Berthold Seliger Keynote - Empire Business or Cultural Diversity: The Reality of the Concert Business
Berthold Seliger Keynote - Empire Business or Cultural Diversity: The Reality of the Concert Business
Fri 18 Jan | De Oosterpoort, Front 2 | 13:30 - 14:30
Fri 18 Jan | De Oosterpoort, Front 2 | 13:30 - 14:30

Berthold Seliger Keynote - Empire Business or Cultural Diversity: The Reality of the Concert Business

Berthold Seliger Konzertagentur Seliger (DE)

Education | Bookings

English spoken

Berthold Seliger has been a European agent and German tour promoter for more than 30 years. He also writes books about the music business (Das Geschäft mit der Musik, 2013, 7th edition; Klassikkampf, 2017, 2nd edition; and Vom Imperiengeschäft, out in April 2019), and his essays on cultural, musical and political issues are regularly published in newspapers and magazines in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (Berliner Zeitung, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Jungle World, Konkret, Versorgerin and others). He also gives lectures on these topics from Berlin to Beijing (www.bseliger.de).

 

Speakers

  • Berthold Seliger

    Berthold Seliger Konzertagentur Seliger (DE)

    Berthold Seliger has been a European agent and German tour promoter for more than 30 years.

    He also writes books about the business with music (Das Geschäft mit der Musik, 2013, 7th edition; Klassikkampf, 2017, 2nd edition and Vom Imperiengeschäft, out in April 2019), and his essays on cultural, musical and political issues are regularly published in newspapers and magazines in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (Berliner Zeitung, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Jungle World, Konkret, Versorgerin and others).

    He also lectures on these topics from Berlin to Beijing (www.bseliger.de).

Moderator

  • Gideon Gottfried

    Gideon Gottfried Pollstar (GB)

    Gideon Gottfried is a German-born journalist, living in London. He’s the European Editor for LA- based live entertainment bible Pollstar. Prior to joining Pollstar in 2015, he was editor at musikmarkt, the former trade magazine for Germany, Austria and Switzerland, for five years.

    His work has also appeared in Billboard, IQ Magazine, Vice Germany and others.

    He’s a co-founder of Munich based independent record label Crispy Crust Records, where he served as editor for three years. He is passionate about music of all genres and a rapper himself.

    Above all, he is an activist and objectivist. Follow @gideongottfried on Medium and Twitter to stay up to date on his work.