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AMA-UK Conference, 28th, 29th & 30th January 2020

Collaborate and Cross Pollinate 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Joan Armatrading

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Please NOTE schedule is subject to change  

Day 1 & 2: Hackney Picture House -  270 Mare St, London E8 1HE
Day 3: Harold Pinter Room and Hackney Empire Two  - 291 Mare St, London E8 1EJ

Tuesday 28th Jan

9.30: Registration Open
10:30: KEYNOTE - Joan Armatrading
11:45: Panel 1: Sounds Without Boundaries
12:30: LUNCH (there is a cafe on site and many amazing places to eat in the area)
13.30: Panel 2: A DJ, Producer & Americana Artist Walk Into a Bar 
14.15: Panel 3: How to Make Art, Pay the Rent & Fund Your Collaboration
15:00: BREAK
15:15: Artist Spotlight: Bob Harris OBE In Conversation with Judy Collins
16:15: BREAK
16:30: Panel 4:  AMA-UK Members Community - what now, what next...
17:00: Finish

18.00: Showcases commence

Wednesday 29th Jan

9.30: Registration Open
10:15: Panel 1: Song Writing with Hackney Elders - Community Collaboration
11:30: BREAK
11:45:  Panel 2 Label of Love: Running an Independent Record Label
12:30: LUNCH Special delegate showcase from Dan Sultan (at Empire Bar across the road)
14:00: Songtrust Presents: Collecting Your Publishing Royalties
14:15: Panel 2: Americana Declares Emergency 
15:00: Panel 3: Small Green Shoots - Artist to Climate & Ecological Advocate (including Emily Barker Film)
15:45: BREAK
16:00: Artist Spotlight: Ralph McLean in Conversation with Ilse DeLange
17:00: Finish 
18.00: Showcases commence 

Thursday 30th Jan

On day 3 we will have sessions running parallel - first come first serve sessions 

10.00: Registration open at EMPIRE TWO

11.00: EMPIRE TWO: Keeping the Americana Live Scene Thriving - Grassroots Venues, Promoters & More
11:00: HAROLD PINTER ROOM: Nuts & Bolts - DIY Business Basics

12.00: EMPIRE TWO: Americana Sync Secrets & Listening Session
12:00: HAROLD PINTER ROOM: What next? Beyond DIY

13:30: LUNCH (Please enjoy one of the many amazing local lunch spots)

14.15: EMPIRE TWO: So You Wanna Make a Vinyl Record?
14.00: HAROLD PINTER ROOM: Meet the Canadians

16.00: close, if you are attending the UK Americana Awards please make your way to Troxy:
18.30: Doors for Awards at Troxy 490 Commercial Rd, London E1 0HX

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