Music industry experts will inspire the next generation at a week-long event in Morecambe

Baz Mills (centre) of local rock band Massive Wagons will be part of More Music’s Grounded event

Guest speakers from the music industry will inspire young people to explore a career in music at a week-long event in Morecambe.

More Music’s annual arts week will feature Elbow co-founder and speaker Richard Jupp, journalist, TV and radio presenter, musician and author John Robb, Baz Mills of local rock band Massive Wagons, Holly Blackwell of the local punk band The Lovely Eggs, Terri Chapman of Rock People Management and many more.

They will speak to young people aged 12 to 25 to advise them on the opportunities that exist for a career in the music industry, explore its environmental impact and what can be done to influence the future.

The event called Grounded – taking place July 11-15 at More Music in Morecambe – is a week of inspiration, music, debates, masterclasses and concerts exploring environmental issues and sustainable creative career paths in the North-west.

With a busy schedule, the event organized by the More Media collective offers a platform for young people to be creative, successful and connected.

A More Music spokesperson said: “This is my favorite week of the year at More Music as all the events have been organized by young people for young people.

“This is an amazing opportunity for anyone interested in a career in the music industry to meet professionals, get advice, and explore the many career opportunities and paths that exist.

“I am also very inspired by the steps More Media Collective has taken to learn about the climate emergency and how the music industry can respond to it. We have leading experts in the field who come to the day of discussion on Wednesday, July 13. and we invite everyone to come and join the conversation at 1 p.m.

To see the full schedule, learn more, and register, visit the More Music website at or call 01524 831997.

More Music is a music and education charity based in Morecambe, with over 25 years experience delivering workshops, training, performances and festivals in the district, region and beyond. More Music seeks to build the confidence and spirit of individuals and communities through the arts, especially music.

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