The launch of the INES platform marks the official start of the EU-funded showcase festival network, which aims to reinforce the connections between European showcase festivals, artists and music industry professionals. Besides the start of the INES#pro support programme for music professionals, nearly 100 INES#talents are getting announced for 2018.
● INES website launches on 30.11.2017 – www.ines-festivals.eu
● Registrations are open for INES#pro 2018. Over 50 passes per festival are available.
● Nearly 100 European Artists are confirmed for the INES#talent programme
The Innovation Network of European Showcases – INES, is a European cooperation project established by eight international showcase festivals and gigmit, the European platform for artist discovery and booking.
In 2017, INES raised over € 2MIO from the European Union’s CREATIVE EUROPE programme for its mission to support the international careers of music professionals and artists by getting them involved with music business events all over Europe.
Official project start with the INES platform launch on 30th of November 2017
With the launch of the website, it is now possible for artists to submit their festival applications (INES#festivals) and for music professionals to register for the INES#pro programme. All INES#talents are getting announced for 2018.
The first videos for INES#conference will be published in May 2018. The video library will host all recorded conference panels from all INES showcase festivals in order to create a sustainable database of professional music knowledge.
Support programme INES#pro for music professionals
INES#pro aims to support European music professionals to discover bands, create personal networks, be educated and craft powerful synergies by offering over 400 free accreditation passes for all INES showcase festivals and conferences around Europe .
Promising European talents are getting announced for INES#talent
For the first INES#talent exchange programme 2018, around 100 artists have been selected. Promising artists from nine European countries will be booked by all participating showcase festivals during the next year.
Every INES partner nominated around 10 artists from their own country as INES#talents. This programme will enable young talents to get equal European exposure and the chance to build their international careers by showcasing around Europe.
Nominated INES#talents for 2018:
Austria: Cari Cari, 5K HD, Mother’s Cake, Wandl, Lea Santee, Soia, Lukas Lauermann, MOLLY, Mynth, TENTS, Ankathie Koi, Hearts Hearts, Gospel Dating Service, At Pavillon, NIHILS
Germany: RIKAS, LEONIDEN, WOMAN, Federico Albanese, HYMMJ, CAPITANO, Henry And The Waiter, JOEY VOODOO, Bergfilm, Moglebaum, JOSIN
Luxembourg: ROME, Napoleon Gold, L.I.L. STAR, Sun Glitters, Bartleby Delicate, Seed to Tree, EDSUN, Dorian & Louvar, Monophona, TUYS, Mutiny on the Bounty
Poland: Eric Shoves Them In His Pockets, Niemoc, Buslav, Terrific Sunday, Lion Shepherd, Bastard Disco, Decadent Fun Club, Hatti Vatti, Małgola, Young Stadium Club, Deer Daniel, Michał Kmieciak, WASIO
Portugal: Quest, III, Moonshiners, We Bless This Mess, Serushiô, Dear Telephone, LINCE, Noiserv, Sensible Soccers, You Can’t Win, Charlie Brown
Slovenia: Koala Voice, FUTURISKI, Bowrain, Matter, It’s everyone else, FFX, Darla Smokin, Kukushai, Haiku Garden
Spain: NIÑA COYOTE ETA CHICO TORNADO, Esteban & Manuel, Escorpio, ZULU ZULU, Antropoloops, Bronquio, Le Parody, All La Glory, Quentin Gas & Los Zíngaros, Bala, Fasenuova
Sweden: Lighthouse Sweden, Jetbone, The Hawkins, The Magnettes, Meadows, more artists tba UK: FALSE HEADS, False Advertising, TIGRESS, pink kink, XamVolo, HAARM, Nick Ellis, BLOXX, Catholic Action, The Blinders, Queen Zee & The Sasstones
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