ACCESS ALL AREAS: Impact announces their “Rise Of UK RnB” panel with 7 panellists and 3 unsigned artist performances! This 3-hour webinar will be guest moderated by AAA resident moderator Jay McGregor from Reprezent Radio. She will be speaking to key players from the British music business who will be taking part in a frank discussion about The Rise Of UK RnB.
The panel will be discussing The Rise Of UK RnB, charting its history, looking at the reasons why UK artists are finally breaking through, highlighting some of the key players in the scene and why the are majors finally paying attention to the UK RnB talent. We will also look at Colourism within the scene and does this affect labels decisions on what artists to sign, the lack of specialist RnB radio in the UK and we also ask the question do UK RnB acts still need to head to the States to break through internationally? And finally, our panel will be highlighting what names will break out from the UK RnB scene in the next year.
Our formidable panel of industry execs we have assembled covers the full spectrum of the UK Music Industry including BBC 1Xtra ‘Everything RnB’ Presenter, club promoter, label owner and DJ, Ace; Matt White, Owner of RnB club night Catch A Groove, Mi-Soul Radio presenter and Club DJ; Former UK RnB artist, songwriter and artist manager, Celetia Martin; Reggie Styles, Radio plugger, host of the ‘Set The Trend’ podcast, club DJ & artist manager and last but not least, upcoming UK RnB singer/songwriter, Zitah. Alongside special guests BBC 1Xtra breakfast show host and RnB DJ, Nadia Jae and The Beat 103.6 London’s Quiet Storm host, Rayanna Raye!
But that’s not all, the networking sections of the event will be hosted by one of the UK’s hottest club DJ’s; DJ Longers with our #LockdownLive showcase featuring exclusive live performances from three unsigned UK artists including Mayda Fourth, Jolene Jade and Liyah! Plus more special guests to be confirmed!
So on Saturday July 3rd, come and hear from some of the biggest names in the game at ACCESS ALL AREAS: Impact so whether you’re an artist, producer, DJ, manager, budding music exec or maybe you just want to connect with more of your industry peers this is a music webinar for the next generation of the music business.
This event will guarantee to be a sell-out, so make sure you pick up your FREE tickets on sale now from Eventbrite UK.
- 3-315pm: Networking Session & live DJ set hosted by DJ Longers
- 315-330pm: #LockdownLive performance by Mayda Fourth
- 330-415pm: “The Rise Of UK RnB” Panel moderated by Jay McGregor
- 415-430pm: Audience Questions
- 430-445pm: #LockdownLive performance by Jolene Jade
- 445-515pm: “The Rise Of UK RnB” Panel moderated by Jay McGregor
- 515-530pm: Audience Questions
- 530-545pm: #LockdownLive performance by Liyah
- 545-6pm: Networking Session & live DJ set hosted by DJ Longers
- Moderators: Jay McGregor (Reprezent Radio)
- Ace – Radio Presenter @ BBC 1Xtra, Owner @ Record Box label and events and Club DJ
- Matt White – Radio Presenter @ Mi-Soul, Owner @ Catch A Groove and Club DJ
- Reggie Styles – Radio Plugger, Podcast host @ Set The Trend, Artist Manager and Club DJ
- Celetia Martin – Songwriter and Artist Manager
- Zitah – Singer / Songwriter
- Nadia Jae – Radio Presenter @ BBC 1Xtra and DJ
- Rayanna Raye – Radio Presenter @ The Beat 103.6 London and DJ
- Live Performances
- Lockdown Live! Unsigned UK Artist showcase with performances from: Jolene Jade, Mayda Fourth and Liyah
- Resident DJ & Host: DJ Longers
- Tickets: FREE only from Eventbrite
- Supported by: Tileyard Impact, Small Green Shoots, Arts Council and The Glass Hive