Capital XTRA’s Music Potential is Back!

Music Potential 2017 is here! If you are in Cardiff or Manchester and have a passion for music, this is the perfect opportunity for you!

Capital XTRA’s Music Potential is back again! This year we are in Cardiff, Manchester and Glasgow to help inspire 18-25 year olds, by developing musical skills, talent and enhancing employability prospects through a short course.

Music Potential allows you to engage in unique opportunities such as creative workshops, work experience, one to one industry mentoring, employability training as well as the opportunity to showcase your talent at the Music Potential UNLEASHED live gig at the world-famous venue, KOKO on the 31st August. So if you’re a budding Radio Presenter or Producer, DJ, Songwriter, Performer, Music Producer or just really keen on learning about the business of music, then Music Potential is the programme for you!


There are four stages to Capital XTRA’s Music Potential that will help you move closer to a career in the music industry:

Bootcamp  – This is an intensive one day session that gives you a taste of what Music Potential is all about.

MPX  – This is a 10-day course which will help you learn more about your chosen area of the music industry, develop your employability skills and work towards an accreditation. The MPX courses on offer are: Songwriting & Performance, Radio Production, Music Production and Music Business.

MP Networks – After MPX, you’ll be offered work experience placements and opportunities to be mentored by music industry professionals. All of these opportunities are available exclusively to Music Potential!

Unleashed  – Our final showcase, hosted by XTRA presenters with the hottest acts in UK Hip-Hop, Grime & R&B performing alongside our Music Potential talent. If you’re not a performer, you can offer some stage support.

Check out Rae, Vanel and Chad’s Music Potential experience to see how this opportunity benefitted them!

So, if you are aged between 18 and 25, not currently working or studying and have a passion for the music and the creative industries then get involved with Capital XTRA’s Music Potential!

Registration is closed but don’t worry, we have loads of opportunities, hints and tips and more here.

Stay connected with Music Potential:

Twitter – @MusicPotential

Facebook – /MusicPotential

Instagram – @MusicPotential

YouTube – Music Potential TV