Industry Takeover Music Seminar & Showcase is back to empower the next generation of emcees, singers, DJs and young music industry professionals. Part 3 of the Industry Takeover series launches on Thursday 7th October  at the Rich Mix, Shoreditch.

Now in its third year, Urban Development in association with Rich Mix, will be ‘taking over’ the multi-media arts complex in Shoreditch and is scheduled for the first Thursday of the month thereafter. The next show is on Thursday 4th November with the showcase “Women in Music: Beats, Business & Beauty”.

Industry Takeover is themed around the hottest topics in entertainment and now due to popular demand the unmissable seminars and showcases have been combined into one show-stopping programme, providing audiences with upfront debate, performances from the top names in urban music, networking and open mic sessions.

Takeover season kicks off with a powerhouse lineup jam-packed with entertainers, promoters, label bosses and marketing gurus. Hosts KG and Marston accompany the panellists:
·       Corey Johnson – Managing Director, Defenders Ent. & Crazy Cousinz
·       Funk Butcher – Producer & DJ (Rinse FM)
·       Marvin Harrison – Founder, Sunday Show
·       Louise Pierre- Marketing & PR, Bush Bash Entertainment
·       Rachael Bee – Founder, Impact Ventures
·       Posty – Founder, Grime Daily

Performing on the night are:
·       MC Versatile
·       Tenny Ten
·       Maxsta
·       A.L
·       Soneni

DJ on the night: Zig Zag


Industry Takeover is funded by the Arts Council England with additional match funding from PRS for Music Foundation and East.

·       Industry Takeover is an industry-led skills development and employment support programme that builds on East London≠s reputation as a creative hub for urban music talent:  developing young people to prepare for sustainable careers in the music industry.

·       October 2010 marks the 10th anniversary of Urban Development, and the organization has adopted the strap line ≥10 years of Urban Development supporting homegrown music≈.

·       Event: Urban Development presents Industry Takeover (Part 3) Date: October 2010 -March 2011 Venue: Rich Mix, 35 – 47 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1 6LA  Transport: Bethnal Green (Central Line) & Shoreditch High St. (Overground) Tickets: £5 or 2 for £8Time: 7pm – 11pm (doors open 6.30pm) Box Office: 020 7613 7498 Info: