Volume Control is back for 2019!

Oh Yeah youth music promoters ‘Volume Control return with support from Universal Music UK Sound Foundation.

The Oh Yeah Music Centre in Belfast is pleased to announce the return of its youth events mentoring programme Volume Control.

The award winning project is to be supported by the Universal Music UK Sound Foundation, an independent music education charity, established in 1997 to celebrate the centenary of EMI Records and now supported by Universal Music.

Volume Control which is also supported through the Conor Shaw Bursary is a programme that develops the skills and knowledge of young people in events promotion and offers an OCN qualification. It gives a platform and a stage to new music and affords an under 18s audience the opportunity to attend live gigs.

Steered by Oh Yeah mentors and industry professionals the team are guided in the organisation and running of a series of live music events. From booking acts to box office, risk assessments, marketing, promotions, sound, lighting, stage management, artist liaison and more.

The latest cohort of young people taking part in this unique project will be announced in the coming weeks along with their brand new mentor.

For now they are working hard, meeting weekly and planning their first show of 2019 which they will present as a Summer Solstice special on Friday 21st June.

The event will feature performances from fresh young acts for the future including punk pop four piece American Guinea Pig, Xiola Blue and Anja Di Roma.

More exciting info coming soon but for now get your tickets for the Summer Solstice via the Oh Yeah Eventbrite (from 6pm Friday 24th May)

Volume Control presents:

American Guinea Pig

Xiola Blue

Anja Di Roma

Friday 21st June

Doors 7pm

Tickets £5 from Oh Yeah Eventbrite.

Throwback to NI Music Showcase in Berlin

Back in April we returned to Berlin to deepen our bond with the brilliant city of Berlin. With support from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and British Council Northern Ireland Artists development fund we were able to showcase some of the 2018 Northern Ireland Music Prize nominees CHERYM ArvoParty and Hot Cops. Led by our Talent Development coordinator Charlene Hegarty, with inside support and knowledge from Berlin based LOLA and Caoimhe McAlister the artists met with, exchanged ideas and learned from industry and peers in the Berlin music sector.
Watch this mini doc for the full experience…

From Belfast to Berlin

There are real similarities between Belfast and Berlin. Both cities have experienced significant trauma and divisive walls, yet both are also wellsprings of music and creativity. To showcase the positive side of the city and the quality of its homegrown talent, the Oh Yeah Music Centre brought Hot Cops, CHERYM and ArvoParty from Belfast to Berlin to showcase The Northern Ireland Music Prize. Belfast got a taste of what the Berlin music industry has to offer, and Berlin got a faceful of Belfast banter and good tunes.

Gepostet von LOLA am Montag, 20. Mai 2019