Dream Pop Duo Anger wins XA 2019

The XA – Music Export Award was presented for the third time at the Waves Vienna Music Festival & Conference 2019. The dream pop duo ANGER emerged as the winner among seven nominated acts. Anger consists of Julian Angerer and Nora Pider, both originally from Brixen, South Tyrol. The dream pop duo moved to Vienna and […]

Waves Vienna says THANK YOU!

Last weekend Waves Vienna Music Festival & Conference invited music lovers to discover 100 new acts and to take part in workshops, speed listenings and lectures. 15.000 people, among them 1000 representatives of the international music industry, responded the call and enjoyed the ninth edition of Vienna’s Showcase Festival. Besides newcomer acts from various genres […]

Schallter Record Store Pop-Up

Famous record store Schallter usually resides in Westbahnstrasse 13 in Vienna’s 7th district. For Waves Vienna it pops up with a very special store at our Ticketmaster Lounge @ Project Room. On every festival day between 20:00 and 00:00 you can browse the finest vinyls and buy some stuff of acts performing at Waves Vienna. […]

Specials for Festivals Visitors

With your Waves Vienna Festival wristband you get lots of specials and discounts at shops and restaurants around the Festival Centre WUK. The special offers are only available from 26.-28.SEP.2019 with your Waves Vienna Festival wristband. Coffee, pastries, after-parties: for over a century Café Weimar has been very popular in Vienna. A historic authentic viennese […]

Download Timetables as PDF

For the ones who don’t like our digital approach with a mobile app we created the timetables for each day as PDF. You can download the PDFs for each day here but the timetables will be distributed at the festival as well: Timetable for THURSDAYTimetable for FRIDAYTimetable for SATURDAY

Introducing Israel

In 2016, Waves selected Israel (and Germany) as its focus country, showcasing many of Israel’s newest and edgiest musicians in their European debut. This year the tradition continues, as the next wave of Israeli music is coming to Waves Vienna 2019. At the Reception on Thursday, 26.SEP.2019 from 18:30-19:30 at Ticketmaster Lounge @ WUK Project […]

XA – Music Export Award as Springboard for Austrian Newcomer Bands

Nominees include Keke, Elis Noa and Sketches on Duality. Jury evaluation and award ceremony at the Waves Vienna Music Festival. For the third consecutive year the music export prize “XA” will be awarded within the Waves Vienna Music Festival. The award is an initiative of Austrian Music Export, SKE Fonds, Radio FM4 and Waves Vienna. […]

Last minute update: 4 new acts added to line up

Some good and some not so good news two weeks before the official festival start: Unfortunately we have to announce the cancelation of Bee Bee Sea and Oehl – BUT we are happy to be able to replace them by four gorgeous acts: Alon Lotringer (IL), Jeremy Pascal (AT), Kaleo Sansaa (DE, popNRW) and Paula […]

Timetables online

Besides our new Mobile App from woov we’ve put our timetable for all the festival shows online. You can browse per day or the full line-up and filter venues. The timetable for the conference went online some days ago and can be found here.

Waves Mobile App

We’re super happy to present you our brand new woov mobile app. The app features all the venues and shows of the festival (not the conference). Create your personal timetable, find your way around and connect to other fellow festival visitors! Just scan the code or click here to download the free Waves Mobile App!

Conference Schedule online

The schedule for the Waves Vienna Conference, which is co-hosted by Music Austria and Wirtschaftsagentur Wien, is now online and can be accessed here. It offers the options to apply filters for locations and types of events as well. Happy conference planning!

HOTS in Vienna

This years’ HOTS reception on Saturday from 11:30-12:30 as part of the Delegates Tour will be an event-to-remember after the last two years’ packed meetups: it’s not only the first time that Hungary earns a focus role on a professional event – which we couldn’t be more excited about! –, but thanks to this reception, […]