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Dionysian Drone Festival

Dionysian Drone Festival

Dionysian Drone Festival – Sat 24 May 2014 at 18.00 – VVK @ Koka36
An ecstatic celebration presenting the origins of drone music!
OPEN AIR

Saturday, 24.05.2014, 18:00 h
URBAN SPREE
Revaler Str. 99
Berlin-Friedrichshain
Entry: 10 EUR

Tracing the origins of such traditions, the Dionysian Drone Festival offers its visitors the rare opportunity to experience music from the remote Greek islands of Crete and Karpathos, as well as music from the Black Sea. Leaving laptops and electronic instruments behind, the featured musicians will make use of the tsambuna (a kind of greek bagpipe), the lyra (a bowed three-string instrument), the laouto (a long-neck fretted instrument of the lute family) and large frame drums, to recreate this music as it is still practiced in those distant territories.

Inspired by the god of wine and ritual madness, the Dionysian Music Festival will present in the garden setting of Urban Spree music without boundaries or time limits.

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