Backup joins in funding for free bursaries for addiction and recovery aware training workshop

TPG – Tour Production Group have commissioned Music Support to create and deliver an Addiction and Recovery Aware training workshop. TPG and Music Support are able to offer bursaries to complete the training for FREE if you are a FREELANCER working in live music or live event production.

For further information about eligibility and how to apply visit

The free bursaries have been made possible thanks to funding from Backup, We Need Crew, Massive Attack, Hipgnosis Songs and Rock-it Cargo.

“This is exactly the kind of initiative our industry has been in need of” comments Piers Shepperd, Backup Vice-Chair “We along with one of our fantastic fundraisers We Need Crew, combined forces to help support the great work TPG and Music Support are doing with this workshop.  The aim being to get as many of our industry freelancers trained, so that there is more understanding and knowledge to support those colleagues who are in need, particularly in the touring environment”