Now extended to a two-day event the second edition of the SHARPE Music Festival & Conference will take place from April 26-27th 2019 at Nova Cvernovka in Bratislava, a former chemistry school turned into an independent cultural and art centre. Spread over 5 stages it features local talent alongside artists from Sweden, Poland and neighbouring Czechia. The music industry conference will feature a series of panels, lectures and workshops including an artist management workshop led by former Pink Floyd manager Peter Jenner and a copyright & music industry lecture hosted by Sarah Chanderia from Hacate Entertainment group.
Featuring 11 new artists, the local scene is covered by FVLCRVM, Catastrofy, Sisa Fehér & Vladko Mikláš along with Katarzia & Pjoni, nvmeri, Luvver, Möbius, Mogwai sounding Our Stories and Ondrej Zajac delivering the fresh blend of dreamy post-indie, heavy doom-sludge, electronic minimalism and avant-garde experimental music.
From the international names added to this year’s line-up an electro-pop producer Giungla, the hottest newcomers to the Prague alternative scene Market, Swedish indie-pop Melby and noise-rock trio The Sweet Release of Death have been added. Polish psych-rock band Trupa Trupa, who recently signed to iconic American label Sub Pop, Darkness Postive, Polish electronic trio JAAA!, Austrian-based post-punk band Tents and electronic producer Ventolin from Czech Republic also feature.
Tickets are available online now for the price of 19€ for a two-day ticket. Pro Pass including both festival days and a conference for the price of 29€.
For more information check out their website www.sharpe.sk or follow them on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. The general partner of SHARPE festival is VÚB banka. Supported using public funding by Slovak Arts Council.
Youtube playlist: http://bit.ly/SharpeYoutube2019
Spotify playlist: http://bit.ly/SharpeSpotify2019
New artists of SHARPE 2019 (video): https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=402724740529240
Aftermovie SHARPE 2018: https://youtu.be/X5lKYMeBRB0
Foto credits: Tomáš Kuša