We’ve already beaten by large numbers both applications of the previous edition. Thank you for the the biggest response ever! And it’s still possible to apply >> https://goo.gl/Zz6vSH The results will be known in January!
Here’s a video that shows a bit how the Artist Residencies of the last edition were… 🎸🎹🎶🎥
ETEP have now enabled over 4.000 shows by emerging European Talent at festivals all over the world and helped 1.445 acts kick-start their international careers.
Since the start of the programme in 2003 ETEP has facilitated 4.001 shows by 1.445 acts in 34 countries, and we are very proud to have contributed to the careers of so many talented European acts.
Many acts that received support from ETEP at the start of their careers have grown out to be very successfu. Over the past 17 years, acts such as Agnes Obel, Ásgeir, Ben Howard, Benjamin Clementine, Calvin Harris, Franz Ferdinand, James Blake, MØ, Noisia, Selah Sue, The Editors, The Kooks, The XX, Within Temptation and Years & Years have greatly benefited from the support of the ETEP programme. More recently, acts such as Idles, Shame, Alma, Aurora and Dua Lipa played some of their first international shows with the support of the European Talent Exchange Programme.
ETEP is looking forward to seeing what the future brings, but one thing is set in stone: ETEP will continue to grow and offer even more artist great opportunities!
📷 #INES Panel: Women, music, parity and quotas at festivals
🇪🇺 INES is a European cooperation project initiated by eight international showcase festivals – including #WestwayLAB – and gigmit, the European digital platform for artist booking. Currently, INES has expanded to thirteen showcase festivals.
After the biggest ever edition (the 5th), with 28 Concerts, City Showcases, Artist Residencies, PRO Conferences and Talks, Westway LAB is preparing to once again bring together the public, artists and professionals from the music industry, all in Guimarães.
The 6th edition of #WestwayLAB takes place from April 10 to 13 and the candidacies to be part of the festival closed on December 31. And we’ve beaten by large numbers both applications of the previous edition. Thank you for the the biggest response ever!
It is in this path that Westway LAB will continue to be an international territory of creation, networking and enjoyment in the universe of music.
Happy to have a bunch of portuguese projects selected trough #INEStalent – artists recommended by #WestwayLAB – and a special taste for Mister Roland, who participated in the last edition of the festival in Guimarães.
Westway Lab Festival is a collaborative platform, a living and organic laboratory, of experimentation and stimulus to creativity whose goal is to bring together, in the same city, acclaimed and emerging, international and national, innovative and purists artists during a period of music creation, video, urban interventions, architecture and thought played out through the development of activities such as artistic residencies, creative ateliers, showcases, concerts and talks.