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In the 6th edition of Westway LAB, musical notes came to life in Guimarães in the form of 29 concerts, 14 conferences, 2 keynotes, 2 workshops, 3 networking sessions, 20 European export offices, 2 Talks and 4 artist residencies.
The Vila Flor Cultural Center (CCVF) was the epicenter of an energy that spread to the city throughout the four days of this music event, affirming Westway LAB as an international territory of creation and export, knowledge, sharing, networking and enjoyment in the musical universe, which extends and widens its bridges, which this year have crossed the Atlantic Ocean in a more consolidated way, with Canada as a country in the spotlight.

Westway LAB is about to launch a new episode of this big and surprising adventure, bringing together once again the public, artists and professionals from the music industry, all in Guimarães, a city in continuous transformation motivated by creation and thought.

See you in Spring for the next adventure!

>> 15 – 18 April 2020 <<

New website coming soon: www.westwaylab.com

Presenting Westway LAB 2019 | 10, 11, 12, 13 April

Every year in Spring, Guimarães becomes a music city. 
Portugal’s first showcase festival and pro music conference offers a very groundbreaking experience with Artist Residencies, Conferences, Talks, Showcases, Concerts and Canada as guest country.
From 10th to 13th of April, Westway LAB connects Portugal to Europe and the world with a strong focus on the international music industry. 🚂🌍🎸🎹

WESTWAY LAB PASS [20 eur]
[The Black Mamba, Tashi Wada Group feat. Julia HolterBatida apresenta: The Almost Perfect DJ, Captain BoyMister RolandParaguaiiWhales
*The first 150 passes also give exclusive access to the opening concert with Jacco Gardner]
Access to the remaining 21 concerts is done on a first-come, first-served basis, until the room capacity. Once maximum capacity has been reached, visitors will be let in on a ‘one out – one in’ base.

WESTWAY PRO CONFERENCE PROGRAMME AND REGISTRATIONS

WESTWAY LAB PROGRAMME

Creative Europe INES Showcase Festival Network ETEP (ESNSFundação GDA Embaixada do Canadá em Portugal Canadian Independent Music Association – CIMA/Canadian Blast Music Export Canada Why PortugalA.M.A.E.I. – Associação de Músicos Artistas e Editoras Independentes Clube Criativos de Portugal RTP Antena 3

Westway LAB 2019

Westway LAB, Portugal’s first showcase festival and professional music conference, will take place for the sixth consecutive year from 10th to 13th of April in Guimarães.

Founded in 2014 with a clear mission: to operate a cultural, social and economic transformation through music, crossing borders enabling the construction of sustainable internationalization of artists and professionals from Portugal. During the 4 day event, Guimarães becomes a music city, combining in an innovative way the realization of an event based with three dimensions: Process (artist residencies), Thought (PRO Conferences) and Product (showcases and headline concerts).

According to Rui Torrinha, artistic director of the festival, “continuing to think about the cosmos from this unique place has made of Westway LAB a powerful world of possibilities on a human scale, in which the time and space generated have allowed us to recover the original meaning of the word … quality. Not everything here can be said, so discover it and let yourself be discovered but do not miss out, because the spirit is of inclusion.”

WESTWAY LAB PASS (20 EUR) > https://goo.gl/w6ad87
The Black Mamba, Tashi Wada Group feat. Julia Holter, Batida apresenta: The Almost Perfect DJ,Captain Boy, Mister Roland, Paraguaii, Whales + Jacco Gardner*

*The first 150 passes give exclusive access to the opening concert with Jacco Gardner
Access to the remaining concerts is done on a first-come, first-served basis. After reaching the maximum capacity, the input follows the logic ‘one out – one in’.

FULL WESTWAY PRO CONFERENCE PROGRAMME AND REGISTRATIONS > https://goo.gl/8ZduAv

PROGRAMME

APRIL 1 TO 9
CANDOSO CREATION CENTRE
Artist Residencies
PT – Beatriz Nunes, João Pascoal (Happy Mess), Captain Boy, Yosune
INT – Tribe Royal (CA), Violetta Zironi (IT), Mickey (AT)
 
APRIL 9 TO 13
CCVF / VILA FLOR PALACE
PRO CONFERENCES
 
WEDNESDAY 10
18H30 | COR DE TANGERINA 
TALK
 
WEDNESDAY 10
21H30 | CCVF / GRAND AUDITORIUM (STAGE)
Opening Concert
SHOWCASE ETEP: JACCO GARDNER (NL) Somnium
22H30 | CCVF / CAFÉ CONCERTO 
ARTISTIC RESIDENCY SHOWCASES 1 & 2
 
THURSDAY 11
18H30 | TIO JÚLIO 
TALK
 
THURSDAY 11
21H30 | CCVF / CAFÉ CONCERTO 
SHOWCASE ETEP: VIOLETTA ZIRONI (IT)
22H30 | CCVF / CAFÉ CONCERTO 
ARTISTIC RESIDENCY SHOWCASES 3 & 4
 
FRIDAY 12
20H00 | DUCAL PALACE
COUNTRY FOCUS RECEPTION: CANADA
 
FRIDAY 12
21H30-01H00 | CCVF
CANADA COUNTRY FOCUS 
Megan Nash (CA), Sarah MacDougall (CA), Les Deuxluxes (CA), 
Tribe Royal (CA), The East Pointers (CA)
WHY PORTUGAL EVENT
Neev (PT), Vaarwell (PT), Marta Pereira da Costa (PT)
 
SATURDAY 13
15H00-19H00 | SANTA LUZIA ARTHOTEL, CONVÍVIO, OUB’LÁ, BAR DA RAMADA, TRIBUNA SM 
CITY SHOWCASES
Mickey (AT), Elin Namnieks (SE), Izzy and the Black Trees (PL), Theodore (GR), 
Smartini (PT), Beatriz Nunes (PT), Francisco Sales (PT), Holy Nothing (PT)
 
SATURDAY 13
21H30-01H00
CONCERTS
The Black Mamba (PT), Tashi Wada Group feat. Julia Holter (US), 
Batida presents The Almost Perfect DJ (PT)
Captain Boy (PT), Mister Roland (PT), Paraguaii (PT), Whales (PT)

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The festival is organized by A Oficina, entity responsible for the management and programming of various cultural facilities in Guimarães (Portugal).

Creative Europe INES Showcase Festival Network ETEP (ESNS) Fundação GDA Why Portugal A.M.A.E.I. – Associação de Músicos Artistas e Editoras Independentes