Annie Mac and more to appear at BBC Music Introducing Live 18 event

Annie Mac and more to appear at BBC Music Introducing Live 18 event

BBC Music Introducing is to take over London’s Tobacco Dock this November, with DJs including Annie Mac, Huw Stephens and Lauren Laverne set to broadcast live from the venue.

BBC Music Introducing Live, set to take place from November 8-10, follows last year’s Amplify event and will feature more than 250 panels with 100 masterclasses from industry professionals.

Focused around a new generation breaking into the music business, the show will welcome 15,000 music executives and artists, all seeking to learn from a range of industry experts and musicians.

BBC Radio 1, Radio 2, Radio 6 Music, Radio 1Xtra, Asian Network and Radio 3 will broadcast live over three days, with presenters including Annie Mac, Huw Stephens, Steve Lamacq, Lauren Laverne, Zoe Ball, DJ Target, Bobby Friction and more.

The show will stretch into the evening, with gigs from BBC Music Introducing alumnae set to take place each night. Additional acts will perform across a range of stages.

With the line-up still to be confirmed, the BBC has released details of some of the masterclasses, which include How To Get A Job In The Music Business’, Women In CTRL Presents: Women Running the Music Industry and The A&R Masterclass.

There will also be sessions focusing on grime, social media, self-releasing, music PR, journalism, rock music and festival bookings, management, classical, radio and brand partnerships.

The event’s commercial partners so far are Yamaha, Marshall Amplification, AWAL, Sentric Music and Shure.

Tickets are available now, priced at £10 for a day pass.

Earlier this month, Annie Mac spoke to Music Week about the music industry's problem with equality, read it here.

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