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Mondo.NYC Speaker

Balazs Soós

Booker & Promoter, A38

Operating in the Hungarian live music industry since 2005. Currently promoter and booker at A38 Ship and various Hungarian summer festivals. Ex and current co-owner at Skalar Music Hungary and Phoenix Music, one of the leading domestic club promoters. Knowing European music business from touring and booking aspect as well, influential in Hungarian heavy music scene more than fifteen years now. Being the historical domestic promoter for acts like Ignite, Dropkick Murphys, Enter Shikari, Parkway Drive and also successful in different genres with acts like Walk Off The Earth, Rodrigo y Gabriela, The Umbilical Brothers. Currently one of the curators of the national cultural fund.

Off the Beaten Track: Before & After COVID in Central Eastern Europe

Up-and-coming talent, festivals, and music promotion – what’s next for the Carpathian music scene? A curated group of key Hungarian and Central Eastern European stakeholders from the area will share their thoughts on rising artists, catering to local audiences and the future of the regional festival industry.