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Sunday, 24 June 2012

RICK WAKEMAN: Musical Instrument Retail Conference & Expo (MIRC).

Prog-rock legend, virtuoso keyboard player, composer and raconteur Rick Wakeman will be addressing more than 200 musical instrument retailers at this year’s Musical Instrument Retail Conference & Expo (MIRC).

The event takes place at The Brewery, Chiswell Street London – where the Music Week Awards were held earlier this year – on Thursday June 28th. It’s free for retailers to attend and they will all go home with a VIP retail gift bag.

The day will comprise conference sessions in the morning, followed by a free lunch. The expo will open in the afternoon, while an after-show drinks reception, sponsored by Roland UK, will be held at the Chiswell Street Dining Rooms, situated opposite The Brewery.

Wakeman will be topping off the conference with his keynote speech – A Grumpy Old Keyboard Player’s View of the Music Industry – in which he will relate, in his own inimitable way, his recollections as both performer and customer.

Read on...

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http://www.gonzomultimedia.co.uk/artists/5982/Rick%20Wakeman

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