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Good Foundations  - Stronger Futures 

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Please NOTE schedule is subject to change  

Venue: Hackney Picture House -  270 Mare St, London E8 1HE

Monday 23rd January  - Early Registration at Night Tales -  at the 10th Anniversary Kick off Party  - Live music and DJ

Tuesday 24th January 

09:00: Registration Open
09:30: Welcome to UK Americana Music Week 2023 with Stevie Smith, AMA-UK CEO

09:45: Film: Big Old Goofy World: The Story of Oh Boy records - with Q&A

11:05: Panel 1: 'No Money, No Luck Blues" - Income and Funding You Didn't Know About and How to Get It

11:50: Panel 2: " Back on Top"  - How to Get into the Americana Chart, Powered by Sweet Home Alabama

12:35: Presentation: "Change the World"  - Music Declares Emergency Update

12:55: Presentation: AMA UK Headline Partners - Sweet Home Alabama

13:10: LUNCH (There is a cafe on site and many great places to eat in the area)

14:00: Film: Lockdown Rooftop Concerts: Folk Vs Grime

14:15: Panel 3: "Just Like in the Movies" - Getting Your Music on TV, Film and More: The World of Sync Pitching

16:00: Presentation: Songwriting Workshop : Join all the songwriters for performances and a presentation from the most recent AMA-UK Songwriting Workshop

17:15: Finish

17:30-18:00: At The Moth Club: The Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA) & Music PEI are hosting a pre-showcase networking mixer to connect Canadian Americana artists and their representatives with AMA-UK international delegates.  Join us for food, snacks & mingling and stay for some great Canadian music!

18:00: Showcases commence

Wednesday 25th January

09:00: Registration Opens 

09:30: KEYNOTE ADDRESS:  Allison Russell - "All Americana —The Mycelial Network of the Music Industry and The Rise of The Rainbow Coalition"
10:25: Panel 1: "Back in the Saddle Again" -The Return to Live One Year On - What's Changed?
11:15: Panel 2: "Welcome to the Club" - Safer and More Inclusive Spaces for Americana Artists, Audiences and Industry
12:00: LUNCH (There is a cafe on site and many great places to eat in the area)
14:05: Panel 3: "All in it Together"- Building the Best Team - What Every Artist Needs
15:05: Panel 4: "Takin' Care of Business" - Making a Career Behind the Scenes
16:00: Panel 5: "On the Road Again" - Touring for Americana Artists - International Opportunities

1700: Finish 

18:00: Showcases commence 

Thursday 26th Jan

10:00: Film: Looking for a New England and The Broadside Hack  - Join us for coffee and pastries,  hosted by our partners British Underground

11:30: Song Writing Circle : Six Shooter Records Presents 'Keep the Wild Flowers Blooming', hosted by the legendary Bob Harris - featuring Allison Russell, Elles Bailey, Whitehorse and William Prince.  Join us for lunch hosted by our partners Six Shooter Records

14:10-15:00:  'In Conversation' - BBC Radio Ulster DJ Ralph McLean In Conversation with Nickel Creek 

15:30: Conference closes

If you are attending the UK Americana Awards we will see you at the Hackney Empire  - Doors at 18:45. Show 19:30  (your tickets are in your delegate packs)


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