Music Industry Deadlines 2020

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Like each year we are offering delegate discounts on tickets for various showcase festivals in the EU and worldwide. Find out about our festival cooperations and news from our partners 2020. As always, we are happy to answer any upcoming questions! For further informations and events check out our website and our “Showcasing” section.


Focus countries 2020 UK & Ukraine!

In context of our 2020 Focus Countries UK and Ukraine several festival cooperations are planned.

Focus Wales (Wrexham, UK) – Delegate Discount
Date: 
May 7-9, 2020

FOCUS Wales 2020 will mark the festival’s 10th edition, and will welcome over 15,000 people to the town and showcase 250+ bands during one weekend. Throughout the festival there will also be industry sessions, art events and film screenings. A 50% Delegate Discount is available for Austrian business participants.

Link: www.focuswales.com


The Great Escape (Brighton, UK) – Delegate Discount
Date: 
May 13-16, 2020

With around 450 acts in over 35 venues, the Great Escape Festival is one of the most renowned festivals for young artists.
For Austrian participants a discount on festival tickets is available. If you are interested please contact us by mail. The discount is based on the current ticket price and increases when price contingents (Early Bird, Saver Ticket etc.) expire.

Link: www.greatescapefestival.com


Atlas Weekend Festival and Music Conference Ukraine (Kiev)
Date: July 7-12, 2020 

In cooperation with the largest Eastern European festival Atlas Weekend, a summer edition of the “Music Conference Ukraine” will take place in Kiev. Save the date – more information will follow!

Link: atlasweekend.com/en


Delegate Discounts

Musexpo L.A. – Delegate Discount
Date: 
March 22-27, 2020

MUSEXPO is an unprecedented and exclusive opportunity to interact with a wide range of influential decision–makers from the international music, media and technology industries – all brought together again in Los Angeles at MUSEXPO.
A discount of 15% is for Austrian companies to participate at Musexpo. The event offers new networking opportunities and insight into the Los Angeles music industry, especially in the fields of sync / label / publishing.  If you are interested, please contact us by mail.

Link: www.musexpo.net


Tallinn Music Week
Date: March 25-29, 2020

Use the code TMW2020AUSTRIA for a special partnership price!

Held each spring since 2009, TMW’s core parts are an international music showcase festival and Creative Impact conference. TMW’s 3-day music programme presents brave new multi-genre acts from all over Europe and beyond in Tallinn’s best concert venues to an audience of around 20,000 people and 1,000 music industry professionals, incl. 200 international journalists. TMW’s 2-day conference addresses music-related topics from industry ABC to inspiring pop-culture talks as well as various cross-sectoral discussions. The festival’s side events cover art & design, public talks and urban space explorations. 

Link: tmw.ee/about


Reeperbahn Festival International – Call For Delegates to Asia and North America
Date (Nashville):
May 11-14, 2020
Date (Beijing): August 28-30, 2020

Currently, music business people can apply for the Reeperbahn Festival International Beijing as well as the Reeperbahn Festival International Nashville. Deadline for both Beijing and Nashville is February 14. With the support of the German Federal Foreign Office, European Reeperbahn Festival International delegates of small and medium-sized music businesses will receive a travel allowance for flights and accommodation of 800 € for Beijing and 600 € for Nashville. Further information and applications:

Link: international.reeperbahnfestival.com


Midem – Digital Edition
Date: From 2 June, 2020, Midem is re-loading with a new format: the
Midem Digital Edition, accessible free of charge 

Midem is dedicated to helping the music industry and its partners develop business and creativity by bringing together all the key players of the music ecosystem. The digital edition of Midem is covering a wide range of areas of expertise, from international, export, A&R, publishing and artist management to artist and label services, sync, brands, marketing, digital and innovation.

Link: midem.com.


Primavera Festival – Delegate Discount
Date: 
June 3-7, 2020

Primavera Pro is a global meeting point for the music world, opening a window on what’s new and the challenges of an industry that is in constant evolution. During the week of Primavera Sound, this commitment culminates in the celebration of the yearly international meeting in Barcelona. For 5 days, the state of the music business is debated with the best-known experts in the field, showcasing dozens of newcomer bands and giving access to all the tools necessary for the professionals from all around the world who attend the meeting. For a reduced Primavera Pro Basic accreditation please get in touch via email.

Link: www.primaverasound.com


Reeperbahn Festival (Hamburg) – Artist applications and delegate discount
Date: 
September 16-19, 2020

The Reeperbahn Festival will take place from September 16-19, 2020 and offers a diverse line-up of international talents and more than 1,100 individual events of various kinds. The program includes about 600 concerts as well as sessions, showcases, networking events and award shows.

Deadline for artist applications: 17 July 2020

As in the past years Austrian participants can get a reduced conference ticket for the Reeperbahn Festival 2020. The discount is € 189,- net (plus VAT and system fee) instead of the regular € 275,- net for full accreditation (conference and festival). The discount is available until 15 September 2020 at 18.00 (Deadline!). If you are interested, please contact us by mail.

Link: www.reeperbahnfestival.com


WOMEX (Budapest)
Date: 
October 21-25, 2020

Submit your programme proposal for WOMEX 20 until midnight Friday, 13 March (CET). In order to propose for a spot in the Showcase, Club Summit, Conference or Film programme, you must complete an online submission within the time period above. Catch the Early Bird Discount until 1 March.

Link: www.womex.com


Iceland Airwaves (Reykjavik)
Date: 
November 4-7, 2020

The deadline for international bands to apply for Iceland Airwaves 2020 is June 30th, 2020 at 23:59 GMT.

Link: https://icelandairwaves.is/get-involved/apply/


INES Festivals – Current Calls

PIN Music Showcase & Conference (Macedonia)
Date:
November 26-28, 2020

PIN is the first and only international music conference in Skopje, Macedonia. Since the first edition in 2012, the conference and the associated Showcase Festival is organized as part of the renowned Taksirat Festival.

Deadline for applications: March 02, 2020

Link: www.pinconference.mk/


Live at Heart (Sweden)
Date: 
September 2-5, 2020

Live at Heart is an international showcase festival with several venues, taking place in Örebro, Sweden, from 2 to 5 September. Last year, bookers from more than 50 festivals took part, including delegates from Golden Melody Festival (Taiwan), Focus Wales (UK), Summerfest (USA), ONGEA! (Kenya), PIN (Macedonia), Sonic Visions (Luxembourg) and many more.

Deadline for applications: May 1, 2020

Link: www.liveatheart.se