The countdown is on! One week to go and GOING GLOBAL 2018 just got REAL with the addition of the twenty nine new delegates and the the two-day panel timetable revealed!
Download the GOING GLOBAL app via a simple two step process; First download the Attendify app then search for the event name (Going Global Music Summit 2018) inside the container AND/OR download the two-page PDF programme via the Going Global website to get yourself sorted for the weekend.
Tickets to the two-day boutique music conference are selling fast and are looking to sell out.
Across the weekend of August 31st - September 1st, 50 experienced, local and international speakers, including the newly announced delegates below, will descend on Auckland City to share their experiences and expertise with the switched on folk who have bought their weekend passes to GOING GLOBAL 2018.
Check out the list below of representatives and experts in their fields of music, A&R, booking, licensing, managing, marketing, promoting and publishing speakers attending the summit...
ALESSANDRO PAVANELLO (Global Business Manager, Kanjian, CHINA), ALISON ROSENFELD (Music Supervisor, Aperture Music, USA), AMANDA CHENG (Artist, Wax Chattels, NZ), AMBER CAREW (A&R, Saddle Creek Records, USA), AMELIA MURRAY (Artist, Fazerdaze, NZ), ANDY IRVINE (Founder, GYROstream, AU), ANN HARRISON (Solictor, SSB UK / Business Affairs Peermusic UK), ANTHONIE TONNON (Artist, NZ), ASHLEY GAY (Founder, Xelon Entertainment / Noisehive AU/NZ, AU), BEN O'CONNOR (Co-founder, Chapter Music, AU), BRIAN ZABINSKI (TAMIZDAT Artist visas, USA), BRIANNA LIEBLING (Booker, Billions Corporation, USA), BRONTË JANE (A&R Director, Third Side Music, USA), DAMIAN VAUGHAN (CEO, Recorded Music NZ, NZ), DAVE SIMPSON (Photographer contributor, Getty Images / UndertheRadar.co.nz, NZ), DYLAN PELLETT (General Manager, IMNZ, NZ), EMILY CROWTHER (Artist Management, Late Last Night / NZ Music Commission, NZ), FABRIZIO ONETTO (Artist Manager, A&R, OCESA Seitrack / Partner, DiscoPanoram, MEXICO), GARETH SHUTE (Music Journalist, Lil' Chief Records rep, NZ), GENEVA ALEXANDER (Artist, Soccerpractise, NZ), HENRY COMPTION (Director, The Orchard AU/NZ, AU), JACOB DANEMAN (Publicist, Pitch Perfect PR, USA), JEFF NEWTOWN (Music Promoter, NZ On Air, NZ),JEN PEARCE (Music Licensing & Strategy / Founder/CEO, Low Profile, USA), JESSI FRICK (Manager, Citrine Management, USA), JUAN CARLOS JIMENEZ TOBON (Trade Commissioner, COLOMBIA), KATIE GARCIA (A&R, Secretly Group / Owner, Bayonet Records, USA), KEVIN PEDERSEN (Label Manager, What's Your Rupture?, USA), LISA PARIS (CEO, The Label, NZ), LYDIA JENKIN (Communications, APRA AMCOS, NZ), MAGGIE COLLINS (Triple J / Artist Manager / BIGSOUND Festival Programmer, AU), MARIO CARLOS VARGAS DIAZ (Trade Commissioner, PERU), MATT HARVEY (Artist, Concord Dawn, NZ), MATT NEWTON (Senior Label Relations Manager, Amazon Music AU/NZ, AU) MEL PARSONS (Artist, NZ), MICK TARBUK (Country Manager AU/NZ, Believe Digital, AUST), NADIA REID (Artist, NZ), NATALIE WILSON (Music Licensor, The Other Side, NZ), NEVIN DOMER (Maybe Mars, China), NICOLE THOMAS (Artist Manager, Publicity, NicNak Media, NZ), OWEN MALLON (Booker, Paradigm Talent, USA), PAULA MORENO (Trade Commissioner, CHILE), POPPY REID (Managing Editor, The Industry Observer, AUST), REUBEN RAJ (Photographer, SomeBizarreMonkey / The 13th Floor, NZ), RUBAN NIELSON (Artist, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, NZ/USA), RODOLFO ESAÚ GARZA de VEGA (Trade Commmissioner, MEXICO), SARAH THOMPSON (Programme Director, 95bFM, NZ), STEPHEN KING (Principal, Media Arts Lawyers, AU/NZ, AUST), TOM WIRONEN (Manager, Friendly Announcer, USA), TYLER McLOUGHLAN (Music Licensor, Sound Pound, AUST)
Independent Music New Zealand has also revealed the 13 hand-picked artists performing at GOING GLOBAL PRESENTS, Saturday 1st September.
alayna, Albi & The Wolves, Arthur Ahbez, Holly Arrowsmith, Jaggers X Lines, Jed Parsons, Nakita, nomad, ONONO, SHAYNA, Soaked Oats, The Beths, Unchained XL
Doors are at 6:30pm. First artist on at 7:00pm. Each artist will perform a 20-minute set! Tickets are limited, open to the public, and only $20 from Undertheradar.co.nz If you are lucky, there will be $20 door sales
Don't miss out - the 2017 music summit event sold out!
Free entry with your GOING GLOBAL WEEKEND PASS (Tickets for the GOING GLOBAL SUMMIT & Weekend Pass available from Eventbrite.co.nz)
The 2017 music summit event sold out, and showcases over the years have been instrumental in the discovery of some of New Zealand's biggest success stories. Previous artists include; Aldous Harding, Tami Neilson, Tiny Ruins, Kane Strang, Anthonie Tonnon, Sachi, Fazerdaze and Nadia Reid.
*All Going Global 2018 registrants are eligible for a 10% discount ticket to The Other's Way Festival 2018, Friday August 31. Discount code details & links are included during the registration process.
Have you ever wondered what it's like to run social media for Japandroids and Tom Waitsor work directly with artists such as Mac DeMarco or Unknown Mortal Orchestra? How to be one of the youngest woman-identifying A&Rs in the industry? How to book a tour in China or perform at a four day festival in Mexico with 18,000,000,000 portaloos? Own your own artist management company, head an independent record label or successfully licence music? The two day GOING GLOBAL MUSIC SUMMIT is a rare opportunity for any local artist, manager, publicist, A&R, producer, music writer, record label and venue manager to connect with, question and hear ideas from some of the international music industry's most relevant and forward-thinking superstars. IMNZ is bringing to New Zealand; international booking agents, synch licensors, international media, PR experts, artist managers with international experience and those working for the fast-moving live and digital music platforms. You never know who you will meet!
The New Zealand Music Foundation marked Mental Health Awareness Week with the launch of the second edition of its landmark NZ Music Community Wellbeing Survey into the health and wellbeing of people working and volunteering in live and recorded music in New Zealand.
With a week’s worth of events, Music Therapy New Zealand’s annual awareness campaign will run from October 20-28 to draw attention to the life-changing affect of music therapy and the support services available in New Zealand.
Recorded Music New Zealand has announced the three finalists for the inaugural Music Teacher of the Year Tui, with each being recognised for their incredible impact on their students and the local community.
Auckland’s Spark Arena has switched to 100% compostable serve ware for public events. This week, the venue is implementing stage one of its Zero Waste Strategy, replacing all single-use cups and hot food packaging with carefully sourced plant-based alternatives.
Recorded Music New Zealand has revealed the new direction of the Vodafone New ZealandMusic Awards with a rejuvenated programme of build-up events and a new Tui trophy designed by renowned artist Dick Frizzell.
Independent Music NZ is proud to announce the now sold out Going Global Music Summit is the first New Zealand event to take place having signed the global pledge, Keychange, promoting gender equality across the music industry.
On Friday September 21 2018, the music industry and associated businesses will walk the 16km Coast to Coast from Onehunga to downtown Auckland to raise money for road crew “roadies” who may have fallen on hard times. This is not a race, it’s a walk.
The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus are gracing our shores on the 28th of November at Galatos. After a 4-year hiatus, they have burst back onto the scene and headed straight for the spot they are most familiar with, number 1 on the Billboard Christian Rock Charts.
Breakups are never easy - whether it's a romantic tryst, a teenage crush, or with a young Mark and his favourite band Dream Theater, that dark moment when founding keyboardist Kevin Moore left the group in 1994.
There's no denying that at my core, I'm a lover of progressive music - whether that means I love "prog" music or not is a question for another day, and is a topic which I touched on whilst talking to Steven Wilson the other week regarding the upcoming To The Bone show at Auckland's Bruce Mason Centre.
Auckland-based quartet Openside have added an extra date to their first, all-ages, nationwide tour. The group headlines The Seamless Tour will now perform a final show in Tauranga on July 20th featuring special guests DUNES .
Consisting of drummer/vocalist Cat Leahy and guitarist/vocalist Leisha Jungalwalla, This Way Northwill be a part of a very special night in Auckland called ‘Sass the Patriarchy’ an event they have been running in Australia.
As the days and nights get colder, we need something more to laugh about than the unpredictability of Auckland weather and lucky for us, The New Zealand International Comedy Festivalreturns (kicking off this Thursday 26 April).
I Am Giant’s have recently released their third and final album ‘Life in Captivity’. Featuring the singles ‘Dead Flower’, ‘Playing With Fire’ and ‘Don’t Look Back’, the band are currently touring New Zealand; their final tour and last hurrah in NZ.
To this day I still remember my introduction to Sepultura - camped out in the granny flat bedroom of long-time friend Kerry - a live version of their cover of Motörhead's Orgasmatron, and from there it continues to this day
Legendary, GRAMMY-award winning band FLEETWOOD MAC today announced an Australian and New Zealand tour, set to kick off on August 9 with two shows in Auckland on September 16 and 19, along with a welcome return to Dunedin on September 21.
California’s radical sons, The Growlers arrive in the country this week for the start of the Australian leg of their mammoth worldwide ‘Beach Goth’ tour. In what is guaranteed to be a rollicking, majestic wave of movements all around our golden coast,
Timaru’s iconic Soundshell in Caroline Bay will host two of the most well-known bands in New Zealand in a one-day entertainment extravaganza this January. Katchafire and The Black Seeds will headline the R18+ event at the Soundshell on Saturday, January 26, 2019. They’ll be joined by The Butlers.
In true kiwi summer tour tradition Marlon Williams will now take The Tūrangawaewae Tour to a further six markets this February making it a total of 12 shows - Marlon’s most comprehensive New Zealand tour ever!
With sounds primed for a hot summer ahead, Christchurch four piece Mako Road have arrived with the perfect soundtrack for long nights, cold drinks and hazy days with the ‘Local Safari’ EP, which releases today.
“Music can bring us all together, it bonds us, it strengthens us...” this song “Your Guardian Angel” by Red Jumpsuit Apparatus has been dedicated to Toyah Cordingley.
Please spread the word to anyone who loves the song, or has lost someone too early also, feel free to leave any dedications in the comments of which we will share direct for Toyahs’ family and the band to see.
On the heels of releasing several collaborative hit tracks this year, five-time Grammy Award-winning artist and producer Mark Ronson returns with a brand new single of his own ‘Nothing Breaks Like A Heart’ featuring Miley Cyrus.