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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.
Social Media Strategy and Content Creation
Host: Ayaz (All About Helping)
Dates: Sep 5–Jan 10
Location: Online, Pirate Dalston
Best For: All artists
Ayaz, founder of the 'All About Helping' music marketing podcast, presents a 6-part series of online masterclasses and in-person workshops on social media strategy and content creation.
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.
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: More to be announced for 2024
Location: Pirate Dalston
Best for: All artists
AUX is our new monthly event in London and New York. 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.
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.
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