Sound of the Xity 2016 will get underway this week, from 27 April - 2 May in Beijing, China.
The organisers have announced the full programme, which is made up of two days of conference sessions including special sessions on export and a focus on Latin America and three days of showcases, all of which allow delegates to discover the intricacies of the Chinese market.
Carlos Seixas, FMM Sines Festival, Artistic & Production Director
Christine Semba, WOMEX, Director of Consultancy & Special Projects
Chucky García, Rock al Parque Festival, Artistic Director
David Pichilingi, Liverpool Sound City, Founder
Ivan Milivojev, Exit Festival, Founder/Program Director/Board Member
James Buell, Hard Rock International, Sr. Director of Music and Marketing
Justin Sweeting, Clockenflap Music & Art Festival, Music Director
Maria Sagrera, Primavera Sound Festival, General Coordination Manager
Philippe Siegenthaler, Estéreo Picnic Festival, Booking Director
Ryuji Noda, Crank Co.Ltd, Director & Producer; Sakurazaka ASYLUM, Producer
Seymour Stein, Warner Bros Records, Vice President
Tommy Jinho Yoon, Yescom Ent., International Director
For full details about speakers, showcase artists and schedules, see the links attached.
article submitted by:Jim Hickson, Piranha Arts