Going Global 2017 welcomes its largest gathering and greatest assortment of international and New Zealand-based delegates to date, hosting 21 seminars and workshops over Sept. 1st & 2nd at the gorgeous Roundhead Studios.
Going Global 2017 brings to Auckland experts from Spotify, Paradigm Talent Agency, Bandcamp, 4AD, Sugaroo!, Secretly Canadian, BIGSOUND, Billboard, Subpop, ICHILE, Slate Entertainment, States of Sound and so many more!!
Presenters from Chile, the United Kingdom, Australia, the United States,Singapore, and New Zealand will speak on topics as diverse as touring, booking, public speaking, digital sales - crucial information and knowledge that will jump start an international career.
The full list of activities is available at goingglobal.co.nz. Coming soon is the Going Global Conference app, putting all the information about speakers, panels, venues, artists and hobnobbing activities in the palm of your hand. Available on 29th August for both Android and iPhone, you will find the information you need to make the most of the opportunities that Going Global is bringing to you!
Joining previously announced international speakers are 2 additional Chilean music ambassadors and 21 New Zealand music professionals:
NATE SPRAGUE (Owner/Music Producer/Engineer, Tinta Negra) Nathaniel "Nate" Sprague is a musician, music producer and recording engineer with more than 10 years of experience in the production field. As a musician and entrepreneur, he has identified music’s capacity to add enormous value to products, services and audiovisual productions offered around the world. His goal is to bring clients’ propositions to life and help them communicate their message in an effective and memorable fashion to reach their target market.www.tintanegraproducciones.com
VICTOR BUTRON (Executive Producer, Agencia Nacional de Eventos) Victor has more than 15 years’ experience in events as executive producer, artistic general producer, and cultural manager with extensive knowledge of the music and entertainment industry. He specialises in the creation of innovative and strategic marketing, event production, product development and creation of trademarks. Victor holds higher degrees in Protocol Management, Institutional Relations and Event Organization; Social Communication; Strategic Communication and Corporate Social Responsibility; and Pedagogy in Higher Education.https://www.producciongeneral.cl/
The impressive flock of New Zealand speakers at Going Global 2017 includes musician Anthonie Tonnon; Artist Manager Ashley Page, Page One Management; Caroline Stone, Caroline Stone Law; A Low Hum founder,Ian Jorgensen; musician Marlon Gerbes, Six60; IMNZ Co-Chair and Flying Nun Records, Matthew Davis; Mel Parsons, songwriter; Mikee Tucker, founder Loop Recordings and Co-Chair IMNZ; Nicky Harrop, AudioCulture and Massey University; Nicole Duckworth, Managing Director of The Drop; NicNak Media owner, Nicole Thomas; Olivia Young, manager of The Maple; Pennie Black, Pennie Black Artist Services; Openside singerPossum Plows; Roberto Mukai, founder of Mucho Aroha Music; Sarah Pearce, NZ on Air; Sophie Burbery, Little Bark; Artist Manager, CRS Management Teresa Patterson; NZ Music Commission Chairperson, Vicky Blood; and Victoria Kelly, Member Services Manager APRA AMCOS.
GOING GLOBAL MUSIC SUMMIT 2017 Roundhead Studios 151 Newton Rd, Eden Terrace, Auckland Friday, 1st September Saturday, 2nd September Tickets from Eventbrite.co.nz
GOING GLOBAL PRESENTS Whammy Bar, Whammy Backroom and Wine Cellar St. Kevin’s Arcade, Karangahape Road, Auckland Saturday, 2nd September Doors open at 6:30pm First artist on at 7:00pm. Each artist will perform a 20-minute set!
Following the outstanding success of last years inaugural event, the NZ Music Managers Forum are proud to present the return of the Orientation Bookers Speed Networking Session. The event will be held in Auckland on Wednesday 15 November.
APRA will honour the contribution The Clean have made to music in Aotearoa when Hamish Kilgour, David Kilgour, Robert Scott, and Peter Gutteridge are inducted into the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame at the 2017 APRA Silver Scroll Awards.
In the mid to late 90's, when grunge began to wither away and MTV strived to find the next easy to access label to attach to new batch of up and coming rock bands, global attention started to shine on the Alt Rock scene.
The I Love The 90s Tour returns to Auckland next year March 23rd at Auckland’s Spark Arena, with a completely off the chain lineup featuring classic Hip Hop crew Naughty by Nature. Vin Rock from the Grammy Award winning rap group speaks fondly of this country and love of our people.
The Soundsplash Festival is returning to Raglan in January 2018. Local reggae favourites Katchafire are returning to feature on the bill. We sent a few questions over to lead vocalist Logan Bell ahead of the festival.
Following 2015’s Kitty, Daisy & Lewis'The Third', the sibling trio are back stronger than ever, harnessing their ability to create pop-infused soul, blues, rock n roll and a large mix of genres to perfection, in the shape of their fourth studio album, Superscope.
Kylie Price has just released her new album Bones. Last week she appeared on theNZ Entertainment Podcast, where she sang a new song I Dont Want To Go off the album while talking shop about her dream gig to play with Ed Sheeran and her Philipino roots.
Last week I caught up withPeter Hook ahead of returning down under for Australasian leg of the Joy Division and New Order Substance tour. We had a great chat about the spirit of punk, what it takes to write a book and why shows like the X-factor are so unhealthy…
Long established as one of New Zealand’s finest acts, South Pacific reggae-soul legends, The Black Seeds are set to tour the country in September, following the release of their long awaited 6th studio album Fabric, (out today - Friday September 8th).
Jacqueline Nalpant is a Booking Agent for the Paradigm Talent Agency, and is heading to New Zealand early next month where she'll be one of the speakers for the Going Global Music Summit (Friday 1st & Saturday 2nd September at Roundhead Studios, Auckland).
Since making her musical debut with her song Drift early last year, fast attracting a solid fan base and over 1 million plays across Spotify and Soundcloud in just a few months, Madeline North, better known by her musical moniker So Below, has once again blessed us with a moodier, masterful electro-pop banger, titled Ruin.
Since forming in 1998, the Antwerp, Belgium based trio Triggerfinger have long become a mainstay on the rock scene, building a solid reputation across Europe, the US, Canada and beyond, as one of the hardest-driving and sharpest dressing bands around.
Popular metalcore group Northlane are on their way to New Zealand. The Sydney band are touring North America taking in countries like Chile and Mexico as they head our way down-under next month to play Wellington’s San Fran then Auckland at the iconic Kings Arms.
Returning to New Zealand for the first time in three years, Australian metalcore band In Hearts Wake are on their way to our shores next month for a quick run of shows supporting their label cohorts Northlane.
Courtney Marie Andrews has landed in New Zealand, and set to play two concerts this week with Joe Pug - tonight at San Fran in Wellington (Wed July 19) and tomorrow night at The Tuning Fork in Auckland (Thu July 20).
Auckland two-piece Skinny Hobos, Alex Elvis and Texas Holdom, are heading on a 5 date New Zealand tour with headliners Decades, Bakers Eddy and Dead Favours. Kicking off tonight in Hamilton (July 14), the tour will also take them to Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and finishes up in Dunedin.
Have you ever considered sharing your most personal experiences with the entire world? Well come this Friday 14th July, that’s what Emma Cameron, the rocking front-woman of kiwi band Decades is about to do, when they release their long-awaited full length debut album, The Truth And Other People, so we sat down with the cheerful front woman to discover just what truth this album reveals..
Whilst Sonny Landreth is a well known slide-guitar master, zydeco enthusiast and phenomenal blues legend, what you may not know about him, is that he is one of the nicest gentlemen in the entire universe.
He was always the boy next door type energy, that type of person you just always wanted to be around. From day one, Shay Taylor has always been one to break the mold and live life in such a vibrant and contagious manner, that no matter who he spoke to, they walked away feeling great!
Anthonie Tonnon is taking his new Extended Player and single to Australia, and to New Zealand towns that missed the first run of dates, or sold out too quickly. He’ll also be appearing at three summer festivals this February.