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Live-streaming music marathon Light Hustle smashes fundraising target

April 6th 2020

by Creative Quarter

Musicians including Jake Bugg and Sheku Kanneh-Mason helped to smash the £5,000 fundraising target for struggling artists during an epic eight hour online event.

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“We’re over the moon to have smashed through our target and stage such an exciting event showcasing Nottingham’s emerging and established talent with our friends Circle Of Light. We’re incredibly proud - but not surprised - to see the city get behind its fantastic creative community. It was a special bonus to have people watching and supporting from all over the world.”

“It was an incredible achievement and I feel honoured to have been part of it. The Youth Music funding enabled us to put on this wonderful online festival that had an unbelievable reach. Not only did it provide a platform for Nottingham’s emerging and established artists but it also connected people from around the world demonstrating the need to feel connected during this time of uncertainty.I have been inundated with people sending messages of thanks and expressing how important the event had been and what a difference it made to their day. Please continue to donate as the crisis is by no means over and thank you to the people who have already donated as it will make a real difference.”

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