HQ Utrecht, The Netherlands. Spreading industry changing live and electronic music from vibrant global hotspots - as agent, festival presenter and speaker. HQ: NL & USA, operating in Europe, North America, Asia.
Clients include Lowlands, Winnipeg Folk Festival, Tivoli/Vredenburg, Glastonbury, Kennedy Center, Lantaren/Venster, Roskilde, Jarasum Jazz and Paleo Nyon. #Gatekeeper #FutureRoots #Urban #GlobalJazz #WomenInMusic
Exciting fresh global sounds. Quality current music rooted in rich culture: Greenlandic indie, Argentinian digital-folklore DJs to Brazilian pandeiro jazz.
Some words about our founder Miriam Brenner (USA/NL)
Is a bi-continental gatekeeper who gravitates towards exciting fresh sounds of the globe, sharing (new) artists as independent artistic director, manager/agent, lecturer and occasionally writer or radio guest. She is honored to be a former WOMEX and IDFA jury member.
The published musicologist programs Festival Mundial in Tilburg NL: Celebrating their 30th anniversary in '17, the festival annually presents over 60 acts (live bands and DJs) during two days in an amazing industrial cultural heritage location. Mundial often kickstarts Dutch and European careers for both established and upcoming talent.
Since founding Kokako Music in ’12 she's organized tours in three continents, developed sustainable careers for diverse talent and opened them to new markets. Miriam draws on experience from curating festival Music Meeting NL, producing shows and special events at a performing arts centers, tour managing and traveling from an early age.
Miriam is an active co-founder of the Global Club Music Network – spreading industry changing electronic music from vibrant global hotspots. Curating club nights with members in multiple countries and organizing showcase events, GCMN connects professionals to create solid touring circuits.
This young female professional goes beyond booking shows: she combines quality artist, their urgent stories and rich cultures, opening narratives in today’s world, re-humanizing the ‘other’ through music. She advocates to bridge gender and racial gaps (on and off stage) within the music industry.
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