BBMM offers an opportunity to celebrate domestic black music, discuss issues, better understand the music industry, and network. It’s not aimed exclusively at Africans nor at just those in the music industry. It uses various platforms, including debates, courses, films, fair, networking, competitions, seminars and radio specials.
BBMM2012 sub-themes are BBM/BMC @ 10, Jamaica and Trinidad @ 50, Marcus Garvey @ 100 and Samuel Coleridge-Taylor @ 100.
Upcoming events include Music Biz Empowerment Half-Day Courses (July 3 and 10, Westminster), Income Streams And Careers Within The Music Industry (July 3, Islington), British & Brent Black Music Quiz (July 7, Brent), Who I Am & What I Do Networking (July 12, Brent), BBM Films All-Dayer & Black Music Records & African Crafts Fair XI (July 14, Brent), British Reggae & Lover’s Rock: A Product Of Migration (July 15, Lambeth) and Making Sense Of How The Music Industry Works & Preparing A Music Business Plan Workshop (July 21, Newham).
For full details of events: www.BBM.eventbrite.com.
British Black Music Month (BBMM) has been taking in June into mid-July since 2006 – what are YOU doing?