ANCHOR - Reeperbahn Festival International Music Award
Tony Visconti rang in this year's ANCHOR edition by revealing the 2017 jury at a press conference held 7 June, at New York’s A2IM Indie Week, a conference for the independent music industry held by the American Association of Independent Music (A2IM).
Emmanuel Legrand, US Editor for Music Week, hosted the press conference starting at 18h at the official A2IM Indie Week venue, the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center (107 Suffolk St, New York, NY 10002). ANCHOR founder and Reeperbahn Festival director Alexander Schulz and ANCHOR 2016 winner Albin Lee Meldau accompannied the prominent judges and answered questions from members of the international press.
After the press conference Albin Lee Meldau and others played live at the infamous club Pianos on the Lower Eastside at the official A2IM Reeperbahn Showcase presented by Consequence of Sound. The Reeperbahn Festival New York Edition gathered a delegation of 24 European music business representatives to get exclusive access to American business partners and took place 07 June 2017 as part of the A2IM Indie Week.