Location: Italy

The Linecheck showcase festival will take place in Milan, Italy, from the 22nd to the 26th of November. It is a meeting place for people from the music sector and other creative sectors and is one of the few music festivals that is oriented towards innovation. Attending gives you the best insight into innovations in the music industry. The Music Innovation Hub, which amplifies and supports innovative, socially responsible music industry projects, has come out of the festival.

The festival will also include events related to two European projects in which Music Estonia is a partner:

1) The final meeting of the HEMI sub-program “HEMI incubator” for advanced companies, where 12 selected start-up companies present their innovation solutions to representatives of funds, accelerators and music technology experts. BaBash GateMe, Fairmus and Stageball are pitching their projects from Estonia. In addition to these, Tier Music Publishing will also present their projects in the showroom.

2) Workshops and panels on the topics of music synchronization will be held within the Europe in Synch (EinS) project.

In addition, OOPUS will also perform as a Keychange artist. Next year’s Keychange program participants will also be selected at the festival.

Music Estonia is represented by Ave Tölpt, Jaanika Lillemaa and Marii Reimann. The Estonian music industry will also be represented by Ingrid Kohtla (TMW), OOPUS (Mari Meentalo, Johannes Ahun, Aleksander Sprohgis, Raho Aadla), Andrei Stepin (BaBash GateMe), Andrea Forlani (Stageball), Thea Zaitsev (Tier Music Publishing) and Meelik Gornoi ( Fairmus).