In the upcoming weekend, over 200 artists from all over the world will come to International Music Meeting Festival in Nijmegen. Each day features over 15 concerts, plus interviews, intimate mini concerts, films, and workshops with children. And an additional 150 talents will perform on the Gelderland Talent Stage: Forssa.
As always, the 35th edition of International Music Meeting Festival is packed with music you rarely hear, adventurous and uncompromising, ranging from jazz and improvised music, to traditional music and unique crossovers. London is this year’s City in Focus. Music Meeting delved deep into the current London music scene, and brought it’s newest up-and-coming talents to Nijmegen. Acts like Wara, Nubiyan Twist, Rum Buffalo, and the two Artists in Focus: Bex Burch and Eliane Correa.
Talent and deepening
You’ll hear the story behind the artist at the Mixed Media Lounge, where artists give interviews and intimate concerts. Meanwhile the spotlights are aimed at talent at the Gelderland Talent Stage: Forssa, with over 150 artists working on projects focused on developing musical talent.
Music Meeting also has a lot of activities for the kids. Every day there are music workshops with festival artists, as well as activities and games by the creative agency Burgemeester van Buiten. Kids under 17 with adult supervision can enter the festival free of charge.