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New music conference in Bergen announce first speakers

By Erlend Buflaten Posted: 30. Jun, 2016

Vill Vill Vest will be held in Bergen in September (photo: Jørgen Avsnes)

Bergen’s inaugural Vill Vill Vest music conference and festival kicks off in September. Announce first speakers and bands.

The inaugural Vill Vill Vest (Wild Wild West) music conference and festival takes place in Bergen from 15th – 16th September. VVV is a new national music festival where 45 up and coming acts will be showcased before an audience of regional, national and international delegates.

International as well as national speakers have been invited to be a part of the conference which consist of panels, masterclasses, seminars and talks covering everything from mentor sessions, playlist plugging, Europe’s festival market, law and modern A&R-ing.

Some of the speakers announced this week come from labels like Atlantic US/UK, Sub Pop, Decca, Sony Germany, Old Flame Records, 4AD, Play It Again Sam and Glassnote. Festivals sush as Sonar, Spot and Secret Solstice Festival have been confirmed to date.

Representatives from Downtown Music Publishing Group, Mick Management, Tracks & Fields, Communion Music Group, Music Glue, Soundcloud, Phonofile, INgrooves and United Talent Agency will also participate in panels and seminars during the two day long conference.

Earlier Vill Vill Vest announced the festival’s first 15 acts, including Sløtface, Drippin, Rytmeklubben, Electric Eye and Chain Wallet.

VVV will announce new seminars and artists throughout the summer.

You can snag an early-bird ticket until August 15th for 1195,- NOK (ordinary price 1495,- NOK).



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