ABOUT


POWER OF PERFORMANCE

ABOUT
The inaugural Dance Music Summit will take place in March 2020 and the advantages it offers young Mzansi music creatives is unparalleled – it is the go-to conference for anyone in the music business.

The Dance Music Summit's focus is on skills development in the areas of producing, playing and performing music, and it is open to any and all industry professionals, producers, artists, promoters, record labels, DJs and music enthusiasts.
At the Summit there will be a variety of seminars, panels, workshops, parties, DJ spin-offs, and networking events for those looking to learn more about the music industry.

The Summit will allow attendees to explore the future of music, media, technology, and culture, with a mission of bringing people together to educate. It’s also designed to equip musicians with information on diverse topics and insights into the ever-evolving industry, while nurturing creative and professional growth.

DMS provides four days of skill development, informative panels and musical inspiration. Plus parties – after each conference session there’s an event every evening, from Tuesday to Friday, featuring an array of world-class DJs and artists.


Ts & Cs for the DMS:
  • Delegates must be 18 years or above to attend
  • All prices are subject to availability, with limited seats of 400
  • Once tickets are bought they are final and non-transferable

SPEAKERS


POWER OF PERFORMANCE

KUNIYUKI TAKAHASHI

DJ | SOUND DESIGNER

VINNY DA VINCI

DJ | LABEL OWNER

LADY LEA

DJ | LABEL OWNER

JAZZUELLE

DJ | PRODUCER

RALF GUM

DJ | PRODUCER

MIZ DEE

DJ | PRODUCER

CHYMAMUSIQUE

DJ | PRODUCER |

TIM WHITE

DJ | LABEL OWNER

MIGGS FOREAL

DJ | LABEL OWNER

BUSI JAZZ

PIANST

JULLIAN GOMES

DJ | PRODUCER

THANDI DRAAI

DJ | VOCALIST | PRODUCER

KAT LA KAT

DJ | PRODUCER

SOULBEE

DJ

JUST MO

RADIO PRESENTER | DJ

OSCAR MBO

DJ & PODCASTER

DJ LUSANDA

DJ | CONTENT PRODUCER

SCULPTURED MUSIC

DJ | PRODUCER

RICARDO DA COSTA

DJ | PROMOTER

LARS BEHRENROTH

DJ | PRODUCER

BRIAN TEMBA

MUSICIAN | SONGWRITER

KID FONQUE

DJ | LABEL OWNER

CELESTINE

SINGER | SONGWRITER

ANDY COMPTON

DJ | PRODUCER

BOB MABENA

HEAD OF RADIO PROGRAMMING

DJ GANYANI

DJ | LABEL OWNER

DJ CHINA

DJ | EVENT ORGANISER

LEIGHTON MOODY

DJ | EVENT ORGANISER

KENZHERO

DJ | EVENT PRODUCER

ROCCO RODAMAAL

DJ | PRODUCER

2LANI THE WARRIOR

DJ | LABEL OWNER

NASTEE NEV

DJ | PRODUCER

ASHLENE GANESH

ARTIST MANAGER | ATTORNEY

SISCO UMLAMBO

DJ | PRODUCER

FRANCK ROGER

DJ | PRODUCER

LULO CAFE

DJ | PRODUCER

CHRISTOS

DJ | PRODUCER

MAXIM LANY

DJ | PRODUCER

ZANO

SINGER | PRODUCER

CRACKAZAT

MULTI-INSTRUMENTALIST AND ELECTRONIC PRODUCER

MARK de CLIVE - LOWE

PIANST | DEEJAY

2020 PROGRAM


Day 1

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
STARTING IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY

GETTING STARTED IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY NEEDS PROPER GUIDANCE.

PANEL : NASTEE NEV - LULO CAFÉ – LADY LEA

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
HIT MAKERS

IS THERE A FORMULA IN CREATING HITS?

PANEL : RALF GUM (GERMANY) - JULLIAN GOMES - DR DUDA

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
BROADCASTING

BROADCASTINGS DYNAMICS IN 2020

PANEL : JUST MO - BOB MABENA - GLEN VAN LOGGERENBURG

02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
A DJ SET IS A JOURNEY

DJ SETS ARE A JOURNEY – HOW DO I CHANGE MY STYLE FOR BIGGER STAGE?

PANEL : CHRISTOS – CHINA – KAT LA KAT

03:30 PM - 04:15 PM
SUSTAINABLE GROWTH IN THE DIGITAL DOMAIN

HOW TO SUSTAIN YOUR MUSIC CAREER IN A WORLD THAT'S CONSTANTLY CHANGING DIGITALLY.

PANEL : TIM WHITE – RALF GUM - VICTOR MAMPANE

04:15 PM - 05:00 PM
IMPORTANCE OF MUSICIANS

MUSICIANS ARE SPECIAL BEINGS AND THEIR IMPORTANCE GOES UNNOTICED.

PANEL : MO (MICASA) – BUSIE JAZZ

05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
EQUIPMENT SHOWCASE

LATEST EQUIPMENT DEMONSTARTIONS.

Day 2

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
STUDIO - GETTING STARTED

THE RIGHT SET OF TOOLS ON HOW TO GET STARTED AS A PRODUCER.

PANEL : CHYMAMUSIQUE – THANDI DRAAI

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
PUBLISHING & COPYRIGHT

MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT LAW GUIDE TO A SUSTAINABLE MUSIC CAREER.

PANEL : SAMRO - CAPASSO – SAMPRA

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
MANAGEMENT & BOOKING AGENTS

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE TWO AND WHEN DO YOU NEED IT.

PANEL : LADY LEA – ASHLENE GANESH

02:00 PM - 02:45 PM
GLOBAL FRONTIERS

THE WORLD IS CLOSER THAN YOU THINK.

PANEL : JULLIAN GOMES - MAXIN LANY (BELGIUM)

02:45 PM - 03:30 PM
SUSTAINABILITY IN THE INDUSTRY

EXPERT ADVICE ON HOW TO REMAIN RELEVANT THROUGHT YOUR CAREER.

PANEL : VINNY DA VINCI – GANYANI

03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
REMIXING

INS AND OUTS OF REMIXING.

PANEL : JAZZUELLE – MIZZ DEE - SCULPTURED MUSIC

05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
EQUIPMENT SHOWCASE

LATEST EQUIPMENT DEMONSTARTIONS.

DAY 3

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
SONGWRITING

THE LYRICS AND MELODY MAKE OR BREAK A SONG.

PANEL : BRIAN TEMBA – ZANO – THE RURALS (UK)

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
PODCASTS

IN THE DIGITAL WORLD PODCAST CAN REALLY BOOST YOUR MUSIC CAREER.

PANEL : LARS BEHRENROTH (GERMANY) – OSCAR MBO (ASHMED HOUR) - BEST BEATS TV

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
DJ SCHOOLS AND DJ START UP TIPS

OPPORTUNITIES TO LEARN FURTHER

PANEL : DJ MIXCLUB – MULTI RACIAL – FO-REAL RECORDS

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
BRAND BUILDING

IN-DEPTH LOOK AT HOW TO GROW YOUR BRAND

PANEL : KID FONQUE – LARS BEHRENROTH (GERMANY)

03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
INDEPENDENT LABELS

THE RISE OF THE INDEPENDENT LABELS.

PANEL : STAY TRUE – GO-GO MUSIC – DEEPSTITCHED


04:00 PM - 04:45 PM
ADDRESSING INEQUALITY & MENTAL HEALTH

HOW DO WE DEAL WITH IT AND OVERCOME THIS CHALLENGE.

PANEL : LUSANDA – PHOBIA - SOULBEE

04:45 PM - 05:30 PM
EVENTS IN THE MODERN AGE

THEY SHAPE THE MUSIC INDUSTRY.

PANEL : WE HOUSE SUNDAYS – SPRING FIESTA – OBRIGADO - TONE SOCIETY

DAY 4

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
STUDIO PLUGINS - MASTERING

DON’T HAVE TO BREAK THE BANK BUT WILL IMPROVE YOUR SOUND.

PANEL : ROCCO RODAMAAL (FRANCE)

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
POWER OF PERFORMANCE PART 1

YOU ARE ONLY AS GOOD AS YOUR LAST PERFORMANCE.

PANEL : KUNIYUKI TAKAHASHI (JAPAN)

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
PRODUCTION PART 1

PRODUCING A TRACK FROM SCRATCH

PANEL : FRANCK ROGER (FRANCE)

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
POWER OF PERFORMANCE PART 2

YOU ARE ONLY AS GOOD AS YOUR LAST PERFORMANCE PART2

PANEL : (TBA)

03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
PRODUCTION PART 2

MUSICALITY IN PRODUCTION IS KEY

PANEL : CRACKAZAT (SWEDEN)

04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
DEMO LISTENING & IDENTIFYING TALENT

HERE 2 DELEGATES STAND A CHANCE TO WIN A YEAR MENTORSHIP.

TICKETS


Dance Music Summit

Dance Music Summit + Access to all conference talks + Access to all conference demonstrative sessions + 4 Day Exhibition Pass + Networking sessions + Discount DJ Mixclub Vouchers + Entry to selected events + Entry to scholarship and mentorship competition + DMS conference bag


  • Date: 2020/09/21 09:00 AM - 2020/09/24 05:00 PM
  • Location: 11 Kotze Street, Johannesburg, South Africa (Map)
  • More Info: The Old Fort Constitution Hill

Price: R400

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DMS CHATS Ep: 1| INTRO


DMS CHATS Ep: 2 | STARTING IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY


DMS CHATS Ep: 3| OPPORTUNITIES AT THE SUMMIT


DMS CHATS Ep: 4 | DJMIXCLUB


DMS CHATS Ep: 5 | JAZZUELLE


DMS CHATS Ep: 6 | VINNY DA VINCI


DMS CHATS Ep: 7 | KID FONQUE


DMS CHATS Ep: 8 | DJ GANYANI


DMS CHATS EP: 9 | CHYMAMUSIQUE


DMS CHATS EP: 10 | SCULPTURED MUSIC


DMS CHATS EP: 11 | Rocco Rodamaal


DMS CHAT EP: 12 | LADY LEA


DMS CHAT EP: 13 | SISCO UMLAMBO


DMS CHAT EP: 14 | Brian Temba


DMS CHAT EP: 15 | Soulbee


DMS CHAT EP: 16 | DJ CHINA


DMS CHAT EP: 17 | BLACK COFFEE


F.A.Q


What is Dance Music Summit?

The Dance Music Summit's focus is on skills development in the areas of producing, playing and performing music, and it is open to any and all industry professionals, producers, artists, promoters, record labels, DJs and music enthusiasts.

At the Summit there will be a variety of seminars, panels, workshops, parties, DJ spin-offs, and networking events for those looking to learn more about the music industry.

The Summit will allow attendees to explore the future of music, media, technology, and culture, with a mission of bringing people together to educate. It’s also designed to equip musicians with information on diverse topics and insights into the ever-evolving industry, while nurturing creative and professional growth.

DMS provides four days of skill development, informative panels and musical inspiration.

Plus parties – after each conference session there’s an event every evening, from Tuesday to Friday, featuring an array of world-class DJs.

Where does the conference take place?

The Dance Music Summit 2020 will be held at  11 Kotze street Braamfontein Johannesburg The Old Fort, Constitution Hill, Johannesburg.

What is the minimum age requirement to attend the Dance Music Summit 2020?

Participants must be 18 years and older.

Who can attend Dance Music Summit?

Any and all industry professionals, producers, artists, promoters, record labels, DJs and music enthusiasts.

When is Dance Music Summit

24th – 27th March 2020

What can I expect to get out of Dance Music Summit?

The conference and workshops focus is on building skills around crafting music and the various independent platforms to generate consumer ship, jobs and revenue. The Summit will allow attendees to explore the future of music, media, technology, and culture, with a mission of bringing people together to educate. It’s also designed to equip musicians with information on diverse topics and insights into the ever-evolving industry, while nurturing creative and professional growth.
Aims to expose dj, artists & potential artist to alternative forms of contributing to & attaining commercial and other value in the music industry.

What does my conference ticket include?

Access to all conference talks

Access to all conference demonstrative sessions

4 Day Exhibition Pass

Exclusive Networking sessions

Discount DJ Mixclub Vouchers

Entry to selected events

Entry to scholarship and mentorship competition

DMS conference bag (t-shirt, Notepad, Pen & USB with selected recorded conference sessions.)

How do I collect my ticket and register for the conference?

Once you have completed your Quicket booking and full payment has been received, Quicket will send your ticket via email and or your mobile phone. You will then be added to our database and further information will be shared.

NEWS


The inaugural Dance Music Summit will take place in March 2020 and the advantages it offers young Mzansi music creatives is unparalleled – it is the go-to conference for anyone in the music business.

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DMS welcomes DJ MIX CLUB as its official exhibition partner.

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Are you the next Busi Jazz, DJ China, or Jullian Gomes? Then this is your cue to show your skills as a deejay, producer, vocalist and instrumentalist. DMS is offereing a 12 month mentorship to 2 of the BEST OF THE BEST.

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In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have decided to be proactive and POSTPONE the Dance Music Summit.

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  • 11 Kotze Street, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

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