Live Music Festival started off promoting hip – hop, r’n’b and pop. Yet in the following years, more and more bands cater to the tastes of rock fans. The festival hosted the greatest stars of both genres.
It was the only event to co-feature¬Rihanna and Lily Allen, Missy Elliot and Kaiser Chiefs, The Killers with 50 Cent or Muse¬†sharing the stage with¬The Chemical Brothers,¬Interpol¬†and¬Kanye West, Editors¬†performing along¬Q-Tip¬†or¬White Lies¬†and¬Kid Cudi.¬†It was Live Music Festival that witnessed¬Jay-Z, NAS, Rihanna, Missy Elliot, Timbaland, 30 Seconds To Mars, Panic At The Disco, Kaiser Chiefs, Lily Allen¬†and more performing in Poland for the first time. In 2013, the headliners included Florence and the Machine¬†and Franz Ferdinand.
The first event under the banner of Live Music Festival took place in 2006 on the areas of WisŇāa football club, others were staged on the airfield ‚Äď Aviation Museum. In 2008, 20,000 people watched the concerts, with 30,000 in 2009 40,000 in 2010, 35,000 in 2011, 30,000 in 2012, and over 40,000 in 2013.
In 2012, the festival featured¬The Killers, Placebo, Snoop Dogg,¬The Roots,¬Azari & III, Mystery Jets, Spector. For the first time, it was inaugurated with a club Warm-Up Show by The Killers and inaugurated with all weekend ¬†in ¬†Pauza – the official festival club.¬†All weekend long, we organized street art workshops, VJ-ing workshops and upcycling workshops. Festival goers could eat a yummy brunch from LoveKrove and Galeria Radar, watch best Polish artists (Street Fighters), create a mural painting, watch a battle of designers by tablets (Digital Fighters). On festival days, cinema screenings were available in Pauza, and late in the night, after the concerts, we were inviting for the official afterparties with Feadz, Mickey Moonlight and best of Polish DJs.
Live Music Festival also features many activities and amenities:
– one of the biggest stages of the summer, with the following dimensions in metres: 46 width, 25 depth, 16 height.
– Camping area for 4,000 people right next to the Main Stage
– festival shuttle buses
– platform for disabled in front of the Main Stage
– sport haven