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CLOSED-DOOR EVENTS

In Step 2 of the Government COVID 19 plan, starting in June, it is proposed to allow cultural and sporting events to take place behind closed-doors to enable the events to be broadcast online. We plan to record a gig with stage lighting and a full band performance and show the event online. The only people in the building will be the band/crew and social distancing will be applied along with high levels of equipment cleaning. Hand sanitiser and masks will be provided. Get Known will be contacting bands in the next few weeks to set the line-up.

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WHAT ARE THE PLANS FOR ROCK SCHOOL?

Given we comply with Government Guidelines for COVID 19 Safeguarding we plan to start regular Monday and Wednesday sessions on 1st June.  These sessions will be free and hopefully run through to the beginning of September without break.

Anyone that does not feel well should not attend the session. One band at a time will enter the building with a specific start time, hand sanitiser will be provided on entry and the band will move directly into a rehearsal room. These will be marked with tape to ensure 2 metre separation. We request that all musicians bring their own instruments with plectrum and drumsticks. Mics will have new filters and will be changed after every band.  We would prefer non-vocalists to wear a protective mask and […]

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WHAT IS HAPPENING WITH GET KNOWN?

Given we comply with Government Guidelines for COVID 19 Safeguarding we plan to start regular recording sessions for bands from the start of June. We will maintain 2 metre social distancing in the studio. Hand sanitiser will be provided, and all studio equipment will be cleaned after every use, in addition there is space outside to sit and relax. Please contact us to book a day in the studio. The studio time and engineering staff are paid by grant funding from Youth Music. After the session, our engineering staff will be pleased to mix your tracks or provide you with files that you can mix at home. After booking your session if any of the band become unwell, we will be happy to re-schedule the […]

We are Music is a registered charity helping people through popular music. There are two components of our work:-

We are Music – We strive to provide for the advancement of young people through music into the music industry, and education. For young people between sixteen and twenty five we provide fully funded :-

  • Get Known -Live performance videos to showcase the artist to aid them to obtain bookings for gigs
  • Hamford Studio -Studio space to work, develop material extend their skills and record digital singles.
  • Support as an Event promoter- providing live gigs and Landslide Festivals for young artists to perform.
  • Development support for young artists providing them with useful information through Industry contacts.

Rock School 

  • We support young people from nine to eighteen providing regular band sessions, led by Music Leaders, three days per week, during term times in our Harwich facility and Jaywick Martello Tower.
  • We also provide, across Tendring, six week afterschool sessions in local Primary Schools. These are delivered by two Music Leaders and culminate in a band performance.

Through Youth Music funding we provide an equipped studio for creative writing and recording.  A studio engineer is provided to work alongside young musicians and the project encourages the production and distribution of a digital single release. The project has links with industry professionals and practical studio courses will pass on professional studio tips. Live performance videos GET KNOWN are produced to enable the bands and artists to provide a showcase, primarily used to gain performance opportunities from venues.