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Wednesday
23
MAY

Women In Music, A Debate & Industry Panel At Festival2Funky

18:00
20:00
2Funky Music Cafe
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2Funky Arts Presents
Women In Music, A Debate & Industry Panel At Festival2Funky
Wednesday 23 May 2018
6pm - 8pm
2Funky Music Cafe
FREE Entry

Join us for a public discussion on the challenges that women face while working in the music industry! Welcoming different cultural and gender perspectives. Also including networking opportunities for artists, DJ’s, producers and managers.

Panellists include...

• BBC 1Xtra tastemaker Jade who has been instrumental in the on air development of the likes of Rampage, Robbo Ranx, Seani B & DJ Ace.
• Award winning international DJ Melody Kane; a brand ambassador who has worked alongside Nandos and Nike.
• Rapper Lady Sanity who has received funding from PRSF's ‘Women Make Music’ and won GRM Daily’s 2017 'Get Rated' award.
• Booking agent Tania Lee, who has managed Formation Records, 5HQ and Ebony Records. She has also established leading DJ management agency UMC.
• Carol Leeming (Chair); who performs with Random Acts of Senseless Beauty, is Artistic Director for Dare to Diva and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts.

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Festival2Funky 2018

Now in its 5th year, Festival2Funky will be a fantastic celebration of Black music and arts taking place from 21 – 27 May 2018 at 2Funky Music Café in Leicester’s West End. The festival will encompass reggae, soul, drum ‘n’ bass, ukg, afro beats, funk, house, R&B, hip hop, grime, spoken word and jazz. Exhilarating live performances and open mic sets, across these genres, will feature alongside masterclasses, graffiti workshops, DJ sets, comedy, after-parties and lots more!

A Festival2Funky wristband, priced at £10, will allow one person entry (subject to capacity) to the entire 7 day festival. Selected events are priced at £5 without a wristband, and our masterclasses and industry debate are FREE.
https://www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Leicester/2Funky-Music-Cafe/Festival2Funky-2018-/13190383/

Please note, entry for live events is on a first-come-first-served basis.

For masterclasses, please book in advance via info@2funkyarts.co.uk to avoid disappointment.

Wristbands are non-refundable and non-transferable.

2Funky Music Café, 23a New Park St, Leicester, LE3 5NH.