ANNOUNCES HUGE HEADLINE GIGS AND GUESTS FOR 2019
CATFISH AND THE BOTTLEMEN
AND SPECIAL GUESTS TO HEADLINE ON THURSDAY NIGHT
ANNIE MAC, PETE TONG, DANNY HOWARD
TAKE TO THE STAGE ON FRIDAY NIGHT FOR ‘RADIO 1 DANCE AT BBC MUSIC INTRODUCING LIVE’
- TALKING BBC INTRODUCING | WITH HUW STEPHENS & JAKE BUGG
- BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC’S STEVE LAMACQ WITH CATFISH AND THE BOTTLEMEN
- MARY ANNE HOBBS IN CONVERSATION WITH LAURIE VINCENT FROM SLAVES
- CELESTE & EASY LIFE | MY JOURNEY TO THE BBC INTRODUCING STAGE
- INTRODUCING LIVE MEETS GEORGIA | WRITING AND PRODUCTION
- 6 MUSIC’S TOM ROBINSON TALKS TO JASON WILLIAMSON SLEAFORD MODS
- JAMIE CULLUM PRESENTS ‘SONG SOCIETY’ – THE ART OF IMPROVISATION
- POWER PLAYER INTERVIEW | JAMIE OBORNE TALKING THE 1975 & DIRTY HIT RECORDS
- SHOOTING MUSIC | LANDING A JOB IN MUSIC PHOTOGRAPHY WITH EDITH BOWMAN
- 1XTRA’S INTRODUCING LIVE TAKEOVER, WITH DJ TARGET
- 6 MUSIC’S TOM ROBINSON | GIVING UP YOUR DAY JOB!
- THE BIG MOON | MY FIRST GUITAR PEDAL SESSION
- MIXING MASTERCLASS WITH EATS EVERYTHING
100+ PANELLISTS ADDED, EVEN MORE MASTERCLASSES, TALKS AND PARTNER ACTIVATIONS,
PLUS BBC RADIO LIVE BROADCASTS AND MORE
15,000 ATTENDEES FOR THREE DAYS OF DISCOVERY AND INSPIRATION
ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BREAKING AS AN ARTIST
SPEAK TO THOSE IN THE KNOW ABOUT GETTING INTO THE MUSIC INDUSTRY
TICKETS ON SALE NOW FROM £12.50
TOBACCO DOCK, LONDON
31 OCTOBER – 2 NOVEMBER 2019
BBC Music Introducing LIVE has today announced the first round of epic headline gigs for this year’s three-day event taking place from 31 October – 2 November 2019 at Tobacco Dock, London. Catfish and the Bottlemen are set to headline on Thursday, with an unbeatable evening of DJ sets from Annie Mac, Pete Tong and Danny Howard on Friday. Tickets are on sale now via www.bbc.com/introducing.
BBC Music Introducing LIVE is one of the UK’s biggest, fastest-growing and most exciting music industry events, supporting and inspiring the next generation of industry leaders, artists and creatives.
It’s been a whirlwind year for Catfish and the Bottlemen, with their latest album ‘The Balance’ peaking at no.2 in the UK album charts. With a string of festival appearances under their belt this summer, a headline US and UK arena tour coming soon and a new album in the works, Catfish and the Bottlemen are a musical tour de force to be reckoned with. The platinum-selling indie rockers, fronted by energetic lead vocalist Van McCann, Catfish and the Bottlemen are sure to deliver a truly electrifying set as they take to the stage at BBC Music Introducing LIVE on Thursday 31 October.
Some of the biggest and best BBC DJs will assemble on Friday 1 November for Radio 1 Dance at BBC Music Introducing LIVE. Annie Mac, Pete Tong and Danny Howard will raise the roof at London’s Tobacco Dock as they spin the world’s freshest dance tracks.
Tickets for these evenings of live music at BBC Music Introducing LIVE are available NOW for £25 each via www.introducinglive.co.uk
LATEST PANEL AND CONFERENCE NEWS
The first day of the BBC Music Introducing LIVE event will kick off with Steve Lamacq in conversation with headliners Catfish and the Bottlemen in the Discovery Theatre – whilst Dermot O’Leary will occupy The Lounge where he will be joined by a very special guest. All female band The Big Moon, will also take to the stage for their session ‘My First Guitar Pedal’. Not only this, later on in the day we will have the incredible Jake Bugg in attendance who will join the BBC’s new music champion Huw Stephens. Phil Taggart and The Amazons will join forces for Phil’s fantastic ‘Slacker’ Podcast, where the band will delve into their career and uncover their incredible journey so far. Meanwhile in The Roadhouse DJ and producer Eats Everything will present a ‘Mixing Masterclass’, whilst legendary Jamie Cullum will round the day off presenting his approach to improvisation through his project ‘The Song Society’ in the Discovery Theatre presented by Spotify.
Recognised for being The 1975’s manager and having an enviable roster with the likes of Wolf Alice, Japanese House and Pale Waves, to name a few, the world-renowned Dirty Hit boss Jamie Oborne will be visiting BBC Music Introducing LIVE. Here he will be discussing and sharing his inspiring journey with attendees.
Rising star Celeste and exciting new band Easy Life will present ‘My Journey to the BBC Introducing Stage’, whilst 5 time Grammy award-winning songwriter, producer and musician Paul Epworth will be in conversation with Radio 1 DJ Benji B.
The day continues with even more inspiring and influential panels with both Pete Tong and Trevor Nelson being joined by special guests, and alongside this 6 Music’s Mary Anne Hobbs will be ‘in conversation’ with Laurie Vincent from the UK and BBC Music Introducing success story Slaves. All will be sharing expert knowledge and insider tips making this the must-attend event for future music industry professionals.
6 Music’s Tom Robinson will play a huge part in the final day of BBC Music Introducing LIVE. A long-standing ambassador of BBC Music Introducing, the broadcaster and songwriter will not only kick off the day by hosting ‘Giving Up Your Day Job’, he will also be in conversation with Sleaford Mod’s frontman Jason Williamson providing music industry insights into the Introducing platform and breaking through as an artist.
Alongside these sessions, those in attendance will also see BBC Radio 1Xtra’s radio presenter and Co-Head of Music for the station, DJ Target host an informal discussion with special guests. Lastly ahead of her biggest headliner show, rising pop sensation Georgia is taking time out to treat the audience to a fantastic Writing and Production workshop, with BBC Music Introducing LIVE announcing many more workshops and panels soon.
Not only do we have a stellar line-up of artists and special guests making appearances over the weekend, household music brands will also be hosting workshops over the three days. From the likes of MTV with who will be hosting an internship workshop to other names including Spotify Presents, The PRS Music Foundation, Yamaha and the BPI to name a few. We also have a huge varied line up of classes and workshops to take place, whether attendees want to take part in a ‘Live Looping Masterclass’, ‘The Art of Artwork’, or even attend the ‘Building The Three Stages Of An Artist’s Career with Help Musicians UK’ panel, BBC Music Introducing LIVE will be covering all aspects of the industry.
To add to the mix of festivities taking place over the course of the event, the BBC will broadcast an unprecedented level of live coverage direct from Tobacco Dock, all taking place within the two in-house studios. These include DJ Target on BBC Radio 1Xtra, BBC 5 Live’s Elis James and John Robins, Annie Mac, Pete Tong and Danny Howard presenting for Radio 1, BBC Radio 3’s Unclassified,as well as BBC Radio 2’s Jo Whiley and Steve Lamacq and Mary Anne Hobbs whowill broadcast live for 6 Music.
BBC Music Introducing LIVE comes with support from Music Week, The Mayor Of London and Arts Council England. Official Partners for 2019 include Spotify, the world’s most popular music streaming subscription service, who will take up residence in The Discovery Theatre once more. Other official partners include Marshall, Yamaha and The Association of Independent Music (AIM), and other 2019 partners Shure, Eventbrite, Help Musicians UK, CD Baby, The Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) and Spinnup with many more to follow.
BBC Music Introducing LIVE is the ultimate event for young people looking to start or develop their career in the music industry. Hosted by BBC Music and supported by the UK music industry, more information can be found at www.bbc.com/introducing
Day Tickets: £12.50 + booking fee
3-Day Tickets: £30 + booking fee
Catfish And The Bottlemen – Doors 19:00 | 16+ £25 + booking fee
Radio 1 Dance at BBC Music Introducing LIVE – Doors 18:00 | 18+ £25 + booking fee
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BBC Music Introducing LIVE is produced by Get On Vision.