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Lady Leshurr kicks off Switch – a ground-breaking new series of free events at Colston Hall

Bristol Plays Music and MixRadio proudly present Switch – a ground-breaking new series of free events at Colston Hall. Switch  has secured a real coup with its launch on Friday 13 November as MC, singer and producer Lady Leshurr will perform in Colston Hall’s Foyer space.

With her unique sound and seamless flow Lady Leshurr is taking the world by storm. With fans like Erykah Badu and over 10 million views of her Queen’s Speech videos on YouTube, the foyer is set to be jumping when Lady Leshurr drops her bars at the Switch launch.

Prior to her performance Lady Leshurr will also be holding an exclusive Q&A to a limited capacity audience of people aged 25 and under keen to make their own way in the music industry.

Switch is a complete package for aspiring musicians passionate about a career in the music industry. Switch provides multiple experiences including live performances, the chance to learn about artists’ musical influences with exclusive playlists and find out about their experiences through special Q&A sessions.

Bristol Plays Music are planning four Switch sessions, with the next show taking place on Friday 4 December, with the final two taking place in the new year.

Mark Wheatley, Head of Product Design at MixRadio, who sponsor Switch and other aspects of Bristol Music Trust’s work says “MixRadio is so excited to be presenting the Switch sessions at Colston Hall. The series offers us the opportunity to provide unique content from the finest emerging artists to our users and listeners, as well as giving young people from Bristol the chance to see high profile artists like Lady Leshurr for free on Colston Hall’s stage.”

Phil Castang, Head of Bristol Plays Music says: “We are thrilled to be able to offer this accessible and innovative programme of events for young people in Bristol. Having your favourite artist respond directly to your questions about getting into the music industry is a unique opportunity and a real insight into career paths we hope many more young people will pursue.”

MixRadio and Bristol Plays Music are both trusted leaders in providing and promoting musical development opportunities for young people and to ensure that this event is as inclusive and accessible as possible it is held in the public space at Colston Hall and free to attend.

For further information visit www.colstonhall.org/switch and to book your place on the Q&A Session please contact: colstonhall@bristolplaysmusic.org

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