Our highlights on Thursday
Day 2 – now we have switched into festival mode. To leave no chance of boredom and to make the day at least as exciting as the first one, we have compiled some thrilling ideas and event notes for you.
For conference guests:
Why We Need More Women in Music, 11:30 a.m., Alte Liebe
- Some artists speak openly about being a woman in the live music business, e.g. Lauren Mayberry (Chvrches) or Claire Boucher (Grimes).
The Power of Numbers – France, 11:30 a.m., Board Room
- Studies on the French Music Industry and What Germany Can Learn from Them
The Artist´s Perspective on the Music Business, 3:45 p.m., Suite 616
- There are many satisfying work relations going on between artists and the ones working for or with them. But the questions remains, what does today's artists think of the current working and business conditions they have nowadays to deal with?
Music and Control, 16:00 Uhr, Suite 716
- In this session, we’ll discuss the repressive ways in which governments and authorities interfere in the careers of bands and artists.
For festival guests:
Neustadt Gallery Walk, 5:00 p.m., Millerntorwache
- Hamburg’s Neustadt is the cherry on the pie that is the art scene.
Blacktape – Sékou Nebletts new film, 7:00 p.m., east Cinema
- Set out to find the roots of the former subculture.
Husky, 9:50 p.m., Mojo Club
- The songs are soft and gentle, but also have a distinct humour.
The Handsome Family, 10:00 p.m., Knust
- They make their country and bluegrass sound colourful and dazzling.
MC Bomber, 10:40 p.m., Moondoo
- His Facebook-page states in his biography: "MCB was born, raps and died."
Tom Liwa & Flowerpornoes, 10:40 p.m., Terrace Hill
- Thanks to a certain amount of heel-digging resistance they remained a well-kept secret.
Mirel Wagner, 11:40 p.m., Mojo Club
- Her vocals are full of clear simplicity, and she accompanies herself on an acoustic guitar.