This was the 5th edition of the Liveurope Festival in Prague!

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The fifth edition of the Liveurope Festival took place in Prague on 25 and 26 May, hosted by our Czech venue Palác Akropolis. 

Our flagship festival is an annual meeting point for music venues professionals and a place for music lovers to discover the next generation of European talent.  

This year’s showcase, handpicked by Palác Akropolis with input from other Liveurope venues, featured promising emerging European acts with great export potential. In total, an impressive 18 artists from 9 European countries took over the venue’s three stages, including 4 nominees of the prestigious Music Moves Europe Awards. 

Besides the exposure to new audiences, the artists participating in the festival and their entourage got access to an exclusive capacity-building programme to equip them with tools and knowledge to boost their international careers. 


Thursday, 25 May

10:30-16:30 activities for Liveurope venues’ representatives

For Liveurope members only.

19:00 onwards Liveurope festival - Day 1

Line-up: Rat Kru /PL, P/\ST /CZ, Amelie Siba /CZ, Ana Lua Caiano /PT, Nina Kohout /SK, Sahareya /SL, Strulgattu and Meierkord /SE, Chalupski /CZ, Koikoi /RS*

*Presented in partnership with Music Moves Europe Awards

Friday, 26 May

10:30-13:00 Liveurope training and coaching sessions (by invitation only)

Our training programme for artists and their entourage aims to strengthen Liveurope's role as a springboard for new European talent. The goal is to provide knowledge and tools to new European artists playing at the annual rotating Liveurope Festival so they can further advance their international careers. The participants also received one-on-one coaching sessions with some of Europe’s top music venues and received personalised tips on how to best access specific non-national European markets.

Animated by: Petr "Kush" Blažek, MMF (CZ) and Marton Naray, SoundCzech (CZ)

14:00-16:00 Liveurope conference: Ecological sustainability in music sector

With: Tom Bonte, Ancienne Belgique (BE), Tamara Staňková and Natálie Rajnišová, Tamara band (CZ), Michal Brož, Faculty of Environmental Sciences CZU Prague (CZ), Jiří Pospíšil, Kabinet MÚZ v Brně (CZ).

Moderated by Mario Kubaš

19:00 onwards Liveurope festival - Day 2

Line-up: Monikaze /LT*, badfocus /CZ, Aiko /CZ, Kids Return /FR*, Kitty Florentine /EE, Bratři /CZ, Ditch Days /PT, Ivo Dimchev /BG, Radio 1 DJs /CZ

*Presented in partnership with Music Moves Europe Awards