Home of London’s new urban music talent Urban Development specialise in professional development, events and education.
British Urban youth music charity Urban Development have teamed up with Multi-Track, Bristol Plays Music’s into-industry portal, to bring their hugely popular Industry Takeover Seminar series to Bristol.
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Packed with game-changing advice and unrivalled insight from the music industry’s biggest players and new-wave of disruptors, Urban Development and Multi-Track’s specially curated, forward-thinking seminars will deliver advice to help aspiring artists and industry professionals get a foot in the door.
Thu 23 Nov: “Making Money from Music”
Join us for this in-depth guide to the music industry and the different ways artists make money. Learn about recordings, songs, merchandise, gigs, brand partnerships, the fan relationship and D.I.Y route – plus the sorts of companies they work with along the way.
Thu 14 Dec: “Building A Fan base, Social & Music Media”
Online platforms, social media and other digital tools are vital for capturing and growing your fan base. Find out which social media and digital channels matter; how do you get the most out of them on a limited budget? At what stage should you start reaching out to magazines, radio and how is the most reliable way to get their support?
Thu 25 Jan: “Benefits of Live & Getting a Gig”
New artists need to build a fanbase and the best way to do that is to get on stage. We take a look at how you can stage a gig or club night and how do you get booked by promoters, venues and festivals.
All speaker line ups will be announced close to the date of the events.
Based in South East London, Urban Development play an integral role in the growth of urban music in the UK. Combining business acumen with an understanding of youth culture, they stand at the crossroads where the creativity of underground new music meets the music industry. Offering an unrivalled programme of professional development, entertainment, education and networking opportunities to hundreds of industry-minded hopefuls from across the capital and beyond.
Multi-Track, Bristol’s into-industry portal, disrupts the norm by providing fresh learning opportunities for those hoping to develop a career within music. Through an innovative platform that connects aspiring creatives with industry professionals, Multi-Track leads an empowered community and supports the future pioneers of UK underground music in Bristol.
Multi-Track’s projects – powered by Bristol Music Trust and Urban Development – challenge convention by adopting a fresh approach to learning for those operating in the city’s underground scene.