Yamaha, Shure, Focusrite named as partners for BBC Music Introducing hosts Amplify

BBC Music Introducing hosts Amplify has unveiled a range of new partners, with Yamaha, Shure, Focusrite and IK Multimedia confirmed as supporting the event.

Taking place between October 6-8 at London Excel, Amplify will bring the music industry together under one roof to offer aspiring musicians the chance to hear and learn from the experts via a programme of workshops, talks and one-on-ones.

The event will feature more than 100 sessions and 250 speakers, with a line-up consisting of artists, DJs and music industry experts such as The Libertines, Bugzy Malone, Blossoms and The Courteeners, as well as Annie Mac, Huw Stephens, Steve Lamacq, Jo Whiley and MistaJam.

Amplify will also debut the all-new BBC Music Introducing Feedback Centre, offering musicians an opportunity to get one-on-one advice, and have their tracks listened to by industry experts.

Further details about additional speakers will be announced between now and the event in October and the line-up of sessions on offer at Amplify can be seen here.

BBC Music Introducing hosts Amplify Live is produced by SME London Ltd under license from the BBC. SME London Ltd is a respected UK exhibition organiser.

Tim Etchells, managing director of SME London said: “We’ve created BBC Music Introducing hosts Amplify to bring together the music industry and allow aspiring musicians to learn from the people who have been there and done it.

"As an event it’s truly unique and we, along with BBC Music Introducing, are hugely excited that so many respected brands and organisations are signing up to support musicians. Together with a first-class line-up of speakers, sessions and partners Amplify is set to be an unmissable three days for anyone who loves making music.”