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Industry In The Streets (IITS) presents
True Skool: Music Potential Special
Friday 12 August
In a nutshell
Expect the freshest new music, creative collaboration and conversation with special guests.
Participants across this year’s Music Potential programme will join special guests for an exclusive performance of new material created by the emerging artists, who have taken part in an intensive bootcamp with top industry facilitators. Songwriting and performance tutors from London and Birmingham will present their future stars, as well as share the stage to perform exclusive material of their own.
Supporting them on the night will be past graduates of the Music Potential programme and special guests. Hosted by Fusion and backed by the IITS Band, True Skool x Music Potential will be an inspiring evening of edutainment and unleashed Music Potential talent!
What to expect
Expect the freshest live performances, open mic and conversation with special guests.
Capital XTRA’s Music Potential inspires NEET young people aged 18-25 to improve their skills, develop talent and enhance employability through music. Working with the best music industry professionals, the programme offers unique opportunities through creative workshops, work experience, 1-2-1 mentoring, performance opportunities and supports young people to gain a nationally recognised qualification.
Industry In The Streets
Industry In The Streets (IITS) is a creative youth agency that works with some of the brightest young minds and creative practitioners in the industry. They develop projects ranging from live events, unique pop up collaborations (#IITSPIRATION), through to consultation for brands, education providers and arts organisations interested in re-imagining youth engagement.
Big Creative Education
BCE (Formally DV8 Training & Academy) is an innovative education provider which works with hundreds of young people every year offering creative courses and apprenticeships in music, media, events, fashion and performing arts.
Punch backs the creation of great new work from today’s most exciting young artists and musicians. Through their extensive programme they are able to develop music and art such as: Made in the Moment and We Live #The_Dream, as well as theatre pieces including The Spiral and Decypher Collective.
What are people saying
'An eclectic array of live acts, on point DJs and a healthy dose of urban cool… make sure you catch the next True Skool' MOBO Magazine
'An amazing evening! I left feeling so inspired and blown away by all the fresh talent' Brick PR
'Honestly, the most vibes and fun gig we’ve done' Boom (Hype & Fever)
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Things you should know
This event is free, however booking is essential
Suitable for ages 16+
This event may be filmed and/or photographed. If you do not want to be filmed/photographed, please inform a member of staff on the day.
This event is wheelchair accessible.
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