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FRIDAY, 29 MAY

SPLASH! MAG STAGE

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Line-up: Zebra Katz, Ratking, Beatrice Eli, Iamnobodi, Bluestaeb

Once again, splash! Mag, Germany’s first address when it comes to world of hip hop, will be hosting its own stage at Arena Park to bring us all of the genre’s hotshots and key players.

Location: Glashaus

  

ORIGINAL PLAYERS

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Line-up: Westbam, Terranova, Hardy Hard, Special Guest, Lesung & Film-Screening

DJ number one, pioneer of DJ culture, »practising maniac at work«, prophet of raving society, anthem composer for millions, party maker for over 10 million guests in 30 years, philosopher of dance culture, author – Westbam ist of of the most shimmering personalities on the international music circuit. At Berlin Festival, we will see him in all his facets at his very own special celebrating three decades of techno history: A Night with Westbam.

Location: Arena Club

NBHAP PRESENTS

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Line-up: BRNS, The Griswolds, The Garden, BANFI

NBHAP is the music and culture magazine for everyone who wants more from life and who gives a bit more to live. Together with the music blog, the booking and management agency ATC presents a smashing line-up at White Trash.

Location: White Trash

  

DJ İPEK İPEKÇIOĞLU PRESENTS: BERLIN2ISTANBUL

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Line-up: Dara Dolunay (Anatolian Turkish soul/funk/disco), Cart Curt & Savy Sev – (Hal Hal – Vintage Anadolu Rock Funk & Pop Party), DJ İpek İpekçioğlu (Gayhane & female:pressure), Youssef Iskandar (Liveshow »The Chosen«), DJ Ipek feat. M.E.S.S. + Live: Lina Sur (Vocal) & Serdar Dagdelen (Qanoun) & Sahin Dagdelen (Geige) & Hogir (Perkussion), Techno Türken Floor (Demir & Seymen, Aufgang 4, Cetin Sahin), VJs Sonar & FundArt

The Berlin-Istanbul-based turkish-german dj/producer/compiler DJ Ipek influenced with her eclectic music and characteristic mixes the multilayered Berlin club scene during the 90ies.

Location: White Trash

»LOVE BOAT« HOSTED BY

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Line-up: BOYOLA feat. Mauro Feola, Alternegro, Joe Roberts / RETRO/POP feat. Kenny Dee (Madonnamania), Gloria Viagra (Partysane), Ades Zabel (Kiezdisko)

The Neukölln-based club, SchwuZ, has made itself a name way beyond the LGBT community as one of Berlin’s debaucherous party hangouts with an excellent taste for music. Whether house and techno at »Elektronischer Donnerstag«, kitschy cult hits at »Madonnamania« and Gloria Viagra’s »Partysane« or fancy guitar tunes at »London Calling« – you couldn’t have a more eclectic week. Spread across the Hoppetosse’s two floors, SchwuZ invites you to join a weekend where electro, indie, kitsch and glamour collide.

Location: Hoppetosse

  

SATURDAY, 30 MAY

YELLOW LOUNGE

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Live-Acts: Avi Avital (Mandoline) & Ensemble, Valentina Lisitsa (Klavier), Gregor Schwellenbach DJs: Clé & Eva Be (Sonar Kollektiv) & guests, VJ: videogeist / Philipp Geist

For over 10 years Yellow Lounge has presented extraordinary classical musicians from the heritage record label Deutsche Grammophon to the clubs of Berlin. Combining classical music and elements of club culture like DJs and VJs, Yellow Lounge nights evolve into unique club events. Yellow Lounge will bring two top artists of classical music to Berlin Festival.

Location: Glashaus

  

SUOL PRESENTS

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Line-up: Chopstick & JohnJon, Meggy, Tender Games

Suol is an independent Berlin based record label, which strives to develop, support and promote the visions of the founders, Chopstick & JohnJon, and artists. Stylistically seen, Suol aims to release deep, grounded and organic music with great emotions. Suol has become a caring home for artists like Fritz Kalkbrenner, Daniel Bortz, Till von Sein and Trickski who all feel at ease to release their music because of it’s sophisticated musical continuity, which is crucial to Suol.

Location: Arena Club

WATERGATE STAGE

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Line-up: Pan-Pot, Ellen Allien, Tiefschwarz (DJ-Set), La Fleur, Marco Resmann

Berlin’s night life and open-air summer without Watergate? Unthinkable! The club institution at Oberbaumbrücke and the eponymous label have been shaping the sound of techno in the German capital for over a decade now. At Berlin Festival, Watergate will gather resident DJs, label acts and international club regulars to bring the club’s unique flair to Arena Park.

Location: Badeschiff

  

RICHIE HAWTIN PRESENTS

Line-up: Richie Hawtin, Marc Houle, Janina, Roi Perez

Richie Hawtin might have been born in Canada, yet, he’s been living in Berlin for such a long time that there’s no doubt about him being a true Berliner. On Saturday, Richie’s gonna curate the Elektronische Wiese with us.

Location: Elektronische Wiese

»LOVE BOAT« HOSTED BY

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Line-up: LONDON CALLING feat. Michael von Fischbach, Lego, Simon Dömer, Sheila Chipperfield / RETRO/POP feat. Jurassica Parka (Popkicker), Camelia Light (bump!), LCavaliero & Viola (Hot Topic) / MY HAUS feat. Julie Chance, Jon Dark, Samuel

The Neukölln-based club, SchwuZ, has made itself a name way beyond the LGBT community as one of Berlin’s debaucherous party hangouts with an excellent taste for music. Whether house and techno at »Elektronischer Donnerstag«, kitschy cult hits at »Madonnamania« and Gloria Viagra’s »Partysane« or fancy guitar tunes at »London Calling« – you couldn’t have a more eclectic week. Spread across the Hoppetosse’s two floors, SchwuZ invites you to join a weekend where electro, indie, kitsch and glamour collide.

Location: Hoppetosse

  

SUNDAY, 31 MAY

CARL CRAIG PRESENTS

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Line-up: Carl Craig, Robert Hood, Derek Plaslaiko u.a.

Since the end of 2014, Carl Craig, techno legend and label boss of the renowned label Planet E, has been sharing the sound of his hometown with his new event concept, Detroit Love. It seems only logical that Berlin, having embraced the sound of Detroit from the beginning, would welcome Carl Craig with open arms. To celebrate the two techno metropolis’ connection, Carl Craig will host his very own club special at Arena Park with distinguished DJ protagonists of the genre.

Location: Badeschiff

LIFE & DEATH STAGE

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Line-up: Tale Of Us, Recondite (live), DJ Tennis, Mind Against u.a.

Calling Berlin, NYC and Miami its hometown, the directional electro label Life and Death will be a platform for its talent presented by Tale of Us.

Location: Elektronische Wiese

  

SPLASH! MAG STAGE

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Line-up: Shlohmo, Kelela, Tei Shi, Purple u.a.

Once again, splash! Mag, Germany’s first address when it comes to world of hip hop, will be hosting its own stage at Arena Park to bring us all of the genre’s hotshots and key players.

Location: Glashaus

»LOVE BOAT« HOSTED BY

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Line-up: THE BARBERSHOP feat. Debbie Upper, no:sler, Santiago Lecce + Haircuts by Stefan The Barber

The Neukölln-based club, SchwuZ, has made itself a name way beyond the LGBT community as one of Berlin’s debaucherous party hangouts with an excellent taste for music. Whether house and techno at »Elektronischer Donnerstag«, kitschy cult hits at »Madonnamania« and Gloria Viagra’s »Partysane« or fancy guitar tunes at »London Calling« – you couldn’t have a more eclectic week. Spread across the Hoppetosse’s two floors, SchwuZ invites you to join a weekend where electro, indie, kitsch and glamour collide.

Location: Hoppetosse

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