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Shabaka Hutchings' One Fest on Saturday 14th March 2020
The former winner of AIM ‘Best Independent Festival’, OneFest innovates for 2020 with a unique ‘twin festival’ concept in Sheffield ‘s Leadmill and London’s EartH. Mercury Prize nominee Shabaka Hutchings (Sons of Kemet, The Comet is Coming) has carefully curated an ambitious line-up with OneFest masterminds and co-founders Sandra Bhatia and Stephen Budd.
Daytime - An inspired daytime programme of talks, panels and workshops, with panels chaired by award-winning journalist and author John Robb and speakers including artists Ahnansé (Steam Down), SK Shlomo, Skinny Pelembe, Joe Hastings (Help Musicians), Ross Gautreau (Fairwood Music), Chris McCourt (Warner Music), Michael Caulfield,. Sessions include:
o The North South Divide ‘Bridging the Gap’
o Access to funding
o Mental Health ‘Let’s Keep the Conversation Going’ with Help Musicians
o Female Entrepreneurs in the Industry
o Extra special Workshop and Q&A with Shabaka Hutchings
o Generation Next’ with Ivors Academy,
o Fairwood Music Listening Session with Ross Gautreau
o ‘How to Pitch a Brilliant Idea: Lessons from Film, TV and Tech‘
o Business advice drop-in surgeries with Big Star Business.
o Emerging Talent showcase with six acts coming through OneFest’s talent search in the summer,
chosen by Shabaka Hutchings, these are Linda Sikhakhane, Mark Hanslip, Join the Din, Jelly
Cleaver, Mansion of Snakes and LIO.
Evening - Featuring showcases from emerging talent and special one-off collaborations with members of the cohort and the best emerging and established British talent including Steve Williamson, Leafcutter John and StringTing (Tomorrow’s Warriors), Maisha with Nat Birchall and Okumu, Herbert, Skinner Trio with Byron Wallen.
Music Genres: Jazz
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