PPL are holding a session titled ‘Breaking artists internationally and where the money comes from’ at the Liverpool Sound City music conference on Friday 2 May 2014.

Liverpool Sound City (LSC) is a three-day international music, media and technology conference and festival, held in Liverpool from 1 - 3 May 2014. The live music festival features over 300 artists on over 25 stages throughout the city centre, while the accompanying conference includes key networking events and receptions.

‘Breaking artists internationally and where the money comes from’ explores the key opportunities available to artists internationally in a competitive market place, including crucial advice on how to increase global revenue streams.

The session will be led by PPL’s Director of Performer Affairs, Keith Harris, and senior partner at ATC Management, Arwen Hunt.

Arwen Hunt has been a senior partner at ATC management in London for the past 7 years. She has worked with the likes of Half Moon Run, Kate Nash, Augustines, Catfish and The Bottlemen, Tegan and Sara, The Boxer Rebellion and The Black Lips. Previously she worked at Sony/ATV publishing and was a top-line writer

Keith Harris is our Director of Performer Affairs, former Chairman of the MMF the managers’ trade body and Chairman of Musictank. Keith began work in the record industry in 1974 and worked at Transatlantic records, EMI Records where he worked on the Elton John album ‘Blue Moves’, Fantasy, Ariola and EMI International. He then joined Motown and during his period at the label worked with artists such as Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, Smokey Robinson, The Commodores and Stevie Wonder. He left Motown in 1978 and moved to Los Angeles to work with Stevie Wonder and became Operations Manager for Stevie’s companies. On his return to the UK in 1982 he formed his own management company and has been involved in the management of various UK based artists since. Keith managed the late Lynden David Hall, and still represents Stevie Wonder.

The session takes place at 3.30pm at the Hilton Liverpool on Friday 2nd May and is open to all LSC attendees. It will be informative for artists, labels and managers.

If you’re attending LSC and interested in joining us, add the session to your itinery. We’ll also be tweeting live from the event, so make sure to follow us @PPLUK.

Visit the Liverpool Sound City website for more information about the event, including the full schedule of performances and sessions, and follow @soundcity on Twitter for updates.