Blackout Tuesday brought the industry to a standstill and thrust the topic of diversity in the music business back into view. So just what challenges do black promoters, agents and managers face, and what’s needed to counter systemic racism both within the business, in performance spaces and touring markets? Our next IQ Focus session will ask how changes can be made, and the current momentum can be maintained over the months and years ahead. 

The session will be chaired by Live Nation Entertainment’s diversity lead David Carrigan, with special guests…

Ammo Talwar MBE, Punch / UK Music Diversity Taskforce
Kiarn Eslami, Metropolis Music
Lucy Atkinson, Earth Agency
Sumit Bothra, ATC Management
Yves Pierre, ICM Partners