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Industry Takeover Update

Industry Takeover 2023 #IT2023
March 27th – April 2nd @ Talent House 
1 House. 7 Days. Are you ready to Takeover?

We’ve been drip feeding you the detail and here’s more of what you can enjoy – and all for free – at Industry Takeover 2023…

27/03 0207 Def Jam Presents In Conversation with Alex & Alec Boateng. Hosted by Chi Chi Izundo.

28/03 Down To Business with PRS, PPL + more TBA
On Tuesday 28th, we’ll get Down To Business with this panel session that focuses on knowing your rights, starring PRS, PPL with more to be announced.

28/03 MMF x Finnesse Foreva Q&A
On Tuesday 28th, MMF (Music Managers Forum) will be in conversation with Finesse Foreva (Management/ Label).

29/03 Production Masterclass with TSB powered by The Flight Club
On Wednesday 29th, we’ll be joined by producer TSB for a Masterclass powered by The Flight Club. TSB sits at the top table of UK producers, having established himself as the first port of call for artists with a story to tell: collaborations under his belt include Stormzy, Knucks, Headie One, J Hus, Dave, Buju, Craig David, Bree Runway and AJ Tracey. TSB wants his solo music to act as an introduction to his world. As a self-taught musician from a working class background, he aims to reflect the grind he’s put into making it to the top of his game and inspire the next generation of producers.

29/03 Spit Game –  Live Cypher
On Wednesday evening we’ll be joined by The Spit Game for the filming of a live cypher with an audience.

29/03 TikTok Video & Content Masterclass
On Wednesday 29th March, this TikTok Masterclass will enable you with social media know-how. Guests TBA.

30/03 Open Mic powered by Complex UK
For this special one-away Open Mic on Thursday, powered by Complex UK, expect live music and plenty of vibes! If you want to perform, please email openmic@udmusic.org with the subject #IT2023.

30/03 TRENCH Presents The Knowledge Exchange
On Thursday evening, we’ll be joined by TRENCH who will present a Knowledge Exchange panel… Guests to be announced!

31/03 UD presents The Friday Takeover powered by The Rio Ferdinand Foundation (RFF) x Warner x Music Against Racism

Joining forces for a Friday Takeover, in the morning, artists aged under 25 wanting to gain practical skills have a pick of three workshops at Talent House that cover songwriting, production and vocal techniques, powered by The Rio Ferdinand Foundation (RFF) x Warner x Music Against Racism (MAR).

In the afternoon, we invite you to a panel discussion, looking at how music can tackle racism + racism and division with the industry

Heather Small (Rio Ferdinand Foundation Ambassador)

Lord Victor Adebowale (UD Chair)

Joe Kentish (President, Warner Records)

Paul Samuels (VP A&R, Atlantic Records)

With more guests to be announced… 

Networking opportunities and a Q&A will round off the day. 

31/03 GUAP Live Night
On Friday evening, we invite you to a performance showcase, powered by GUAP. Artists to be announced.

02/04 Decoded Brunch: In Conversation with Athian Akec
On Sunday 2nd April you’re invited to a Decoded Brunch: In Conversation with Athian Akec. Host to be announced.

02/04 Introducing Orii Jam – Live
On Sunday afternoon we’ll be joined by the Orii Jam crew, for the ultimate live jazz jam session.

More details will be released soon… Register for your free tickets now from UDtickets.com.

About: Industry Takeover is aimed at equipping young people with the tools they need to navigate the music industry.

Since its launch in 2009, Industry Takeover has built a reputation for offering an unrivalled programme of professional development, entertainment, education and networking opportunities to hundreds of industry-minded hopefuls.

Now regarded as one of the most informative career programmes within the wider music industry, whether you need to learn how to get paid from your music or to hear from professionals and artists about the highs and lows, we’re here to help you Takeover.

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