Make it loud!

Music conference Ukraine
23-24 February 2019

Huge announcements, applauses, sold out gigs - concert industry remains one of the most desired and profitable part of music industry.

23-24th Feb 2019 Music Conference Ukraine will take place in Kyiv (Samskara Art Space). This time our main focus is set on concert industry. How to draw attention to your gig, organize a tour, find a booker, apply for a showcase and make your performance unforgettable? Plenty of questions and we have answers for you!

With the support of Swiss and Austrian Embassies along with British Counsil we are happy to have international delegates to share their knowledge and hands-on experience. Together with music website we're hosting a listening session for emerging Ukrainian artists. Music shop In-Jazz will hold a special workshop to show capabilities of Yamaha Genos. Check out conference program to find out more about topics and delegates!

Our venues:
  1. Samskara, Lvivska square 8a. Main venue of the music conference and showcase. 
  2. Vydyvo i Vyno,  Sichovykh Striltsiv street 1-5. Showcase
  3. Pod asfal'tom plyazh, Yaroslavov Val 33a. Showcase

Conference program

February 23. Hall 1
14:00-14:45 Doing a concert tour in Ukraine: key venues, concert agencies and possibilities overview
Svyatoslav Roman (Sviat Promo), Fillipp Dobrov (Robust Fellow), Vlad Antotov (icecream promo), Eugene Kibets (HMG), Moderator: Sergey Cane

  • How to choose proper venue and artist?
  • What works better: PR and press or paid ads?
  • What portfolio should the artist have to start working with you?
  • Sponsorship of small events
15:00-15:45 Showcases. The insight view (Eng)
16:00-16:45 Showcases. Personal experiences
17:00-17:45 Electronic scene in Ukraine: ups and downs
18:00-18:45 Listening session (Eng)
February 23. Hall 2
14:15-15:00 What else besides music?
Sasha Varenitsa (Mnogo Vody agency)

  • Lauch of a new artist: online and offline strategy
  • How to create and control hype
  • Agency case studies: alyona alyona, Alina Pash, Cape Cod, Cepasa etc.
15:15-16:00 How to create your tech rider for the foreign festival?
16:15-17:00 Online instuments for electronic music promotion. Music Worx case study (Eng)
17:15-18:00 Networking session (Eng)
18:15-19:00 Concert logistics. Basics
February 24. Hall 1
14:00 - 14:45 Music management and carreer development (Eng)
Jake Beaumont-Nesbitt (IMMF, UK). Moderator: Dartsya Tarkovska

  • How to build an international career of a music manager?
  • Specifics of the work with the artists
  • Monetization models and strategy development
  • IMMF as a tool of professional development
15:00-15:45 Music Export Ukraine presentation
16:00-16:45 Promotion of the concerts
17:00-17:45 Ukrainian festivals: results of 2018 and plans for 2019
18:00-18:45 How can Eastern European music compete with the Western one? (Eng)
Feburary 24. Hall 2
14:15-15:00 How does new music sound like? Beehype case study (Eng)
Mariusz Herma (Beehype, PL)

  • Where the new music is born and why you should forget about the USA?
  • Why retromania can be dangerous?
  • Beehype case studies
15:15-16:00 Artist = Brand
16:15-17:00 "Musical monster" YAMAHA Genos. Freedom for arrangers. Musical world in one instrument
17:15-18:00 How musicians can work with commercial brands?
18:15-19:00 Program plan of the Ukrainian Institute in music sector for 2019-2020

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