MARTIN REA (AR)

AcercArte / Festival Provincia Emergente

With over thirty years of experience in the music industry, since 2008 he has worked as a producer and programmer of different activities in the city of Buenos Aires, such as the Ciudad Emergente festival or the huge summer concerts. He has also coordinated the production of other festivals such as the BAFICI film meeting, the Tango Festival, the Jazz Festival, the Dance Festival or the FIBA, the latter linked to the theater and the performing arts. Since 2016, he is responsible as a music programmer for the AcercArte cultural program and for the Emerging Province festival, as well as for different musical events related to the Ministry of Cultural Management of the Province of Buenos Aires. His career includes various roles ranging from journalist and producer in media specialized in music, press agent, promoter and A & R in record labels such as BMG and EMI or manager of important local artists such as Antonio Birabent. Between 2005 and 2015 he has been a teacher in workshops on music management and is a regular in specialized panels dedicated to the music industry. Parallel to his activity as a producer and programmer, he continues to work as a press agent for Andrés Calamaro, a musician who evidently needs no introduction.