Info about performing at YAMsession
AMsession is looking for the best live music productions for young audiences to showcase at the upcoming YAMsession in Bodø, Norway, from the 18th to the 21st of September, 2024. YAMsession is an annual international event for creative professionals working in young audience music development: producers, bookers, organisers, intellectuals and artists. YAMsession takes place in a different country every year and includes showcases of the best young audience productions from Europe and the world, a dynamic Producers Forum and a wide range of thought-provoking presentations and discussions from international speakers. Delegates shall also have the opportunity to enjoy the YAMawards Ceremony, where the best music productions for young audiences of the world are crowned. In 2024 a special edition of the YAMsession, merged with the Norwegian national showcase Marked for Musik, has been foreseen with arrivals on the 18th and departures on the 21st of September. This includes 2-3 nights in Bodø, the 2024 European capital for Culture, in Northern Norway.
What are the conditions?
1. Showcases must be 30 minutes in duration.
2. Showcases may include a maximum of 3 artists/performers.
3. Showcases must be adaptable to a school venue/context.
4. YAMsession does not cover travels to Bodø but only reimburses a lump sum of 100€ per artist/person.
5. YAMsession and the hosting partners cover all the local expenses for the showcase artists on the day of the performance (accommodation, meals)
6. YAMsession offers free participation in the entire YAMsession event for all showcasing productions.
7. Showcases should provide the production technical rider & stage plan at the time of the application.
8. Productions may contact their local JMI members (www.jmi.net/members) or government agencies for potential support.
They've all played at YAMsession!
Funky Currywurst Brothers
Denmark + Austria
Every year at YAMsession we look to invite top international speakers working on subjects around the impact of music of the lives of kids and youth. If this sounds like you or someone you know, please reach out via the link below!