For a sixth year Roundhouse Rising returns to take place at the Roundhouse in London between Thursday 17th and Sunday 20th March 2016. The event presents new music acts across a wide range of genres as well as workshops, masterclasses, panrl disctussions, tutorials, and creative projects.
The first acts confirmed are The Magic Gang, Inheaven, Gillbanks, Black Honey, Afrikan Boy, Hannah Lou Clark, Kurb, Kuenta, Tambu Auclair, Roundhouse Choir, Nouria Bah, Molasses, Velcrolove, Gawain Hewitt Featuring Abimaro, Dizparity, Roundhouse Audio Collective, Josh Jacob, and Shao Hao.
Ticket prices vary depending upon event, from free to £8.
In addition, Rising will feature a whole range of projects, panels, talks and workshops. Workshops are aimed at 14-25 year olds who are looking to gain a wealth of experience in the music industry with songwriting, demos, and DJing the masterclass subjects.
Free to attend events include DJ Drop-in Sessions, Band Jam Taster, Songwriters Clinic, Demo Surgery, Spinnup Music Dem.
In addition to a line-up of new music Roundhouse on Saturday daytime will open its doors for a day of music industry workshops and keynote speakers from industry heads. Subjects include 'Meet the Promoters' panel, 'Meet the Managers' panel, DIY marketing workshop and Spinnup demo, a new A&R and distribution platform created by Universal. All providing a fantastic opportunity for emerging musicians to network and gain information to help further their career. General entry to this event is free with £5 tickets to attend selected panel discussions.
Panel discussions and workshops include Meet The Managers, Meet The Promoters, Future Bubblers Presents: Make Music: Need Money, Build Your Own Press Kit, and DIY Marketing Workshop.
There will also be the café and several bars, as well as some events moving off-site to East London.
The Roundhouse is more than just a venue. Each year it helps 3000 11-25 year-olds from all backgrounds to realise their creative potential through opportunities in music, media and performing arts. Much of this work takes place in the Paul Hamlyn Roundhouse Studios - a dedicated creative centre for music and media production, broadcasting, performance and rehearsal, where young people work with industry professionals to learn and develop their skills.
This event does not have camping but there are a number of hotels, hostels and guest houses in the area.
More information will be here when available.
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