If you’re a young musician based near Gloucester you will not want to miss these TWO FREE EVENTS – a chance to get tips from music industry professionals who’ve worked with the likes of Outkast, Amy Winehouse, 50 Cent, Mary J.Blige, Emile Sande, Professor Green + many others. Organised as part of King’s Jam Festival

MAKING A CAREER IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY

1. Sat 18 Aug 12-2pm – King’s Square Gloucester – Marie Curie Charity Shop GL1 1RX

Live demo & in conversation with EDWARD J. NIXON

Black Orchid, Grammy award-winning J.U.S.T.I.C.E League, Mary J. Blige, Anthony Hamilton, Outkast, Rick Ross, Drake + others

2. Sun 19 Aug 1-2pm – King’s Square Gloucester – The Jolt, above Chamber’s Pub GL1 1RX

Making a career in the music industry with …

KIRX – music video director – GRM rated awards nominee – Best Director ’17, Notes, Mabel, Belly Squad, Headie One, Kojo Funds, Fredo, Asco, Bad Gyal & others

N.Y.T.A – DJ, music producer, remixer – Emile Sande, Example, Professor Green, Lobster Boy, Food Music, Zoo music + others

JAIMAR – music video producer & DOP – Tory Lanez, Wiz Kid, Notes, Nelly, Lotto Boyzz, Mist, Headie one, Abracadabra, Wretch 32, WSTRN + others

DJ MAURICE – DJ & plugger – Rampage Sound/Soul 2 Sreets, Four 40 Records, 50 Cent, Akala, Akon, Alesha Dixon, All About She, Amp Fiddler, Amy Winehouse,
A$AP FERG + others

The conference is funded by Make Music Gloucestershire, the county’s music education hub, in addition to the King’s Jam funders listed below.

About King’s Jam Festival – King’s Square, Gloucester – Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 August

The annual Kings Jam Festival in King’s Square Gloucester features some of the UK’s latest, most talked-about and respected hip hop and urban acts such as Lotto Boyzz, Children of Zeus, Terri Walker, and showcases local artists and bands such as Griz O, Luzzey, Awfully Nice.

King’s Jam is a celebration of hip hop and urban culture. It highlights Gloucester’s talent in music, dance and art as well as bringing together internationally and nationally renowned. The event will also encourage local and national audiences alike to support emerging local talent.

For more information visit www.facebook.com/kingsjamfestival or take a look at the King’s Jam video teaser.

Kings Jam is a community-run, community-owned event, which happens with the help and support of: The Music Works for programming and funding in collaboration with Multi-Styles Battle, Marketing Gloucester for logistics and facilities, and funding from Arts Council England, Gloucester Culture Trust, and Paul Hamlyn Foundation as part of the Gloucester Roundhouse Exchange.