Laura Gibson and her music means dependence, womanhood, solitude, connection and aloneness. Amidst trauma, loss and recovery, she rediscovered songwriting as a means of understanding her own life and choices.
Formed in San Francisco in 2009 by Wooden Shijps guitarist Ripley Johnson and Sanae Yamada, Moon Duo’s first two critically acclaimed EPs, Killing Time (2009) and Escape (2010), fused the futuristic pylon hum and transistor reverb of Suicide or Silver Apples with the heat-haze fuzz of American rock ‘n’ roll to create tracks of blistering, 12-cylinder space rock.
As during the last years the evening of the Fankofón Fesztivál will be held at the A38 Ship where after Acid Arab, Elodie Frege and Perturbator this year will feature Paris' most all-round singer-personality: Cleo T. will bring her etheric folk, cabaret noir, French chanson and Balkan beats that can all be involved in her stunningly diverse and creative personality and magnificent talent.
A huge and merry party featuring beautiful Ludmilla and her friends till dawn with simply the best music on a great night to remember.
The desert has a frequency, a sound you can hear in the wilds around. XIXA tunes in and warps it, in glittering, gritty psychedelic cumbia songs and sound! Their support will be Hungary's far out apocalytic blues-rock master Redbreast Wilson.
Great Australian guitarist Plini has presented a good drive as the guest of Animal As Leaders last summer at the A38. This March he returns with a complete program in the company of Polish guitarist/producer known from the Disperse and Destiny Potato and also the Serbian David Maxim Micic. Their airy melodies, smart structures and perfect sound will give a great fest of progressive rock and djent. The program is supported by the Liveurope serie supporting the international mobility of young talents.
Random Trip are the best students of Miles Davis playing truly imrovised funk, jazz, underground and overground stuff featuring some of the best young musicians of the town from the leading bands on the Hungarian scene.
Double album-release on one hand by a great pop band Roy & Ádám Trio featuring their kicking rock and pop, and on the other Ed Phililips and the Memphis Patrol bringing the world of Elvis Presley, American rock'n'roll and the power of rockabilly sound.
The 29-year old genious from LA, the master of happy hardcore, hardstyle, electro, dubstep and even a bit of psytrance will kick the boat with his most refined sounds on this night in the company of the very best djs of Hungary.
Finally a great true psychobilly festivity for all those who are in love with the greatest horror-fun masters, the Nekromantix and The Silver Shine: it'll be great music, fun, dance and a first class party.
On April 3rd, night before Gary Moore's birthday we organise for the sixth time the international gala dedicated to the master, where his great admirerers will present the best of their knowledge, skills and dedication in their songs to the legendary Irish guitar player.
Ádám Zoltán has touched many different cultures in his artistic opuses, and the theme of Gypsy identity has been in the focus of his interest for a long time. This time he reaches back and expresses sensible textures, colours, motifs and gives them a very special rebirth in his artworks.
One of the greatest progmetal bands of our time British Haken released its latest fourth album in April. This monumental, critically acclaimed album titled Affinity will be presented on their upcoming tour that is going to hit the A38 Ship too.
Dog Eat Dog has achieved commercial success with singles such as "No Fronts", "Isms" and "Rocky" - all showcasing their unique blend of hardcore, heavy metal, saxophone and rap. After their first album, the band's sound has evolved with the incorporation of elements of funk, ska and hip hop.
On this night the cream of Hungarian progressive and underground djs will present and prove why their radio is one of the definitely best in Europe and with what and how they have taught generations to freedom, life and music. The party will be held paralelly in two venues to bring you to the top of the joy.
True Budapest underground lyrics, beats, sounds and stories by a great band, that could be the Hungarian Tiger Lyllies.
Huge and hilarious Gimmeshot Reunion party featuring the greatest djs and the friendliest guests you can wish for to meet and listen to at a Friday night party!
The iconic diva of Middle-East sounds, the Lebanese-born Yasmine Hamdan returns to Budapest ti give a great concert aboard the A38 Ship. The muse of Jim Jarmush, the ex singer of the Soap Kills band will present songs of her new album, while her support act will be Antonia Vai.
The twin-band of the Hinds plays for the very first time in Budapest: the greatest promise of the Spanish garage-rock scene, The Parrots from Madrid! Many have named them the Medierranean Ty Segall Band, so it's not by any chance that great labels like Burger or Heavenly Records have released their albums. Their easy, retro-psychedelic punkish rock'n'roll is going to be one of the coolest and easiest nights on the ship this year!
Dallos Bogi, the only twenty year old singer had her great breakthrough with her song titled „We All”. She got into the finals of the Hungarian Eurovision contest. Won the Fonogram prize and became even more loved due to her hit Feels so right.
The princes of Hungarian electronic pop-beat, The Carbonfools will make a kicking return after a break of one and a half year where they'll introduce beside their new songs their charming new singer too.
One hundred traps set up only to get you into very middle of the good vibes! Great masters will line up their sets on this night to make you fly high above the waves.
Great and touching indie pop by the Estonian star-group Ewert and the Two Dragons perform on an especially pleasant night in the company of two great Hungarian bands.
A huge and merry party featuring beautiful Ludmilla and her friends till dawn with simply the best music on a great night to remember.
A true superstar and rock legend arrives to the A38 Ship: Adrian Belew as partner of Bowie, Zappa, the Talking Heads, King Crimson and many more has become the part of the very best in rock history. On this night he will kick with his great trio!
The "drummer of the drummers", the P of Emerson, Lake & Palmer, the grandour member of the Asia aboard the A38 Ship again. A huge drumset pushed into the front, virtuosity and musicality: a real progressive rock festivity in the cargo hold.
If Mother’s Cake cause chaos in our heads, then it does not derive from the band’s abandonment of structure, on the contrary. Their music shows a boundlessness of structure, often nearly measuring up with the virtuoso insanity of Mars Volta. Support act will be by the The Immigrants.
At the birthday weekend of the A38 Ship there's going to be a gig of historic importance, since one of the most influential hardcore/punk bands ever celebrating its 30th anniversary this year is the Gorilla Biscuits is going to give a huge gig. A limited serie of special bundle-tickets is available containing a special T-Shirt design and a poster too. Hurry up with buying tickets since a packed house with merry stage-divers is guaranteed.
American hip hop recording artist Chris Travis from Memphis Tennessee is best known for being the originator of the "WaterBoyz" lifestyle/movement, and his viral hit "Crunch Time" which has over 8,000,000 views and counting on YouTube. Chris Travis is part of the underground hip-hop collective "SESHOLLOWATERBOYZ" (Bones, Xavier Wulf, Eddy Baker, & Chris Travis) and East Memphis Boys alongside Xavier Wulf, Black Smurf, TA Double Dolla, IDK Jeffrey. This time he'll perform for the very time in Hungary at the A38 Ship as part of its great birthday bash!
One of Hungary's best alternative electronika projects, the Žagar band will celebrate its great 'Cannot Walk Fly Instead' album' 10th anniversary. Their support will be the excellent Austrian band: Gods.
The incrazed genious of Daedalus returns, along with the refined classical-futurist Evil Needle and the greatest masters of the home scene who will make a unique storm of electronic music on this very night.
Formed in 2008 by trumpeter and composer Tamás Bodzsár and a group of young jazz musicians, Barrio Latino is the first Timba orchestra in Hungary. Although the band has not been active in the past few years, the bands’ music was recognized by Grammy award winning sound engineer Michael Lazarus. Modern internet tools and programs have facilitated this new international collaboration between Tamas and Michael, and, as a consequence of this collaboration, Barrio Latino’s debut single has been released on the USA-based record label: Latin Pulse Music.
Hungarian specialists in speedfolk, hardfolk, pirate punk and merry pub music celebrate their fourth birthday in great company at a great party!
The name Acquaraggia now occupies a worthy place in the world of Italian pop music albums, of which the last was marketed in 2016. The acoustic band is a melting pot in its repertoire featuring classics such as original works intertwined by Giuseppe Oliviero's inimitable voice of wide variety blues and the co-main figure of Giuseppe acoustic rhythmic Gita and Alessandro Abba electric instruments of colors. In their repertoire you can hear David Bowie, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Bob Marley classics of variants, or Amy Winehouse, Keane and Paolo Nutini hits (with whom the band met in Florence). The Acquaraggia greatest merit is that you will listen to the sound of classics from the last such revision in a unique way. Not to be missed.
Pop and passion, rock ande love, colours and drifting,
dance and singing: at the great album-release party of Heincz Gábor Biga and his guests all will have a great time and feel good at the party!
One and a half years after his packed house premiere concert in Budapest one of the greatest singers-songwriters of Norway Thomas Dybdahl returns to play the terrace of the A38 Ship. The fragile, impersonal chamber-pop of this Grammy-nominee artist will be presented by the songs of his latest album titled The Great Plains.
One of the most kicking stoner doom bands will play in Hungary for the very first time: the Bongzilla made up of Weedeater and Buzzov*en members. Graveyard riffs mix with psychedelic high-flys in their diving sound on a night that will feature one of the most kicking experiences in this year.
This special issue of the Random Trip serie features a special guest starring ex Incognito magnificent singer and diva with her band.
The Hardkiss participated in the Ukrainian national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 with their song "Helpless". The band placed 2nd in the national finals. At their first performance in Hungary they are going to make a huge unique show at65 the A38 Shjip.
One of the most talented representatives of the Icelandic post-Björk generation Sóley returns to the Ship to perform for the third time. The great singer and artist of fragile ambients will be presenting her new album that features optimistic moods bringing the sunrays of the Icelandic summer into the concert hall. Her support will be the also Icelandic young singer and musician known for her elegant minimalism: Josin.
Our springtime Demogorgon-season will reach its final height featuring the return of the great Dan Terminus, the first Budapest gig by Tommy '86, famous producer of Hotline Miami II, the Chilean Das Mörtal's performance. The opening act will be by great young French producer Reznyck, while the resident of the Demogorgon nights Radec will give the last kick on this night with his great set.
Dutch lo-fi stalwart Arnold de Boer in twenty years time has done over 2000 shows in 35 countries over six different continents with his bands Zea and The Ex. He will make a stunning solo show aboard the ship on this night supported by an ingenious singer-kolog player from Ghana King Ayisoba.
Preoccupations (formerly called Viet Cong) is a band that perfectly suits the A38's all metal industrial ambient. They will bring a tough and driving sound that carries reminiscencies of This Heat and The Fall, a noisy post punk rock with great torpedos, nice cubic guitars and a industrial city's smoky contours in the background.
Danmark's most talented female performer Agnes Obel stunned the audience of the Sziget festival four years ago with her very clear, simple singing accompanied by her play on the piano with her great songs in a very pleasant and melancholic mood. She returns in May to Budapest in the organisation of the A38 Ship to play at the Akvárium Club to present her new chamber pop album released last year titled Citizen Of Glass.
We Lost The Sea are a great instrumental band from Sydney Australia crushing guitar noise with dark melodic atmospherics. Their support will be by two other great Australian acts: the Meniscus and the Dumbsaint.
Greatest masters of stoner rock who have emerged from loud noise to a bluesy feel fantasticly remaining honest. kicking and rich both in sound and heart. Their first gig ever in Hungary is going to be a truly kicking experience. Clutch!
Slim Cessna's Auto Club play alternative country, blues, folk-rock, "gothic Americana" and only god knows what more and beyond, but it definitely sounds perfect! They have once already put the A38 into flames of joy, it will now be the same again!
During this year's festival season with the courtesy of the A38 Ship great club concerts will alternate in Budapest. Less than a week after the sold-out Clutch and two weeks before the Vintage Trouble gig the Canadian Danko Jones returns after long wait to present his new album Wild Cat, which is his definite Opus Magnum, and not only on his recording but also at his live concert glowing with energy.
This night will feature a great fest of deathcore music: Suicide Silence returns after three years to give a clubconcert bursting with energy and present their new album released in February. Great songs, extreme noise, new levels of joy, brave and experimental new steps into good. Not to be missed!
Over the past few years, Vintage Trouble have wowed audiences across the globe by opening for The Rolling Stones in London’s Hyde Park, touring North America and Europe with The Who, and playing sold-out headline shows worldwide. Now performing for ther very first time in Hungary they'll give a flaming gig at the A38 Ship.
On his new album singer-songwriter Mark Lanegan offers gritty, dark songwriting that feasts on life's bitterness. Lanegan's raspy, throaty vocals squeeze and strangle every bit of frustration out the lyrics. This will kick all aboard the A38!
TBDM returns to Budapest to give a kicking clubgig aboard the A38 Ship! This will be definitely one of the greatest nights to remeber this summer! More soon.
The classic masters of mathcore will give a legendary farewell gig at the A38 Ship! The support will come from the great eytreme metal band: Shining!
There are very few independent artists who have quietly accomplished such an amazing array of achievements as Fink has. His very special, quiet, amazing blues-folk has been hailed by the Budapest audience widely, profoundly and very-very much!