

October 2, 2013 BY fac admin

The MMF and FAC in partnership with Sheridans Media Lawyers would like to invite you to our free seminar at Tileyard Studios on Tuesday 29th October at 6pm.Are Relationships More Important Than Rights?***SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED***Chris Cooke (CMU), Hannah Overton (Secretly Canadian), James Barton (The Blue Team) … Read more

Nick Mason gives talk at Wall St Journal Tech Cafe

Nick Mason gives talk at Wall St Journal Tech Cafe

September 26, 2013 BY fac admin

This week, FAC co-chair and Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason said the music industry has finally accepted streaming services, but added that there is still a tension between the record labels and the artists. Speaking at The Wall Street Journal Tech Cafe … Read more

PPL Performer Session @ Norwich Sound + Vision

September 20, 2013 BY fac admin

We are delighted to invite you to join us for PPL’s Performer Session at the Norwich Sound & Vision Festival. Friday 11th October, 12:30pm at Norwich Arts Centre.Registration: 12:00pm.Session: 12:30pm – 1:30pm followed by refreshments and the opportunity to seek one-on-one … Read more

FAC Artist Copyright Seminar

FAC Artist Copyright Seminar

March 15, 2013 BY fac admin

  The FAC presents our very first Copyright Seminar.Michael Simkins LLP law firm will be hosting the Artist Only evening event on 3rd April.Amanda Harcourt will give a short entertaining talk about copyright, possibly one of the driest topics out there, yet she … Read more