Artist exchange programme INES#talent 2019 > Open call for applications

Applications are now open for INES#talent, a programme that sends emerging musicians around Europe to play at influential showcase festivals. It’s part of the Innovation Network of European Showcases (INES), which is enabling more cross-border exchange for artists and music industry professionals.

To expand the INES#talent programme to more European countries, four showcase festivals from Italy, Hungary, Germany and Czech Republic have joined INES as new partners.

● INES#talent opens for artist applications from 12 countries on June 1st

● More than 100 performance spots available for INES#talents at showcase festivals in 2019

● Linecheck (IT), Budapest Showcase Hub (HUN), ℅ pop (GER) and Nouvelle Prague (CZ) joined INES as new partners

As a result, artists applying for INES#talent will get more chances to be booked. INES#talent is a pool of bands and solo performers who are selected by the festivals as the best new talent from their respective countries. This is a unique chance for artists to breakthrough and launch their international careers. There are around 100 performance slots available exclusively to artists in the INES#talent pool, for which 100 artists will be nominated by the participating festivals.

To apply, artists must originate from one of at least 12 countries where INES festivals take place. These are: Austria (Waves Vienna), Czech Republic (Nouvelle Prague), Germany (℅ pop), Hungary (Budapest Showcase Hub), Italy (Linecheck), Luxembourg (Sonic Visions), Poland (Enea Spring Break), Portugal (Westway LAB), Slovenia (MENT Ljubljana), Spain (Monkey Week), Sweden (Live at Heart), and United Kingdom (Liverpool Sound City).

Deadline: 31 July 2018

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