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Behind The Songs: Youth Council Showcase and Ivors Week Launch

This exclusive event will kick off Ivors Week 2022 and is proudly supported by BMI, TagMix, and Tysers. In aid of the Ivors Academy Trust.

Explore the hottest new venue in town, Amazing Grace, for a special conversation with Sam Ryder, fresh off the back of his forthcoming Eurovision performance. We will uncover Sam’s early influences, creative process, collaborating, building profile and more.

We will be joined by Ivors Youth Council members, Hope Winter, IMOGEN and Kizzy Crawford for performances and an opportunity to celebrate the creative talent within in the Ivors community.

And of course networking drinks to kick off Ivors Week in style.

Pay what you can donation ticket – in aid of the Ivors Academy Trust. One lucky attendee will win 2x Ed Sheeran Wembley VIP Tickets.


About our sponsors 


BMI is the bridge between songwriters and the businesses and organizations that want to play their music publicly. As a global leader in music rights management, BMI serves as an advocate for the value of music, representing over 18.7 million musical works created and owned by more than 1.2 million songwriters, composers and music publishers.


TagMix is a proprietary software solution that has been created to give music fans the best possible video experience at live music events. By replacing the poor-quality audio when recording videos on smartphones at concerts, clubs and festivals, with real-time pro-audio straight from the mixing desk – audience members’ most cherished moments can be enhanced at the touch of a button. TagMix upgrades the video clips captured with additional pro-visual assets that provide track ID’s, whilst returning both streaming and social media links, helping fans Share The Music, Not the Noise, in real-time, creating awareness for your events, releases and merchandise.


In tune with your risks.

Tysers is one of the largest insurance brokers to the music and events industry, protecting many of the world’s leading and emerging artists, songwriters, musicians, bands, producers, tours and festivals.

Innovative and progressive, Tysers’ experienced team provides cover for all music and performance related risks from Event Cancellation and Non-Appearance to Liabilities, Copyright Infringement, Property and Equipment.

With a history of more than 200 years, Tysers’ superior client service is built on sound values, trusted insurer relationships and incisive business practices.

In both 2020 and 2021, Tysers won the prestigious Lloyd’s and London Market Broking Team of the Year, their reputation, market knowledge and insight make it the broker of choice for the music and performance industry.

COVID Protocol

We want all of our guests to feel comfortable, so while there are no legal Covid restrictions in place in England, please feel free to take precautions such as wearing a facemask. If you test positive for Covid or are displaying symptoms, we ask you not to attend.


We strive to host inclusive, accessible events. Amazing Grace is an accessible venue, For accessibility enquiries / requests, please contact us at joseph.lever@ivorsacademy.com


There will be some filming during the event from our partners Stabal. If you do not wish to be included, please let us know by emailing joseph.levers@ivorsacademy.com and we can ensure this is respected.


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