Athens Music Week (AMW) returns for the third year in a row, from June 22 to 26, 2021, in a hybrid version and presents new trends in the music industry through selected speeches, presentations, workshops, seminars, showcases and a concert evening on the central stage of Technopolis.
Free registration and access all the thematic sections of AMW, the online networking event and the Live stage which will take place on Saturday June 26! Learn what is happening internationally in the field of Music, share ideas and techniques, meet future collaborators, discover new artists and live a unique experience without borders!
Influenced by developments in the music industry, the AMW conference focuses on analyzing the most important trends in the national and international market. Join the Athens Music Week community and learn how playlists work and how subscribers are built by the Spotify team, find out the most important tips for a successful crowdfunding campaign from Kickstarter executives, learn about new ways to monetize music, the steps you need to take to step onto the stage of the world’s biggest music festivals, and modern methods and strategies to promote entertainment marketing.
Explored a wide range of topics, through selected roundtables with the participation of leading professionals, popular artists and recognized representatives of international networks (e.g. HEMI, JUMP, Keychange, Music Tech Europe Academy) and d organizations (eg Music Innovation Hub, Music Finland, Stegi Onassis Foundation, Women On Top and many others). Among them, internationally renowned saxophonist Shabaka Hutchings talks about the explosion of the jazz scene in Britain, Lambros Fisfis and Aris Dimokidis talk about podcasts, the Clubhouse and the audio content revolution, Panos Mouzourakis and Ian Soun musical realities and talent shows, Andreas Metaxas (Stay Independent) and William Darladanis (Athens Bros) analyze the hip hop phenomenon in Greece.
And because we cannot talk about music without music, the AMW Showcase program combines new and timeless trends by focusing on the emergence and promotion of Greek musicians while presenting for the first time foreign artists in the domestic market. . Discover polyphonic groups, world rhythms and traditional sounds from the Eastern Mediterranean and the Balkans, psychedelic techno, warm electronic soundscapes and talharpas.
The program includes 19 artists from 10 different countries, while in terms of Greek participations we will go through the hip hop rhymes of Saske, the Industrial-punk of the young Orgazma, the world-trad sound of Dysatolia and BAiLDSA in the ambient Johnny Labelle. pop and pop-punk from OCEANDVST and dreamlike classic / folk / jazz sounds of WERA to the dystopian rhythms of Kit Kido.
The program in detail:
Tuesday June 22 Conference: Musical trends
4:00 p.m. – 4:40 p.m.: Blockchain, NFT & Fan-Powered Royalties (Panel / ENG)
4:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m .: Covid-19, Concerts and Music Festivals (Talk / GR)
17: 20-18: 10: Greek Hip Hop (Panel / GR)
6:30 p.m .: Networking event
19h00-20h30: Hip Hop & Audio Sampling Music Production (Workshop / GR)
20:00 – 20:20 | Marva von Theo (GR) powered by Shesaid.so and his project
8:20 p.m. – 8:40 p.m. | LEAK (DE)
8:40 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | Ikaru x BarÄ±Å Demirel (TR)
9:00 p.m. – 9:20 p.m. | Saskatchewan (GR)
Wednesday June 23 Conference: Music Industry
16: 00-16: 40: Music synchronization (Panel / GR)
4:45 pm-5:15pm: The future of music distribution (Talk / ENG)
5:20 p.m.-6: 10 p.m .: Record labels and DIY (Panel / GRl)
6.15pm-6.45pm: Music, Artists and SEO! (Webinar / GR)
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m .: ABC of Copyrights & Copyrights (Workshop / GR)
7:00 p.m. – 7:20 p.m. | Iberian (GE)
7:20 p.m. – 7:40 p.m. | Bad focus (CZ)
19:40 – 20:00 | BAiLDSA (GR)
20:00 – 20:20 | John Wolfhooker (CZ)
8:20 p.m. – 8:40 p.m. | Orgasm (GR)
Thursday June 24 Conference: Music Marketing
4:00 p.m. – 4:40 p.m.: Podcasts & the rise of audio content (Panel / GR)
4:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m .: Radio Movement and A / Live Stages (Talk / GR)
17: 20-18: 10: Reality TV and talent shows (Panel / GR)
6.15 p.m.-6.45 p.m .: Spotify for Artists Masterclass (Webinar / ENG)
19h00-20h30: Digital Diffusion (Workshop / ENG)
7:00 p.m. – 7:20 p.m. | Pull-up (EE)
7:20 p.m. – 7:40 p.m. | Wera (GR)
19:40 – 20:00 | Dysanatolia (GR)
20:00 – 20:20 | Kido Kit (GR)
8:20 p.m. – 8:40 p.m. | Mongooz and the magnet (HU)
Friday June 25th Conference: Live Music Sector
4:00 p.m. – 4:40 p.m .: Smart showcase in the Balkans (Panel / ENG)
4:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m .: Blockchain Technology VS Covid-19 (Keynote Speech / GR)
17: 20-18: 10: Music festivals and AR-VR games (Panel / ENG)
18: 15-18: 45: 6 Steps for the LIVE of your life (Webinar / GR)
19h00-20h30: Digital strategy and good practices for your music (Workshop / GR)
7:00 p.m. – 7:20 p.m. | Nude (RS)
7:20 p.m. – 7:40 p.m. | Johnny Labelle (GR)
19:40 – 20:00 | Funkcorporation (RO)
20:00 – 20:10 | BarÄ±Å Demirel feat. Da Poet (TR)
8:10 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. | OCEÎNDVST (GR)
Saturday June 26 Conference: Music & Culture
4:00 p.m. – 4:40 p.m .: Women in the music industry! (Panel / FRA)
16: 45-17: 15: To be determined
17: 20-18: 10: The explosion of British jazz & the untapped Greek scene (Panel / ENG)
6:15 p.m. – 7:00 p.m .: Crowdfunding campaigns in the music industry (Webinar / ENG)
19h00-20h30: Communication & Public Relations Strategy (Workshop / GR)
Main stage live:
Athens Music Week hosts:
TO Good job Nicky, in his first live appearance.
Good Job Nicky made her discography debut in October 2020 and in less than 24 hours the single “January 8th” has become trending on Youtube, now reaching 2 million views.
The romantic emo rapper, Solmeister.
The beloved “Prince” of young and old speaks directly to the soul with his experiential words and multidimensional sound. An alloy of rap, punk and emo that seduces a whole generation of teenagers. On a special music show and accompanied by full band Cool Kids Never Die, Solmeister appears after a long time live for a tribute to what happened, an ode to what is happening and an endoscopic look at what is to come. to pass.
Their dream psychedelic pop Atomic love.
Dreamy pop melodies, psychedelic guitars and numerous loops make up the musical world of Atomic Love which released in 2021 its first album entitled “Vol / 1”. The rising trio, made up of Eva Vassilonikolou (vocals, loops, lyrics), Pano Liapi (guitar) and Pavlos Morfi (keyboards) is very active in the concert field and is one of the most complete, ambitious and promising. pop scene.
Entry: 7.15pm | Start time: 8:30 p.m.
* Entrance is free with compulsory reservation on viva.gr
** Tickets will be available from Monday June 14th.
According to the restrictions for the protection of public health, the event is exclusively for seated persons, while the Technopolis space has been designed in compliance with all official instructions and applicable regulations.
The concert will be broadcast for free via STREAMING on www.athensmusicweek.gr
Stay tuned to the official webpage and AMW social media for ongoing updates.