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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

2020 Program


Day 1

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

GETTING STARTED IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY NEEDS PROPER GUIDANCE AND THIS SESSION PROVIDES EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GETTING STARTED!

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
HIT MAKERS

THE TITLE SAYS IT ALL, THIS SESSION WILL HAVE LOCAL & INTERNATIONAL PRODUCERS SHARE THEIR SUCCESS STORIES AS DANCE MUSIC HIT MAKERS.

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
GETTING ON RADIO

HOW TO GET YOUR MUSIC PLAYED ON RADIO AND WHICH RADIO STATIONS PLAYS THE TYPE OF MUSIC YOU PRODUCE.

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

CREATING THE PERFECT DJ SET STARTS WITH LISTENING TO YOUR MUSIC, THIS SESSION WILL HAVE OUR FAVOURITE DJs SHARE THEIR TRICKS & TIPS ON HOW TO TAKE YOUR AUDIENCE ON A MUSICAL JOURNEY.

03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
SUSTAINABLE GROWTH IN THE DIGITAL DOMAIN

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

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
BRAND BUILDING

BUILDING YOUR BRAND REMAINS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT THINGS IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY AND WILL SUSTAIN YOUR CAREER FOR MANY YEARS.

Day 2

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

THE AIM IS TO CREATE MUSIC, GETTING STARTED IN STUDIO NEEDS THE RIGHT SET OF TOOLS AND OUR PANEL HAS THE RIGHT INFORMATION ON HOW TO GET STARTED AS A PRODUCER.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
PODCASTS

IN THE DIGITAL WORLD HAVING A PODCAST CAN REALLY BOOST YOUR MUSIC CAREER AS A DJ OR PRODUCER.

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
IMPORTANCE OF MUSICIANS

MUSICIANS ARE SPECIAL BEINGS AND THEIR IMPORTANCE GO UNNOTICED, THIS IS WHERE YOU WILL LEARN ABOUT HOW IMPORTANT YOU REALLY ARE TO THE INDUSTRY.

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
GLOBAL FRONTIERS

CREATE AND TAKE YOUR MUSIC TO THE WORLD

03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
MUSIC & ADVERTS

THIS SESSION WILL PROVIDE INFORMATION ON HOW TO CREATE MUSIC FOR TELEVISION AND RADIO ADVERTS. (FILM SCORING)

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
MANAGEMENT & BOOKING CONTRACTS

MANAGING YOUR CAREER IS AS IMPORTANT AS BUILDING YOUR BRAND, BOOKING CONTRACTS ARE JUST AS IMPORTANT FOR BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE MUSIC CAREER.

DAY 3

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
PUBLISHING & COPYRIGHT

MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT LAW GUIDE TO A SUSTAINABLE MUSIC CAREER.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
SONGWRITING

THE IMPORTANCE OF KNOWING HOW TO WRITE MUSIC THAT WILL SUIT YOUR TARGET AUDIENCE.

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
THE FUTURE - NEW DJ EQUIPMENT

THE LATEST DJ GEAR SHOWCASE AND HOW TO USE IT TO THE BEST OF YOUR ABILITY.

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
SUSTAINABILITY IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY

IN THIS SESSION YOU WILL BE ADVISED ON HOW TO SUSTAIN YOUR CAREER IN AN EVER CHANGING MARKET SPACE.

03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
REMIXING

ARE YOU READY TO REMIX SOMEONE ELSE'S MUSIC, HOW DOES THE PROCESS WORK?
IN THIS SESSION A PANEL OF PRODUCER'S WHO HAVE DONE AMAZING REMIXES WILL TEACH YOU THE CORRECT APPROACH WHEN REMIXING A SONG.

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
ADDRESSING INEQUALITY & MENTAL HEALTH IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY

AS WE KNOW, THERE ARE STILL SOME INEQUALITY IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY, BUT HOW DO WE DEAL WITH IT AND OVERCOME THIS CHALLENGES.

DAY 4

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
POWER OF PERFORMANCE

YOU ARE ONLY AS GOOD AS YOUR LAST PERFORMANCE, GIVING YOUR BEST IS ALWAYS A GOOD IDEA!!!

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
INDEPENDENT LABELS

THE RISE OF INDEPENDENT LABELS AND HOW THEY ARE ASSISTING IN GROWING THE DANCE MUSIC CULTURE.

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
STUDIO PLUGINS

STUDIO PLUGINS ARE ESSENTIAL FOR CREATING GOOD MUSIC IN THE STUDIO.

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
PROMOTERS & CLUB OWNERS

HOW TO DEAL WITH PROMOTERS & CLUB OWNERS AS AN ARTIST.

03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
DEMOS - IDENTIFYING TALENT

A DEMO LISTENING SESSION WHERE UPCOMING TALENT WILL BE IDENTIFIED.

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
CLOSING CEREMONY

THE FOUR DAY DANCE MUSIC CONFERENCE COMES TO AN END!!!

Speakers


POWER OF PERFORMANCE

KUNIYUKI TAKAHASI

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

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: 2020/03/24 10:00 AM - 2020/03/27 05:00 PM
  • Location: 11 Kotze Street, Johannesburg, South Africa (Map)
  • More Info: The Old Fort Constitution Hill

Price: R400

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F.A.Q


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.
The Dance Music Summit 2020 will be held at  11 Kotze street Braamfontein Johannesburg The Old Fort, Constitution Hill, Johannesburg.
Participants must be 18 years and older.
Any and all industry professionals, producers, artists, promoters, record labels, DJs and music enthusiasts.
24th – 27th March 2020
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.

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.)

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.

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  • 11 Kotze Street, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa