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Meet other artists and share music at our community-fueled events — DJ at the next Open Sessions, submit a track for A&R feedback and more.
Join skill sessions and workshops with industry leaders and touring artists. Get free technical and career coaching from the best in the game.
Music Production for Beginners with MPW
Host: Xylo Aria (MPW)
Dates: Nov 28–Jan 23
Best For: All artists
Xylo Aria, founder of Music Production for Women, will lead a series of free workshops open to all, focusing on teaching beatmaking and synthesis in music production.
Music Law and Legal Training
Host: Nick Eziefula (Simkins LLP)
Dates: Dec 6–Dec 13
Best For: Producers and live artists
Get to grips with record, management and publishing deals and brand partnerships in a series of free online workshops with Nick Eziefula from the leading law firm Simkin LLP.
Events & Workshops
Educators and industry experts will lead a new programme of free workshops at Pirate locations and online.
In addition to our usual Open Sessions music and networking nights, we will be offering insights from some of the industry’s brightest minds, including Katty Lange’s Music Business Series, Amber McKinney’s A&R Sessions and a special talk by Earth Agency. New technical workshops will be presented by Crossfader, Music Production For Women and Empire State Music and Arts Festival.
Gigs & Radio
Perform at Pirate events, gigs and festivals globally, or apply to have your music played on our partner radio stations.
We collaborate with music festivals, venues and radio stations across the UK, US and Germany, providing more artists with the chance to showcase their music. Gig opportunities are introduced sporadically throughout the year as events are scheduled. Previously, artists have successfully applied to play at the likes of AVA Club in Berlin and Printworks in London.
Dates: Sep 15–Nov 1
Location: Pirate Dalston
Best for: All artists
AUX is our new monthly event in London. Artists are invited to take the aux for 5 minutes and present their music to an audience, followed by feedback and a Q&A with our industry experts.
- Amber MicKinney - 0207 DefJam
- Laura Arowolo - EMI Records
- Nanveet Hans - Parachute/Virgin Music
Need lessons? Our music teachers are available at your local Pirate or online. Start shredding with guitar lessons, crack Ableton with a tailored music production course or master the art of beatmatching in private DJ lessons.
If you’re an expert already, register to become a music teacher and start earning.