Vienna’s premier showcase festival takes place from 28-30 September 2017.
If you are looking to find a melting pot of culture and a host of music across the Austrian Capital this year, then you should consider making plans for Waves Vienna, the city’s first club and showcase festival.
The festival shines a spotlight on certain countries each year, with the idea of “East Meets West” for this edition as both Czech Republic and Italy will be the focus of the conference and music line-up.
The Waves Vienna Music Conference will have a focus on the “East Meets West” motto for panel discussions and workshops. Giving a focal point to the topic of females in the music industry, while looking at both music and brand management with a number of international delegates.
Also at the event, located in the courtyard of the fashion school behind the WUK (Severingasse 9), there will be a Craft Beer & Street Food Market with free admission and a live music program.
WUK, the former locomotive factory that is now a premier cultural centre, will be the main space for workshops and gathering throughout the festival. Other venues include the Theatre Schubert, fashion school, and Canisius’s Church in the 9th District of Vienna.
As for tickets, you can get a Festival Pass for €49, with a Daily ticket for Thursday at €18 or a Friday/Saturday one for €22. All are available from www.wavesvienna.com
Check out these acts
Albert af Ekenstam
» A melancholic singer/songwriter with a folky post-rock sound. «
» Her voice guides us over fields we wouldn’t otherwise dare cross. «
East of My Youth
» Images of crystal clear skies and dark Reykjavik nights. «
» A rough rock girl with a big heart, and powerful songs. «
It’s The Lipstick On Your Teeth
» It’s the lipstick on your teeth. It’s the noise in your guts. It’s the punch in your face. «
» Compose yourself with the sounds of Chet Faker and Local Natives, you will find the perfect middle in J.Bernardt. «
» Sometimes smooth, sometimes a little rude, just like the touch of a lover. «
» A new voice in Belgian music, inspired by travelling the world «
» Get ready to be hypnotized and blown away. «
» Key producer of Viennese cloud rap/post-swag, buzzing big in Europe with his golden voice and lit beats. «
Zeal & Ardor
» Gospel, black-metal. It sounds even better than what you could imagine. «