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Musikmesse to remain an independent event. New dates in October 2021.
Recent reports in the media about a possible merger of Musikmesse with the Frankfurter Buchmesse as part of a creative festival require correction. The next Musikmesse will be held as an independent event at Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Centre from 22 to 24 October 2021. At the same time, discussions are currently being held with participants from the culture and creative sector with a view to holding other events at the Exhibition Centre during the same time slot. Moreover, Musikmesse is entering into a collaborative agreement with THE ARTS+, the flagship of the Frankfurter Buchmesse for creative content. The press conference to announce these plans, which was originally planned for Tuesday, 30 June, has been cancelled. Further information will be provided at a later date.
Musikmesse and Prolight + Sound 2019: international, professional and innovative with a host of event highlights
A week full of music, entertainment, business and inspiration ended on Saturday evening with a concert given by Gregory Porter and the Neue Philharmonie Frankfurt orchestra in the ‘Festhalle’. At Musikmesse and Prolight + Sound, artisanry met high-tech, violins met virtual reality and digital networking met personal encounters. The accompanying Musikmesse Festival not only presented highlight concerts by Samy Deluxe, Mousse T. & Glasperlenspiel, Tony Carey and other stars at the Exhibition Centre but also filled around 50 clubs and hotels in Frankfurt with music. At the new Musikmesse Plaza, music fans came into their own after the trade fairs with a pop-up market including direct sales and numerous events on Saturday.
Musikmesse and Prolight + Sound spotlight the digital revolution in the creative business and turn all Frankfurt into a show stage
The worlds of music and the event business are getting together in Frankfurt am Main over the coming days. Musikmesse and Prolight + Sound (2 to 5 April) offer the professionals of today and tomorrow insights into the future of the industry. The concurrent Musikmesse Festival (2 to 6 April) brings high-grade acts, including Gregory Porter, Samy Deluxe, Mousse T. & Glasperlenspiel and Tony Carey, to the Exhibition Centre and many of Frankfurt’s clubs. With the new Musikmesse Plaza (6 April), Messe Frankfurt is launching a completely new pop-up concept aimed at all music lovers immediately after the trade fairs.
5 days, 50 locations, 100 acts: biggest Musikmesse Festival ever makes the whole City of Frankfurt a stage
From 2 to 6 April, everyone is sure to find something to their taste at Musikmesse Festival, which is being held concurrently with Musikmesse 2019. Many highlights are scheduled for the Exhibition Centre itself, e.g., the SaMTV Unplugged Show with Samy Deluxe, an appearance by pop-rock legend Tony Carey at the Festival Arena, an exclusive DJ set by Mousse T. and Glasperlenspiel and the grand finale concert with Gregory Porter and the Neue Philharmonie Frankfurt orchestra. Additionally, many clubs and hotels throughout Frankfurt are all set to reverberate to the sound of music.
Ultimate Jam featuring Ida Nielsen, Marco Mendoza, Anika Nilles and John ‘Rabbit’ Bundrick at Musikmesse on 2 April
As part of Musikmesse and the Musikmesse Festival, the ‘Ultimate Jam’ on 2 April 2019 presents an all-star band revolving around drummer and musical director Jost Nickel (Jan Delay, etc.). Music of the highest standard is guaranteed by star guests ex Prince bassist Ida Nielsen, Dead Daisies bass player Marco Mendoza and former The Who keyboarder John ‘Rabbit’ Bundrick.
The App "Musikmesse Navigator" is the orientation guide for visitors of Musikmesse. Navigate over the fairgrounds (Site and Hall Plan), through the Exhibitor and Product search or receive inspiration through news and twitter messages. Musikmesse Navigator is available for Apple-Products (iPhone, iPod touch, iPad) on the App Store and Android on Google Play Store as a free App.