This year is the West-Flemish fijnproeversfestival Sonic City in the hands of Sonic Youthlegende Thurston Moore. The line-up is a pack of more full.
Sonic City, the festival of the Wild West in Kortrijk, has almost his entire line-up around. That is this year bestierd by Thurston Moore, former frontman of Sonic Youth. Now there are eleven new names announced, that Moores link with the underground scene betrayed.
On Friday 10 november, new this year, an extra day in the form of a pre-party that the Wild West itself synthesized. The Soft Moon, Metz, and new name, Brian Case may tiendeverjaardagsfeestje of the quirky festival underway.
For Saturday 11 november, Pharmakon, Marisa Anderson, MAY, Ashley Paul, Nøught and Wilcogitarist Nels Cline announced. They share the stage with the Thurston Moore Group, Liars, Sun Kil Moon, Steve Gunn, the former guitarist in the Violators Kurt Vile, and Olimpia Splendid.
New for Sunday 12 november, The Ex, Dälek, a trio with multi-instrumentalist Keiji Haino, drummer Teun Verbruggen , and keyboardist Jozef Dumoulin and a concert of Thurston Moore with Stephen O’malley (Sunn O))) ) and freejazzsaxofonist Mats Gustafsson. Previously were for the final day This Is Not This Heat, Wire, Moore’s Mother and Joe McPhee + DKV announced.
There are no more tickets for the pre-party (20 euros) and for the zondagsprogramma, but as of Tuesday, July 5 at 17 pm there are new tickets on sale, also for Saturday. That is because the festival was moved from The Friend to Depart, a larger concert hall within walking distance of The Moan. Members of the Wild West get discount.
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