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Grammy winner producer Matt Lawrence joins Budapest Showcase Hub


BUSH IS READY FOR THE EASTERN EUROPEAN TAKEOVER WITH A FULL LINEUP! 14 countries, 33 concerts, 250 professionals and important music moguls showing up on the Eastern European showcase festival in Budapest.  Everything is set for an extraordinary musical experience called Budapest Showcase Hub.  With a remarkable chain of events, the only pop culture focused showcase festival of Hungary is here to heat up the heart of Budapest and the brains of the region’s music industry.

The aim of BUSH is to show the vibrant music scene of Eastern-Europe in a progressive way plus strengthen the regional market and co-operation by organizing workshops, professional panels and talks. Grammy winner producer also joined the conference program.

Between 15-17 November 33 bands from Balkans to the Baltics are here to invade Hungarian capital’s underground clubs and party scenes.

Belarus: Mustelide, Super Besse

Croatia: NLV, The Black Room

Czech Republic: Acute Dose, Lazer Viking

Estonia: Mart Avi, NOËP

Hungary: Ivan & The Parazol, The Qualitons, Dope Calypso, mius, Middlemist Red, Blahalouisiana, Deep glaze

Latvia: Polifauna, Alise Joste

Lithuania: Beissoul & Einius

Poland: Kamp!, Agim, LOR

Romania: Helen, Byron

Russia: Wet Red, Lucidvox

Serbia: Stepa, Straight Mickey and the boyz

Slovakia: Tolstoys, Bulp,

Slovenia: Torul, persons from porlock

Ukraine: Panivalkova, Koloah

At  the opening night on 15th November, Akvárium Klub will not only host the concerts of three great bands (Ivan and the Parazol, Kamp!, NOËP) but it is also the kick-off event for the new Eastern European video channel #newkidsfromthebloc, with the big screen premiere of the freshest video contents from the regional music scene.  

Grammy-Award winning musical producer Matt Lawrence will join the line of speakers in the conference program, talking about the importance of special sound design and how a producer can turn a song into gold. It worths to listen since his credits include Adele, Amy Winehouse, Ellie Goulding, Black Eyed Peas, Mumford & Sons, Naughty Boy, Emeli Sande, Robbie Williams, Scissor Sisters, George Michael, The Who, The White Stripes, Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, Paloma Faith and Groove Armada.

It was for his work on Mumford & Sons ‘Babel’ album, that won him a Grammy. Debuting at number one on both sides of the Atlantic, it has since gone triple platinum in the UK and has sold over 2.5 million copies in the US alone.

Join the Grand Opening of BuSH and the kick-off party of #newkidsfromthebloc

BuSH line-up videos:

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

More about BuSH, tickets, bands and conference program:

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