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ANCHOR 2017 Press Conference - Tony Visconti reveals the 2017 jury of ANCHOR
Tony Visconti rang in this year's ANCHOR by revealing the 2017 jury at a press conference held 7 June, at New York’s A2IM Indie Week, a conference for the independent music industry held by the American Association of Independent Music (A2IM).
Emmanuel Legrand, US Editor for Music Week, hosted the press conference starting at 18h at the official Indie Week venue, the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center (107 Suffolk St, New York, NY 10002). ANCHOR founder and Reeperbahn Festival director Alexander Schulz and ANCHOR 2016 winner Albin Lee Meldau accompanied the prominent judges and answered questions from members of the international press.
After the press conference, Albin Lee Meldau and others played live at the infamous club Pianos on the Lower Eastside at the A2IM Official Reeperbahn.
Tony Visconti, Emily Haines, Shirley Manson, Huw Stephens and Sonja Glass and Valeska Steiner (both BOY) are the judges of the ANCHOR 2017!
Picture: ANCHOR 2016 winner Albin Lee Meldau, Reeperbahn Festival director Alexander Schulz, host Emmanuel Legrand, Tony Visconti, Emily Haines, Sonja Glass, Valeska Steiner, Huw Stephens. Shirley Manson could not be present at the jury announcement. (© Caroline Dorn)