German Music Export


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MEUTE, Tour 2023, USA (© Steffi Retti)


HOPE, Depeche Mode Support Tour 2023, Tallinn (© Karsten Boysenc)


Jembaa Groove, Tour 2023, Italy

Gruppenfoto von den Partner:innen des German Showcase vor einem Haus. WAVES VIENNA 2023

Partner German Showcase, Sep 2023, Vienna (©Thomas Ranner)

Gruppenfoto von Teilnehmer:innen der Themenreise auf einem Gehweg. VISITOR PROGRAM 2023

Visitor Program to Juicy Beats Festival, 2023

As a division of Initiative Musik, GERMAN MUSIC EXPORT aims to strengthen the presence of German music abroad. Through various international activities, such as collaborations with international showcase festivals, active membership in international networks like EMEE and ESNS EXCHANGE, and the initiation of its own funding programs (International Tour Funding, DO! Export, and GO! Export), GERMAN MUSIC EXPORT offers musicians and music professionals based in Germany various opportunities to enhance their visibility abroad and expand their network on an international level.


Sign up for our brandnew German Music Export-Newsletter here and get the latest information on our export activites.

This week we will be at STRASBOURG MUSIC WEEK. Our Head of German Music Export, Neus López, will be a speaker on the panel “Conference Cooperation and Music Export – An overview of export vision in the Euro-region” on May 21.

In cooperation with Primavera Pro we are hosting a Networking Reception on May 29th at 3:15 pm in Barcelona.
Come and join us!

Call for Applications!
One of the largest music fairs WOMEX will take place in Manchester, Great Britain from October 23 to 27, 2024. You are music professional from Germany and interested in attending WOMEX 2024 as part of our German delegation? Than apply here.

The clock is ticking! Music professionals with exciting project ideas for the areas of music export, live music venues and digital circulation and engagement can apply for the Second Open Call of the EU funding program LIVEMX until June 24, 2024.

Interested in learning more about LIVEMX?
Together with Creative Europe Desk KULTUR, we invite you to our infocall on June 10 from 4 – 5 pm via Zoom.
Here you can also ask all your questions about the funding program!

Register here.

Supported by our International Tour Funding in May:
we support four German acts (Aka Kellz, BROCKHOFF, Ferge x Fisherman and Philine Sonny) on their trip to The Great Escape Festival in Brighton this month.

Watch our brandnew German Music @ SXSW aftermovie here.

We were at SXSW. Here you can find impressions from American media such as FLOOD Magazine and Stereogum, who were on site in Austin and reported on our showcases:

Modern Classical Music from Germany
Concert Review by Flood Magazine

Electronic Music from Germany
Concert Review by Stereogum 

German Music @ SXSW BBQ
Concert Review by Stereogum


Funding Programmes

International Tour Funding
GO! Export
DO! Export

Detailed information about the funding programs in German and English is available here. Currently, the application process for the funding programs is only available in German.


Telephone consultation hours Monday to Thursday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

030 531 475 45 40

Neus López (she/her)
Head of Department
+49 (0)30 - 531 475 45 - 411

Portrait Natascha Bader

Natascha Bader (she/her)
Project Management Export
+49 (0)30 - 531 475 45 - 415

Leila Discacciati Portrait

Leila Discacciati (she/her)
Project Management Export and Tour Grants
+49 (0)30 - 531 475 45 - 40


Lena Engeln (she/her)
Project Management Export
+49 (0)30 - 531 475 45 - 171

Anna Sophie Rosenhayn (she/her)
Project Management Communications & Festivals
+49 (0)30 - 531 475 45 – 417


Julia Waldmann (she/her)
Project Management Export and Tour Grants
+49 (0)30 - 531 475 45 - 40

Hanna Kardasch (she/her)
Internship Export
+49 (0)30 - 531 475 45 – 418

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