Hard Working Class Heroes 2017 | New additions Industry conference

hwch 2017

The second round of conference delegates for Hard Working Class Heroes 2017 has been announced today. 

Today’s additions to this years’ Hard Working Class Heroes conference are:

Fiona McGugan -Music Manager’s Forum (MMF) UK
Dawn Barger -Post Hoc Management
Jennifer Lyon -MeanRed Productions /Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival
Sean Adams -Drowned in Sound /Social Media Producer at BBC 6 Music
Darren Hemmings -Motive Unknown
Bilge Morden – Creative Artists Agency
Eric Cazes -POP Montreal
Alumudena Heredero -Primavera Pro
Sophie Roberts -13 Artists Agency
Richard Jones -Key Music Management Ltd, manages Pixies, Agnes Obel, Dead Can Dance
Gary Welch – Film Music Supervisor /Eyehear
Steve Farris – 13 Artists Publishing
Tom Bownes -Live Nation. Tom works at Live Nation promoting mostly new acts and feeds directly into The Great Escape
Hilary Saunders – Paste Magazine
Phil Harrison – freelance culture journalist, contributes to The Guardian, The Quietus
Lynden Campbell – Domino Publishing

Already confirmed as part of the HWCH 2017 industry conference are: Martin Hewett, On The Beach / Ryan Leas, Stereogum / Claire Southwick, Primitive Management, MMF UK / Erika Elliott, City Parks, SummerStage /  Andrea Madden, Made In Chelsea, Monkey Kingdom /  Geoff Travis, Rough Trade / Will Vincent, Prescription PR /  Dominic Bastyra, Wake The Town, Theodore / Mikey B. Rishwain, M for Montreal / Ruth Barlow, Beggars Group /Philip Taggart, BBC, Vevo /+ Adam Ryan, The Great Escape / Casper Mills, SXSW / Evelyn Sieber, Reeperbahn / Lisa Hresko, A2IM / Marc Ventosa, Last Tour / Oskar Strasjn, Eurosonic / Sarah Besnard, ATC / Jason Edwards, CODA / Laura Parker, Freelance / Darryn King, Freelance and John Seabrook, The Newyorker.

HWCH 2017 will see a mixture of workshops, discussions, and panels which are growing in importance year on year for artists across all levels to meet with people one-to-one who can make a difference. Journalist Jim Carroll will, once again, host the discussions.

Hard Working Class Heroes 2017 is set to take place from  September 28th to 30th in several venues across Dublin City. For more information visit .

HWCH 2017 Ticket info:

Tickets (incl charges) via Eventbrite are priced as follows:

Conference & weekend live €55.00 / Weekend live €35.00 / Conference €25.00

Nightly live €25.00 / Single venue €12.00

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