Life After M3 – Your Guide To Maastricht…

Anticipation is rising as the big day draws ever nearer, and we hope to see as many of you as possible tomorrow for the world’s first M3 Event! But after a long day of debate, discussion and intellectual stimulation, you may find yourself wanting to unwind with some good music, good company  and good vibes, so for everyone who’s coming to Maastricht to be a part of the M3 experience, here’s our guide to what the city has in store for you over the next few days…

Thursday May 31st –

M3 Event – 10:00 – 17:30

M3 Event will take place on May 31st 2012. The conference consists of 3 panel discussions on the future of music, as well as performances and opportunities to connect with your fellow attendees. Click here for information about our panel topics & speakers, and a detailed schedule and running order.

Drinks at Ramblas – 18:00 – 20:00

The M3 Event is due to finish at 17:30, after which you may find yourself simultaneously enlightened and exhausted! Whether you’d like to refuel for the upcoming weekend, enjoy the wide range of beverages and refreshments, or simply kick back and relax after a long day, you are more than welcome to join us at Ramblas Bar from 18:00 to 20:00, situated a few metres from our second venue.

Jozef Dumoulin Trio & Dead Neanderthals – 20:30 – 22:00

Then, M3 panellists the Dead Neanderthals will be giving a live performance at the Landbouwbelang, followed by an exclusive set by the Jozef Dumoulin Trio, featuring Trevor Dunn (of Mr. Bungle / Fantomas) on bass. The show starts at 20:30 and concludes at 22:00, and you can find more information about this exciting gig here.

Laelaps Euro Trip Party – 22:00 – Late

After this, the student project Laelaps will be holding a European themed costume party at De Joie from 22:00 onwards, with extremely cheap beer and free shots for the best costumes! You can find out more information about this event here.

Friday June 1st –

Nightscapes Sessions 3 – 20:00 – 23:30

Nightscapes Productions are offering a unique evening, incorporating music, poetry and the natural world. Tickets cost € 7,50 (including drink), and the night begins at Boschstraat 24 at 20:00. Here is some more information about the event, which will culminate with a performance by…

 The Serious Beans Project – Album Launch Party – 23:30 – Late

To celebrate the release of their brand new debut album Periple, the Serious Beans Project will be playing at the farm St Michel at 23:30. Come along and round off your time in Maastricht with the Beans’ eclectic mix of jazz, salsa and reggae sounds. For more information about the event, click here.

Finally, we’d just to like to wish you an awesome time in Maastricht, and hope you enjoy M3 Event and the following parties and concerts! A big thanks to all of you from the M3 Team, and here’s to a spectacular weekend…

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About M3 Event

The music industry is rapidly changing. The internet has enabled widespread piracy, as well as a variety of new business and distribution models. We want to offer an engaged audience in and around the Euregion an opportunity to develop a coherent and detailed picture of the future of music distribution. On the 31st of May 2012 a music conference in Maastricht, consisting of oppositional debates, creative workshops and lectures, will provoke opportunities for intellectual stimulation, debate, as well as networking. We hope to utilise the skills and ideas of some of most forward thinking minds and operators in the industry in order to highlight some promising new ideas and areas which can be improved upon.

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