13 JUNE 2019 - LEEDS, UK

Key Information

On June 13th 2019, Sound Development will travel to Leeds, UK for its first edition outside of New York and London.

Presented by Sound Diplomacy and Music:Leeds, the summer edition of Sound Development will be held in Leeds, UK on June 13th.

Leeds is the first city to host the event outside of New York and London and the event will welcome delegates from local council, real estate and the music industry for an evening of discussions and debates on the theme of “Music as Infrastructure” and to explore the intersection of music and real estate.

More info and speakers coming soon.

#SoundDevelopment #SoundDevelopmentLeeds

date & venue:

13 June 2019. 6.00pm - 9.00pm

Belgrave Music Hall & Canteen
Cross Belgrave St,


  • 6:00 - 6:30pm: Arrive & Networking

  • 6:30 - 6:45pm: Introduction by Danny Keir (Sound Diplomacy) & Whiskas (Music:Leeds)

  • 6:45 - 7:15pm: Presentations

  • 7:15 - 7:30pm: Break

  • 7:30 - 8:30pm: Panel & Questions

  • 8.30pm - 9.00pm: Networking


Tickets are available on a 'pay what you like' basis, and all ticket revenue will be donated to charity. Our charity partner will be announced soon.


Music:Leeds is a not-for-profit organisation established to act as a single, centralised point of contact that will coordinate activity to support, promote, develop and grow music-based activity within the city across any level, medium, genre or pathway.

other information

  • Check out these playlists by Music:Leeds featuring Leeds-based artists and get ready for the event!

  • Spread the word about Sound Development using the hashtag #SoundDevelopment & #SoundDevelopmentLeeds with our Twitter handle @MusicCitiesSD

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