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Feb
1
Fri
2019
Vinterjazz 2019@ Denmark
Feb 1 – Feb 24 all-day

Vinterjazz is a nationwide music festival that takes place in February each year.

The festival spans three weeks featuring more than 600 concerts, 100 venues and 25 independent organizers from all across Denmark – from Aalborg, Aarhus, Odense and Esbjerg to the historic jazz capital of Copenhagen. The combination of the festival’s length and the countrywide aspect makes Vinterjazz an opportunity to meet international stars on tour, new Danish award-winning projects and concert themes.Vinterjazz aims to focus on the Danish jazz and in particular, on the dedicated venues, independent organizers and jazz associations around the country.

Source: http://jazz.dk

Mar
9
Sat
2019
Tomorrowland Winter@ Alpe d’Huez (France)
Mar 9 – Mar 16 all-day

TOMORROWLAND WINTER REVEALS FIRST HEADLINERS

Picture by Frieke Janssen

Afrojack, Armin van Buuren, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Joris Voorn, Kölsch, Lost Frequencies, Martin Garrix, Nervo, Steve Aoki, and Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano.

 

With these first 10 headliners, Tomorrowland Winter promises to become not only a week filled with snow and magic but also with great music.During the day, visitors can see them at one of the multiple stages on the mountain. You can ski to these stages or simply take the elevator with your lift pass if you’re not a skier. When the sun goes down, performances continue on the new and specially designed Tomorrowland Winter Mainstage.

 

More names will be revealed later:https://www.tomorrowland.com/en/winter/line-up

From March 9 to 16, the entire winter sports resort ‘Alpe d’Huez Grand Domaine Ski’ (France) will be taken over and transformed into “Tomorrowland Winter,” a festival and fantasy wonderland for 30,000 music lovers from around the world. Just like the (summer) edition in Belgium, Tomorrowland will be pulling out all the stops to offer guests the ultimate festival experience. Tomorrowland Winter will extend over the entire ski area. There will be a variety of stages, including a Mainstage especially developed for this edition at the foot of the ski trails and the world’s best artists. Extra attention will be paid to providing tasty food and drinks served in the most unexpected places, and all will be steeped in the decor, magic, and atmosphere that makes Tomorrowland so special. Add to that the unique setting of Alpe d’Huez, at an altitude of 1,860 metres in the French Alps, and you have all the ingredients for a festival unlike any the world has ever seen. With the theme of “The Hymn of the Frozen Lotus,” Tomorrowland Winter promises a sensational line-up, state-of-the-art decor, and a truly exceptional experience.

7-Day Packages for Tomorrowland Winter go on sale this Saturday, September 8th at 17h00 CEST. One week later, on September 15th at 17h00 CEST, 4-Day packages and a limited number of 7-Day packages will be available.

 

PRACTICAL INFO:

Tomorrowland Winter – 9-16 March 2019 – Alpe d’Huez (France)

7-day packages: on sale – September 8th at 17h00 CEST

4-day packages: on sale – September 15th at 17h00 CEST.

Mar
14
Thu
2019
St. Patrick’s Day, Ireland 2019@ Dublin, Ireland
Mar 14 – Mar 18 all-day

 

Future Festival Dates:
2019: Thursday 14th – Monday 18th March
2020: Saturday 14th – Tuesday 17th March

St. Patrick’s Day is always on 17th March.
Every year on the 17th March people around the world celebrate St Patrick’s Day. St Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland and is credited with popularising Christianity in Ireland in the 5th Century.

Ireland welcomes the world to five great days in Dublin. The principal aim of St. Patrick’s Festival, since its inauguration, is to develop a major annual international festival around the national holiday over which the ‘owners’ of the festival, the Irish people, would stand proud. With laughs, unlimited alcohol, food, music and the widest variety of green-inspired costumes the festival is a must. As the one national holiday that is celebrated in more countries around the world than any other, St. Patrick’s Day is the day when everyone wants to be Irish.

Why was it started?

To offer a national festival that ranks amongst all of the greatest celebrations in the world.
To create energy and excitement throughout Ireland via innovation, creativity, grassroots involvement, and marketing activity.
To provide the opportunity and motivation for people of Irish descent (and those who sometimes wish they were Irish) to attend and join in the imaginative and expressive celebrations.
To project, internationally, an accurate image of Ireland as a creative, professional and sophisticated country with wide appeal.
The first St. Patrick’s Festival was held over one day, and night, on March 17th, 1996, it has since grown to a 5-day celebration and consists of multiple events throughout the city including the main event the parade which is always held March 17th.

We set out to seize that opportunity, and completely transform the national and international perception of St. Patrick’s Day in Dublin. This country is bursting with the kind of creative energy, ideas, and enthusiasm required to do the job. Our job has been to harness them and make our national holiday an unforgettable experience for all.

Storytelling is the theme for the 2019 edition of the Festival. Ireland has a deep-rooted connection to storytelling reaching back thousands of years, spanning the centuries to include the many modern storytellers of today. From Irish mythology and the great defining historical moments of our past to our heroes through the ages and their legacies, the stories are manifold – both old and the modern stories shaping the island of Ireland today. For the Festival Parade, pageant companies will come together to celebrate the art of Irish storytelling creating spectacles and performances that will resonate with those near and far, unearthing old and new stories of extraordinary experiences, to celebrate on our national holiday. The festival Parade also features domestic and international marching bands that perform musical scores that compliment the festival theme of Storytelling.

Events that have been announced thus far:

  • ·         Abair series: a programme of traditional singing and storytelling events that will take place across the city in a variety of different venues.
  • ·         Greening the city: buildings, venues, and spaces across the city illuminate green for the Festival.
  • ·         Culture Vultures: a night of music and conversation at The Sound House. Hosted by pop culture critic/writer Tony Clayton-Lea, this event promises to captivate minds with music from two-time Grammy-nominee Iarla Ó Lionáird and guitar virtuoso Steve Cooney.

The St. Patrick’s Festival full programme and event catalog will be launched on February 12th; all information will be available from the official St. Patricks Festival website on this date.
www.stpatricksfestival.ie

The social channels are below:

Facebook: @StPatricksFestivalIreland

Twitter: @stpatricksfest

Instagram: @stpatricksfestival

The hashtag for the Festival is: #StPatricksFest

 

Source: www.stpatricksfestival.ie

Apr
19
Fri
2019
JAZZKAAR 2019
Apr 19 – Apr 28 all-day

Jazzkaar is the biggest jazz festival of the Baltic region, taking place from April 19 to April 28, 2019. For the fifth year, the festival takes place in Telliskivi Creative City, originally an industrial quarter of Tallinn now a renowned complex of Boho style creative hub full of cafes and studios. Combining an unique and versatile programme with bold solutions, Jazzkaar creates a great jazz festival with the coolest vibe in the Nordic.

 

Jazzkaar 2019 main program consists of 60 concerts. Jazzkaar 2019 artist are Bobby McFerrin (USA), Joshua Redman Trio (USA), Mark Guiliana’s Beat Music (USA), Martin Kohtstedt (Germany), Kadri Voorand in duo with Mihkel Mälgand (Estonia) and many more.

“Jazzkaar covers most territories. This exceptional 10-day festival presents the best players on the indigenous Estonian scene, imports big-name acts from the USA, and also invites some choice artists from around the rest of Europe. Some shows represent jazz in mainstream mode, whilst others twist towards the innovative. There is also a strong commitment to bands who skirt the edges of rock, pop and electronica, as well as a significant number of global-ethnic performers.”
Martin Longley, All About Jazz 2017

www.jazzkaar.ee
https://www.facebook.com/jazzkaar
https://www.instagram.com/jazzkaar/

www.jazzkaar.ee

May
31
Fri
2019
Elb-jazz Festival@ Hamburg, Germany
May 31 – Jun 1 all-day

The dates for the next ELBJAZZ are 31 May + 1 June 2019.

ELBJAZZ’s main open-air and indoor stages are located at the Blohm+Voss shipyard and the Elbphilharmonie. Additional venues will be announced in spring 2019.Tickets can be purchased online at www.elbjazz.de and via the ticket hotline +49 (0)40 – 413 22 60 (Monday to Friday 09.00 to 18.30). We recommend online purchase at the ELBJAZZ ticket shop. In addition, tickets (if available) can be purchased at the festival at the box office.

Source: www.elbjazz.de

Jun
7
Fri
2019
Field Day@ London, United Kingdom
Jun 7 – Jun 8 all-day

Field Day has moved to a brand new location in Meridian Water, Enfield, North London, N18 3BW. Friday 7th and Saturday 8th June 2019. Doors will open at 12pm and close at 3am on Friday and Saturday.2019 line-up is coming very soon…

Field Day returns 7-8 June to a brand-new, groundbreaking location! Meridian Water in Enfield, North London N18, combines ten acres of outdoor space with the largest warehouse music venue in London.

019 will mark an evolution of gigantic proportions as we move to a ground-breaking new location in Meridian Water, Enfield, North London. Situated next to Tottenham Marshes at an old gas works, our new home is made up of an enormous ten-acre outdoor space with four giant, interlinked warehouses, the largest of which will be the biggest warehouse venue for music in the city. The move will allow us to go later than any other festival in London and present our biggest line-up to date.

Field Day will be a short walk from the new Meridian Water station which will be open from May 2019, which will reach Liverpool Street in 24 minutes and Stratford in 17 minutes. It is also within walking distance from Tottenham Hale Station which is connected by the Victoria Line (24hr) and Lee Valley Rail. Clapton, Stoke Newington and Dalston are less than a 20-minute taxi drive away.

 

Meridian Water, Enfield, North London, 7-8 June 2019. Field Day 2019 general release tickets are on sale now! Tier One tickets are limited and start from just £30 + booking fee. Early Birds didn’t stay around for long so be quick if you want to join for the cheapest price available.

Pre-sale opens Friday 23 November, 9am

Source: https://fielddayfestivals.com/

Jun
12
Wed
2019
Kala@ Dhërmi, Vlorë, Albania
Jun 12 – Jun 19 all-day

Kala is a boutique festival that takes place in Dhërmi, an intimate beach location on the Albanian Riviera.

Expect a wide range of quality music, jaw-dropping scenery, paradisiacal beaches, heavenly food and an incredibly unique vibe with the best crowd of good-hearted music lovers and welcoming locals.
A limited amount of tickets will be released on October 30th for those who sign up in advance. Tier 1 tickets will go on sale on Tuesday 13th November. You can sign up to receive the ticket link at www.kala.al

After a wonderful first year, we are ready for another week-long adventure on the sun-soaked Albanian Riviera. Join us for more mind-blowing music, jaw-dropping scenery, paradisiacal beaches, heavenly food and the best crowd of good-hearted music lovers and welcoming locals.

Artists confirmed so far

Inner City
Jordan Rakei
Honey Dijon
Jayda G
Fred P
LTJ Bukem
Prins Thomas

All Kala tickets are sold with accommodation. There is a broad range of quality options, ranging from exotic beach huts to luxury hotels overlooking the Ionian Sea – all available at accessible prices. Here are some examples for a group of 3 people:

• 2* accommodation, 7 day stay ~ £56 per person
• 3* accommodation, 7 day stay ~ £62 per person
• 4* accommodation, 7 day stay ~ £78 per person

• Kala wristband
[Early birds] ~ £129 per person – SOLD OUT
[Tier 1 price] ~ £149 per person – SOLD OUT
[Tier 2 price] ~ £169 per person
[Tier 3 price] ~ £179 per person

Source: https://www.facebook.com/kalafestival

Jun
13
Thu
2019
Doek Festival@ Diverse locaties / various locations , 1019 BR AMSTERDAM
Jun 13 – Jun 15 all-day

Doek Festival

Photo by Maarten van der Kamp

The Doek Festival is an annual international improvisation festival organized and programmed by the Amsterdam-based musicians’ collective Doek. The festival aims to present the current state of improvised music and related art forms in all their diversity. The festival has grown from a one-day affair to a multi-day event spread around various venues in Amsterdam, including the internationally renowned Bimhuis. We reach an audience of around 1500, with many more following on social media.

 

The Doek Festival is the only Dutch festival dedicated to improvisation. In the last few editions we have finally hit on our ideal festival programming and working method. We look around us at the world of improvisation and try to identify what is happening at this moment. We then invite a pool of musicians who we think best represent that trend/city/approach. They play in established and ad hoc groups, work on new compositions and improvisations and present the results at carefully selected locations around Amsterdam. The audience is not only introduced to new and surprising line-ups, but also to unusual and inspiring locations in Amsterdam. This festival is not about big numbers and big names, but about presenting high quality music in the most suitable context. We reach a diverse public by staying close to the source of the music, presenting related art forms and actively engaging with our audience.

 

Background information

Doek is a non-profit organization. It has a core member ship of 8 musicians – Eric Boeren, John Dikeman, Kaja Draklser, Oscar Jan Hoogland, Wilbert de Joode, Michael Moore, Jasper Stadhouders and Wolter Wierbos – who program the festival, play in various bands, develop projects individually and together, and tour locally and internationally. Coordinator Carolyn Muntz is responsible for the day to day running of the collective, putting artistic decisions into practice and producing the Doek festival. Since 2001 Doek has received structural funding from the national government via the Fonds Podiumkunsten (Fund for Performing Arts). The festival is partly funded from Doek’s structural funding, and partly from local government, private funding bodies and ticket sales.

 

Contact information:

Doek

Address: Clara Zetkinstraat 13
1103 DG Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Phone:+31 (0)6 5429 5950
E-mail:[email protected]
Social media:www.facebook.com/doek.stichting
doek.bandcamp.com
www.youtube.com/user/Stichtingdoek

Official website:
https://www.doek.org/

 

 

 

 

 

Jun
21
Fri
2019
Hurricane Festival 2019@ Scheeßel, Germany
Jun 21 – Jun 23 all-day

Since 1997, the Hurricane Festival takes place at the Eichenring in Scheeßel. Over the last years, the festival hosted internationally successful artists, well-known German acts and a big number of promising newcomers alike. Every year more than 130,000 visitors from all over Europe meet at Hurricane and Southside.

Lineup
Foo Fighters – Mumford & Sons – The Cure – Die Toten Hosen – AnnenMayKantereit – Bilderbuch Papa Roach – Bosse – Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls – Enter Shikari – The Wombats – 257ers Trettmann – The Streets – Bausa – UFO361 – Die Orsons – Muff Potter – OK Kid – Fünf Sterne Deluxe – Yung Hurn – Me First & The Gimme Gimmes – Teesy – Schmutzki – Montreal

Southside Festival@ Neuhausen ob Eck, Germany
Jun 21 – Jun 23 all-day

The Southside Festival exists since 1999 and has been established as the southern counterpart of the Hurricane Festival in Scheeßel. Over the last years, the festival hosted internationally successful artists, well-known German acts and a big number of promising newcomers alike. Every year more than 130,000 visitors from all over Europe meet at Hurricane and Southside. A success based on the constant innovation of both festivals – for example through new forms of comfortable lodging or the innovation of the supply and food concept. Visitors of both festivals even have their own radio station at their disposal: Beck’s Camp FM broadcasts live from the daily festival madness and is also available online throughout the year.

Hefte raus, Klassenarbeit: Foo Fighters | Mumford & Sons | Die Toten Hosen | The Cure
AnnenMayKantereit | Bilderbuch | Papa Roach | Bosse | Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls | Enter Shikari | The Wombats | 257ers | Trettmann | The Streets | Bausa | Ufo361 | Die Orsons | Muff Potter | OK Kid | Fünf Sterne Deluxe | Yung Hurn | Me First & The Gimme Gimmes
Teesy | Schmutzki | Montreal und viele mehr

 

Source: https://www.southside.de

Jun
27
Thu
2019
Rock Werchter 2019@ Werchter, Belgium
Jun 27 – Jun 30 all-day

More new names for Rock Werchter 2019!

Four days, four stages. The best headliners, fiery young stars, hard-bitten rockers, singer-songwriters and the fattest beats. There’s no doubting Rock Werchter’s commitment to every musical genre. Belgium’s greatest summer music festival takes place from Thursday 27 June to Sunday 30 June 2019. The Festivalpark in Werchter ticks all the boxes. Best line up? Oh, yes. Good food and drink? Check. Technical innovation and production? Top class. Comfort? Excellent. Tents as good as concert halls? You bet. Festival atmosphere? Through and through. Rock Werchter is a multiple award winning international hit.

New for day two of the festival are Weezer, The 1975, Jungle, Tom Misch and Kurt Vile & The Violators. Macklemore, Clean Bandit and Two Door Cinema Club are confirmed for Saturday. Finally, on the final day of the festival, Underworld is joining the bill.

Rock Werchter 2019 takes place from Thursday 27 June to Sunday 30 June. Previously announced: P!NK, Tool, The Cure, Mumford & Sons, Florence + the Machine, Muse, Bring Me The Horizon, Kylie, Paul Kalkbrenner, Years & Years, THE BLAZE, Miles Kane, Nothing But Thieves, Vance Joy, Yungblud and Bang Bang Romeo. Tickets are on sale from ticketmaster.be. Stay tuned for more. #RW19

Source: www.rockwerchter.be

Jun
28
Fri
2019
53rd Montreux Jazz Festival@ Montreux
Jun 28 – Jul 13 all-day

Elton John will play next year at the Montreux Jazz Festival for the very first time on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th June 2019 (SOLD OUT) as part of epic three-year final ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Tour. Elton John is one of the top-selling solo artists of all time, with 38 gold records and 31 platinum and multi-platinum albums, over 50 Top 40 hits, and he has sold more than 300 million records worldwide.
Source: VISIT ELTONJOHN.COM

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