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Barrow Music Week 2023

29th September – 8th October


  • Live Music
  • Industry Conference
  • Education

Barrow Music, a creative collaboration between The Forum, North West Music Academy, South Lakes Rock School and various local organisations including Barrow Underground Music Society, The Meeting Place, TNT Records, The Derby and more. BarrowFull and Barrow BID are key partners and help us to make this event special. Now in its third year after a successful 2021 & 2022 #BarrowMusic3 (Thursday Sept 29th to Sunday October 8th) will see an eclectic program of live music & performance across the town alongside a music industry/education conference to inspire young people, raise aspirations and provide opportunities to learn about career and leisure pathways into the creative music industry.

    Join us on our musical journey towards a full week of music industry conference, live music and education every year in Barrow town.


    The 2023 event will be held over two weekends from Friday 29th September to Sunday 8th of October 2022.



    Inspired Networking

    Networking, education, performance, and career opportunities, designed to stimulate, inspire, and encourage people to get involved in all areas of music and to see where it can take them. 


    Future Foundations

    By inspiring a new generation of young people to understand the wider creative, technical, and commercial areas associated with music, we can provide a foundation for more creative opportunities in Barrow. 


    Vibrant & Eclectric

    Official and fringe venues host a wide-ranging programme of live music, talks, networking sessions, and exclusive performances. 

    Be Part Of It


    Be Part of It. Barrow Music Week is designed to bring our community together in a celebration of creative talent. Please send your ideas, link-ups, and enquiries, and get in touch if you’d like to play, speak, sponsor or exhibit with us. 

    Barrow Music Weekend

    Barrow Music is a creative collaboration between South Lakes Rock School, The Forum and various local organisations and live music venues. The partnership aims to make a positive difference to Barrow’s existing music community and help future generations to develop skills or careers in the industry.  

    Be part of it!

    Ideas, link ups, enquiries or to play, speak, sponsor or exhibit