WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22: PRS for Music, the collecting society representing 90,000 songwriters, composers and music composers today announced its sponsorship of Bermuda’s John Lennon Tribute concert.
The event will play host to a stellar line-up of artists including, Heather Nova Maxi Priest, Biggie Irie, Judie Tzuke and Roy Young.
Karen Buse, Director of International from PRS for Music commented:
“We are delighted to be supporting such a fantastic event and tribute to one of the greatest musicians and British songwriters the world has ever known and enjoyed. We felt this was great opportunity to be involved in something special which brings local and international musical talent together and puts live music in Bermuda on the world map.”
Tony Brannon from Freisenbruch Brannon Media commented:
“It is great to have PRS for Music a part of the Lennon Bermuda Tribute Concert. It is important that all Bermuda promoters and entertainment establishments recognise the importance of supporting songwriters and composers.”
PRS for Music has been present in Bermuda for a number of years promoting the value of copyright and raising awareness about the importance of music licensing which ensures creators of musical works can earn a living.
A team from PRS for Music are working with government departments, business leaders, music users, broadcasters and key stakeholders to discuss copyright issues, listen to concerns and understand what work needs to be done to improve the awareness of the requirement for music licences in Bermuda and to highlight the continued importance of the Bermudan music industry.