Feb 23, 2024

SoAlive Music Conference 2024: A Gateway to Musical Innovation

Get ready to mark your calendars because So Alive Music Conference 2024 is gearing up to be the musical event of the year! From October 2nd to October 4th, music enthusiasts, industry leaders, and artists from around the globe will converge in Sofia for an extraordinary exploration into the future of music. Let’s dive into what makes this event a must for every aspiring musician and why you should be part of the action!

What’s New at So Alive Music Conference 2024?

This year, So Alive Music Conference is breaking new ground by broadening its focus to include the latest advancements in technology and Artificial Intelligence, alongside unparalleled opportunities in sync. From cutting-edge AI to the intricate world of sync licensing, attendees will have the chance to immerse themselves in the forefront of musical innovation.

Songwriting Camp and Artist Residency Kickstart the Excitement!

Kickstarting the festivities is the exclusive songwriting camp and artist residency, where creativity flows freely, and musical collaborations blossom. With over 40 panels, 20 presentations, and 4 specialized workshops led by industry leaders, attendees will have access to invaluable insights and resources to elevate their craft and career.


Crafting Your Application for Success!

Call for applications: SoAlive Music Conference 2024

SoAlive Music Conference, is currently scouting for 20 dynamic live acts across a range of genres. If you’re an artist specializing in Punk, Jazz, Alternative Rock, Indie, Singer/Songwriter, Acoustic, Indietronica, Alternative Metal, Worldmusic, Progressive, or Electronic Indie, we want to hear from you!

Submit your application before the deadline on April 22, 2024, at 09:10 CEST to get a chance to shine on the SoAlive Music Conference 2024 stage!


Apply to play at SoAlive Music Conference here!

Ruth Koleva, Founder SoAlive Music Conference
Ruth Koleva, Founder SoAlive Music Conference


It’s not just about the music; it’s about how [artists] present themselves, their journey, and how they fit into the evolving music landscape.


Ruth Koleva, the visionary organizer behind the scenes, shares invaluable insights into the selection process. “I wish artists knew the importance of conveying their unique story and vision through their applications. It’s not just about the music; it’s about how they present themselves, their journey, and how they fit into the evolving music landscape.” she emphasizes.

Additionally, SoAlive Music Conference prioritizes diversity in genre, innovation in music, and potential for cross-cultural impact. Criteria include artistic originality, relevance to current music trends, and potential to engage ourdiverse audience.

One additional key factor is the artist’s professional readiness and ability to connect and collaborate within the industry framework we provide.


The Balkan Beat: Celebrating Resilience and Innovation!

So Alive Music Conference stands out by championing the Balkan “survivor mentality.” The conference is a platform celebrating resilience, innovation, and diversity. In fact, in 2024, the event will be turning up the volume on Balkan innovation, with panels, workshops, and showcases that’ll make your head spin with excitement! Get ready to be part of a movement that’s shaping the future of music!

SoAlive Music Conference 2023
SoAlive Music Conference 2023

Sustainability takes center stage

Imagine vibrant stage designs that not only captivate the crowd but also promote eco-consciousness. Picture yourself hopping on eco-friendly festival transportation, reducing your carbon footprint while getting to your next gig. SoAlive Music Conference wants to show how the Balkan’s approach to sustainability can lead the way.

“Our festival’s emphasis on sustainability is also inspired by our regional ethos of making the most out of limited resources” says Ruth. “We implement sustainable practices not just as an environmental necessity but as a reflection of our innovative spirit.”

Join the event and show the world how music festivals can pave the way to a greener future.

SoAlive Music Conference 2023
SoAlive Music Conference 2023

Lessons Learned: Evolving with Each Edition!

Reflecting on past editions, Ruth underscores the importance of growth and improvement. “Each year is a learning opportunity,” she says, “We’re all about making things bigger and better, with more interactive and educational goodies for everyone.” Discover how So Alive Music Conference evolves with each edition, shaping a brighter future for artists and attendees alike!

So, what are you waiting for? Let your music be heard, your story be told, and your artistry be celebrated at So Alive Music Conference 2024! Apply now and secure your place in the spotlight! 🎵🎉

Apply to play at SoAlive Music Conference here!