Unsound announces first line-up for 20th anniversary
The milestone event brings in the likes of Two Shell, 700 Bliss, and Loraine James
Kraków’s Unsound Festival has revealed its first set of names heading to Poland this October for a special anniversary edition.
The cross-city festival, which takes place across multiple venues and clubs around Kraków, Poland, is set to go ahead this year from October 9 - 16 in a week-long event celebrating its 20th year.
This year, Unsound has invited Eris Drew, Two Shell, 700 Bliss, Loraine James, Yung Singh, DJ SWISHA, Blackhaine, and Carolina Polacheck along with plenty more musicians over the course of seven days.
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The initial line-up also includes a number of live sets from the likes of Wanton Witch, Poly Chain, Debit, and more.
Following a regular yearly theme, Unsound this year shares a “bubbles” theme. According to the festival, the motif derives from its “bubbly form” amongst the city and as a reminder "of how the city has changed across two decades.”
“Let's celebrate the first artist announcement for the 20th edition of Unsound,” the festival announced on Instagram yesterday, June 28.
“Weekly and Long Weekend festival passes go on sale this Friday at 3:PM CEMT! Head to the Unsound website to see which artists are hiding in the bubble.”
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Over the years, Unsound Festival has expanded to other parts of the globe including London, New York, Adelaide, Toronto, and Tbilisi. The festival began as an underground event in Kraków focused on the Polish music community.
Since its birth year of 2003, the festival has invited in artists including Octo Octa, Forest Swords, Objekt, LSDXOXO, Shackleton, VTSS, and SHERELLE.
Find out more about Unsound Festival’s 20th anniversary here - tickets go live this Friday.
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