The 5th edition of multidisciplinary festival Grauzone will take place saturday 10th of february 2018. After this year's successful edition it will again take place at the Paard Van Troje in The Hague.
Grauzone festival is an independent multidisciplinary underground festival with a diverse and cutting-edge program where music, film and art complement each other. Grauzone festival features young talent as well as established names rooted in or influenced by the underground music scene of the eighties. The program consists of performances by (international) bands and DJ’s, a symposium with lectures and interviews, an exhibition and a film program.
Cabaret Voltaire is the project of Richard H Kirk, Stephan Malinder and Chris Watson. The pioneers from Sheffield have a big influence on nowadays electronic music and can't be missed in the program of the festival. For Grauzone Richard H Kirk will play an exclusive set with new material.
Musician and songwriter Michael Gira, also known from all time loudest bands called Swans. A band that influenced bands like Anna Von Hausswolf, Chelsea Wolfe and Napalm Death. At Grauzone Gira will perform an intimate acoustic show.
The fast growing band IDLES from Bristol is selling out many club shows and recently they supported Foo Fighters. Earlier this year they released their debut album 'Brutalism 'andreceied really positive reviews. They mix punk, rock and post-ponk and are known for their intense live shows.
Russion act Motorama combines indie and postpunk. This year they released their fourth album 'Dialogues'. For fans of hooky guitars, dreamy intense dark vocals, a must see.
Bashan is the solo project of Gemma Thomson, also known from rockgroup Savages. October 2017 Thomson released her first EP. She experiments with guitarsounds, soundscapes and creates a droney dark sound. More exciting sounds comes from Berlins duo Schwefelgelb. They mix body music with techno. This year they released a new record that is going viral all over the world and played by dj's like Helena Hauff, Front 242 and Silent Servant. Drab Majesty a duo from Los Angeles is growing fast and mix dreamy post-punk, wave and synthy sounds. Danish trio Dune Messiah brings you in their world of neo-folk, dreamy songs with sharp guitarriffs. They are influenced by Leonard Cohen, Nick Cave but also Death in June.
+ MANY MORE TBA!
+ PREPARTY FEB 9 - LINE UP TBA - Het Magazijn
+ GRAUKUNST EXHIBITION - The Grey Space in The Middle