The Icelandic dreamdriving force Vök will take you into a special sphere so far unknown, where wild nature meets the senses of soul in the form of beauriful electronic indie music. Their support will be the charming, moving, kicking band a true brother is sound: Tape Delay.
One of the most important post-metal bands of the past ten years Amenra acting as an art collective will perform in Budapest in February 2018. The Flemish Five comes with their latest album featuring songs of their latest album titled MASS VI. Their support will be the Japanese sonic legend Boris stays on stage for the probably most important extreme music concert in Budapest in the first half of 2018.
The Biebers gig and TV-Recording in the Renewed Acoustics Serie at the A38 Ship Concert Hall! You can take part in a limited-capacity TV recording in order of registration which is free. All you have to do is to indicate your will to participate. We ask you to arrive half an hour before the start, so everyone can take their seats in time.
France's Parov Stelar is an English singing formation with Chinese ancestors that will surely bring the best of good French humor and American jazz, hiphop, dub and drum'n'bass to cook the best with. Their support act will be the famous Hungarian eclectic duo Savages y Suefo, then Chinese man starts at 8 pm.
2003 was a busy year in the history of mankind: Saddam Hussein was captured, the space shuttle Columbia collapsed, Theresa mother of Calcutta was named merry and the Hungarian men's water polo team became champions winning gold medal! Last but not least, Martin Freeland's album, "Man With No Name Interstate Highway" was released in this year too. If there was a goa trance bible, we would see his figure on the first page, he, who is coming out with a new album this year after 15 years, and even honoring Budapest as a guest of Avatar Events!
If we asked which Norwegian band produced the most top 10 albums in their home country, many would not respond saying Motorpsycho yet so far almost all of their albums produced in their powerful thirty years of rolling were hitting the tops of the sales lists. However, the band really can not be considered a friendly songwriting machine. Much more as if Steppenwolf met with Pink Floyd and Miles Davis, a hard rock psychic feel dipped in crumbling fusion jazz roared from Motorpsycho's vintage amplifiers. The trio, which has appeared on Sziget several times, is coming to their first Hungarian club concert with a new drummer to present their latest album Tower with elemental power.
Our loved and highly respected Kavinsky-follower retrowave-master returns! The maths-teacher look producer who became legendary with his EP trilogy Carpenter Brut, one of the definitely greatest representatives of the Heavy French Touch will give a kicking live performance in Budapest again! Support act by the Youth Code.
Hungary's favorite Russian-Austrian band presents their new album at an explosive club gig. Though Hungarian audience has lately met the band only at huge festivals now they returns for the 9th time to the A38 to give another unforgettably fabulous gig.
The AWS, Fatal Error, Kies show after a successful country tour arrives to its Budapest stage.
Antropos.hu site for new electnic music celebrates its 15th birthday with a huge party thanking their audience, authors, friends, coleagues and more all the support, work, help and joy.
2017 was for Dutch rock music probably the year of DOOL, as the band founded by members of The Devil's Blood and GOLD with their debute album titled Here Now, Here Then in the less than half a year became the favourite not only for the critics but also the audience. The gothic-octogenous doom melted together with hard rock and psychedelic elements of theirs is a good example proving the fact that the frightening sound evoking the seventies can not be so ultimately captivating only by the Ghost witchcraft.
British Ducking Punches returns to A38 Ship's Deck! Dan Allen - also known as graphic artist and activist - is a prominent songwriter of his generation who was discovered by Frank Turner. Over the years as a punk musician who played at Download and Reed & Leeds he returns to Budapest in the company of Portugiese We Bless This Mess. Nelson Graf, the full-tattooed-violinist-guitarist played on the A38 Ship last December with Ivan & the Parazol since he is also the frontman of The Melonas, but now he is going to present his own songs.
A huge travel into the very depth of the forest made up of first class rhythms and beats featuring stunning jungle and drum'n'bass masters.
Cooperation born in the name of international e-music love this night's Slovakian-Hungarian coproduction offers another great gig featuring music over 130 bpm. Besides Japanese, Slovakian and Hungarian resident djs the great Italian techno phenomenon and stunning musical talent of Raffaele Attanasion will present his magic sound. A night of powerful, kicking and loud sound that is really worth joining.
California's basic stoner band Fu Manchu has been kicking its desert rock hard for almost three decades. On their massive tour featuring their long and bursting gigs they will play all their brand new and greatests wl--known songs. Their gig will be one of the greatest hits of the spring season.
Straight from Manchester one of the best techno faces Cleric is coming to the Ship to charge all with his great power and joy through his sound.
Legendary bass guitar player and composer Egon Póka is not only the leader of a stunning trio carrying on the flame of Jimi Hendrix, Cream and Led Zeppelin, but also the founder and head of a secondary school teaching music, so on this night not only his fabulous Experience trio will play but also his students who will carry the flame on.
American producer and DJ Tokimonsta recorded collaborations with big name artists like Kool Keith and Anderson Paak. She has found popularity with tracks like "Realla," "Darkest (Dim)" and "The World is Ours." She was raised in Torrance, California. She trained in classical piano growing up and eventually graduated from the University of California, Irvine. She became the first female signee to the Brainfeeder label owned by Flying Lotus. She is bringing a hilarious set and will be supported by two genuine Hungarian djs, Cadik and Slanki.
And the serie continues ... This album released in '88, features classics Nem sikerül kikúrálni magam and Ötvenévesen Honoluluban due to which the band travelled to Hawaii in 2005. The album was produced by János Kóbor. More than half of the songs are rarely heard at concerts, so here is a unique chance to hear them live.
One hundred traps on a huge party only to get you into the very middle of the good vibes! Great masters will line up their sets on this night to make you fly high above the waves.
The heaviest kicking folk-rock boogie-woogie deep-funk Hendrix-tribute phenomenon of Hungary the Kerekes Band will give a huge stormy party featuring legendary blues singer Deák Bill Gyula having for their support the crazy Voodoo Papa duo.
Federico Augusto Ágreda Álvarez, best known as Zardonic, Venezuelan keyboardist, DJ, composer, producer and remixer known for his drum and bass act with remixes for Nine Inch Nails, The Berzerker and Gorgoroth, as well as original releases in Dieselboy's Human Imprint label and Skrillex's OWSLA label will stun its audience on this night again.
In March finally the Italian doom legend Ufomammut will visit Budapest. With their '8' songs released by the Neurot Recordings this power trio with psychedelic visuals, slow swirling riffs and heavy midweights will bring the genre lovers on a huge inner flight. Support act will be by the great Hungarian noise-rock formation, the Pozvakowski.
After their successful and intimate Budapest concert in March 2018 Pretty Maids return to the stage of the A38 ship as one of the greatest classics of the melodic hard rock/metal scene. The evening's support act will be by the Pink Cream 69 one of the best bands of melodic rock on the European scene.
Kicking bass lines, hilarious power, ocean of sound colours, madness and party with the craziest house-djs of Budapest on a great night to remember.
Braids, the Canadian pop/art-rock band that formed over ten years ago, make their Budapest debut. Jealously guarding their independence from the start, the three core players have been making music together since their teens. Now based in Montreal, they have toured several continents, and now they finally come to Hungary. They last released an album in 2015, so their Budapest set list can be expected to include some new material.
The evening’s programme opens with the concert of the Hungarian Belau, who draw on sundry sources, and whose music features endlessly floating synthesizer themes, dreamy echoes and soothing vocals.
The international Gary Moore fan club organises for the seventh 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.
"Why does the world need a Piano Day? For many reasons. But first off all because its good to celebrate the piano and all around it: the peformers, the composers, the builders, the tuners, and first of all the listeners" - with this sentence the Piano Day was started in 2015 by Nils Frahm, one of the most influential pianists of classical music in the world today. The 88th day of each year (88 is the number of keys) which is usually March 29th bevomes the piano say when everywhere around the world people celebrate with concerts the the most influential instrument of the world. After last year's debut this year the Piano Day in Budapest continues with two great musicians supporting classic modern style the pianists vaghy and iamyank on a night that will feature also a very well-know foreign pianist and a very special unique instrument a very rare piano.
Volkova Sisters will take you onto a horroror-joy flight on their great album-launch party featuring many guests and support acts.
The A38 Ship's own synthwave series, Demogorgon Midnight Special has brought the greatest international producers of the latest technology of electronic music of the eighties. In March, Carpenter Brut returning to the Grand Hall of the Aquarium, Perturbator, the last full-time player, Dutch Timecop1983, French Tommy '86, GosT, or Dynatron, has a new big dude with the dance with the dead duo on the deck to bring the dead to life with massive bass and vehement pixel rendering. Before that, a returning friend of ours, Danish Daniel Deluxe, will play the misty city metropolis down the techno's crisp atmosphere.
Vintage psychedelia, garage rock, dance and soul, and the most powerful funk of the 60ies and 70ies mix in the great sound of The Qualutons, which does let you stand still. Their support act will be the Keymen!
Chapelier Fou, or, the Mad Hatter, is one of the most original voices of French downtempo, who composes exceptionally varied music. Nor is it an exaggeration to talk about composition in his case: following his fourth album, released in 2017, the classically trained multi-instrumentalist is now looked upon as one of the greatest artists of experimental electronica, in the league of Amon Tobin and Yann Tiersen.
However, the French producer’s music defies categorization as he continues his uncompromising quest. Sweet trifles, cheerful chansons, über-complex rhythm patterns, a rich array of instruments, electronic textures, dense atmospheres, and extreme mood swings add up to form a lush music that serves up new surprises at every turn.
A huge party featuring the ingenious Toronto-based Keys N Krates along with some of the best on the Hungarian scene.
The Seattle-based funeral-doom duo Bell Witch finally comes to Budapest with their latest album titled Mirror Reaper. The band will be performing in April within their European tour where they will performe two songs from their new album released in October that will last longer than eighty minutes accompanied by a special projection. Their support will be Aerial Ruin at the A38 Ship exhibition room.
Having completed his studies in classical piano, Sarp met Vogel, who was experimenting with his own keyed instruments, as he was immersing himself in Steve Reich’s work. Their duo grew out of the simple idea of connecting the piano’s hammers with Vogel’s cache of instruments. John Cage’s famed quip became their motto: “I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I’m frightened of the old ones.”
With the 2017 Open, the Düsseldorf duo made the album that finally set them apart from the multitude of new neoclassical productions. The formula of Grandbrother’s chemistry, the harmony between the sweeping electronic soundscapes and the ringing melodies of the piano, is as playful and captivating as it is unassumingly fragile.
Meet the greatest European promises of a contemporary classical sound that overlaps with the outer reaches of electronica.
One of the most original orchestras of Hungarian rock history, Panta Rhei, violating all the boundaries of progressive rock music from several directions has been reunited. Besides the Szalay brothers who make up the heart of the band, Miklós Felkai, Dániel Szalay (András's son), Mátyás Milkovics and András Kálmán plays, of course, Enikő Ács and József Nagy, the flutist lof the band's first line up. They will play on the ship from all of their epochs: Bartók, electronic music and rock classics.
Before their massive European festival tour in all the major events during the summer of 2018, Tormentor will play an exclusive club show in Budapest's A38 Ship, celebrating the anniversary of Anno Domini, their sophomore release. More info soon.
The master and wizard of drums returns to strike the ship with his most lunatic rhythms coming with Swiss background directly from New York. Support act will be by two great young Hungarian jazz-rock musicians, the Kaltenecker-Markó duo.
1000MODS return to Hungary to play their greatest club gig so far. The most kicking stoner band of Greece will play a memorable gig to a great audience. Local stoner/sludge metal band Red Swamp’s influences range from Lamb of God, Pantera and Crowbar to Down and Clutch. They are releasing their second album “Desertdrive” on April 20th, with the support of the Hangfoglaló program. After opening for Karma to Burn and Clutch in the past, they are hugely honored to share the stage with another celebrated band in the scene. Even though the focus will be on new material, their debut albums best riffs will also make an appearance to smash faces.
One of the most inportant a loveable pieces of extreme music in 2017 was definitely the album by the Brookly-based Sannheth, who made a unique mix of post-rock and atmospheric black metal titled So Numb, which is expressive, turbulent and an extreme experience in each of its minute. They'll prsent it in Budapest with the support act by the Swiss Sum of R.
The year 2017 was definitely The Year for SOHN, the Vienna-located electronic music producer, since his new album titled Rennen ensured his singer-songwriter position on the international rank of A-cathegory performers. On this night with the support of the Austrian Cultural Forum SOHN will give his first ever show in Hungary at the A38 Ship, this one of the most actual trubadours of our time always wearing a black hat. This is the new date of the gig announced for November 8th, all tickets bought for that date are valid for this night.
Its the very first time that the both shining and kicking famous electronic rock duo from the USA the Icon For Hire performs in Hungary. Turn Pain Into art - this is what their tour is about, and they'll prove it with a loud and irresiststable concert.
For the first time in Budapest the American band which has repeatedly toured the world, wrote music for the Simpsons series and played the role of the Velvet Underground in "I shot Andy Warhol". film. For nearly 30 years, Yo La Tengo has been active for the first time in Budapest on the A38 Ship!
The "Most Famous Lute-player of the Western World" who won the Cannes Soundtrack Award for the score of Only Lovers Left Alive by Jim Jarmush at the Cannes Film Festival returns after two great gigs for the t6hird time to the A38 Ship. The night will feature as support a great Hungarian act: The Devil's Trade.
Across the universe of improvised musicality with no compromise, Ethnofil invites you to a journey flowing across atmospheres and moods of the greatest versatility on the third albums presentation concert. Their support will be the a great band Korai Trancemission formed on the grounds of the legendary Korai Öröm.
After two years one of Europe's greatest post-rock bands the Tound from Madrid returns to the A38 Ship! Their latest concept album released on the 10th anniversary of their formation features a mix of post-rock traveler-inspirational atmospheres with post-metal dynamic changes, and just as the last time we can expect agai a true breakthrough concert.
After last year's concert of historic significance by the Gorilla Biscuits another hardcore/punk legend cvonqers the A38 Ship's stage. After twelve years the legendary band deeply influencing the NYHC sound in its roots led by John Joseph and Maxwell 'Mackie' Jayson, the fabulous Cro-Mags returns to Budapest!
Xavier Rudd is one of Australia's most iconic voices. A multi-instrumentalist, surfer & activist, Xavier's ability to connect with people is astounding. His first time ever music and all-round performance in Hungary will include a special spirituality of stunning power.
Yes, there is life after In the Shadows - in the early 2000s The Rasmus attracted millions of young girls and after their performance on the Main Stage of Sziget Festival and several club gigs they'll hit the A38 Ship in Budapest next October 2018! In addition, the role of the party will not be nostalgic: their latest Dark Matters album was released in October 2017 that they promote on a multi-continental tour. They'll come back to Hungary six years after their last concert in Club 202 and its going to be huge.