Meet the Germans
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 border region of Germany and beyond, in order to establish a first contact, present their project and develop their professional network.
More About the Speakers
- ASSIDEMarie-Lene Armingeon is co-founder and CEO of SofaConcerts.org, an online platform which connects up and coming independent artists with music lovers and enables them to organize concerts by themselves. After graduating in language, communication and education and working as an interpreter, copywriter and teacher in South America, Europe and the…ASSIDEFlorian Brauch is CEO at Sparta Booking GmbH & Co.KG. He is in charge of artist management, publishing, business affairs as well as new business. He created is first agency in 1998 and successfully managed DONOTS until 2012. Today, he manages Nicholas Müller (ex Jupiter Jones), Heisskalt and Ton Steine…ASSIDE1999 Christian Walter Burr started a concert agency which has been renamed to Hotellounge in 2003, named after a song of the band dEUS. Years went by and the agency got a bit bigger focussing on European Tours. Hotellounge is acting as European agent for several acts and a national…ASSIDEStarting his music career as a child, Tobias gathered experience as a musician early on. While studying he founded his own fashion and music label. Tobias successfully finished his Master degree in Popular Music and Media in 2015 and immediately started working for the Federal Association of the German Music…ASSIDEPatrick Kirsch is a German junior booker working for Headline Concerts, a booking agency from Bonn specialised in tour booking, local shows and music management. Patrick is responsible for newcomer bands as well as office management and doing tour management for more established bands of the headline roster.ASSIDEBeing a musician, writer and cultural manager, David Maier knows both: the work for and with musicians as well as the various companies of the music industry – always between the genres of Rock, Pop, Jazz, World and beyond. Since 2012, he has been the artistic director for Worms: Jazz…ASSIDEHaving spent her time singing and making music since her childhood, Marie developed a strong interest in understanding what creatives need to make a living from their art. After her graduation she moved from Berlin to Saarbrücken to study music management. In addition, she started organizing concerts and public events…ASSIDEChris Schillinger is a musician, who toured all over Germany in several bands. From booking tours all by himself to working with a big, international booking agency, he experienced all different models of the booking everyday life. At LAG Rock & Pop e.V., he is in charge of the European…ASSIDESince 2010, Julius Zimmermann is the booker at „Kulturclub schon schön“ in Mainz, which has been awarded twice by the German government for its outstanding live program. He recently started working for the new KUZ which will open in December 2018.Back To Top