The Liverpool City Region Music Board is a panel of experts and influential figures from the world of music.
The Music Board, made up of sixteen members and eight observers, is charged with cementing the city region’s position as one of the world’s music capitals and will work to ensure music businesses and communities have a stronger voice in local and regional decision-making.
The Liverpool City Region Music Board; set up in December 2018 as an independent, sector-led Board, appointed by the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (LCRCA) Metro Mayor, Steve Rotheram, and supported by the Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson. The LCR Music Board is one of the first of such Boards created in the UK. Its strategy and action plan have been endorsed by the LCRCA.
The Liverpool City Region Music Board is tasked with five key priorities, identified through the recent Developing a Liverpool City of Music Strategy report, which aims to sustain, support and develop the music sector in our region:
The priorities are:
- Safeguarding and protecting music venues
- Growing current and future music heritage
- Developing the Beatles’ legacy
- Increasing access to music education
- Engaging and developing new talent