Tobacco Dock, London
31 October - 2 November 2019
Tobacco Dock, London 31 October - 2 November 2019
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Tobacco Dock, London 31 October - 2 November 2019

Rich Le Gate

Content Producer & Musician, Freelance

Building a following on social media

  • 14:00 - 15:00
  • Friday 9 November
  • Social Media
  • The Marquee Room

    About Rich Le Gate

    Rich Le Gate is a content producer and musician, with experience in broadcasting, festivals and houseplants. 

    After sacrificing his degree at Leeds University to become totally immersed in Student Radio, Rich joined BBC Radio 6 Music as an assistant producer. He then moved into the world of digital content production, working across various events with the BBC; including Glastonbury, the Proms, Radio 1's Big Weekend and Reading Festival. From 2014 Rich worked with BBC Music introducing as the brand's Content Producer, managing social channels, video content from festivals and the re-development of BBC Introducing's Uploader platform, used by over 750,000 artists.

    Alongside content production, at the age of 18 Rich co-founded independent festival 'LeeFest', now known as 'Neverworld'. The festival grew from a bizarre party in a garden to an award winning weekend of music and arts, attended by thousands. Rich spent 9 years as artist booker, securing early festival performances from: Years & Years, Jack Garratt, Young Fathers, Public Service Broadcasting, MØ, Fickle Friends, Bastille and many more.

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