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MTV Music Week Plymouth has begun, and with it there are some amazing opportunities to hear from and speak to music industry professionals and artists. With many FREE daytime sessions and evening gigs bringing incredible music to the city this week make sure you don’t miss out on what’s happening.

The FREE daytime workshops offer everything from networking to chances to get up close and personal with stars like Ray Blk, Ghetts and Yung Blud!

Wednesday 5 June

1pm to 2pm | Welcome To Music Week @ The Treasury

Join us in kicking off MTV Music Week at The Treasury with a talk from MTV CMO Kerry Taylor.

Get your Welcome To Music Week @ The Treasury tickets here.

3pm to 4.30pm | Speed Networking @ The Lab

Prepare yourself for quick fire rounds of industry networking with top creatives. Andy Quick (Artist), Anna Karatziva (Head of Talent & Music MTV UK), Julia Besley (PR & Cast Manager MTV), Kemi Omo (Production Executive MTV UK / International), Kerry Taylor (EVP CMO Youth and Music MTV), Megan Downing (Partnerships & Social Media Executive MTV UK), Tinea Taylor (TV & Radio Presenter). 

Get your Speed Networking tickets here.

4.30pm to 6pm | In Conversation with… Ray BLK @ The Treasury

Hear from R&B songstress Ray BLK, who tells her story about how she’s come from making music in her bedroom to winning the BBC Sound List in 2017 and releasing her latest project ‘Empress’.

Get your In Conversation with… Ray BLK tickets here

Thursday 6 June

11am to 12.30pm | Boss Women @ Plymouth University Students’ Union

A discussion with top female creatives who are making waves in the industry hosted by Tinea Taylor! With Amy Collins (Head of TV & Visual at Your Army / Flexx co-founder), Kerry Taylor (EVP / CMO Youth and Music MTV), Sarah Gosling (Presenter, BBC Introducing in Devon and Cornwall)

Get your Boss Women tickets here 

1pm to 2.30pm |  Social Influencers @ Plymouth University Students’ Union

Leading social media influencers reveal how they grew their following and established their brands. Hosted by Jack Saunders with SAM GOWLAND Geordie Shore Cast Member, TESSA DURKIN Social Influencer who has previously worked with UNILAD, CHLOE FERRY Geordie Shore Cast Member, CHARLIE MARTIN Digital Marketing Manager at Syco Music, CARL SMITH Digital Lead at Heatworld

Get your Social Influencers tickets here.

4.30pm to 6pm | In Conversation with… Yungblud @ Plymouth University Students’ Union

Hear from the electrifying Yungblud, who’s leading the way for anti-conformity and injecting an unruly vitality into the musical landscape.

Get your In Conversation with… Yungblud tickets here

Friday 7 June

11am to 12.30pm Inclusion and Accessibility @ The House

Hear from key players who are championing inclusivity within the creative industries. Including Sarah Baldwin - Engagement Manager Funky Llama

Frankie (film maker & officer for Funky Llama), Wincie Knight - Senior Director Global Inclusion Strategy Viacom UK, Heather Baron-Gracie (Pale Waves) Luke Lundin (Musician)

Get your Inclusion and Accessibility tickets here. 

1pm to 2.30pm | YO! MTV Unwrapped @ Plymouth College of Art Students’ Union

An exclusive look into the making of one of MTV's signature television shows. With Darcy Thomas (YO! MTV Raps, Series Producer), Charlie Sarsfield (Series Director for YO! MTV Raps), Anna Karatziva (Head of Talent & Music, MTV UK) and hosted by Snoochie Shy (TV & Radio presenter.)

Get your YO! MTV Unwrapped tickets here.

4.30pm to 6pm | In Conversation with… Ghetts @ Plymouth College of Art Students’ Union

Hear from rapper Ghetts, who talks about his hard graft in the industry, from appearing on the scene in the first wave of grime, to earning the respect of his peers and undying support of his hardcore fans.

Get your In Conversation with… Ghetts tickets here.

Saturday 8 June

11am to 12.30pm | What Do You Do? @Plymouth College of Art Students’ Union

Ever wonder who the people are behind the scenes? Hear from the unsung heros who make the magic happen, hosted by TV & Radio Presenter Becca Dudley. With Danny Angrove (Red Light Management & One on One), Matt Ward (DBS Music Tutor) Mel Meadows (Head of TV at Caroline International - Universal Music)

Get your What Do You Do? tickets here

1pm to 2.30pm | Club MTV Presents DBS Music Saturday Sessions: DJ Workshop @ The Hub

Show off your skills and learn a few tricks; Becca Dudley and Club MTV resident DJ R3wire and Varski will be teaching an exclusive beat-packed workshop.

Get your Club MTV Presents DBS Music Saturday Sessions: DJ Workshop tickets here. 

4.30pm to 6pm | A State of Mind @ Plymouth College of Art Students’ Union

With increasing pressure to succeed and stand out in the music industry, artists offer their insights into managing the highs and lows of the business. Hosted by Becca Dudley - TV and Radio Presenter with Danny Angove (Red Light Management & One on One), Joe Hastings (Head of Health & Welfare, Help Musicians UK), Pete Falloon (Singer-songwriter, and Co-Founder of Sound Mind Sessions), R3WIRE and Varski (Club MTV DJs)

Get your A State of Mind tickets here.


Not forgetting the incredible evening gig line up including:

MTV Push Live Music Week Launch Party with Hamzaa, Ray Blk, JVCK JAMES and Sushi Sounds - Tickets still available for this exciting event to launch MTV Music Week - with the stars tipped by MTV to be the big names of the future

Wednesday 5 June, The Treasury, 8pm to Midnight

LAST FEW TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE HERE at or on the door at The Treasury.

MTV Presents

See The Amazons, Pale Waves and Yungblud with special guests The Vaccines on stage at Plymouth Pavilions hosted by Jack Saunders, this is definitely one gig not to be missed!

Thursday 6 June, Plymouth Pavilions, 7pm to 11pm

Buy your MTV Presents tickets here.

Buy them on the day from the Pavilions box office, doors open at 6.30pm

Yo! MTV Raps

Ghetts, Ms Banks, Young T & Bugsey will be bringing the music at this incredible event hosted by Snoochie Shy. If you’re into hip hop this event is one you don’t want to miss!

Friday 7 June, The Hub, 11pm to 4am

Buy your Yo! MTV Raps tickets here

Follow all the action on social media with Visit Plymouth and #mtvmusicweek


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