State of the Art: BIME Bogotá Returns this May

By 01 May, 2024

BIME — the international music industry gathering held in Bilbao, Spain since 2013 and in Bogotá, Colombia since 2022 — returns for its third edition in the Colombian capital. Its upcoming showcases will be stacked with emerging talent from across Latin America and Spain. Here are some excerpts from the event’s official press release:

The event will take place from May 8th to May 11th at various venues in the Creative District of Calle 85, such as the Universidad EAN, Sánchez Cervecería, La Patrona, Egua, Mad Radio, and 440 Music Hall. It will feature the participation of over 60 international artists and key figures from the music industry.

This year’s BIME Pro will feature the presence of Spanish rock legend Enrique Bunbury, Spanish singer Lola Índigo, Mexican-American musician DannyLux, Leila Cobo, among several other music professionals.

The lineup, which brings together artists from across Latin America and Spain, includes Anakena and Vera Delacruz (Venezuela), Austin TV (Mexico) Milena Wharton (Peru) Cromo X and Letón Pé (Dominican Republic). Also featured on the list are Cuban singer Daymé Arozena; Cali Flow Latino, Diana Burco, and La Pardo from Colombia, plus Spanish artists like Baiuca, Barry B, Ben Yart, Ginebras, Navarra, Izaro and the producer Gorka Urbizu.

BIME has built a reputation for celebrating emerging talent and outstanding musical projects, while positioning itself at an epicenter of creativity and leisure.

Participating organizations include Sounds from Spain, the Ministry of Cultures, Arts, and Knowledges of Colombia, the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID), the District Institute of the Arts of Bogotá (IDARTES), Global Toronto and Mundial Montréal with the support of FACTOR Canada, Spanish Cultural Action (AC/E), the National Music Institute of Uruguay (INMUS), the Music Commission of Navarra, TuneCore, and more.

To view the full program and obtain more information, you can visit the official BIME website here.

Also keep an eye on our site, as we’ll most likely be attending the event, and posting briefings about the different showcases and talks.

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