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Behind Thailand's Ambitious Big Mountain Music Festival

Behind Thailand's Ambitious Big Mountain Music Festival

The Big Mountain Music Festival (BMMF), held at the Khao Yai Bonanza Racetrack about 2 hours northeast of Bangkok, has grown into the largest music festival in Southeast Asia. The fifth edition recently took place December 7-8, hosting 65,000 attendees each day and over 200 acts performing across 8 stages.
Music Matters Keynote from IFPI CEO Frances Moore Outlines Digital Growth, Challenges and Opportunities in Asia

Music Matters Keynote from IFPI CEO Frances Moore Outlines Digital Growth, Challenges and Opportunities in Asia

The 2013 version of Asia’s leading music conference, Music Matters, closed on Thursday evening with the legendary Seymour Stein offering an impromptu tribute to conference founder and impresario Jasper Donat. Stein attended the meetings and noted organizing was “in Jasper’s blood.” He also lauded efforts by the event to build bridges between the Asian music markets and the West.

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