THE TAKE OVER SHOWCASE SESSIONS

the schedule may be subject to change

GUAP presents

14:00 - 14:30

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Urban Development presents a special edition series of live sessions on stage. This Takeover Session has been curated by and for young people with partner GUAP. Discover some fresh, new UK underground talent bursting out of the blocks.

With performances from:

Ashden

KVN

Hala-Randa

Filamontt

FutureSNDS presents

14:30 - 15:00

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Urban Development presents a special edition series of live sessions on stage. This Takeover Session has been curated by and for young people with partner FutureSNDS. Discover some fresh, new UK underground talent bursting out of the blocks.

With performances from:

Weyland Mack

Drey Cheekz

CR Black

 

Verbal Vixen X WPGM presents

17:00 - 17:30

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Music journalist and curator Verbal Vixen teams up with premiere music platform We Plug Good Music to bring you a line up of top female talent. Expect an eclectic mix of sounds – from afropop to rap – that will be sure to get you moving.

With performances from:

Rebecca Winter

Aina More

EverythingZEZE

OPEN MIC SESSION

17:30 - 18:00

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Urban Development has teamed up with the UK’s biggest platform for youth development and creative growth, My Runway Group for the Open Mic Session, which will give the best new and emerging artists and musicians a platform to compete for a chance to perform at one of the UK’s biggest festivals of the year, The Great Escape.

With top industry experts and A&Rs including Universal Music’s Adele White, Warner Records UK’s Jack Duckworth, Davina Merchant (Downtown Music Publishing), Riyad Felix (Since 93/Sony Music UK), Joel Borquaye from BBC Radio 1 and BBC 1Xtra, Dan Owusu (BMG), and Nikki Camilleri (Believe), also offering their support and insight throughout the All Dayer event, this is an opportunity not to be missed. The crowned winner of the Open Mic competition will be heading to Urban Development’s showcase at The Great Escape in May.