czech music crossroads 2016


International music conference and showcase festival, focused on the unexplored territory of Central-Eastern Europe, reaches it’s 3rd edition.

Carefully selected bands focusing on local roots, acoustic music, folk, fusion and jazz perform for international audience of invited professionals, promoters and journalists. Two best groups will be awarded The Czech Music Crossroads Award.

The showcase selection is not restricted to new talent, but aimed in general at artists who can easily cross the language barrier, regardless of the length of professional experience. The bands are selected by experts of each corresponding country.

This year’s conference is focused on music export, an area still to be developed in our region. Carefully chosen international experts will teach the aspiring musicians how to build a performance and reach international market, and will be available for speed dating mentoring sessions.

Czech Music Crossroads welcomes musicians, promoters, festival organizers, journalists and the general public – please register HERE.

The event is organized by the team of multi-genre festival Colours of Ostrava running since 2002 and takes place in the same area in the same week. Crossroads is supported by the Ministry of Culture, City of Ostrava, and organized in cooperation with the Moravian-Silesian Region.