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A MW:M must-see: The new showcase-format MW:M Live

This year’s MW:M is special in more than one way! One of the reasons is MW:M Live, the showcase-format that debuts on November 6 at House of Music. Learn everything about this unique event and how you can attend here. MOST WANTED: MUSIC 2019 kicks off tomorrow and awaits you with more than 200 speakers, more than 40 sessions each conference day – and a premiere: MW:M Live, the brand-new showcase-format for Berlin.

When? Wednesday, 6.11.2019, 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Where? House of Berlin, Revaler Str. 99, 10245 Berlin

Just as brand-new is our location House of Music, with its cozy rehearsal rooms, where for MW:M Live 20 handpicked artists will perform in front of 150 invited guests. Those are industry professionals like booking agents, managers, A&Rs, event organizers, media, sync and music supervisors. It’s an exciting opportunity – for both the artists and the industry guests – to be discovered or to discover. Stephan Hengst, Director of MW:M, explains how MW:M Live fits in the concept of MOST WANTED: MUSIC:
Director of MW:M, Stephan Hengst, about MW:M Live

Stephan Hengst, Director MW:M

“After 5 years as a pure B2B-conference, we extend MOST WANTED: MUSIC with our own showcase format this year. With this, we not only want to support selected talents and their business partners directly by building their careers, but also give the live music industry a larger platform within the framework of MW:M. Moreover, it offers the participating trade audience even more opportunities to advance their businesses.” – Stephan Hengst

Discover “The Next Big Thing”: Here’s the MW:M Live Line-up

Among the 20 show acts performing on Wednesday evening, there are artists from Berlin, Germany and Europa: Alex St Joan | Ami Warning | Arionce | Banglist | Ben Barritt | Calcou | Die Sauna | Jackie Moontan | Johnny Kulo | Karl die Große | Kann Karate | Les Enfants Sauvages | Mac Fly | Mola | Nosoyo | Palo G | Ponte Pilas | Shelter Boy | teepee | Wolf & Moon  MW:M Live’s strong line-up of up-and-coming artists has been curated by the showcase hosts: a cross-section of Europe’s most forward-looking music industry organizations: Berlin Music Commission (BMC) with its listen to berlin 2019/20 compilation album; the Live Music Accelerator Berlin, a newly launched initiative from the digital booking platform gigmit; and the British And Irish Modern Music Institute (BIMM). Moreover, SoundCzechmusic:LXPopKW, BY-on, and Kreatives Sachsen pitch in their regional acts – such as Alex St Joan and Jackie Moontan from Luxembourg, Shelter Boy from Saxony’s capital city Dresden, or Ami Warning from Munich. One thing’s for sure: There are exactly 20 opportunities to discover “The Next Big Thing”!
Wolf&Moon at MW:M Live

Only one of the many artists to discover at MW:M Live: Wolf & Moon | © Bake Photography

After a reception, a warm welcome and the live performances, MW:M Live also takes care of your culinary well-being. On site, potato pumpkin soup and pasta with homemade tomato sauce can be purchased in the House of Music Späti. Here’s the full schedule for MW:M Live:

6:00 pm – Doors 6:30 pm – Reception presented by gigmit, I’M Sound, Live Music Accelerator Berlin 7:00 pm – Welcome & Talk 7:30 pm – Live-Sessions 11:00 pm – Networking & Drinks

Get your ticket for MW:M Live

MW:M Live is an invite-only event, due to limited capacity at House of Music. However, we wouldn’t advertise MW:M Live here, if there wasn’t a chance for you to be part of this unique event. All you have to do is apply, so please fill out this form. Find out more about MW:M Live, the artists and their showtime at If you can’t wait until Wednesday, enjoy the MW:M Live playlist and listen to all 20 showacts beforehand! Until then, see you there!