ONEFEST : free online 2 day music event of digital talks about surviving the music businessONEFEST returns with 2 day event of digital talks for future music industry professionals

Bringing together music industry for discussions with Rumer, Shaun Rider, Adam Ficek and sessions on Covid & Brexit, Mental health, Female leaders, Artist development, Music Tech, Music Business and more

Mon 29th & Tues 30th March
Free ti

(17th March 2021) Award-winning festival and non-profit music development organisation OneFest makes a return in 2021, with the launch today of an exciting two day event of digital talks streamed across Monday 29th and Tuesday 30th March. The two day event will feature a host of high profile speakers from across the music industry, curated in collaboration with industry partners such as PRS Foundation, FAC, MMF, Ivors Academy, Skiddle and Fairwood Music, supported by Arts Council.

One of the original, pioneering social conscience music festivals, OneFest aims to inspire and support the music industry’s community of emerging talent and those embarking on music industry careers, with insightful discussions, debate and practical advice. OneFest will have a particular focus on major challenges such as Covid and Brexit, mental health, artist development,  music tech, female leaders, music business, NFTs, as well as an ‘In Conversation with’ Rumer and Shaun Ryder (Happy Mondays), plus a mental health Q&A with Adam Ficek(Babyshambles/Psychotherapist/Tonic Rider),

Speakers include journalist and author John Robb, Mark Sutherland (journalist), Vick Bain (F List/Attitude is Everything), Barry Ashworth (Dub Pistols), Sally Anne Gross (‘Can Music Make You Sick’ author), MarkDavyd (Music Venue Trust), Annabella Coldrick (MMF), Andy Edwards (UK Music), Meenal Odedra (SheSaid.So), David Martin (FAC), Mel Cameron (PPL), Eunice Obianagha (Empire Management), Steve Lois (Tonic Music), Pamela McCormick (Urban Development), Chantal Epp (Click n Clear), Nick Lawrence (Big Star Management), Indy Vidyalankara (Indypendent PR), John Zeff (policy advisor), Jamie Scahill (Skiddle)and more being confirmed.

To be announced later in 2021, there will also be an exciting series of special one-off digital events, followed by a physical London event curated by a respected artist, featuring OneFest’s signature daytime and evening programme.

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