Wordplay, UWE & Sisterworks present: Amplify – 14/4/18

After 16 years of Wordplay Magazine supporting the Hip Hop scene through magazines and online, we are FINALLY running our first live event, and man are we doing it in style!

So, here’s the deets…

We are working alongside UWE Bristol’s Centre For Music, and Sisterworks to bring you a day long celebration of Hip Hop on 14th April at UWE’s Frenchay campus.

Over the coming weeks we’ll reveal the line up, alongside more information on the workshops, live performances, competitions and more!

Tickets are completely free, but they’re limited, so head to:
www.rebrand.ly/amplify18 to grab your ASAP! 

There you will also find more info about the event including FAQs.

Alongside Wordplay, we have some amazing partners who we are proud to be collaborating with for our very first event, which is being programmed by Wordplay’s very own Managing Editor – James Kennaby aka Vice beats:

The UWE Centre For Music offer an amazing range of free music sessions for all UWE students, from DJing to production & beatmaking, vocal coaching to band creation, they are at the heart of UWE’s creative scene, and are joining forces with Wordplay to celebrate UWE’s diverse musical and creative interests.

Sisterworks is an open and inclusive network of women empowering women through skill sharing, creating visibility and standing for diversity in music and creative industries. They will be running a female only lyric writing session, alongside offering live performances from members of their increduible network.

The schedule for the day (please allow for changes to be made):
The day begins…
12pm – Groups meet at the Frenchay SU Bar and are escorted to the CFM
12:30 – Intros, day explained, food, drinks and networking time

Workshops:
14:00 – 15:00 – CFM – Female only lyric writing with Sisterworks, ran by Phoebe & Leonie
14:00 – 17:00 –  N Block – Meet The Beatmakers (An opportunity to connect with likeminded producers, instrumentalists and vocalists)
15:30 – 17:00 – SU Bar – Live illustration session with Silent Hobo
17:00 – 18:00 – SU Bar – DJ Workshop with Block14 (Gully)

Live illustration battle: (Winners judged through sound meters)
17:00 – 18:00 – Upstairs in the SU Bar (1st round)
19:55 – 20:55 – Live illustration battle on stage (semi-final 1 of 2)
21:20 – 22:20 – Live illustration battle on stage (semi-final 2 of 2)
22:25 – 22:35 – Semi-final winners return to stage & overall winner chosen / prizes given

Live performances: 
18:00 – 18:30 – Stay Hungry
18:30 – 19:20 – DJ Fabia
19:20 – 19:50 – Big Smokin' Joe
BREAK FOR ILLUSTRATION BATTLE
19:55 – 20:25 – Hyphen
20:30 – 20:55 – Miss Twist & Flowdacia
21:20 – 21:50 – The Outclass (Detax & Loop Faction)
22:00 – 22:30 – Holly Flo Lightly
BREAK FOR ILLUSTRATION BATTLE
22:45 – 23:45 – Micall Parknsun & Jazz T
23:50 – 00:50 – Block14
00:50 – ONWARDS – SU BAR TAKEOVER THE DECKS FOR THE REST OF THE NIGHT

Various competitions will be running throughout the event.

 

Mike PattemoreComment