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Non-stop music for two days at Babylon Soundgarden with Example, Duman, Bedük, Replikas, İlhan Erşahin’s İstanbul Sessions, Kolektif İstanbul...
After the unforgettable Parkorman-İstanbul experience on May 26th, Babylon Soundgarden will take place on August 30th and 31st with its second round to close the festival season at Babylon Aya Yorgi, Çeşme. Babylon Soundgarden Çeşme will be presenting various kinds of music with many international and local acts like Example, Duman, Bedük, Replikas, İlhan Erşahin’s İstanbul Sessions, Kolektif İstanbul plus many others and DJ performances alongside fun activities. Surrounded by sea, sun, music and nature, two days long Babylon Soundgarden is offering you more than you’ve expected from a festival.The tickets are on sale now!
As one of the leading alternative rock bands in Turkey, Duman has always been a groundbreaking rock act. Combining their distinctive attitude towards love, despair and melancholy, with their striking performance, this is a must see show. Don’t miss Turkey’s true rock stars in the magical atmosphere of Babylon Aya Yorgi.
Replikas, who released six albums and performed many times both in Turkey and abroad, are one of the finest avant-garde rock bands in Turkey and considered as a milestone in Turkish indie music scene. Just listen to their latest album Biz Burada Yok İken, consisting of Anatolian pop songs that’ve inspired them during their music career and make sure to check out this cult band if you want to hear great experimental rock out of Turkey.
Club Bangkok is formed by three energic young men who saw the hole in the nightlife of İstanbul and then started a ‘club night’. In the mid-2010 Doğu took Hakan Odabaşı and Onur yazıcı beside him and started the İstanbul foot of Bangkok nights. The Bangkok DJ’s succeeded to leave a smile on the faces of the audience as they leave the club and a hangover in their bodies the next day for over a year now. As well as combining 'Old-Skool-Indie' bands like The Clash, The Sonics, Sex Pistols with Libertines, Futureheads and friends, the DJ’s add marches from Blur or Franz Ferdinand and make it close to impossible for the audience not to be happy.
PupaOldies But Goldies02.30
Oldies But Goldies
With Mabbas’ and Murat Beser’s capable Dj sets with memorable hits from the time tunnel, and Engin Aydin’s nostalgic visuals Oldies But Goldies will be at Babylon Soundgarden. Depeche Mode, The Cure, Madonna, A-HA, Chic, Duran Duran, ABBA, Donna Summer, U2, Blondie, The Smiths, James Brown, Nena, Culture Club, Cyndi Lapuer, Wham!, Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Michael Jackson and much more unforgettable legends, “Oldies but Goldies” promises you the endless joy and sweet taste of oldies.
Happy Sounds StageIlhan Ersahin İstanbul Sessions20:30
Ilhan Ersahin İstanbul Sessions
Happy Sounds Stage
İstanbul Sessions is not just another art project, it’s a collaboration of four musicians to express their sincere feelings about İstanbul’s eclectic culture. Combine İlhan Erşahin’s genuine saxophone with Alp Ersonmez’s dynamic bass, Turgut Alp Bekoğlu’s strong drums and İzzet Kızıl’s tripping rhytmns... There you go, this is İstanbul Sessions!
Four In The Pocket
Happy Sounds Stage
Formed by Elif Çağlar, Çağrı Sertel, Alp Ersönmez, Mert Önal and Toygun Sözen, Four In The Pock is a group of gifted musicians who reinterprets Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, Meshell N'degeocello and many other renowed soul musicians. After their appreciated live performances in İstanbul and Ankara, now they’re preparing to take stage at Babylon Soundgarden Çeşme.
Happy Hour Stage1888 DJ'leri18.00 Mabbas16.00 Style-İst14.00 Shangri-la Soundsystem12.00 Tobumusikizm10.00
English singer and rapper Elliot John Gleave as known as Example is going to take stage at Babylon Soundgarden Cesme on August 31. Example, who grew up with Wu Tang Clan and Snoop Dogg albums, caught the attention of radio programmers, producers and especially Mike Skinner of The Streets with his self released singles. He signed with Skinner’s label The Beats In 2006 and made a breakthrough with Vile, which was a respond to Lilly Allen’s Smile. His first chart appearance came with his second album Won’t Go Quietly, reaching number 4 on the UK Albums Chart. Another successful single from Won’t Go Quietly, Kickstart also became an outstanding hit and debuted at number 3. With Changed the Way You Kiss Me and Stay Awake singles, Example’s nominated for BRIT Awards and 4Music Video Honours in 2011. Example continues vibrating charts with his positively reviewed latest album, Playing In the Shadows and now he’s working on his anticipated new album.
Turkey’s own electronic music act Bedük is getting ready for a memorable performance for all the dance music lovers at Babylon Soundgarden Çeşme. Bedük likes to push his boundaries by reinventing himself constantly with his fresh materials like Heartbreaker, Electric Girl, Ful Animasyon, Discobreaker and with his sensational music videos. So be prepared to be amazed!
PupaBDK (Dubstep Project)02.15
Happy Sounds StageMultitap21.30
Formed in 2006, Multitap started their music career as a cover band. After their recent victory in Miller Music Factory contest, this newcomer local indie rock band accelerated the studio productions and released their highly anticipated debut album Takım Oyunu. Their quirky videos and catchy songs attracted a large crowd locally and now they are going to give their endless energy to Babylon Soundgarden Cesme.
Kolektif İstanbul, one of the Istanbul’s most unique music collectives, are going to perform their latest and kitsch songs with an amusing show. Their ability to mix and match Anatolian music with Balkan roots, funk, jazz and traditional melodies promises one of the most spontaneous and unpredictable performances of the season.
Happy Hour Stage1888 DJ'leri16.00 Shangri-la Soundsystem14.00 Dancing Birds Feel The Beat12.00 Tobumusikizm10.00