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What's next in music? - showcase festival and conference

From September 8 - 10 in Lithuania will be held What’s Next in Music? international showcase festival and conference on innovations and new opportunities in music industry. It's free to attend, but don't forget to register here.

What’s Next in Music? is a successor of Vilnius Music Week, held from 2012 to 2015, and is organised by the Lithuanian music business association. Every September musicians, industry members and anyone interested in culture and music scene come together at a conference and showcase festival. See preview of previous event:

The showcase festival will be held on two stages at LOFTAS Fest in Vilnius and on Kaunas 2022 summer stage. Around 30 emerging artists from Lithuania and abroad - Clara Giambino (LT / FR), Local Blood, Shkodra Elektronike (AL / IT), NOËP (EE), Quark Effect, Jausmė, Gentle Ropes (UA), dargana, Orai, Basas Pegasas, Gamka, Superkoloritas, Puuluup (EE), Dlina Volny (BY), Martin Wall, Nika Ganga, Liucė, Sirupas, Kosmosonic Konglomerate with Musical Blockchain, KATARSIS, Rūta MUR, Plié, 52 Hertz Whale (SK) and Bel Tempo (LV). See festival program and plan your musical journey! 

The conference will feature diverse topic and speaker line-up. You will have a chance to dive into discussions, ask questions and hear more about local band coverage in global scene, music licensing for TV and films, data behind music, AI algorithms, music NFTs, foreign markets and music agents. Take a look at the conference schedule!

Among the speakers will be Aistė Noreikatė (LT), Andraž Kajzer (SLO), Daniel Antal (NL), Erica Jennings (LT / IE), Gleb Divov (LT), Juliana Volož (GER/EE), Koen ter Heegde (NL), Kristina Janušauskaitė (LT / BE), Lauras Lučiūnas (LT), Lisa Schoemaker (NL), Mark Adam Harold (LT/UK), Marc Brown (CAN/SWE), Mariusz Herma (PL), Márk Bóna (HU), Michelle Stoddart (UK), Mykolas Katkus (LT), Natasha Padabed (GER), Ramūnas Šaučikovas (LT), Ramūnas Zilnys (LT), Roman Demchenko (EE), Simonas Sudaras (LT), Tomas Paliūnas (LT), Vaidas Stackevičius (LT), Vaidas Zdancevičius (LT), Valdas Petreikis (LT), Vlad Yaremchuk (UA). Find out more about speakers!

If you plan on visiting the What's next in music? conference and showcase festival, don't forget to register for a free entrance. If you can't make to the event, no worries, team will be there and show you some insight of the international conference and showcase festival! Follow us on Instagram, Facebook and TikTok and don't miss out on updates.



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