The Liveurope Festival is coming to Palác Akropolis in Prague

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The fifth edition of the Liveurope Festival will take place in Prague on 25 and 26 May, hosted by our Czech venue Palác Akropolis.

Our flagship annual festival brings together representatives of the Liveurope venues, as well as local and international music professionals, decision-makers, media and music fans for musical discoveries, discussions on hot issues for the sector, and networking.

The music showcase promises to transport audiences on a truly European musical journey through different genres and styles. The line-up, handpicked by Palác Akropolis with a few recommendations from other Liveurope venues, features a handful of promising emerging European acts with great export potential. The line-up features over 15 artists from 9 European countries, including four nominees of the prestigious Music Moves Europe Awards.

Artists participating in the festival and their entourage will get access to an exclusive capacity-building programme that will equip them with tools and knowledge to boost their international careers.


Thursday, 25 May

10:30-16:30 activities for Liveurope venues’ representatives

For Liveurope members only.

19:00 onwards Liveurope festival - Day 1

Line-up: Rat Kru /PL, P/\ST /CZ, Amelie Siba /CZ, Ana Lua Caiano /PT, Nina Kohout /SK, Sahareya /SL, Strulgattu and Meierkord /SE, Chalupski /CZ, Koikoi /RS*

*Presented in partnership with Music Moves Europe Awards

Friday, 26 May

10:30-13:00 Liveurope training and coaching sessions (by invitation only)

Our training programme for artists and their entourage aims to strengthen Liveurope's role as a springboard for new European talent. The goal is to provide knowledge and tools to new European artists playing at the annual rotating Liveurope Festival so they can further advance their international careers. The participants will also benefit from one-on-one coaching sessions with some of Europe’s top music venues and get tips on how to best access specific non-national European markets.

Animated by: Petr "Kush" Blažek, MMF (CZ) and Marton Naray, SoundCzech (CZ)

14:00-16:00 Liveurope conference: Ecological sustainability in music sector

With: Tom Bonte, Ancienne Belgique (BE), Tamara Staňková and Natálie Rajnišová, Tamara band (CZ), Michal Brož, Faculty of Environmental Sciences CZU Prague (CZ), Jiří Pospíšil, Kabinet MÚZ v Brně (CZ).

Moderated by Mario Kubaš

19:00 onwards Liveurope festival - Day 2

Line-up: Monikaze /LT*, badfocus /CZ, Aiko /CZ, Kids Return /FR*, Kitty Florentine /EE, Bratři /CZ, Ditch Days /PT, Ivo Dimchev /BG, Radio 1 DJs /CZ

*Presented in partnership with Music Moves Europe Awards