Festival Partnerships

From the Employability & Enterprise Team

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Leeds Conservatoire collaborate with a variety of festivals across the UK to create work experience and performance opportunities for our current students and alumni.

The Employability & Enterprise team work closely with festival organisers to deliver tailored packages specific to student requirements, whether that be as performers or staff members. 


Festival Applications

Throughout the year the Employability and Enterprise Team hope to provide showcase opportunities and paid work placements at Liverpool Sound City, Wakefied's Long Division, Underneath The Stars Festival and We Out Here Festival.

The below festivals opportunities are currently open for application:

Liverpool Sound City - Artists & Bands

To apply to perform at this coming year's Sound City Festival, taking place on 28/4/23 please complete the form here: Artist Application Form


Liverpool Sound City - Modern Sky Work Placement

As a label assistant you will learn a variety of skills relating to setting up and running label and artist campaigns. This placement will require hours from 1/2/23 - 1/5/23 working around existing commitments. Further details including application can be found here: Placement Application Form

Any questions regarding these opportunities please contact us at EaE@lcm.ac.uk

Previous Experiences

We look to update our festival partners yearly to ensure that all opportunities are relevant and supportive for our current cohort of students and recent graduates.

Previous experiences include, sending 25 Leeds Conservatoire DJ's to Leeds Festival, to curate and perform at the campsite stages over the bank holiday weekend.

We've curated showcase stages at The Alternative Great Escape with student delegates attending the four day conference to learn and discuss hot topics within the industry.

Following the interview, we headed next-door to watch Frankie and The Fadeouts perform his track "4:30" live on air… https://t.co/tUMtnHgClb
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