Waves 2020 – Update

Planning a festival in 2020: Which topics will concern us? What will be true and vital this autumn? What rules, regulations and recommendations will apply? What do we need? What do we want? What do we fear? After countless ideas, discarded concepts, worries, hopes, and fresh starts, one thing is obvious: we have to stay […]

First Acts Waves 2020

We are super happy to present you the first 28 acts we gonna see on site or on screen of Waves 2020 (in alphabetical order): :aexattack (AT) 7AM INES#talent (SI) Bagage (AT) Balans INES#talent (SI) Bokka INES#talent (PL) Das bisschen Totschlag INES#talent (DE) Downers & Milk (AT) Eugenia Post Meridian INES#talent (IT) Franz Fuexe (AT) Gigi Masin (IT) Happyness (UK) June Cocó INES#talent (DE) Karpov […]

Waves Conference 2020

The conference program addresses the challenges for the music industry triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic in a variety of ways. International experts from the music industry will share their experiences on panels and the umbrella organization of the European Music Export Agencies EMEE will host a discussion with political decision makers and organizations on the […]

Focus Countries 2020

“East meets West” is also the motto of the festival’s focus countries in 2020:  On the one hand, we are focusing on the United Kingdom. The motherland of pop music is currently saying goodbye to the European Union. What consequences will the Brexit have for the music industry? We will try to discuss this and […]

Waves with a new livery

After ships, fishing lures and forest animals, we sat down with the great guys of the Vienna based agency 101 together with Wolfgang Hummelberger on occasion of the anniversary edition Waves 2020 and developed a new design for the festival. The wave now carries us through this new, exciting edition in many shapes and colors. […]

Corona Update

Dear lovely people, these are crazy times we live in and some of you may have asked themself if WAVES VIENNA will happen in September. Currently the situation in Austria is that no festivals are permitted until 31st of August 2020. We don’t have any information about events or festivals in September yet. And there’s […]

INES Application for Delegates open

The application for Delegates for Waves Vienna is open from now on. Just click here fill out the form and be part of Waves Vienna Music Festival and Conference from 10th to 12th of September 2020 in Vienna. A total of 50 tickets will be awarded for Waves Vienna 2020. In addition, travel expenses and […]

Conference Tickets available

Early Bird Music Conference tickets are available from now on. The Music Conference ticket covers all events of the Conference but no shows of the Music Festival and costs now € 40. The Music Pro Pass is valid for all events of the Conference and all shows of the Music Festival for € 65. Both […]

Application open

The application for the 10th anniversary edition of Waves Vienna is open from now on. Just register for free on gigmit and apply to play at Waves Vienna from 10.-12.SEP.2020. Please keep in mind that we do not accept applications by mail, instagram or facebook. From the open call via gigmit we select at least […]

Waves 2020 pre sale starts

The pre sale for the 10th edition of Waves Vienna starts on November 28th at 1pm. Waves Vienna 2020 takes place from 10.-12.SEP.2020 in an around WUK. The Super Early Bird ticket for EUR 15 is limited to 111 pcs. The Early Bird ticket for EUR 25 is limited to 555 pcs. After them selling […]

After Movie for 2019

We’re super proud to present our official After Movie for Waves Vienna 2019. Thanks a million to the lovely people at buero butter for thier great work and to the band Anger, the winners of the Export Award XA 2019 for the Song “Baby”.

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 […]