MDLBEAST Announces Program and List of Speakers for XP Conference
After announcing that MDLBEAST would hold the very first electronic music conference in Riyadh, called XP, right in front of their flagship SOUND STORM festival this month, they have now unveiled the speaker lineup and schedule of what ticket holders can expect from the very first edition.
For three days, from December 13th to 15th, XP will explore different aspects of the stage through four different pillars: talent, stage (19 activations), politics (11 activations) and impact (9 activations) in what they call the ” building blocks for the development of the regional music industry. There’s something for everyone to enjoy, from live performances and workshops to panels and screenings – with even more activities to experience – it’s all available day and night. During the day the conference comes alive with discussions and insight from industry experts and by night XP transforms into a club with performances filled with unique artist lineups on a range of multiple different stages for spotlight upcoming Saudi talent brands and events.
âThe XP conference will help accelerate the growth of the music industry in the Middle East. We bring together the most forward-thinking people in the music world who will offer their perspectives and expertise to spark conversation and spur affirmative action to grow our music industry. – said Ramadan alharatani, CEO of MDLBEAST via a press release
Ticket holders will also be able to listen to industry experts talk, and the programming for this consists of Chaz Jenkins (Chartmetric), Son of Yusuf, Omar Basaad (Coexist records) and a multitude of others. MDLBEAST’s own Baloo Will also be featured on the screening of the docu series at XP titled Amplify as he travels to four major nightlife towns to find out what makes the music scene so successful there.
Definitive tickets for XP are available for aspiring music professionals and fans, with aspiring performers available to request discounts on three-day tickets. To get tickets and find out what will be on offer, click here. To see teasers for all the different pillars, follow the talk on Instagram here.
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