World Music Lab: interview with Arnulf den Boesterd

19 oktober, 2021|English, Internationaal|

(bron: World Music Lab) Interview with Arnulf den Boesterd of Xango Music (Benelux distributor of LPs and CDs) by Eric van Monckhoven for http://worldmusiclab.it. Years ago, I made the acquaintance of Arnulf Den Boesterd, owner of Xango Music, which distributes world music and other artists in the Benelux. We have always kept in touch and see each other regularly at events such as Womex or Babel Music. In this interview, Arnulf tells us about his commitment to good music. What is Xango Music? Xango Music, Benelux distributor of local music from all over the world I, Arnulf den Boesterd, founded Xango Music in 1997 as a hobby that [...]

Jazzahead: Don’t miss: Early bird rate until 18 Oct | Showcase applications until 4 Nov

14 oktober, 2021|English, Internationaal|

(bron: Jazzahead) REGISTER BY OCTOBER 18 AND SAVE WITH THE EARLY BIRD RATE!       With our Early-Bird rate for a registration as a professional participant (all days) you save until October 18! With this option you will attend jazzahead! 2022 in Bremen for 165€ plus VAT instead of the regular price of 200€ plus VAT.  So register now at the special offer price and enjoy all the benefits of registration: networking, access to the trade fair including all showcase concerts, entry in the attendee directory, availability of the recorded conference program even after the event, and much more. All registration information is available here.  SHOWCASE APPLICATION OPEN [...]

Sounds of Change – Invitation

13 oktober, 2021|Call, English, Internationaal|

(bron: Sounds of Change) We've been working on something special over the past few months and we are very excited to tell you all about it, in an interactive online session!   During the COVID pandemic; a period in which travel was limited and we were unable to work physically with our trainees in the Middle East, we worked on the development of our online methodology and library of exercises, games and activities. This enabled us to continue our work online and it will enable us to reach out to more groups in the future. The methodology and library will also enable our trainees to continue their learning process, [...]

ESNS opens registration for physical edition in January and announces first names

13 oktober, 2021|Call, Internationaal|

(bron: ESNS) Good news! Today we can finally announce that ESNS 2022 will be a physical event taking place in our beloved city of Groningen. Due to the recent relaxation in the corona containment measures, the event will physically take place in Groningen in January 2022, and registration for the conference is open as from today via the button below REGISTER FOR THE ESNS 2022 CONFERENCE First panels and speakers announced Today we have confirmed a keynote address with Urgenda director and 'leading global thinker' Marjan Minnesma. Minnesma has worked for the Dutch government in Central Europe on energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. Together with her co-director prof Rotmans at the Institute for Transitions [...]

Classical:NEXT 2022 opens Call for Proposals

6 oktober, 2021|Call, English, Internationaal|

(bron: ClassicalNext)   Today Classical:NEXT 2022 opens its search for the best, brightest and most forward-looking artists, projects, topics and interactive conference formats from all corners of the classical music world! From 5 October until 5 November 2021 all music professionals are invited to submit their proposal for a Live Performance, a Conference Session or a Project Pitch for Classical:NEXT 2022 in Hannover, Germany. All proposals will be considered by an independent jury of international experts – guaranteeing a neutral yet informed selection process. Please keep reading for all information about the submission process and to get to know this year's jury. We are looking forward to your ideas and projects! With warm wishes, the Classical:NEXT team   Calling the future One of the special things about Classical:NEXT is that [...]

Transglobal World Music Chart – Oktober

5 oktober, 2021|English, Internationaal|

(bron: TGWMC)   1.  Monsieur Doumani · Pissourin · Glitterbeat (-) 2. Fanfare Ciocărlia · It Wasn’t Hard to Love You · Asphalt Tango (-) 3. Shujaat Husain Khan, Katayoun Goudarzi, Shaho Andalibi & Shariq Mustafa · This Pale · Lycopod (-) 4. Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino (CGS) · Meridiana · Ponderosa Music (2) 5. Omar Sosa & Seckou Keita · Suba · Bendigedig (-) 6. V.A. · Changüí: The Sound of Guantánamo · Petaluma (3) 7. Angelique Kidjo · Mother Nature · Decca (4) 8. Rachel Magoola · Resilience: Songs of Uganda · ARC Music (9) 9. Petrona Martínez · Ancestras · Chaco World Music (-) 10. Ballaké Sissoko · A Touma · Nø Førmat (-) 11. Eva Quartet · Minka · Riverboat / World Music Network (5) 12. Namgar · Nayan Navaa · [...]

WOMEX 21 Digital Programme Announcement

25 september, 2021|Call, English, Internationaal|

(bron: Womex) It's true; time flies - it seems so recently that we were putting together the first-ever virtual event during lockdown for 2020. However, as we move closer to October for WOMEX 21 in Porto, we've had many inquiries about this year's 'Digital Programme' in the past few weeks.  What about those who cannot travel to Porto? Are you doing anything online this year? What about those who cannot attend? WOMEX 21 will be an in-person event in Porto and not mirrored in the digital realm; however, we will - before the on-site event takes place - bring an extra bit of the WOMEX programme to a [...]

Call for proposals is open. Transglobal World Music Hall of Fame

23 september, 2021|Call, English, Internationaal|

The Transglobal World Music Chart virtual Hall Fame celebrates excellence in the world music field. The Hall of Fame includes three categories: 1) Artists, 2) Industry and Media Excellence; and 3) In Memoriam. Do you want to propose any person or organization? Please, fill in the form  Artists The Artists category honors solo and ensemble living artists who have achieved lifelong artistic and technical quality or historical significance in the field of world music. (5 annual inductions) Industry and Media Excellence Industry and Media Excellence celebrates influential music industry and media individuals and organizations who have provided increased visibility and recognition to world music and its multiple subgenres (3 annual [...]

jazzahead! 2022: Registration and showcase application starts today

20 september, 2021|Call, English, Internationaal|

(bron: Jazzahead) JAZZAHEAD! 2022 REGISTRATION STARTS WITH EARLY BIRD RATE       The registration for jazzahead! 2022 starts today: from now on, you can register for the 16th edition of the industry gathering (April 28 to May 1, 2022)! At the same time, the showcase application phase, which will end on November 4, begins as well.  Registrations for jazzahead! can be made via the jazzahead! website - read more about the participation options and more in this newsletter.  The Early Bird rate for professional participants is valid until October 18 - with this offer you pay 165€ plus VAT for a participation on all days instead of the regular 200€. [...]

Offer: artist entrepeneur day at English folk expo 2021

16 september, 2021|Call, Internationaal|

(bron: EFEx) English Folk Expo has teamed up with the Featured Artists Coalition and CMU:DIY to bring you a special folk edition of their Artist:Entrepreneur Day. The day presents a series of talks, case studies and discussions about pursuing a career in the music industry. Hosted by three artist entrepreneurs from the Featured Artist Coalition — Ellen Smith (Shadowlark), Eckoes, and David John Jaggs (The Ragamuffins) — A:E Day will show you how to build a business around your music, including your music rights, your live performances and your direct-to-fan relationships. Click here to access the discount From music copyright, to building your fanbase, to choosing the right business partners, the artist-led A:E [...]