Bikstok Røgsystem, Kings of Convenience, and
Spleen United are also confirmed for the Danish Festival
We’re ready to add five acts from England, Norway, U.S.A., and Denmark to the poster for NorthSide 2013, which will both strengthen the quality of the program and the width of genres.
reformed group impressed everyone and everything in 2005 with the album
"Over Stok og Sten ", which lifted the now tremendously popular
dancehall genre out of the underground. Blæs Bukki, Eaggerman, and Pharfar has
focused on other successful projects since 2009, but thankfully this summer
Bikstok will return, and we look forward to welcoming them to NorthSide 2013.
Bikstok Røgsystem will play NorthSide on Sunday the 16th June.
Okereke and the rest of Bloc Party broke through in 2005 with the debut album
"Silent Alarm", where they proved that you can easily make indie rock
that you can dance to. The band has since released three albums of very high
quality, which edgy guitar riffs mixed with energetic drums and catchy melodies
that constantly surprises and delights. So it is a pleasure to be able to present
one of England's most exciting bands at this summer's festival.
Bloc Party will play NorthSide on Friday the 14th of June.
band call their style of music gypsy punk, and though the band was formed in
New York most of the members are actually from Russia or Ukraine. The band has
an almost anarchic approach to their concerts, where all types of instruments
are welcome and the energy level is constantly at the boiling point. So you can
already now start looking forward to experiencing frontman Eugene Hütz bringing
the party to NorthSide.
Gogol Bordello will play NorthSide on Sunday the 16th June.
Kings of Convenience
In 2001 the
Norwegian duo of Erlend Øye and Eirik Glambek Bøe started a new wave of
acoustic pop music with the album "Quiet is the New Loud". The
international interest in Kings of Convenience was strengthened with "Riot
On A Empty Street", where they especially were commended for the fine
harmonies, bittersweet lyrics, and exquisite detail in both melodies and
arrangements. Kings of Convenience cultivate the fragile with a rarely seen
success, and the concert at NorthSide 2013 is sure to be a beautiful
Kings of Convenience will play NorthSide on Saturday the 15th June.
In May NorthSide
booked Spleen United to play with Veto for a unique concert during the Spot
Festival. The band now reunites with NorthSide, but this time the concert will
take place during our festival, where Spleen United will be able to unfold
their unique musical universe in front of the NorthSide-audience.
Spleen United will play NorthSide on Friday the 14th of June.
The list of announced acts for NorthSide 2013 are as follows: Alt-J (Δ), Arctic Monkeys, Band of Horses, Bikstok Røgsystem, Bloc Party, The Eclectic Moniker, Ellie Goulding, The Flaming Lips, Fun., Gogol Bordello, Kings of Convenience, Kaizers Orchestra, The Knife, Nephew, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Portishead, Spleen United, Trentemøller, and When Saints Go Machine.