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Today's Future Sound Visits UK!

NEWS: US charity helping children learn vital skills through beatmaking and hip hop culture visits London and Cambridge for Beat Battles, Workshops and more

Today's Future Sound (TFS) touches down in the UK this week.

TL:DR, Visit: https://www.facebook.com/todaysfuturesound/

Regular readers will know I'm very inspired by the work of  TFS, which to paraphrase, believes in the power of music to transform and inspire youth to create positive change in their lives and communities.

For full details visit: https://www.facebook.com/todaysfuturesound/

However, here's an overview:

Thursday 15th March 2018

L.A.B Collective: Beat Meet Brixton @ The Ritzy, London.

L.A.B Collective: Beat Meet Brixton feat. Elliot Gann, Psy.D.

Sun Mar 18 7pm – Mon Mar 19, 2018 1am London

TFS Beat Battle and Live Beat Showcase: Put Your Quarter Up

In part sponsored by The New Beatmaker

The Four Quarters 187 Rye Lane, London, SE15 4TP, England

The New Beatmaker is a very proud sponsor of 'Put Your Quarter Up'

Mon Mar 19, 2018 6:30pm – 8:30pm London

UCLIoE Bedford Way (26) LG04 (Lower Ground Floor) (map)

20 Bedford Way, Bloomsbury, London, WC1H 0AL, UK
UCLIoE

Free Entry

HipHopEd UK present Today's Future Sound - an interactive workshop with expert practitioner Dr. Elliot Gann

UCLIoE
Bedford Way (26)
LG04 (Lower Ground Floor)
6.30pm – 8.30pm
FREE ENTRY

HipHopEd UK are excited to present an expert workshop with Dr. Elliot Gann, director of Today's Future Sound, an Oakland, California-based non-profit that uses Hip Hop music production as a mental health/wellness and educational intervention with under-served youth in the US and across the world. Elliot has presented to #HipHopEd audiences in the USA and Australia - this is his first trip to the UK!

This interactive workshop will give participants a chance to meet Elliot and try out some of the approaches he has used to grow Today's Future Sound into the world's leading beat-making education service.

Tue Mar 20, 2018 8am – 9:30am Pacific Time

Cambridge Presentation: Beats Matter: Educational, Therapeutic and Cross-Cultural Applications of Hip Hop Beat Making and Culture

University of Cambridge
32 Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1QY, England

Hopefully you'll be able to make at least one of the events, perhaps see you there ;)

For full details, visit: https://www.facebook.com/todaysfuturesound/

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