MONDAY 15/7/2019, STARÉ KOUPLENY – CLUB
10.15–11.00 Touring Guide for Poland, Hungary, Russia and Slovakia
Representatives from different countries share their personal tips for clubs, festivals media and key personalities. All of them will also be available during the speed meeting sessions.
Presented by: Anna Mašátová
11.15–12.30 How to Win Your Festival Changeover?
Do you have too short a time for all the setting up, wiring and sound checks before your gig? If well prepared, you will have enough time left even for a prayer or relaxation before the kick-off; it depends on each individual.
Jiří Topol Novotný (sound engineer of the Jazzfestbrno, Respect, Brutal Assault and Folkové prázdniny festivals)
12.45–13.35 WHY DIY? What Does It Mean to Manage Yourself?
What does it mean to manage yourself as an artist? How can you effectively market yourself to audiences and programmers? How does self-management impact on a programmer’s perspective?
Noam Vazana (Israeli singer-songwriter and career advisor) & Steve Mead (Artistic Director/CEO Manchester Jazz Festival)
14.40–15.20 Music career and social networks
Why and how much are social networks important for music promotion? How to get good content that attracts your listeners? How is organic reach currently doing compared to paid promotion? Is copywriting important? And what about fan care? Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter… what makes sense in the Czech Republic? And how to work with influencers?
Jan Zápotocký & Martin Štěpanovský (Colours of Ostrava, Signal, Finále Plzeň)
15.30–16.20 What You Should Know about the Ment Ljubjana, Glatt und Verkehrt and Sunfest Festivals; and How to Get to Play There?
Ment: A three-day showcase festival of fresh artists from all over Europe and beyond.
Glatt und Verkehrt: All visiting artists share one thing in common: an exploration of their musical roots – whether traditional folk music, jazz, classical or avant-garde.
Sunfest: Canada’s Premier celebration of World Music & Culture in the beautiful Victoria Park, London, Ontario.
Andraž Kajzer (Artistic Director of MENT) & Albert Hosp (Artistic Director Glatt und Verkehrt) Parque) & Alfredo Caxaj (Artistic Director of Sunfest)