Mercury Prize nominee, Ghostpoet announced to headline 2016's first 'PRS Presents'
Ghostpoet, Andrew Ashong and Dr Meaker announced to launch 2016’s series of ‘PRS Presents’ live music gigs PRS for Music’s Streatham HQ to play host for the first of a string of ‘PRS Presents’ gigs for 2016
PRS for Music is excited to announce that ‘PRS Presents’ live music performances are back for 2016 – bigger and bolder, with stellar headline act and Mercury Prize nominee, Ghostpoet to open the series in February.
Launching under the banner of ‘PRS Presents’, which saw indie-rockers PEACE and Boxed In headline for the first in its series last year, PRS for Music will open its Streatham HQ doors for the first time to host the evening of live music.
Taking place on the 11th of February, spanning the worlds of hip-hop, soul and electronica, the line-up for the evening includes, Bristol-based electronic dance musicians Dr Meaker, DJ producer and soul singer-songwriter Andrew Ashong, and critically acclaimed PRS for Music Foundation Momentum artist Ghostpoet – bringing together some of South London’s best talent to boast.
The ‘PRS Presents’ gig series are set to take place every two months in 2016 giving industry partners, stakeholders and music fans an opportunity to check out the boundless talent PRS for Music represents.
It's great to play a gig for PRS, as well as being a wonderful organisation for up and coming UK artists, they've also played an important part in my career development thus far. Looking forward to it!
These events give us, as an organisation, the opportunity to open our doors and engage with our licensees, members and stakeholders. We want to put something on that brings to life the fantastic work our members are producing.
The next ‘PRS Presents’ will be at PRS for Music’s King’s Cross HQ in April, stay tuned. For more information please visit the presents page.
About PRS for Music
PRS for Music represents the rights of over 160,000 songwriters, composers, and music publishers in the UK and around the world. On behalf of its members, it works to grow and protect the value of their rights and ensure that creators are paid transparently and efficiently whenever their musical compositions and songs are streamed, downloaded, broadcast, performed and played in public. In 2020, 22.4 trillion performances of music were reported to PRS for Music, with £699m paid out in royalties to its members, making it one of the world’s leading music collective management organisations.
PRS for Music’s public performance licensing is now carried out on PRS for Music’s behalf by PPL PRS Ltd, the joint venture between PPL and PRS for Music.