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#FoundryFest celebrates Foundry artists across the globe

  • By The YouTube Music Team
  • Oct.23.2020
#FoundryFest celebrates Foundry artists across the globe
Collaborative conversations, performances and music from Foundry artists, Premiering via their Official YouTube Channels.

On October 23, starting at 9 a.m. ET, #FoundryFest is happening across YouTube. It’s the first time ever that we’re bringing Foundry artists, past and present together, so we know your head is swimming with questions and anticipation.

Here’s a quick breakdown from us.


More about #FoundryFest:

To celebrate YouTube’s international artist community, and its creativity and resilience in 2020, #FoundryFest will salute the diverse and global nature of YouTube with more than 20 videos. It’ll include collaborative conversations, performances and music from Foundry artists, Premiering via their Official YouTube Channels. 

But that’s not all. #FoundryFest will help raise funds for Save Our Stages, Equal Justice Initiative and additional charitable organizations through YouTube Giving’s Donate feature, where available. 

Dua Lipa

What you will see, in a nutshell:


Performances, premieres and perspectives from Foundry artists -- past and present.


How you can watch #FoundryFest:


These on-demand videos will be discoverable by searching #FoundryFest on YouTube.


The Foundry artists you won’t want to miss:

Dua Lipa, Beabadoobee, Omar Apollo, Arlo Parks, Joesef, Rauw Alejandro, Gabriel Garzón-Montano, Natanael Cano, Rina Sawayama, Lost Stories, Tessa Violet, Baby Rose, Michael Brun, Eladio Carrion, Novelbright, Lime Cordiale, REI AMI, Adam Melchor, TESSÆ, Guapdad 4000 and Isabella Lovestory. 


In case you forgot, here’s more about the Foundry itself:

Foundry is YouTube’s global artist development program that helps independent artists use music and storytelling to engage fans across borders and build careers that are uniquely their own.

To learn more about it, go here.