Bristol Music Foundation @ Brighton's Great Escape Festival

Bristol Music Foundation

Having taken SXSW by storm, Bristol Music Foundation brings the South West sound and knowledge to Brighton’s Great Escape Festival this year, with a full day of events dedicated to raising awareness of Bristol’s burgeoning music scene and heritage.

Thursday 14th May, 2009, 11am-7pm

Taking residency at The Great Escapes HQ, The Thistle Hotel, the mini convention holds host to a series of exciting South West themed talks and panel conferences with leading local industry figures and media partners, all with South West associations.

Speakers include:

Chris Morrison (CMO Management)
Korda Marshall (Infectious - Muse, The Enemy)
Nick Williams (Brit School)
Seth Jackson (Indie Mobile)
John Empson (Eden Sessions)
Jack Kingslake (High Road)
Alison Tickell (Julie's Bicycle)

Chris Morrison and Korda Marshall will be talking individually and participating in a joint discussion about the future of the music industry. The day will also include a discussion on ‘The Evolution of Dubstep in Bristol’s Multi Cultural Music History’.

Following the talks, a drinks reception will take place on the Library Terrace from 5 til 7pm feat music from the Carrivick Sisters, the Volt, Joe 90 (Future Boogie) and introducing Theo. It will feature a Bristol Urban Art Gallery courtesy of Friend & Co, and giveaways including an exclusive limited edition vinyl compilation of Bristol and South West artists. The evening will then continue with gigs from Bristol’s finest, including The Locarnos, Rosie and The Goldbug, Phantom Limb and The She Creatures in venues across the city.

Bristol’s presence resumes on the Saturday at The Great Escape with headline performances from TurboWolf and FREELAND.

For further information please visit:

Bristol Music Foundation Official Website

The Great Escape Official Website

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