BBC to host event for musicians and music fans
BBC Music Introducing is to host a new three-day event called Amplify at London’s ExCel for all musicians and music obsessives.
The line-up so far includes radio presenters Annie Mac, Jo Whiley, MistaJam, Steve Lamacq, Huw Stephens and more.
The event is devised by SME London in conjunction with BBC Music Introducing to celebrate its 10th anniversary.
Between 6 and 8 October 2017, Amplify will provide a platform to connect with industry names via workshops, talks and one-on-ones. It is aimed at musicians, future industry heavyweights and music fans, with masterclasses, advice and the equipment needed to make it big in the music business.
Amplify will feature more than 250 industry speakers including The Libertines, Blossoms, The Courteeners, Hurts, Frank Carter, Becky Hill, Bugzy Malone, Creeper, The Hunna, Ray BLK, Annie Mac, Jo Whiley, Steve Lamacq, Annie Nightingale, Huw Stephens, MistaJam, Jamie Cullum, Phil Taggart, Bob Harris, Danny Howard, Tom Robinson, DJ Target, Twin B, Monki, Abbie Mcarthy, Sophie Little, Georgie Rogers, Yasser, and more to be announced.
Expected attendees include record labels, heads of music, radio stations, producers and commissioners.