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Join us at BBC Music Introducing LIVE 2019


We’re very excited to be returning to the BBC Music Introducing LIVE event which this year is taking place on Thursday 31st October – Saturday 2nd November at Tobacco Dock, Wapping Lane, London E1W 2SF.

If you’re making or performing music and want to earn from your work, or maybe need support to take your career to the next level, then come and say Hi to the PRS Foundation team and our friends from PRS for Music and PPL in our joint OnTrack room.

Drop in to the PRS for Music, PPL and PRS Foundation OnTrack room in the Navy Zone anytime between 9:00am – 6:00pm each day and speak to our teams directly and hear the tips and experiences from artists, producers and songwriters including PRS Foundation supported writer producers Rhiannon Mair and Steph Marziano (Writer Producer Fund) and supported music creators, Auntie Flo (Momentum Music Fund), The Big Moon’s Celia Archer (International Showcase Fund), Poppy Ajudha (Keychange) and Emma McGrath (Women Make Music).

Thursday 31st Oct

11.00am – Record Producers: Producing Your Life – hosted by Huw Stephens (BBC Radio 6 Music)

Producers play a number of vital and creative roles in the recording studio and music creation process. Get tips from the experts on how to work with artists to produce their vision, the creation of your own work, how to make a living and the support available for this often unseen role in creating a finished record.


  • Steph Marziano (Kasabian, Mumford and Sons, Bruno Major, Denai Moore)
  • Rhiannon Mair (Laura Marling, Bryde, Emma McGrath, Luna, Laura Brehm, and LANTA)
  • Ben Wynter (PRS Foundation / producer manager)



1.00pm – Auntie Flo in Conversation with Thris Tian (Worldwide FM)

The 2019 Scottish Album of the Year winner Auntie Flo talks about his career leading up to the award winning album. Hear about the creative journey, the support he received along the way and sustaining a career in music; from bursting onto the scene in 2010, to becoming the award winning global artist and DJ he is today.



4.00pm – Happy Hour – networking


Friday 1st Nov

11.00am – The Songwriter Masterclass – hosted by Phil Taggart (BBC Radio 1)

Calling all music creators and songwriters! Want to get the inside track on how to improve your practice from leading songwriters and writer-producers? Join us to hear expert songwriters and writer-producers, discuss creative tips, learnings on how to forge long-term careers as songwriters and noteworthy moments in their careers.


  • Jake Gosling (Ed Sheeran, The Libertines, Shawn Mendes, James Bay, One Direction, Wiley)
  • Marshall Music (Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Craig David, K-Ci and JoJo, Nelly Furtado)
  • Emma Stakes (Xfactor, BGT, Kelsey Gill, Yellow Claw, Craig David)


1.00pm – Celia Archer (The Big Moon) in Conversation with Shell Zenner (BBC Music Introducing & Amazing Radio

Hear from Mercury Prize nominated The Big Moon’s Celia Archer on the band’s path to their recent success, what the key moments in getting them to this point were and how they sustain a career in music. A must for all emerging bands and artists!



4.00pm – Happy Hour – networking

Saturday 2nd Nov

11.00am – Poppy Ajudha In Conversation with Phil Taggart (BBC Radio 1)

One of NME Magazine’s Top 100 Artists of 2019, Poppy Ajudha discusses her music journey to date, from South London to being on Barack Obama’s playlist, hear how she started out and what have been the most important moments in her career to date.



1.00pm – Emma McGrath live performance

Listen to a short performance from 19 year old singer-songwriter Emma McGrath, heralding from Harpenden, North London, whose recent EP ‘Silent Minds’, saw its first single, ‘Love You Better’, accumulate over 1.5m streams.



4.00pm – Happy Hour – networking


Tickets for the event are available here