Artist Support in Lockdown

We know that right now with the impact of the global coronavirus pandemic it’s tough for musicians and music professionals. You might have seen all your upcoming gigs cancel, or be left wondering how you can continue to work in lockdown. To help emerging musicians through these strange and difficult times, we’ve found some amazing resources, advice and opportunities from across the sector.

Scroll down to apply for some amazing opportunities and view resources to help artists through lockdown.

Music Ally Creative Entrepreneurship Programme

Free – Deadline 10am Tuesday 12 May

Youth Music and Music Ally have joined forces to create Music Ally Creative Entrepreneurship Programme – a certified remote learning programme for DIY artists and aspiring industry professionals to develop their understanding of the music business.

The programme includes more than 30 modules of up-to-date industry standard certified video content and supporting materials. It’s really relevant for emerging and DIY artists as it offers guides on how to get the best from streaming and social platforms like Spotify, YouTube, Instagram and TikTok.

If you’re an emerging musician or professional aged under 25, then you can access the programme for free.

To apply head to the Youth Music website and submit before 10am Tuesday 12 May.

Click here to apply for the Music Ally Creative Entrepreneurship Programme.

Creative & Freelance ToolKit

Free resources & advice

Remi Harris from Young Guns Network, who Multi-Track have collaborated with to create our Level Up professional development series, has created an amazing collection of resources for creatives and freelancers.

The app includes resources as varied as information on how to access the £1 million fund for Musicians Union members in genuine hardship, how to get your music online yourself with TuneCore, advice on mental health and wellbeing from MIND and loads more.

Whatever your level, if you’re a music artist or freelancer, then there’s sure to be some good stuff for you here.

View the Creative & Freelance ToolKit app.