How to...

Want to get on in the music industry? We have a selection of guides on how to get ahead in your chosen field.

Whether you're starting out as a musician and are looking to play a gig, or you're more established and are getting interest from record labels and managers, we've got the info you need to know.

Or if your interest lies in music writing, TV or radio broadcasting or photography, our guides give expert advice and tips from those already in the industry.


Interact with us

Becoming involved with BBC Wales Music couldn't be easier these days.

See a concert

Our guide to where to find gigs and concerts in your area.

Get a gig

Doing your first show may not be as straightforward as it seems.

Be a music journalist

It's a desirable profession, but what do you need to know?

Work in music TV

What should you focus on if you want to make it in television?

Get a job in radio

Becoming a broadcaster can be daunting. We can help.

Be a music photographer

Get snap-happy with our guide.

Get a record deal

Labels, management, lawyers: what you need to know.

Get coverage for your band

Securing column inches and radio play.

Make it in showbiz

Entertainment agents, auditions and other options.

Get a break in music

Advice from the stars who made it.

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