Are you aged 14 – 25 and looking to break into the creative industries ?
On Track is a free two day festival designed to fuel the next generation of performers and artistic entrepreneurs. You’ll get access to some of the industry’s biggest players and influencers working right now.
Sign up to masterclasses, seminars, panels, up-skill yourself with vital tools and knowledge to help you take things to the next level, plus network with peers and some of the industry’s biggest names.
Bringing the two-day festival to a storming close, Empire Bar will play host to London’s next generation of artists as members of Hackney Empire’s ‘Artist Development Programme’ take over. ADP alumni Kali Claire – currently touring with Not3s – and Malika Hamzaa – who is recording her debut EP – lead the charge, plus expect singers, rappers and spoken word. The gig will be open to the public and is free for all.
FREE Events – Booking opens on Fri 19 Jan at 5pm (spaces are limited and need to be booked in advance)
Venue: Empire 2 at Hackney Empire
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Festival Event Schedule
14 Feb Day 1 – ENABLE
Designed to shed a light on the areas of the industry that are difficult to access unless you’re already in the know.
Casting professionals will deliver a seminar on the realities of the casting world and how to present yourself on paper and in the room.
This masterclass and Q&A will explore the different routes into the music industry and advise on how to choose the best path for you.
PR experts talk you through dos, don’ts and hints of music and industry to get you started.
Enterprise experts will take you through the simple steps to invoicing, expenses and what being your own boss really means.
It’s not what you know, but who you know. Expert advice on how to expand your network and sell yourself.
15 Feb Day 2 – EMPOWER
Book your free space on the following panels and you will have the opportunity to submit your own burning questions to our speakers. Simply @ us on Twitter @HEFutures with #ontrackask with your question.
Hosted by The Slumflower with Antonia Odunlami, Sharmaine Lovegrove and Danai Mavunga.
Representation in the media; the gender pay gap; who are the women in the industry and how do they stay empowered? A conversation with the women doing it right now.
Hosted by The Slumflower with Hussain Manawer, Lucy Moon, Robyn Travis and Yamin Choudury.
In the creative industries, artists have been turning their pain into their process and overcoming some of the common everyday challenges. A conversation exploring and understanding weaknesses with tips on how to turn them into strengths.
Hosted by the Slumflower with Snoochie Shy, Amelia Dimoldenberg, Imran Malik, Renell Shaw and Ade OG.
How do you make money from your passion? A conversation on the daily grind, what success means and the reality of making a career in the creative industry.
7:30pm: On Track Emerging
Bringing the two-day festival to a storming close, Empire Bar will play host to the next generation of artists from London as members of Hackney Empire’s ‘Artist Development Programme’ take over.
ADP alumni Kali Claire – currently touring with Not3s – and Malika Hamzaa – currently recording her debut EP – lead the charge, plus expect singers, rappers and spoken word. The gig will be open to the public and is free for all.
Want to learn from and mix with a crowd of aspiring creative entrepreneurs and industry professionals? Take that next step in your creative journey and sign up to On Track Fest now.