MPG's Q-Time returns

BBC 6 Music presenter Tom Robinson will once again host the industry event on 27 April at a new venue in London
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The Music Producers Guild's (MPG) high-profile event, Q-Time, will take place once again on 27 April, in a new venue – The Water Rats, in London – and chaired by BBC 6 Music presenter, Tom Robinson.

Debating issues in and around the UK music industry and beyond, the panel for the next event includes producer/artist, Rupert Hine (Stevie Nicks, Tina Turner. Underworld), artist, musician and songwriter, Ed Harcourt, CEO of The British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA), Vick Bain, co-owner of Transgressive Records, Tim Dellow and producer, musician, podcaster and co-owner of Urchin Studios, Matt Ingram (Laura Marling, Lianne La Havas)

The MPG welcomes your questions for the panel who will kick off the discussion of those issues on the night.

Please submit them to:

Q-Time is modelled on BBC’s Question Time and is designed to stimulate debate within the music industry on all topics which affect the lives and careers of producers, artists, managers and record company executives.

The panel will offer their opinions and comments on questions provided by the audience, who will also be encouraged to take part in the discussions. The event will be recorded and made available on the website for MPG Full Members.

The MPG advises that tickets will be selling fast. In order to register for the event, please visit:



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