Four established professionals from the South African music scene, will attend M4Music 2019, as a means to connect with Swiss professionals in this space, as well as to be exposed to Swiss Acts, whom they potentially could book for performances and festivals in South Africa.
The participants are:
Selesho is the CEO of Matchbox Live, a Southern African Entertainment Company, whose portfolio consists of Oppikoppi Festival, Lekkerland and the Drum Beat Festival. He served as director of the Black Coffee ‘Music is King’ show at the Dome
Selesho hosts and is a partner in the Tshwanefontien event series, Transmicsoul sessions, and a handful of other smaller pop up events.
Dominique Soma is a music curator, events promoter, devout follower and prolific voice of Hip Hop in South Africa. In 2012 she launched the Weheartbeat brand alongside her partner Sims Phakisi, with a strong focus on the electronic beat scene creating a home for alternative music makers and listeners alike.
Wickli is an Artist Manager and Booking agent with 10+ years of artist development and management in the local scene. He currently manages musicians, Samthing Soweto, Shortstraw, Darkie Fiction, Easy Freak, Berita, Sutherland. He is also the A&R and Booking agent for Oppikoppi and Vic Falls Carnival and promotes smaller club circuit tours within SA.
Wilson is a booker at BNAS (Brand New Artist Solutions), an events and talent agency that produces catered eventing solutions. He is also a booker for Oppikoppi and Lekkerland and also freelances on a host of other smaller shows.