Thursday 10 March  |  2pm - 4pm | Online

Joe Kentish

President of Warner Records UK

A truly rare opportunity to hear from the President of Warner Music UK, interviewed by the BBC's very own Dean Jackson. Joe will discuss his career in the business and will give you gold standard insights into what it takes to be ‘label ready’ in 2022. Hear from the man who signed Dua Lipa and now steers one of the biggest record labels in the world…you simply cannot afford to miss this!


Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from the President of one of the biggest labels in the business.

If you were to throw a stick at the UK music scene, chances are it would hit a musician promoted by Joe. Part of Warner Records UK since 2014,  Joe is known for spotting and nurturing unknown British talent through to successful careers. He has discovered and signed Dua Lipa and Griff and led campaigns for world-class artists including Buffy Clyro, Foals, Ghetts, Liam Gallagher, Mist, Muse, Nines, and Royal Blood.

Joe’s career started as one of the founders of UK Garage label Middle Row Records, and time as an A&R scout for EMI, and a stint at Mercury Records where he signed and A&R’d The Vamps, Just Jack and Pixie Lott.

Dean Jackson

Interviewing Kentish is broadcaster and radio presenter for BBC Radio Nottingham, Dean Jackson.

The friend of Confetti recently received an honorary degree from Nottingham Trent University for his tireless work in the music and creative industries.

IMPORTANT: Sign-ups are only valid with your Confetti or NTU student email address. Compulsory group students do not need to book.

COMPULSORY GROUPS: QS21-1, QS21-2, QS21-4, QS20-1, QS20-2, QS20-3, QS20-4, DS20-1, DS20-2, DS21-3, DS21-4 and FS21-1 to attend online

This session will take place online via Zoom.