Riders of the Storm & how to make an EPK

Booking and production workshop with Márk Bóna (SZIGET Festival) – Tips and practices on how to approach a festival/club booker. What are relevant information in a rider, pitch, EPK and what to leave out.

Spinning Vinyls in Budapest: Record Shop Tour – powered by HAIL

Budapest is a deeply historic city, which stands when it comes to records too. We picked the coolest independent record shops for you, all within walking distance, to show you another face of the city, with a small surprise at the end of it. Your guide will be an archeologist, underground music journalist on this

Showcase roasting

Robert Meijerink from Eurosonic, Adam Ryan from The Great Escape will be seated on the hot bench alongside Nina Kohout, while Eastern EU Industry pros and musicians can ask them anything they want from these men who might be one of their biggest gatekeepers. Questions will be welcome from the audience as well.

Granturismo

Granturismo is a tool that helps bookers connect to band representatives. It’s a great networking option in a kind of speed meeting form. We invite bookers/promoters/Festival reps who will be able to meet with 10 pre-selected band reps for a few minutes each in a speed-meeting style. This yeat speedmeet with: Jozsef Halmen (Stairway Booking,

XCES [SK]

XCES is a modular band/artistic collective bringing an audiovisual spectacle of post-genre age with emphasis on topics such as information overload, social alienation, meme culture, meta-irony and role of AI in art and society. Sonically, their debut spans from electronica, doom metal, experimental rap, poetry, soundscape up to noise territory, while this polystylism presents itself

Arleta [CZ]

As one of the most prominent artist on a Czech female rap scene, Arleta brings her dark vision that is both personal and playful. A contrast to a generic masculine rap that has dominated the scene for a long time, Arleta’s music often deals with current themes such as sexism, feminism or questionable moral principles,

Love’n’Joy – ETEP [UA]

Love’n’Joy – is one of the most successful Ukrainian Indie-Rock bands with an international profile. Having played numerous shows all over Europe, including festivals such as Reeperbahn and Eurosonic Noorderslag, they have also shared the stage with bands like Kikagaku Moyo, Boogarins, The Shivas and Petrol Girls. Love’n’Joy’s sound draws influences from Brit-Pop, 60s and

TROKUT [HR]

Trokut (eng. triangle) – a simple, but powerful shape that represents unity between five people who explore together in order to deliver their unique vision of jazz-pop-electronic music mixture. The band likes to fly high – the music can be intense, multi-layered and experimental, yet it always manages to keep a constant of simplicity and