Milano Music Week 2020

online events from 16 to 22 November


“Music works here”

"Music works here" is the slogan of the 2020 edition of Milan Music Week, taking place from 16 to 22 November, indicating the centrality of Milano as home of the music and creative industry. 

The events - which take place exclusively online- include live performances, showcases, DJ sets, meetings and talks, with experts of the sector and important Italian musicians as protagonists.

Support for workers and digital technology will be at the centre of the event, which wants to give a strong signal of recovery of the entire music supply chain in Milano.

The future scenarios of the sector rely on these topics: live streaming, artificial intelligence, gaming, rights technologies, copyright, piracy, gender gap, management and talent scouting, among others. Music Week aims to underline the value of music in all its aspects and give resonance both to traditional and emerging professional profiles of the music industry.

Below are our tips on what to follow in streaming. For the complete program go to the official website

Everything can be followed online through  Youtube  or

Official hashtag

Official hashtag

#mmw20 #milanomusicweek #musiccitymilano #musicworkshere

The Economic Impact of Music in Europe

Monday, 16 November , 09.30 – 10.15 am // English Language

The Economic Impact of Music in Europe (by FIMI)  - Music contributes so much to our lives but what about the sector’s role as a major economic driver? Oxford Economics, a specialised global economic forecasting consultancy, was commissioned by IFPI to research the economic footprint of the European music sector (EU27 + UK). Join Pete Collings, Director of Economic Impact Consulting, Oxford Economics, and Xenia Manning, Director of International Trade at IFPI, and as they discuss the key findings from the study released in November 2020.

Panel: Xenia Iwaszko-Manning (Director of International Trade, IFPI), Pete Collings (Director of Economic Impact Consulting, Oxford Economics)

Event in English

Eddie Van Halen. Retrospettiva di una divinità della chitarra

Friday 20 november, 9.30 pm

Eddie Van Halen was, along with Jimi Hendrix, the most innovative rock guitarist in history. A genius who modernized the guitar, evolved the language of rock and fostered an exceptional interest in the study of music. A guitar hero who influenced the course of music so much, so much fashion and customs of his years.

A workshop to tell an incomparable figure in the history of music with guided listening, examples played on the guitar, narration and description of albums and instruments.

Italian language+Music

Lennon80 Anniversary Celebration

Monday 16 november 9pm

John Lennon would have turned 80 in 2020: on Monday evening a live streaming event from the Fabrique in Milano on the LIVE ALL platform will celebrate his music thanks to the participation of Morgan, Arisa, Selton, Noemi, Federico Poggipollini, Cristiano Godano, Dente, Omar Pedrini, Ketama126, Galeffi, Leo Pari, Camilla Magli, Filippo Graziani, Roberto Angelini, Gianluca de Rubertis, Dellera, Danysol, Sebastiano Forte, Walzer, Enrico Gabrielli, Lino Gitto and Andrea Pesce.

The event is paid to support workers in the sector: the proceeds will be entirely donated to the Covid-19 Support Fund.

Italian language+Music