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Streaming is here to stay! Or isn’t it?
Thu 14 Jan | Conference Channel 3 | 12:30 - 13:30
Thu 14 Jan | Conference Channel 3 | 12:30 - 13:30

Streaming is here to stay! Or isn’t it?

Phil Middleton Driift, Aly Gillani Bandcamp, Ide Koffeman MOJO, Lieke Timmermans TivoliVredenburg


English spoken

Live performances offers unique experiences to fans. The stage is the medium, but the experience itself is unmediated. Direct interaction between artist and fans. Due to the pandemic these unique live experiences are limited or nonexistent. So mediated alternatives arise. Streaming live performances, special apps that allow interaction with the fan, or augmented and virtual reality that add special experiences. If innovation and multimedia applications increasingly shape the way in which makers and fans meet, the parties active in the chain must transform. Artists, agents, bookers, venues, festivals, media companies and service providers must reinvent themselves to continue to add value in a hybrid future of mediated live entertainment. But how and to what extend? And do the relations between these different companies in the value chain have to be redefined?


  • Phil Middleton

    Phil Middleton Driift

    Senior Project Manager at UK-based livestream event promoters/producers Driift Live, Phil Middleton also has extensive experience in artist management & ticketing having held various positions at ATC Management in London prior to his switch to Driift when the company was formed in July 2020.

    Aly Gillani Bandcamp

    Aly Gillani is the European Label Rep for Bandcamp, a thriving, global music community where fans discover new artists, intimately connect with them, and directly compensate them for their work. Aly’s role involves expanding and managing the growing network of labels and artists using Bandcamp to connect with their fans.
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    Ide Koffeman MOJO

    Festival Director Down The Rabbit Hole @ Mojo Concerts. Also ran the ‘Larger Than Live’ series in Ziggo Dome last summer; high end livestream platform, presenting bigger Dutch acts in a multi-cam, interactive and dynamic setting.

  • Lieke Timmermans

    Lieke Timmermans TivoliVredenburg

    Lieke Timmermans is head of marketing at TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht, concert hall in for all kinds of music - from pop, jazz and club nights to symphonic music, chamber music. She’s working in the music industry for over twenty years.


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    Helienne Lindvall Swede as Candy

    Helienne Lindvall is an award-winning professional songwriter, musician and the columnist behind the Guardian music industry columns Behind the Music and Plugged In. She's the former Head of Business & Songwriter relations for song data management platform Auddly, backed by Max Martin and Abba's Björn Ulvaeus, as well as Chair of the Songwriter Committee & Board Director of the British Academy of Songwriters Composers & Authors (Ivors Academy).