Hiphop with powerful poetry, or kicking poetry with powerful hiphop. On this night spoken word will meet the beats in catharsis by the greatest on the Hungarian scene. the Akkezdet Phiai.
Dadaist pop coloured with a special flow of funny and weird dreams by a special all-time party band: The Ricsárdgír!
The unique passionate and poetic world of Ryley Walker and his band meets the great storyteller and balladist Zanzinger on this night.
Andras Aron or known as "Apey" has a very unique approach to his song writing and lyrics, he is more like a storyteller born in Hungary. Despite for being well known in the heavy metal scene, he brings a fresh new context between the boundaries of the Ameri- can folk/country music and grunge from the heart of Europe.
One of the greatest bands belonging to the second generation of ska the New York based The Toasters return to Budapest for a great kicking gig supported by the great merry and crazy Finnish band Van Damme.
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!
True Budapest underground lyrics, beats, sounds and stories by a great band, that could be the Hungarian Tiger Lyllies.
The uniquely powerful indie alternative rock band, whose music really gives a lunatic drive will present their brand new album on this night.
Parachute album-release gig
Besides Kensington that performed in Budapest in the organisation of the A38 Ship it is De Staat that is a true success-story of the advancing Dutch pop-rock scene. The band performed at its early age seven years ago at the A38 and now returns as a true star with four outrageously successful albums and many great songs.
Two great acts, the Képzelt Város post-rock band and the singer-songwriter-musician The Devil's Trade will melt together their different but both spicy and special music worlds.
The most kicking Elvises from the Puszta whose hilarious funk smashes like a lightning from the clear sky.
The king of French downtempo hiphop, Wax Tailor, it is JeanChristophe Le Saoût has played more times at the A38 Ship with his band and the magnificent Charlotte Savary. Wax Tailor has been busy with his great orchestra project but this autumn he is coming up with his new album which he is coming to present at the A38 Ship on his tour.
A leading pop/rock/dance/indie/electronica band of Budapest, The Biebers is going to make a huge party on this night supported by a great and stunning young singer and her formation: Ív.
Daniel Vezoja (SLO)
One of the most original voices on the Hungarian music scene, Sena Dagadu presents on this night her charmingly rich programme from funk and soul to hiphop, world music and beyond. The support act will be by the great ambient-pop band, the Minimyst. The support will come by Portugal's great singer, ambient pop angel emmy Curl.
Mount Kimbie gig has been postponed to Sunday due to their car accident is Prague. We are sorry for the inconvenience. In return all can admit for free tonight's party with the support and all bought tickets are valid for the Sunday gig. One of the most influential duos of the last years mixing in an ultimately original way postdubstep with ambient is Mount Kimbie who have performed at the A38 Ship with a dj-set and at the Sziget Festival with a live set. James Blake's great mates mix two of their earlier performances this time and will kick the Ship with a special live performance. Support act will be by BeGun producer from Barcelona and also Iamyank and Gelka from the Budapest scene.
One of the most legendary Hungarian albums of the last two decades, Anima Sound System's Hungarian Astronaut is going to be played in original line up on its 20th anniversary which will also celebrate the 50th birthday of the hiperactive leader of the band, Zsolt Prieger. The night will feature lots of great guest musicians, djs and more. Special guest of the night: Bognár Szilvi.
One of the definitely best and greatest bands of contemporary jazz in Europe is the Fire! Orchestra made up of the very cream of the Swedish music scene. Among its leading personalities is the free-punk saxophonist Mats Gustafsson, percussionist Andreas Werliin and bass-guitarist Johan Berthling. The Fire! Orchestra is going to present its powerful new album aboard with great Fire!
Detroit's fabulous producer and rapper playing numerous instruments also from Fender Rhodes to drum machines arrives to the ship to make a huge powerful party. His flight high will be supported by great Hungarian funk etc. band the Amoeba.
Fantastic Icelandic chamber pop to indie band on huge European tour arrives to its fans in Gungary. Their support will be the great Hungarian act Naked Woods.
A great indie-folk super-star who after playing the Sziget Festoval's main stage in 2010 will now give a great clubconcert at the A38.
Frank’s brand of folk songwriting, catchy melodies and punk passion is returning to the Ship almost exactly two years after his great debute. You mustn't miss the great Frank Turner gospels!
This gig has been cancelled due to the illness of Sena. It will be held instead on May 20th. All purchased tickets are valid for the new date. Tickets bought will be refunded on request at our cashier till April 25th. We apologize for the inconvenience. One of the most original voices on the Hungarian music scene, Sena Dagadu presents on this night her charmingly rich programme from funk and soul to hiphop, world music and beyond. The support act will be by the great ambient-pop band, the Minimyst.
TaxiWars is the result of a wayward and intensive collaboration between dEUS frontman Tom Barman and saxophone player Robin Verheyen. A mixture of loose ideas and jams found their way into what became TaxiWars. JazzNotJazz, Spoken Word, Songs, Rap, Parlando, you name it. Come again, Blakey vs Gainsbourg? MC 900 ft Jesus meets Miles?
Great California dance-punk legend returns to the A38 with a great new album on a huge tour! Those buying tickets on-line till January 29th will be able to view their concert-film recorded on the ship for one month.
The greatest underground pop band of Russia returns to the Ship coming directly from St. Petersburg to present their new album and giga-project with dance, music, video and complete show. The support will be by their Hungarian brethren, the Tudósok!
One of the prominent bands of the British indie scene, the Editors are preparing a new album. Their music that loosely melts together guitar sound with electronika will be featured on their upcoming fifth album which they are going to present on their tour in Budapest too at the Barba Negra Music Club.
Junior Kelly is a major force in the world of reggae music today. He arrives to A38 Ship with his powerful brand new album to make all bodies move and all faces smile.
More tickets available only on the premises, at the Barba Negra Club Happy, melodic hardcore melted together with dub and explosive rock by great guys who will evoke the Big Bang's bursting energies and incrazed joys in their powerful performance.
Grave Pleasures that came out of Beastmilk is one of the best and most exciting thiongs that happened to post-rock lately. They are really going to kick it!
Rodion GA's music has remained all but unknown to most of the world, until its recent rediscovery and release by Strut. The group was in fact just one man, with a rotating cast of musicians, although his best known hit (performed on New Year's Eve TV in Romania) was a multitrack of his own playing. Only two Rodion GA tracks ever saw official release, both on Romanian state-run label Electrecord’s Formatti Rock Vol 5 compilation. The 'group' performed throughout the 80s and composed scores for the film Delta Space Mission and the Romanian National Opera, but the majority of their work remained suppressed, despite avoidance of explicitly political content and the overwhelming popularity of their radio-only singles.
The unique, powerful and merry sound of jazzy ska represented by the NYSJE has been one of the freshest airs to breath since the fall of the iron curtain and not by any chance. Now thye return to the Ship to make a night to remember!
One of the merriest and craziest Scandinavian bands, where the musicians dressed as bunnies play happy to sad songs like you never heard it before.
The most stunning, powerful and multi-coloured Polish world music formation, the Warsaw Village Band is going to give a huge concert on this night along with the great Hungarian Meszecsinka. Party time!
From Arcade Fire to Mika, Owen Pallett is the industry's go-to guy for a lavish orchestral arrangement. On this night he'll take his audience on the wings of his fantastic sounds into the world of his wonderful music.
Zola Jesus is combining industrial, classical, electronic, goth and experimental rock influences, and has become with her songs the favourite of many, among them David Lynch. The night will be opened by Anez!
Two great underground pop bands with original lyrics, powerful songs, nice melodies and kicking beats. Elefánt will give an album-release gig while Esti Kornél will open up the night-
Spain are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles, California in 1993, led by singer/bassist Josh Haden. Their syncretic music contains elements of country, blues, folk, jazz, and slowcore. In a career spanning more than two decades, Spain has released five studio albums, a live album, and a best-of collection.
One of the most original legendary highly psychedelic trance bands of Hungary Kora Öröm will celebrate its 25th birthdy in the simply best company. Come on in!
Acoustic techno by the Mozarts or the Viennese Classicists of the style: computerless drifting power on guitar bass and drums, that will inevitably make you truly crazy. They return after three years to give a frenetic album-release gig.
One of the most cultic Hungarian early punk rock bands 32 years after its founding releases a huge album titled: Your Scream is Music! A hilarious party ahead!