Timo WiesmannDE

Managing Director at Hamburg Music

After completing his university degrees (Cultural Studies B.A., Cultural and Media Management M.A.) in Düsseldorf, Nantes and Hamburg, Timo worked in Wales and Germany for music and culture festivals, for the cultural management institute Hamburg, and for the digital distributor Finetunes. He also freelanced as a cultural manager, events manager, and writer.

In addition to working at Hamburg Music, the first regional music business association in Germany, he runs Aalhaus – a bar, live music club and festival/concert venue in Hamburg, where he is also responsible for booking artists and overseeing the programmes. In 2016 he founded the Music Cities Network, a transnational non-profit association uniting music cities and policymakers around the globe. Timo is also the co-owner of the artist management agency The Party Management.