Yorkshire Music Forum is a consortium of organisations working in artist and music industry development across the region – with an aim to provide a deeper connection to national representative music bodies and make it easier to communicate, and raise awareness of opportunities across the Yorkshire region.

Yorkshire Music Forum currently consists of Come Play With Me, DMF Digital, Higher Rhythm and Music:Leeds.


Yorkshire Music Forum is a PRS Foundation Talent Development Partner recognising our cumulative work and specifically funding our YMF Emerging Artists Project.


YMF Live At Leeds Fringe Stage - Saturday 5th May
Santiagos Bar, Grand Arcade

Yorkshire Music Forum are pleased to present a fringe stage as part of this years’ Live At Leeds Festival at Santiago Bar. Entry is free to those with a Live at Leeds Festival 2018 wristband, and £5 on the door for others. First band 12pm. Bands include:

Drahla // Hands Off Gretel // ENGINE // The Boxing // RIVAL BONES // The Hot Soles // The Harriets // FloodHounds // Beth Holland // Luke Todd Music

Find the latest event details on our Facebook event.



YMF Emerging Artists Project

All our constituent members have a range of opportunities for emerging artists and music businesses to engage with, but collaboratively we have come together to present our YMF Emerging Artists Project, with support from PRS Foundation as a Talent Development Partner.

The YMF Emerging Artists Project offers the opportunity to attend masterclass events to arm yourself with vital music industry knowledge, perform at leading music showcase events and for selected artists to record and release new music.

More details shortly