One of the leaders of the global electronic scene Richie Hawtin will perform at Kalemegdan fortress within the first Upgrade weekend, which will be held on the 4th and the 5th of September in a trench under the Military Museum in Belgrade. Hawtin returns to Belgrade after less than a decade, and with him on the first Upgrade weekend come highly incumbent producers Jullian Jeweil and Fabio Florido from Richie’s prestigious Minus label.
On the second evening (Saturday the 5th of September) cult names of the Berlin scene and residents of Berghain club will perform. Efdemin, Function and Boris will bring the spirit of Berlin to Belgrade, within the night of Ostgut Ton label, the first ever held in this region.
Local support will be provided by guests Filip Xavi and Schwabe. Tickets can be purchased at the box offices of Eventim and Gigstix, at a promotional price to 1,390 dinars for two nights, but the contingent is limited. Normal full price tickets for the entire Upgrade weekend will be 1,990 dinars, while tickets for single evening can be purchased only on the day of the event, unless organisation previously sells all weekend tickets. Capacity is limited to 2,000 visitors per evening. Weekend tickets will be changed for bracelets at the entrance and can not be transferred to another person.
Dragana Kostica is the Belgrade-based editor in chief and founder of Still in Belgrade art, culture and club scene magazine. She holds a Master of Arts in Cultural Policy and Management in Arts (MA of Arts) and a Bachelor degree in Archaeology.