BERLIN FESTIVAL – MORE NAMES ANNOUNCED – 10th – 11th September 2010

Berlin Festival 2010 is on the go, and we are excited to announce even more bands to rock our stages at Tempelhof Airport on 10-11th of September.

Alongside acts including LCD Soundsystem, Fever Ray and Caribou, we are pleased to announce that Editors are coming to town to play their only gig in Germany’s capital this year! They will be joined by Adam Green, the guitar power of Blood Red Shoes, and José González’s new band Junip! They all contribute to the amazing line up of City Slang Stage at Hangar 3 of Tempelhof airport. In addition to this, Tricky will perform his only Berlin gig this year (coinciding with his new release) presenting some exciting, exclusive material for the crowds. MIT will also take centre stage, celebrating their comeback with a whole new set up. They’ve been busy in the studio with Simian Mobile Disco and Kraftwerk have also worked their magic on their new release. And there’s another festival special in the pipeline: Wedding Present will take us on a journey back through time. At Berlin Festival, the band will perform their legendary album Bizarro at Wedding Present’s only Berlin gig in 2010. We are also delighted to have the incredible Why?, Lali Puna, First Aid Kit, Washed Out and Seabear with us.

And that’s only the beginning: only a third of the festival’s line up is confirmed so far. All together, around 70 artists will rock our three stages as well as the legendary “Mobile Disko.”

We’re also happy to announce our first confirmed new talent showcase. Together with Popkomm, we discovered the lovely Finnish duo Jesse and Norwegian act The Megaphonic Thrift and selected them to perform at Berlin Festival.

All newly confirmed acts: Editors / Adam Green / Blood Red Shoes / Tricky / Junip / Why? / Wedding Present performing Bizarro / Lali Puna / Mit / First Aid Kit / Seabear / Jesse / The Megaphonic Thrift / Washed Out

All confirmed acts: 2manydjs (live) / Adam Green / Atari Teenage Riot / Blood Red Shoes / Boysnoize Records Stage mit Boys Noize, special guests “Chilly” Gonzales & Peaches (special Lazershow), D.I.M., Les Petit Pilous, Housemeister, Djedjotronic, Strip Steve & Das Glow / City Slang Stage mit Caribou, Junip, Port O´Brien, Herman Dune u. a. TBA / Editors / Erol Alkan / Fever Ray / First Aid Kid / Jesse / Lali Puna / LCD Soundsystem / Seabear / Soulwax / Superpunk / The Megaphonic Thrift / Tricky / Wedding Present performing Bizarro / Washed Out / Why?

Festival facts:

Tickets on sale now:
Till 31 March 2010: Early Bird Festival Tickets:
EUR49 + fees (Friday/Saturday including Popkomm on Friday)

From1 April:
EUR59 + fees (Friday/Saturday including Popkomm on Friday)
EUR39 + fees (Friday or Saturday including Popkomm on Friday)

Tickets are available at all CTS box offices and at Tixforgigs via http://www.berlinfestival.de/tickets

Doors:
Friday 10 September, 10:00am – 06:00am / Stage performances: 2:00pm
Saturday 11 September, 12noon – 06:00am / Stage performances: 2:00pm
3 stages – 1x outdoor, 2x indoor

www.berlinfestival.de

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