New and Developing Markets

Where contemporary African music meets world stages

 Sholly Cole by Cole Management Services
Eddie Hatitye by Music in Africa
Stefanie Schumann by Nelly Küfner

Chaired by Kyekyeku (Ghana/France), musician;
with Sholly Cole (Nigeria), Cole Management Services Ltd.; Eddie Hatitye (Zimbabwe/South Africa), Music In Africa Foundation; Stefanie Schumann (Germany), Delicious Tunes

In this session, the panellists will discuss issues pertaining to the rise of new African global stars, their presence at music festivals and how to align their demand with audiences around the world at music festivals and concert halls. Obstacles and solutions will be discussed in the hope of providing a better working experience for bookers, agents and this new generation of musicians.