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Output Belfast: Leading global music industry figures to attend Ireland's largest music conference

Top names from across the music industry are lined up to speak at Output Belfast - Ireland’s largest music conference.

The conference will include panel discussions, music sessions, workshops and speed networking events as well as keynote speeches from award-winning musicians and managers.

Output Belfast will return to The MACfor its fifth year on Thursday, February 21 2019.

One session, Music Supervision in Irish Comedy, will see input from the music supervisors of Derry Girls and Young Offenders.

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The conference has previously hosted keynote presentations and conversations by many of the globe’s top thinkers and influencers in music, from Spotify’s European head of songwriting Jules Parker to Line of Duty composer Carly Paradis.

Organised by Belfast City Council, Output Belfast is expected to be attended by around 600 local artists, businesses and students and will address the challenges and opportunities that the music industry presents, highlighting the key role that music and performance plays within Northern Ireland's buoyant creative industries sector.

In the evening, there will be a raft of free showcases featuring the most exciting new Northern Ireland artists, taking place across Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter.

Confirmed hosts include Champion Sound, Jawdropper PR, The Live Room Belfast, Chordblossom, The Thin Air, Nialler9 and Midnight Mango.

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