The project is led by Samuel Nicholls aka whiskas, previously a musician, promoter, venue manager, artist manager and record label owner in the city who now works as Lecturer in Music at Leeds Beckett University and is an advisor for PRS Foundation, Arts Council England and Leeds 2023 amongst other. Music:Leeds is backed by Leeds City Council and Leeds Beckett University. If you have any questions or wish to talk about the project, please email whiskas at