YOUTHFUL CITIES PROGRAMME - Coventry x Detroit: Music Exchange

5 musicians from Coventry and 5 from Detroit are collaborating online to create new music rooted in their experiences of their cities, they are supported by local organisations Media Mania (Coventry) and Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit (Detroit).  

Where to see it - With a number of tracks in progress, covering issues such as creativity and the reality of life for young people pursuing the music industry today, the work will be showcased as part of CVX Festival on the 26th and 27th February. Find out more about the work and process before then catch up by watching ‘Prologue to Progress’ a discussion between the artists involved that took place as part of the #InCelebrationofMobo programme in December which is available on the Youthful Cities Programme playlist on the Coventry City of Culture YouTube Channel.

Young Artists:  

Kimberly Musa (Coventry), Sibongile Mkoba (Coventry), Sarah Owen (Coventry), Joe Beesley (Coventry), Andrew Richard Hudson (Coventry), Coleman Ward (Detroit), Crystal Tigney (Detroit), Duane Hewins Jr (Detroit), Kevon Harris (Detroit), Nicholas Huey (Detroit) 

YOUTHFUL CITIES - COVENTRY X DETROIT: THE PROLOGUE TO PROGRESS, In Celebration of the MOBOs