Tallinn Music Week adjourned until fall

  • 2021-04-14
  • BNS/TBT Staff

TALLINN - Initially planned for June, the international music and city festival Tallinn Music Week (TMW) will take place in the autumn, organizers announced on Wednesday.

The new dates for the festival are Sept. 29 - Oct. 3. An additional application round is open from April 14 until the end of the month for artists who would like to perform at the festival.

In cooperation with TMW and the Estonian industry development organizations, the Estonian Music Market Focus Day will take place on June 11 at Von Krahl Theater in Tallinn.

"One of the most important objectives of TMW is to support the Estonian music and cultural sector in developing international relations," the head of the festival, Partel Soosalu, said.

"We decided to move the festival from June to early fall, when we can expect the travel restrictions to be eased. At that time the event could benefit from the participation of European music industry professionals and also include as many exciting foreign artists as possible," Soosalu said.

In light of the new dates, TMW has opened an additional application round from April 14 to 30 for artists who would like to play on the new dates of the festival. All applications that have already been submitted are still in force. In total, the festival will confirm the participation of up to 150 artists. The line-up, just like the festival program, will be announced in stages starting in May. 

The TMW festival consists of three program parts: a multi-genre music festival at various venues across the city, a music industry conference, and a city festival of daytime activities and cityscape explorations.

The organizers ask all those who would like to exchange an already purchased pass for a TMW 2022 pass or return their passes to send their requests to [email protected] until April 30.