Thursday, August 02, 2012

Going Global Music Summit 2012

I went to the Going Global Summit last year, had some very interesting speakers, especially for those in the indie scene. Here's this year's lineup and info, and it's free...

Going Global Music Summit 2012 - What you need to know before you go.

"Independent Music New Zealand is proud to announce that the GOING GLOBAL MUSIC SUMMIT 2012 will include  Christchurch  as well as repeat visits to Wellington and Auckland this September - the dates are listed below.

If you are looking to take your music overseas, come and hear from people who are working with both new and established artists on the global stage.

GOING GLOBAL MUSIC SUMMIT 2012 – Announcing The Delegates:

· Greg Vegas (International Rescue Artist Development / Cooperative Music, USA)
· Peter Jesperson (Newwest Records, USA)
· Brooke Black (Big Hassle, USA)
· Lisa Hresko (CMJ, USA)
· Cary Caldwell (Great Escape UK, SXSW USA)
· Andrew Dubber (author 'Music in the Digital Age', UK)
· Nick O'Byrne (Australian Independent Records Labels Association (AIR), Australia)
· Rene Chambers (Spotify, Aust/NZ) note, Wgtn 6th / Akld 7th ONLY
· Graham ‘Asho’ Ashton (Footstomp / Bigsound, Australia) note, Wgtn/Akld ONLY

Delegate bios & photos are available at

Venue Locations / Dates:
Thursday 6th September – WELLINGTON
Seminars: CQ Conference Centre, 213-223 Cuba St, Cuba Rooms 3-5 (free entry)

Showcases: Ten artists, two venues
Mighty Mighty, 104 Cuba St (free entry)
San Francisco Bath House, 171 Cuba St (free entry)

Friday 7th September – AUCKLAND
Seminars: IMNZ members only, not open to public

Saturday 8th September – AUCKLAND
Seminars: The Langham Hotel, 83 Symonds St, Hauraki Room (free entry)
Showcases: Ten artists, two stages
Galatos Upstairs, 17 Galatos St, Newton (free entry)
Galatos Downstairs, 17 Galatos St, Newton (free entry)

Monday 10th September – CHRISTCHURCH
Seminars: CPIT, 60 Madras St, Imagitech Theatre (free entry)

Showcase: Five artists, one venue
Dux Live, 363 Lincoln Rd (free entry)

If you’re an artist or band who would like to be part of the live music component of the Summit apply via the link below:

Artist applications close this Friday August 3rd at 5pm.

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