The multidiciplinary GRAUZONE underground festival- with bands from wave to psych takes place for the second time at Paard and Prins 27. This year, there will be more locations including The Grey Space and the Paard Café.
Grauzone festival also features a symposium, a filmprogram, an exhibition and a recordfair.
Pioneering industrial and electronic, Cabaret Voltaire were a huge influence on commercially successful bands such as Depeche Mode, New Order, Ministry, Marilyn Manson and Nine Inch Nails. At Grauzone Richard H Kirk will play an exclusive set with new material.
Michael Gira is the legendary frontman and mastermind behind the iconic experimental post punk/post rock band SWANS. Gira is the creator of some of the most intense, darkly poetic music ever to emerge from the States. At Grauzone Gira will perform an intimate acoustic show.
Angry (post)punk five-piece Idles from Bristol are one of the most exiting British bands right now. Their 2017 debut album ”Brutalism” is named as one of the best albums of the year by BBC Radio and many others. IDLES are known for their intense live shows and they always play like their lives depend on it!
Russia’s Motorama combines cold wave, indie and postpunk. This year, they released their fourth album ‘Dialogues’. For fans of hooky guitars, dreamy intense dark vocals it’s a must-see. Bashan is the solo project of Savages guitarist Gemma Thomson. In October 2017, Thomson released her first EP on which she experiments with guitarsounds, soundscapes and creates a droney, dark sound.
Berlin duo Schwefelgelb mix body music with techno. This year they released a new record that is going viral all over the world and played by dj’s like Helena Hauff, Front 242 and Silent Servant. Also on the billing is Drab Majesty, a dark wave duo from Los Angeles that mixes dreamy post-punk, wave and synthy sounds. Danish neo-folk trio Dune Messiah, influenced by Leonard Cohen, Nick Cave, Current93 and Death in June, brings you in their world of neo-folk, dreamy songs with sharp guitarriffs.