Welcome to the pulsating heart of Belgrade’s summer music scene, where rhythmic beats, electrifying performances, and unforgettable experiences converge to create an audiovisual extravaganza like no other. As the city gears up for a scintillating lineup of events, we take you on a journey through the top happenings that promise to elevate your senses and immerse you in a world of sound, culture, and connection. From the eclectic rhythms of the Apgrade Festival to the adrenaline-fueled vibrations of the Music Reactions Indoor Rave, Belgrade’s music scene is ready to set your summer ablaze.
Apgrade Festival: A Techno Wonderland
Friday, September 15 – Sunday, September 16
Prepare to be transported to a techno wonderland as the Apgrade Festival takes center stage. Kicking off on Friday, September 15th, the festival’s inaugural night introduces a lineup that reads like a who’s who of the global techno elite. Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing beats of Detroit’s techno luminary, Richie Hawtin, accompanied by the Palestinian sensation Sama’ Abdulhadi. The Berlin-Belgrade duo, Dr. Rubinstein and Tijana T, unite for an exclusive b2b set that promises to be a sonic revelation. The local talent shines bright as well, with Matej Rusmir gracing the stage.
The following evening, on September 16th, prepare for a symphony of techno prowess led by Berlin’s emblematic figure, Marcel Dettmann. Joining him is the genre-blurring Curses, infusing new wave and post-punk elements into his distinctive sound. Interstellar Funk, hailing from Amsterdam, adds his versatile touch, while Johanna from London delivers an opening set that sets the stage for an unforgettable night.
As a prelude to the main festival program, Prepare to Upgrade sets the tone with captivating performances. On Friday, Sacha Mambo takes the stage with support from Stellarcompanion, followed by MSJY and Feloneezy on Saturday. Secure your spot now and be part of this techno spectacle.
Music Reactions Indoor Rave: Unleashing Sonic Waves
Saturday, November 4 – Hangar Stage 3
Prepare to be swept away by the unrelenting energy of the Music Reactions Indoor Rave, a gathering that promises to redefine your perception of techno. On Saturday, November 4th, Hangar Stage 3 transforms into a pulsating sanctuary for music enthusiasts. Leading the charge is blk., an unstoppable force who has carved a name for himself with groundbreaking achievements and a distinctive musical vision that defies boundaries. BIIA, a Portuguese artist, takes you on an emotional journey through her techno-infused creativity, while local talents Muhi and Vrag add their unique flavors to the mix.
Experience a meticulously curated lineup that blends hard groove, breakbeat, and Detroit techno influences, creating an atmosphere that’s both electrifying and immersive. Elevate your senses with an audiovisual production that amplifies the music’s impact, making this rave an event to remember.
Tickets and Details: Stay ahead of the curve by securing your tickets for these unmissable events. Daily festival tickets for the Apgrade Festival are now available at promotional prices. Indulge in the techno symphony for RSD 1,790 (regular) and RSD 2,590 (VIP) for the first day, and RSD 1,590 (regular) and RSD 2,290 (VIP) for the second day. Alternatively, opt for the festival set at RSD 2,590 (regular) and RSD 3,790 (VIP). Act fast to grab your spot and immerse yourself in the sonic embrace of Belgrade’s music scene.
For the Big Indoor Rave, mark your calendar for a 24-hour flash ticket sale starting on Monday, August 14th, exclusively at musicreactions.com. Don’t miss your chance to be part of an electrifying experience that transcends the ordinary and propels you into the heart of musical ecstasy. Website: musicreactions.com
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