RBF NYC Edition
Access to the US Independent Market
Reeperbahn Festival New York Edition, June 18 - 23 2018
It’s year three for the Reeperbahn Festival New York Edition! The 2018 edition will take place in mid-June in the “city of all cities” and includes:
- a delegation that will attend A2IM Indie Week presented by SoundExchange (18–21 June) and SyncSummit New York (22 & 23 June)
- a Reeperbahn Festival Showcase in conjunction with A2IM Indie Week (20 June)
- the announcement of the jury for the ANCHOR 2018 – Reeperbahn Festival International Music Award
International music-industry professionals are invited to join the Reeperbahn Festival NYC Edition delegation. Complete information can be found here. The delegation consist of 18 people representing 16 businesses, including labels, management companies, distributors and export offices. The objective was to give delegates an opportunity to make targeted contacts in the US market, and, through participation in the many panels, workshops, and 1:1 meetings, to gain concrete insights into the particular conditions of the world’s largest music market and set in motion new business deals and partnerships.
The Reeperbahn Festival Showcase in conjunction with A2IM Indie Week presents German and international artists seeking access to the North American market. Last year, the showcase took place at PIANOS on New York’s Lower East Side and featured performances by HAERTS (DE), Jade Bird (ANCHOR winner 2017 / Great Britain), Akua Naru (DE), Little Junior (CA), Surma (PT), Janelle (DE.
Also part of the New York Edition: the announcement of the jury for the ANCHOR 2018, which will be awarded in September at Reeperbahn Festival. More information about the ANCHOR can be found here.