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Spotlight on Morocco and Hello DeLaMar, ADE Changes Venue

18 May 2017

The 22nd edition of the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) takes place October 18th-22nd in the Tolhuistuin, Brakke Grond and Melkweg venues with the DeLaMar Theater taking centre stage. After 16 years in the Felix Meritis, the Amsterdam Dance Event, an initiative of Buma, will be moving to the DeLaMar Theater this year to allow major…

Eurosonic Noorderslag 2018 focuses on Denmark

5 May 2017

At this year’s SPOT Festival in Aarhus, Eurosonic Noorderslag presented Denmark as its focus for 2018. Booker Robert Meijerink comments, “We have been amazed by the quality and diversity of Danish acts that performed at Eurosonic in the past. Lots of Danish artists are making great music and are successful worldwide. The Danish music-scene is…

Buma ROCKS! presents Heavy Chats matchmaking sessions during FortaRock In The City

4 May 2017

Buma ROCKS! will host Heavy Chats, a matchmaking session in Doornroosje during FortaRock In The City on May 27th 2017. Aspiring bands, composers, managers, booking agents and festival promotors in rock, metal and punk who are visiting Buma ROCKS! at FortaRock In The City can register for the Heavy Chats sessions, to be scheduled between…

Metal band Textures wins Buma ROCKS! Export Award 2017

2 May 2017

Dutch progressive metal band Textures wins this year’s Buma ROCKS! Export Award. The six-piece from the province of Brabant will receive this prestigious Award as a reward for their successful career abroad. The Award will be handed to the band in a special, one-off radio show of Buma ROCKS! on Pinguin Radio, Sunday May 21st…

Buma ROCKS! presents Ulsect at FortaRock In The City, announces first matchmakers

3 April 2017

Buma ROCKS!, the international conference and showcase festival for loud music, is affiliated to FortaRock In The City, the metal festival in venue Doornroosje, Nijmegen, on Saturday 27 May. Ticket sales for FortaRock In The City including Buma ROCKS! have started at www.doornroosje.nl. Ulsect complete the line-up of Dutch bands at FortaRock in the City…

Buma ROCKS! goes Roadburn: Heavy Panel and networking meeting on 21 April in 013, Tilburg

16 March 2017

Buma ROCKS!, the international conference and showcase festival for loud music, will participate in the Roadburn Festival for the first time in 2017. Held annually in and around 013, Tilburg, Roadburn is a festival without equal. Ever since 1999 it offers a high quality selection of doom, stoner, avant-garde and psychedelic acts in rock, metal…

Buma ROCKS! presents DOOL at FortaRock In The City

14 March 2017

Buma ROCKS!, the international conference and showcase festival for loud music, is affiliated to FortaRock In The City, the metal festival in venue Doornroosje, Nijmegen, on Saturday 27 May. Through January and February a total of 145 bands from all heavy sub-genres applied for a Buma ROCKS! showcase slot during the festival. Rotterdam band DOOL…

Buma ROCKS! presents The Charm The Fury during FortaRock In The City, 27 May in Doornroosje, Nijmegen

25 January 2017

In 2017 Buma ROCKS!, the international conference and showcase festival for loud music, is affiliated to FortaRock In The City, the metal festival in venue Doornroosje, Nijmegen, on Saturday 27 May. Besides offering match making sessions between bands and heavy music professionals, Buma ROCKS! will be presenting a number of showcases during the festival. The…

Eurosonic Noorderslag awarded best Dutch festival

15 January 2017

From Wednesday 11 until Saturday 14 January Groningen hosted Eurosonic Noorderslag for the 31st time. The conference attracted 4.200 delegates from all over the world. Other numbers: 382 acts, 417 international festivals and over 40.300 festival visitors. Eurosonic Noorderslag was aired by radio and television stations from all over Europe, making it one of the…

European Commission and music sector working together towards a new EU support strategy for music

13 January 2017

Bringing together speakers from the European Commission and of various branches of the European music sector, the ‘Music Moves Europe’ panel kick-started the 2017 edition of the Eurosonic Noorderslag conference. Music Moves Europe is the first ever formal discussion between the European Commission and the European music sector in all its components, for instance festivals,…