DITTO MUSIC ANNOUNCES GLOBAL DITTO X CONFERENCE TOUR FOR 2019
DITTO CEO LEE PARSONS & SPECIAL GUESTS TO MEET WITH & COACH LOCAL UNSIGNED ARTISTS IN 25 CITIES WORLDWIDE
INITIAL SPEAKERS INCLUDE
BBC INTRODUCING’S SHELL ZENNER | AJ TRACY’S MANAGER ANDY MUSGRAVE | MOSTACK’S MANAGER SHANE MIZERMILLI | DITTO MUSIC CEO LEE PARSONS | RISING URBAN ARTIST BIG ZUU
London 12 September 2019 – Ditto Music, the world’s leading independent music distributor and label service provider, has today announced UK dates for the 2019Ditto X Conference Tour, the music industry’s first ever touring conference.
This one-of-a-kind music conference tour is open to all independent musicians, and will bring together top industry professionals, established artists and the best creative minds, to meet upcoming musicians in cities across the world, offering one-on-one advice on developments, opportunities and challenges in the music industry.
Unlike any other music conference, the Ditto X Conference Tour will be a series of intimate, exclusive events, giving emerging musician’s everywhere better access to industry insights and helping local music communities thrive.
The Ditto X Conference Tour will kick off in London on September 16 before heading out across the UK. International locations also include Stockholm, Mexico City, Madrid, Mumbai, New York, Los Angeles and many more.
Every location on the Ditto X Conference will feature engaging panels, discussions, Q&A’s and workshops with industry leaders and established artists. Ditto Music CEO, Lee Parsons will also be in attendance to meet musicians in each community throughout the tour, to offer support, guidance and highlight opportunities within the music industry.
Lee Parsons, CEO Ditto Music says: “Ditto was built on community and Ditto X is our opportunity to meet artists and give them hands on career help, wherever they are. I really can’t wait to meet and give advice to everyone who has supported Ditto so far”.
The first wave of speakers, who will share insights and the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge on how upcoming artists can develop their careers, include representatives from labels, management, media and music’s biggest independent artists.
These include Shell Zenner (BBC Introducing), Shane MiZerMilli (Mostack’s manager) and Lee Parsons (Ditto Music, CEO). The Ditto X Conference will also offer attendees the opportunity to take advantage of the conference’s workshops, featuring Andy Musgrave (AJ Tracy’s manager) and Big Zuu (artist).
INITIAL SPEAKERS REVEALED
Andy Musgrave – AJ Tracey’s manager
Shane MiZerMilli – Mostack’s manager
Big Zuu – Rising urban artist
Despa Robinson – JayKae’s manager
Jose Eboli – Previous Universal Brazil President
Dave Monks – BBC Introducing
Shell Zenner – BBC Introducing / Amazing Radio
Rose Yagmur – Valeras, band
Jess Allanic – Artist, Calva Louise band
Jess Muroe – Monroe, Management
* NB: Speakers dependent on location. More information to be shared soon
DITTO X CONFERENCE UK DATES
Tuesday 01 October: Newcastle, Toffee Factory, 1 – 5pm
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