Berthold Seliger - Büro für Musik, Texte & Strategien

European booking agency and German tour promoter since 1988.

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Mekons, Rebeca Lane, Somos Guerreras (Feminist Hip-Hop from Central America), The Residents, The Hormones, Tortoise, The Walkabouts, Ben Zabo...


Bonnie "Prince" Billy*, Dirtmusic, Jambinai, Daniel Kahn, Saz'iso*, Patti Smith*, Television, Van der Graaf Generator, Rufus Wainwright", James Yorkston... (* Germany only)

2013 company has transformed from bigger Konzertagentur Berthold Seliger into small office "Büro für Musik, Texte & Strategien", allowing BS writing more books, essays etc.
Ever since, Berthold Seliger has published several books, for instance:
"Das Geschäft mit der Musik" ("The Business With Music", 2013; 7th edition)
"Klassikkampf" (2017; 2nd edition)
"Vom Imperiengeschäft. Konzerte - Festivals - Clubs & soziokulturelle Zentren - Soziales" (2019)

KBS had been European agent for Built To Spill, Calexico, Iron & Wine, Kandia Kouyaté, Lambchop, Alim Qasimov, Amparo Sanchez, El Vez, Woven Hand and many others. KBS had been European agent for Townes Van Zandt during the last years of his life.
KBS had been German promoter for hundreds of the leading acts of pop, rock, world and beyond, including Lou Reed, Lucinda Williams, Alyson Krauss, Kings of Convenience, Youssou N'Dour, Baaba Maal, Les Tambours Du Bronx, David Byrne, David Crosby, 16 Horsepower, Michelle Shocked, Boban i Marko Markovic Orkestar, Marta Sebestyen, Ando Drom and many, many others.



participating in

  • WOMEX 2022
  • WOMEX 2021
  • WOMEX 2019
  • WOMEX 2015
  • WOMEX 2014
  • WOMEX 2012
  • WOMEX 2010
  • WOMEX 2009
  • WOMEX 2007
  • WOMEX 2004
  • WOMEX 2002
  • WOMEX 2001
  • WOMEX 2000


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