The team behind Boudica launches its first music conference. The event will be a day of educational panels and streamed DJ sets from The Freemasons Hall.
The main focus of the project is to inspire more womxn and non-binary people to become involved in the music industry, we believe that visibility is key.
- 11:00- 12:00 Mental Health and Well-Being.
How COVID and this year events have affected the overall well-being of people working in the music industry and how musicians, especially those belonging to minorities, can face unique challenges that leave them particularly vulnerable.
Hosted by The Musicians Union
John Shortell (The Musicians Union)
Sital Panesar (MusicaTherapy / Music Support)
Ali Hill (Music Industry Therapists / Mindful Music)
Helena Star (Foundation FM)
Chula Goonewardene (CM Therapy / AzuraMinds)
Samantha Togni (The Musicians Union / Boudica)
-12:00-13:00 Press, PR, social media and the importance of an artist’s online presence.
How traditional ways have been bypassed and ways to move forward after this radical year.
Hosted by Association of Independent Music (AIM)
Sarah Story (The Little Pink Book / Capital)
Amanda Freeman (Freeman PR)
Alice Browne (The Prizm Network)
Frankie Davison (Stereo Sancity)
Laura Bruneau (BMG UK)
Bee Adamic (Liberty PR)
-13:00-14:00 A conversation exploring the disparity of gender throughout the music industry and how crucial having role models is for young people's confidence.
Hosted By Keychange
Magdalena Jensen (Keychange)
Shauni Caballero (The Go 2 Agency)
Cori Chinnici (AWAL / The MMF)
Faux Naïf (Mother Superior / M II M)
-14:00-15:00 How communities have adapted to the lockdown, how plans have shifted during 2020 and what have they done to re-invent themselves.
Demetra Georgiu (London Sound Academy)
Luna Cohen-Solal (Warner Records)
Fayann Smith (October Collective)
Alice Whittington (Soundway Records)
Lewis G Burton (Inferno)
- 15:00 - 16:00 Samantha Togni
- 16:00 - 17:00 Proteus
- 17:00 - 18:00 Tasha
- 18:00 - 19:00 object blue
This event is supported by:
The Featured Artist Coalition
The Musicians Union
The Association of Independent Musicians
London Sound Academy