INDUSTRY MEMBERS

THE SUCCESS OF THE BCMA WOULDN'T BE POSSIBLE WITHOUT OUR WONDERFUL INDUSTRY MEMBERS, PARTNERS AND SPONSORS

Tileyard North

Tileyard is a globally recognised creative community and has expanded to an extraordinary new space in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. Phase One of Tileyard North is now open. A hub to create, work and play featuring recording studios, content spaces, offices, event venues and more.

Tileyard North is a 135,000 sqft creative industries hub on Wakefield’s Waterfront. When re-generation is complete, it will be the UK’s largest creative community outside of London; a mixed-use, creative and cultural cluster with state-of-the-art facilities.

Shodan Events

Founded by lifelong country fans, musicians and American Quarter Horse owners, Shodan Events is the gateway to unforgettable country experiences. We are passionate about providing a platform for up and coming UK country music artists to showcase their talent by orchestrating seamless events that bring the heart and soul of country to life with every event.

Social media links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100086978351866
Website: http://www.shodanevents.com/

Email: daniel@shodanevents.com

Forty Five Vinyl Cafe

Bringing a small taste of Nashville to one of York’s most historic Streets. Come and say hi in a relaxed, dog friendly atmosphere, where you can ‘paws’ for a while and enjoy fantastic coffee, grilled cheese sandwiches and more. With chilled beers, classic cocktails and quality music to fill your heart and soul…all day, every day. Most weekends you can sit back and enjoy the Listening Room experience, transforming Fortyfive into an intimate small music venue with fantastic sound and a relaxed largely seated environment. Embrace the spirit of Nashville at North Yorkshire’s new home of Cool Country and Rock n’ Roll.

Social media links:
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/fortyfiveuk
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fortyfiveuk
Website: https://www.fortyfiveuk.com/

Email: info@fortyfiveuk.com

CountryMusic.co.uk

Countrymusic.co.uk is a website that provides information and resources for British country music fans. It features event listings for festivals and concerts, links to country music artists and fan clubs, news and reviews from country music stars, and tips on western dance and wear. Countrymusic.co.uk is the original home of British country music since 2005.

Social media links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/countrymusicuk/
Threads: https://www.threads.net/@countrymusic.co.uk
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/countrymusic.co.uk/
X/Twitter: https://twitter.com/ukcountry_music

Email: info@countrymusic.co.uk

Country Music Social Media

Country Music Social Media specialises in growing your social media and radio audience, concentrating on giving you more promotion for your music and growing your fan base. We can help with Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and also YouTube and Spotify if required. We can also set up pages for you if social media is not your thing. We have a varied database of local djs all over the world who have their own followers to gain you more fans.

New for this year, we are now offering PR services and advice on record releases .

We look forward to having you on board.

Tamography

Hello, my name is Tammy and I am the eyes behind the lens here at Tamography!

I am a travelling music photographer based in Leeds. As a believer that music really does take you back to a moment in time, I decided I wanted to capture those moments not just for myself but for the amazing artists I work with. If you like my work and want to get creative with me please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Contact: info.tamography@gmail.com

UK Country Live

The UK’s #1 Dedicated Country Music Promoter

Contact: ukcountrylive@gmail.com

Zimagined

With a multifaceted background in Marketing, PR, Talent Management, Event & Project Management, Commercial Partnerships and Business Affairs throughout an 18-year professional career; Founder of ZimagineD Artist Services, Donna Zanetti has the ingredients to do great things in the music industry which had been an ambition since she was a teenager. When the opportunity presented itself in 2017, she started to regularly consult for industry professionals behind the scenes and also worked as Commercial Director at an indie label before starting to venture into managing artists. Fast forward to 2021 when she launched her boutique agency with three artists on her roster. Donna wakes up every single day feeling extremely lucky to fulfill her childhood dream. She is now helping her artists; Kezia Gill, Emilia Quinn and Audra McLaughlin fulfill theirs!

“I encourage my Artists to DREAM BIG. We work hard to turn those dreams into plans and then start to DREAM BIGGER!” – Donna Zanetti

Scarlet River PR

Since its origin as a boutique management agency, Scarlet River has worked with award-winning country music artists in the UK and in Nashville. Its name is widely known throughout the industry thanks to the diligence, persistence and hard work of its founder, Rachel Sellick.

Since 2020, Rachel and her business have been nominated multiple times for Fair Play Country’s music management company of the year, as well as receiving nominations from Indie Star Radio, Woods Music Norway and the International Singer-Songwriters Association (ISSA).

SPONSORS

Holmfirth Tavern

Hidden away in the heart of the touristic town of Holmfirth, Holmfirth Tavern offers a great range of Local Craft Beers, showcasing Three Fiends of Melthem as our main supplier, along with a wide range of Beers from around the world in our fridges.

Chris (The Owner) first trained as a bartender in Walt Disney World Orlando, working in the busiest bar on property. He developed a masterclass in making cocktails to please a wide range of audiences, along with an in depth knowledge of liquor, wine and beer. Customer service skills that are second to none and as a travelled bartender has great stories to share. (just ask him about his trip to New Orleans!)

Chris also has a passion for playing music and when not making cocktails can be found upstairs playing and singing on his guitar. He finds himself most at home when listening to Country music so don’t be surprised if you find yourself tapping away to some good old fashioned (and modern) Country music.

Holmfirth Tavern is a bar like no other in Holmfirth, Within it’s rustic setting it offers something for everyone whether you like Craft Ale, Lager, Wine or Cocktails. It has the soundtrack of Live music every Friday & Saturday night, holds a weekly Quiz night every Tuesday night and if you’re a sports fan then it is the place to watch all the big games from Football, Rugby, Cricket and the NFL.

We look forward to hosting you soon!

PARTNERS

Curb | Word Entertainment

Owned and operated by Mike Curb, Curb Records (Curb I Word Entertainment) is one of the most successful independently owned Record labels in the world! Mike Curb purchased Word Records in 2016 and the two companies merged (Curb I Word Entertainment).

Mike Curb, California’s former Lieutenant Governor and Acting Governor, is one of the most prominent figures in the entertainment world and presides over his own independent record label which has launched the careers of numerous stars and is considered by many to be the oldest record company in the nation still being operated by its founder.

During a distinguished career spanning over five decades, Curb has earned multi-faceted success as a songwriter, producer and record company owner, covering a wide range of musical styles. As an individual, he has written more than 300 songs, and received countless music industry awards, including the prestigious Overall Producer of the Year Award from Billboard magazine.

As the founder and Chairman of Curb Records, Curb’s company has achieved more than 300 No. 1 records and has been honored by Billboard magazine as Country Music Label of the Year and Radio & Records magazine as Overall Gold Label of the Year and Mediabase CRS Gold Label of the Year.

JHS

Established in 1965 by its eponymous founder, John Hornby Skewes, and his wife Madge from their modest home in Garforth near Leeds, the couple built JHS up from a standing start with just a few small accessories.

Fifty plus years after those humble beginnings, and now operating from a purpose built warehouse and office complex close to junction 47 of the M1 motorway, JHS has become a truly international company, representing over seventy industry leading distributed brands in the UK/ROI, the countries of the European Union, USA and beyond.

JHS proprietary brands, including Fret-King, Vintage, Encore, Santos Martinez, Pilgrim and Laka fretted instruments, KAM audio/lighting equipment, Antoni orchestral stringed instruments, Odyssey brass and woodwind, Kinsman musical accessories, PP Drums and JHS Hornby recorders are represented in over 130 markets worldwide.

By working closely over recent years with a number of industry renowned builders, designers and master craftsmen, JHS brands have gone on to win accolades, awards and praise across the board for products that are bursting with professional features and specification, punching well above their often modest price tags.

Now headed up by Linda and Dennis Drumm, JHS offers thousands of lines and is active in a multitude of categories – a true full line distributor stocking just about anything and everything a musician or reseller of musical products could need.

Vintage Guitars

Vintage® guitars are designed in the UK and built to exacting standards using only the best quality hardware, pickups and tone woods.

The Vintage design team’s relentless quest for innovation, authentic tone, outstanding playability and great looking instruments delivers true working musicians tool’s. Vintage instruments are the first choice for everyone from the first time player, all the way to the seasoned pro.

Owned and distributed to the trade throughout the world by JHS®

PRS for Music

We pay royalties to our members when their work is performed, broadcast, streamed, downloaded, reproduced, played in public or used in film and TV. We support them by influencing policy, supporting and hosting awards and events, and investing in new technology to ensure we’re fit for the digital music age.

Our purpose
To grow and protect the value of music rights entrusted to us.

Our code
To fairly and accuratley distribute royalties with market-leading transparency and efficiency.

Our vision
To provide world-leading music rights management services for our rightsholders and music users delivering:

– over £1bn annual distributions
– innovation in all our systems and strategic partnerships
– costs below 10% of income

Cumbrae Promotions

Live music event promotions across the UK. Passionate about Country music and Americana.

“The beating heart of country music in Scotland” – Maverick Magazine

Previously started back in 1995 as the Millport Country and Western Weekend. 25 years on the festival has gone from strength to strength, featuring country music artists from Scotland, across the UK, Ireland and the US to become one of the most popular festivals on the West Coast of Scotland.

Rusty Stag Media

The world of business has changed massively over the past decade with more opportunities to reach potential customers than ever before. With these changes continuing and audience engagement on the rise it is important that your business stays in touch with the changing business climate.

Be it a new logo, corporate branding or reaching out to your audience through social media or web interactions, we are here to take your business in a new direction.

Rusty Stag Media are proud to be working with the BCMA once more.