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.
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.
Punk rock legends from Florida Less Than Jake are celebrating their 25th anniversary this year and besides they can't dissapoint they can't even ever stop. They will present their new EP on the roof of the Ship and also celebrate with the Yellow Spots the birthday of Schleki with a huge dance-party.
Frequently compared to rock icons such as The Rolling Stones and David Bowie, which have been warranted in the past, Foxygen goes a decidedly different route. The L.A. act, composed of the duo Sam France and Jonathan Rado, emulates the Day-Glo ebullience of producer Dave Fridmann’s Flaming Lips and Mercury Rev albums, with kitchen-sink ambition courtesy of a 40-piece orchestra, assisted by Matthew White and conducted by Trey Pollard.
The pop-like jazz world of the Lőrinc Barabás Quartet is exciting instrumental music with a hint of electronica, characterized by roguish grooves and pulsating bass runs – the numerous tones of synthesizer and trumpet create a unique musical trend adorned by the traits of the improvisational jazz-rock of the '70s. The other great performer of this night will be the Vienna-New York-located SK Invitational, one of the very best jazz formations in this region building on hiphop, rap and electronika.
One of the best and loveliest bands on the underground-pop scene Beach Fossils from New York continues the line started by Lou Redd, continued by the Talking Heads and now fluorished again by them. Support act, hailing from Cambridgeshire, Nervous Conditions encompass the more cathartic elements of rock n roll, with an aggressive blend of thundering dual drumming, free jazz sax, angular guitar and buzzing keys.
On the 22nd of September the renewed BIN-JIP is introduced on the stage of A38 with visuals by Glowing Bulbs! Come and listen to the new songs of the band's third album "Violectric" which is about to be released soon! Support act will come by the Passed.
The music for Also Sprach Zarathustra was originally composed for a theatrical production of Thus Spoke Zarathustra, based on Friedrich Nietzsche’s philosophical novel of the same name, directed by Matjaž Berger for the Anton Podbevšek Theatre (APT) in Novo Mesto, Slovenia. Laibach will perform Also Sprach Zarathustra live, introducing new members of the band.
The immortal geniouses of kicking rock, who have revived so many dead souls so far return finally to show that music can be better than anything else on earth.
Edinburgh-based fantastic Hidden Orchestra combining two live drummers, organic samples and dubby basslines to make cinematic, emotive, percussive music and moods return for another amazing gig aboard the A38! Support will be by the meditative tock band from Budapest: Isle of Man.
The Umbilical Brothers have delighted fans around the world, as they twist theatrical rules and everyday situations into comedy triumph. Time Out NY called them “Australia’s hottest export since vegemite”.
Shantel jubilee gig! Balkan Madness with a bit of electronic support, it is Shantel’s legendary Frankfurt-based Bucovina Club returns to hit Budapest and present Kusturica's craziest disco partizans on their 30th birthday party.