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26 August 2021
Congratulations to our 3rd cohort of graduates of the Music MBA at the Bridges Academy. After a difficult year with Covid we are extremely proud to have completed this program and see new students walking out of it with the toolkit necessary to develop their careers in the creative industries. 
As part of their journey post-graduation, we will connect them with opportunnities to generate their first income in what we call the Incubation program. 
9 October 2020

On Wednesday, 21st October, the Annual Bridges for Music charity cycle event, which is a tradition for Bridges for Music, Beatport and Pioneer DJ, and one of the focal points of the annual Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) conference, is moving online. Some of the world’s top DJs, music executives, promoters, and other industry figures will cycle on Tacx Neo Smart Trainers with the latest Garmin computers, Garmin Edge 1030 Plus. They will be installed in some of the world’s most iconic music venues around the world, including Watergate (Berlin), Ministry of Sound (London), the ADE Headquarters at the Felix Meritis (Amsterdam), the Bridges Academy in Langa (Cape Town) and Los Angeles to participate in an 8 hour virtual relay race.  

Some of the international teams and riders already confirmed include Armada, Defected, Awakenings, Richie Hawtin, Pan-Pot, Gigee, Rebekah, Floyd Lavine, Juliet Fox, Goldfish and Pete Tong. With DJ guest sets from some of South Africa’s hottest names Themba and Lady Z as well as other international guests.
15 April 2020
Beatport Presents: ReConnect Part 2, A Global Music Event For COVID-19 Relief. Fundraising for Bridges for Music. 

Beatport, the world’s leading destination for electronic music, announced that they will be running the second music marathon event in its global music series, ReConnect, this Friday April 17, starting at 8pm GMT and running for 36 hours.


Following last month’s phenomenally successful fundraiser, Beatport have curated another formidable line-up of electronic music heavyweights, who will DJ live from around the globe in support of the Association For Electronic Music, Bridges for Music and Direct Relief non-profit organizations. 

Featuring the biggest artists in the electronic music world including Tiësto, Jack Back (David Guetta), Modeselektor, and more, this electronic showcase will enable devoted fans to ‘reconnect’ once again during this unprecedented pandemic crisis, while raising vital funds to support those severely affected.

“Our first ReConnect event absolutely shattered our expectations and brought the global electronic music community together in a time when we all needed a little joy and fun back in our lives” said Robb McDaniels, CEO of Beatport. “With an incredible lineup of the best electronic artists in the world, all donating their time and talents to this cause, we hope this next event is even bigger and raises more money for these great causes ”