2017 Conference 2017

In its fifth year of existence, Buma ROCKS! will be present during festival FortaRock In The City on Saturday 27 May in Doornroosje in Nijmegen.

Buma ROCKS!, the international conference and showcase festival for loud music, aims to connect ambitious and upcoming acts in hard rock, metal and related genres to professionals from the rock business both from the Netherlands and abroad.

This year during FortaRock In The City Buma ROCKS! will offer Heavy Chats, a matchmaking programme between artists and a number of hot shots from the heavy music business invited to FortaRock In The City. They will check out the Dutch bands playing and meet them in matchmaking sessions to share some of their wisdom and exchange ideas.

Confirmed are:
Jan-Martin Jensen, who is co-owner and booker at Inferno Metal Festival in Oslo, Norway, and owner of Radar bookings.
Lulu Davis, music manager (Brutai a.o.), publicist, and owner of Incendia Music in England.
Roman Hödl, booker and manager based in Vienna with his company District 19, but working with metal bands around the globe. Some of his Dutch acts: Asphyx, Sinister, Bodyfarm, Distillator and Izegrim. International: Aeternus, Flotsam & Jetsam, Necrophobic, Impaled Nazarene.
Gunnar Sauermann
, freelance writer for the German edition of Metal Hammer as well as others, and the international promoter for metal label Season of Mist.

More on the panellists here.

Buy your tickets to FortaRock In The City including Buma ROCKS! here!