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Music Tourism Seminar

  • The Electric Circus 36-39 Market St Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom (map)

Born To Be Wide is set to celebrate its 11th anniversary at Edinburgh’s Electric Circus on Thursday 5 February, with an interview with Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) Director of Live Entertainment, John Langford.

The Q&A will be followed by a seminar on Music Tourism, exploring how the music scene can act as a draw to tourism and the role visitors can play in sustaining local music businesses and artists.  Rose Norton, co-owner of the Coda Music record shop, will also take part in the panel, with additional speakers to be confirmed.
Following the discussions, speakers will be invited to DJ and socialise with the audience.

John Langford (director, SECC / The Hydro) read bio
Rose Norton (co-owner, Coda Music) read bio
Caroline Sewell (Musicians' Union) read bio
John Abernethy (VisitScotland) read bio

Running Order:
7.00pm : doors open
7.30-8.15pm : Q&A with John Langford (SECC / The Hydro)
8.15-8.30pm : interval
8.30-9.15pm : Music Tourism panel discussion

Later Event: June 12