Connecting Cultures – Inspiring Innovations
For the fifth consecutive year, Athens Music Week returns 29 May – 01 June, at the Technopolis of the Municipality of Athens, Boiler, Crust and Six d.o.g.s, presenting the richest program of the event so far, full of panels, presentations, speeches, open roundtables discussions, educational workshops, showcase concerts in the heart of the city, open-air happenings, but also a big closing live event on the main stage of Technopolis!
Live from “inside” the present and future of the music industry, meet people and networks that will help you promote your music to the rest of the world, learn alternative ways to increase your music revenue and discover all the new, dynamic trends that shape the future of the music industry. What opportunities and threats does Artificial Intelligence (AI) bring to music reality and what happens to copyright? How can you make the most of YouTube, Instagram and Tik Tok to promote your music? What role do music critics play today, and, ultimately, how inclusive is the music industry?
All the above and even more questions are answered by more than 130 representatives of companies, international networks and organizations, cultural institutions and government agencies, such as, among others, from Greece: Athens City Festival, Globe One Digital, Academy of Entrepreneurship, Athina 9,84, Brainfood Media, DPG, Fuzz Productions, The Hubsters, LabArt, LiFO, MiC, Nostos 100,6, Olafaq, Orfium, Pepper Radio 96.6, Plisskën Festival, Union of Music Right holders (EDEM), ERT, Technopolis City of Athens, 24 Media. Also from abroad: CMU (UK), Europe In Synch (Germany), EXIT Festival (Serbia), Fengaros Festival (Cyprus), Folk Extreme (Finland), Gulbaba (Turkey), Krakow Festival Office (Poland), Linecheck Festival (Italy), Live nation Spain (Spain), Mastering The Music Business (Romania), Media Deals (Germany), Music Estonia (Estonia), Music Showcase Israel (Israel), Steve Farris Music (UK), Slovenian Music Informantion Center (Slovenia), Spike Music Conference (Bulgaria), Steven Farris Music Consultant (UK), The State 51 Conspiracy (UK), Utopia Music (Switzerland).
Information about the speakers here. More names will be announced soon.
However, the concerts of Greek and foreign artists are the ones that give the rhythm inside and outside Technopolis, as this year the live, musical action moves to the heart of the city, and in particular to Boiler, Crust and Six d.o.g.s, setting up a large stage in the urban landscape. The concert showcase program combines new and timeless trends focusing on the promotion of Greek musicians, while introducing foreign artists to the domestic scene for the first time. Along with the lineup of the live stage at the main stage of Technopolis that will close the event, they form an exciting festival program that includes so far Bad focus, Cinemon, Hey! Douglas, K not K, OROVEGA, The Steams, Paidi Trauma.
Information about the artists here. More live acts will be announced soon.
For yet another year, Athens Music Week welcomes representatives of two of the most active international networks for the independent music sector, Impala – Independent Music Companies Association and International Music Managers Forum (IMMF), which aim at the sustainable development of small/medium companies, the attribution of greater value to independent artists and the increase of access to finance. as well as Music Tech Europe which aims to create synergies and opportunities between the technology and music industries. At the same time, the event highlights the value of showcase festivals for the sustainable future of the music industry, inviting members of some of the most important in Europe, such as Eurosonic (ESNS), Linecheck and Reeperbahn, while it is also worth noting that this year’s Athens Music Week will bring together for the first time ever representatives of music organizations from the Balkans and the Eastern Mediterranean with the aim of boosting their partnership.
Detailed information and new additions to the program will be announced soon.
Day ticket: 10 euros (presale), 15 euros (at the entrance)
Three-day ticket: 25 euros (presale), 30 euros (at the entrance)
Presale tickets: Viva.gr
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