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Music:Leeds Festival Forum @Wardrobe

Sunday 21.7.19. 1.30-3.30pm (free event). 

The Festival Forum is being hosted by Music:Leeds @The Wardrobe , St Peter’s Square Leeds LS9 8AG. This will be a chance for fans, musicians, producers, promoters and festival directors to share experiences with like-minded souls.

We’ll have some guests from the visiting festival bands including rising star trumpet player Laura Jurd, Leeds based improv. guitarist Chris Sharkey as well as York jazz promoter Harkirit Bopari and Sam ‘Whiskas’ Nicholls from Music:Leeds.

@The Wardrobe , St Peter’s Square Leeds LS9 8AG

Featuring guests including:

Laura Jurd (Dinosaur)

Lesley Jackson (Jazz North)

Chris Sharkey (Roller TriotrioVD, Acoustic Ladyland)

Harkirit Boparai (York / Crescent Community Venue)

Will Lakin (Tight Lines)

Oli Bentley (Split Design)

Maya Kelly (artist)

Scott Lewis (Come Play With Me)

Panels will discuss

– Funding & Artist Development Opportunities

– Marketing & Building an Audience

+ more

Entry is free, and complimentary refreshments will be provided.

RSVP for info on speakers, times and more as it’s announced

Come and join in!

This event is part of Music:Leeds Launchpad series of music industry development events, providing opportunities and signposting for emerging artists in the region. Launchpad is funded using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England, PRS Foundation and supported by Leeds City Council and Leeds 2023.


We have seven evening concerts this Spring so why not buy a bargain season ticket -see all of them and support JAZZLEEDS! £85 full price/£75 concessions, 25’s and under half price.


on second and fourth Monday each month evening led by Tessa Smith @Inkwell Potternewton Lane, Chapel Allerton. 7-9pm, £6 per session £30 for the series e: [email protected]


on first and third Sundays each month @Inkwell 10.00- 12.00pm, cost £10 (or £8 conc) per session. e: j[email protected] 

Tel 0113 2370700.


We acknowledge the support and help from Leeds City Council, Leeds Inspired, Jazz North, Seven Arts and Inkwell. We are a member of NorVolJazz – the Northern Voluntary Promoters Jazz Network – blog


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