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Sat, 03 Oct


Online Multi-Platform


Unlocking a bag full of creative ingenuity with an online festival of young and emerging music

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03 Oct 2020, 11:00 – 04 Oct 2020, 23:59

Online Multi-Platform


About the Event

GUAVA: Unbound unlocks a bag full of creative ingenuity with an online festival of young and emerging music presented over two days, featuring a live streamed concert, PAs, Vlogs and curated music video playlists, plus competitions, challenges, forums, mentoring and masterclasses.

Check these links for more details about what's on at the Festival 

Generation Uncovered: Live

The Unbound Lockdown concert, recorded live at Tile Yard Studios, presenting some of the most unique, exceptional, talented and diverse voices emerging into London’s Black British music scene, from GUAVA Associates: Aneesa Marie, ArA Harmonic, Boy Nash, Chrissy Day and DeeRiginal, plus guest PA by Ras Chris from Music in Detention.  Supported by the DMB Quartet, DStix Barnett, Emre Daniels,  Rozuw and Delroy Murray (MD).

The Colour Bar

Anti-imperialist activist, Awqa Yayra Colque, meets Farah Ahmed (Colour Green podcast), Lamin Joof (Music In Detention), Charlie Weinburg (Safe Ground) and Claudia Turbet-Delof (Wiphalas Across the World) as they explore, through the lenses of Culture, Climate and Human Rights, what society will be when it is free from imperialism's unrestrained, destructive exploitation of the world's human and natural resources.

Write Way Up

A lightning Performance Poetry masterclass exploring practices around the performance of poetry and the spoken word, led by Jason Smith and Charlie Weinberg from Safe Ground

Work in Music

Boy Nash chairs presentations and Q&As with employers and sector experts from AEI Group, We Are The Fair, Education & Bass, Clod Ensemble's Ear Opener, Music Declares Emergency, Emanate Music Co-op, Full Time Hobby Records, and Clock Your Skills to give real-time insights on what it takes to get in, stay in and progress your career in music.

Voices to the World

Young filmmakers from Mouth That Roars premiere Song of Freedom, their second music video created for the Music in Detention, Voices to The World short film challenge.

Song of Freedom was written and recorded in one of the UK's immigration detention centres. Following its GUAVA: Unbound showcase, it will be shown by Music in Detention at Human Rights festivals and events, helping to amplify hidden detainee voices and raise awareness about immigration detention.

E&B x GUAVA Music Remix

Announcing the top tracks from the Education and Bass Music Remix Competition. Young unsigned music makers, producers, DJs, singers, rappers and musicians have made their own creative remixes of a specially created exclusive track.

The top two remixes will each win £500 worth of prizes. As well as a chance to get their remix tracks released by E&B Recordings on digital & streaming services internationally!

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