• Saturday - 18. Nov 2017

  • 10:30
    18.11.2017
    10:30
    Prior registration is recommended
  • 10:45
    18.11.2017
    10:45
    12:15
    The tour starts in the Massenoire (Black mass) building with a presentation of the development of Belval and Cité des Sciences (City of Science) followed by a walk leading to place des Hauts Fourneaux (the Blast Furnaces square) and to the furnace viewing platform at 40 meters high (180 steps).…
  • 11:00
    18.11.2017
    11:00
    12:00
    Make the most of this chance to meet and learn from experienced music professionals and artists. Agents, bookers, festival bookers, institutions, artists… What is your field? Make good use of your 20 minutes, they are worth their weight in gold. Speakers: Olaf Furniss (Born To Be Wide, Wide Days /…
  • 12:00
    18.11.2017
    12:00
    13:00
    Make the most of this chance to meet and learn from experienced music professionals and artists. Agents, bookers, festival bookers, institutions, artists… What is your field? Make good use of your 20 minutes, they are worth their weight in gold. Speakers: Daryl Bamonte (Schubert Music Publishing UK, Smile Records UK…
  • 12:00
    18.11.2017
    12:00
    13:00
    Location: Oberkorn Suite
    As an artist, your main concern should always be the music. Yet still, as an emerging act lacking the funds for a PR agent or a community manager, you will inevitably have to come to grips with the essentials of promoting your project. Approaching the press, announcing gigs and interacting…
  • 13:00
    18.11.2017
    13:00
    14:00
    Let's break the ice! Artists, bands and music professionals are welcome to attend this networking event where they can meet a selection of bookers, festivals, labels and journalists from all over Europe. In collaboration with Music:LX Speakers: Michel Attia (FM4 / Event Coordinator), Caroline Champarnaud (Sacem France / Director of…
  • 13:00
    18.11.2017
    13:00
    13:30
    In 1982 the now acclaimed band Depeche Mode performed a show at the Rainbow Club in a small town named Oberkorn situated in the south of Luxembourg. What was planned to be a regular show on one of the early tours of the young band became a day filled with…
  • 13:30
    18.11.2017
    13:30
    14:15
    Location: Oberkorn Suite
    With technology at their fingertips, artists have more power and control to grow their careers independently than ever before! During this presentation, participants will get an overview of the tools, services and platforms available online to take control of their career, distribute their music worldwide, collect their revenues and engage…
  • 14:00
    18.11.2017
    14:00
    14:15
    Meet the makers behind EDSUN’s platonic touch VR experience! Luxembourg’s unique R’n’B artist EDSUN and realab joined forces to create platonic touch, a new innovative project using VR technology and giving the audience the possibility to perceive music in a new way. During this interview, you can get an exclusive…
  • 14:30
    18.11.2017
    14:30
    15:30
    How do music scenes and the industries that are linked to them work in small countries? What are the challenges and similarities and what can they learn form each other? Host: Vic Galloway (BBC / Broadcaster, Journalist) Speakers: Sigtryggur Baldursson (Iceland Music Export Office / Managing Director), Kristian Blak (Tutl…
  • 14:30
    18.11.2017
    14:30
    19:00
    How often do men get to express their affection through non-sexual long lasting touch towards other people? In this piece, a group of eight people comprised of dancers and musicians are exploring platonic touch. They are observing each other and allowing themselves to trust and be trusted in the physical…
  • 15:00
    18.11.2017
    15:00
    16:00
    Location: Oberkorn Suite
    This workshop aims to familiarise participating musicians & artists with the two legal regimens that currently exist in the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg enabling artists to benefit from financial aid of a social nature in case of insufficient financial income or in times of involuntary inactivity, namely that of the independent…
  • 15:30
    18.11.2017
    15:30
    16:30
    Let’s break the ice! This speed meeting session brings together selected filmmakers, producers and directors from Luxembourg for an exchange with Sonic Music Conference delegates . Get to know Luxembourg's film industry, exchange ideas and explore potential opportunities for collaborations. Meet the Filmmakers is organized in cooperation with Film Fund…
  • 16:00
    18.11.2017
    16:00
    16:45
    What will an artist and musician’s life look like in 2020? From the creative process to distribution and promotion, how will technological developments influence the way artists and musicians will work in the next 3 to 5 years? The panel will look into different scenarios and topics such as adaptive…
  • 16:30
    18.11.2017
    16:30
    17:30
    Location: Oberkorn Suite
    Née il y a moins d’un an, la toute jeune société à responsabilité limitée simplifiée – ou SARL-S – reste source de nombreux questionnements et préjugés : Quels sont ses avantages ? Existe-t-il des limites ? Est-elle adaptée à votre projet ? Quelles sont les différences avec la SARL classique…
  • 17:00
    18.11.2017
    17:00
    18:00
    The audio-visual dimension of music is essential, especially since music is experienced on platforms like youtube. At the same time, the development of graphic and visual interpretations of music gives artists the possibility to grow their universe far beyond the sonic possibilities. A panel of experts will discuss today and…
  • 18:30
    18.11.2017
    18:30
    19:30
    For the fifth time in a row Rockhal and Rocklab want to showcase and reward the best music videos made in Luxembourg with the VCAs - Video Clip Awards Luxembourg 2017. More info here