Meet the French
Friday, Nov 15, 2019
Location: Sonic Visions Bar
Presented by Grand Est
Let’s break the ice! Artists, bands and music professionals are welcome to attend this networking event where they can meet bookers from a selection of venues, festivals or agencies from the Grand Est region of France and beyond, in order to establish a first contact, present their project and develop their professional network.
Capacity limited to 8 participants. Registration closed!
More About the Speakers
- ASSIDEJardin Du MichelASSIDEBack in the eighties, Eric Closson was the only promoter who was able to have some quality music shows scheduled in the whole district of Region Grand-Est. Passionate and stubborn, he’s always taken the DIY option for granted. 30 years later, when the long-awaited music venue "La souris verte" got…ASSIDEThierry Guigné is the founder of the association 'BE REAL' which aim is to promote music and cultural entertainment in the Grand Est region. He is the main booker of the WATTS A BAR music festival since 2011 and more recently for the Vassincool Festival and several other events in…Back To TopASSIDEFestival Décibulles / DirectorPierre Hivert is director of Décibulles, an annual festival that will take place in Neuve-Eglise (Eastern France) on 10, 11 and 12 July 2020. The event is expected by nearly 30,000 people for the 27th edition.ASSIDEJulien Hohl is CEO and A&R for the French Label Deaf Rock and label manager for labels La Coda and Cold Fame. He also manages bands like Last Train & Dirty Deep and has been working on release and publishing strategies as well as tours all over the world.ASSIDEAfter sound engineering school, Alexandre worked for radios as a technician and producer. Afterwards, he taughts show management during 5 years. During this time Alexandre developed his own label with recording studio and rehearsal place. Since 2010, Alexandre Quentin is a booking agent / management and producer for several festivals…ASSIDEBenjamin works since 6 years for the association Le Chien à Plumes near Langres. The association develops 2 activities : a summer festival, named "Le Chien à Plumes, which welcomes each year between 15000 and 20000 people and will the 24th edition in 2020 the first week-end of august; and…ASSIDEDiane Verspeeten works for bookings at the Lille based venue Le Bistrot de Saint-So. She is the sole booking agent for Nangma Production, working as a freelancer for music promotion. And she also manages the French-English band Ralph of London.ASSIDEWTPL / Label ManagerHe began his career in 1997 in Nice where he founded the SUD-POP association, he became director general and under his orders 15 people, he deals with the cultural development and support of artists, he also makes the programming Niel's Club and ROOM 700 Nikaia. Then in 2004 he left…