Moretele Park Tribute Concert Announces Music Business Workshop

Every year, as a lead up to the Moretele Park Tribute Concert, Drakensberg Promotions presents a music business workshop that has come to be an invaluable seminar for both novices and established practitioners wishing to learn more about the workings of the music industry.


All music industry stakeholders are invited to be part of a free in-depth discussion that delves into the state of the sector in general, and the live music scene in particular.


In conjunction with Batho Pele PTY LTD, Drakensberg Promotions will host a music business workshop, designed as a panel discussion and presented by top industry professionals aimed at musicians and others in the industry eager to know more about the business of music. The workshop will cover business operations, event production, royalties and the latest trends in the music industry.


Under the theme “Where Is The Money In The Music Business?”, the workshop will cover topics such as ‘Mechanical Royalties’, ‘Unpacking Copyright In Music’, ‘The Art of Media’, ‘Production and Management’ and ‘Music Licensing’.


The interesting panel of music professionals will draw on their experiences, and share ideas aimed at ensuring that emerging music business practitioners know how to market their skills and develop their careers. Particularly planned to show how the music industry works, and help budding talent gain a foothold under the auspice of career development in the sector, the music business workshop has been an integral part of the Moretele Park Tribute Concert and is a highly needed and heralded initiative for the industry


Joining Victor Mamapane of Batho Pele to shed light on the myriad of complex elements that go into a successful career in the business will be panelists from CAPASSO, South African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO), the DAC and other copyright and music business services experts.


“It is through a conscious undertaking as the Tribute Concert that we want to expose upcoming talent to knowledge that is beneficial to them and provide guidance as they tread in their careers and work towards becoming successful in their chosen music careers. We are delighted to have acclaimed subject matter experts, government and other stakeholders to ensure that the success of this workshop is a reality” ends Sam Mhangwane of Drakensberg Promotions.


The Tribute Concert Music Workshop will take place at the Eskia Mpahlele Library Hall, Sammy Marks Shopping Complex, corner Lillian Ngoyi and Madiba Street, Pretoria on 25 August 2018, from 09:00 to 14:00.


This FREE workshop is facilitated Drakensberg Promotions and to RSVP, contact Hlengiwe on, alternatively call 011 482 4973


Concert details


  • Event: Tribute Concert
  • Date: Saturday, 01 September 2018
  • Venue: Moretele Park, Sibande Street, Mamelodi, Tshwane
  • Time: 12:00
  • Tickets: Computicket


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