Born To Be Wide is to host a stage craft seminar on March 7 focusing on key considerations for putting on a quality live show. The discussion, which takes place atEdinburgh’s Electric Circus, will feature a diverse range of topics including sound, lighting, audience interaction and preparation.
Confirmed panelists include veteran manager Bruce Craigie, who has piloted Idlewild’s career and now manages Fatherson. He will be joined by Electric Circus live booker,John-Paul Mason, and sound engineer Graeme Steel, who has worked with global acts including Kanye West, Nas and Busta Rhymes. Additional speakers will be announced before the event.
The discussion is aimed at musicians, managers and everyone working in the live sector and will also include advice on avoiding classic mistakes, stage arrangement and how emerging acts can make the best of support slots in large venues. In addition, it will provide tips for those working with artists, how to best broach sensitive aspects of a performance.
- Bruce Craigie (manager Idlewild & Fatherson) bio
- Graeme Steel (sound engineer) bio
- John-Paul Mason (booker, Electric Circus) bio
- Additional panelists tbc