Reeperbahn Festival 2016

21.09.2016 – 24.09.2016

Reeperbahn Festival in 2015

Reeperbahn Festival is Germany’s largest club festival and since its debut in 2006 has grown to become one of the most important meeting places for the music industry worldwide.

The 30,000 visitors to the Reeperbahn Festival can choose from a total of 600 events, including around 400 concerts, 30 arts highlights, and more than 150 conference programmes. Among the more than 70 crossover venues are major music clubs, such as Docks and Grosse Freiheit 36, as well as locations that present few or no concerts during the rest of the year, such as the Imperial Theater, the Schulmuseum, the St. Pauli Church, and the Michel.

Finnish line-up


Fr, 23.9.2016, 23:00, Moondoo
Sa, 24.9.2016, 15:00, Sommersalon

Five reasons to fall in love with Alma: mad style, sassy attitude, innovative lyrics, cutting-edge hooks and a voice you simply won’t forget. Alma is truly special – the polar opposite of a plastic pop princess. She’s an edgy, shameless singer-songwriter, who aims for authenticity in everything she does. Her urban tunes are filled with interesting contrasts: they are sharp, yet vulnerable and approachable, yet cool.



Have You Ever Seen The Jane Fonda Aerobic VHS?

Fr, 23.9.2016, 22:50, Moltow Karatekeller
Sa, 24.9.2016, 17:30, Sommersalon

Have You Ever Seen The Jane Fonda Aerobic VHS? is a strange bird in the Finnish rock scene not only because of its long name, but also because of its line-up. Instead of guitars, melodies and distorted sound walls are created by good old Casio and Eco-organs. Packed with 60's girl group and soul melodies, bubble gum punk riffs and pounding drums, which will make your eardrums bleed, this newcomer is truly something to get to know.



Sa, 24.9.2016, 20:00, Molotow

Hexvessel invokes a vision of a bunch of Northern heathens coming to live in Laurel Canyon in the late 1960’s. Sonically, it’s more the other way around; Joni Mitchell and The Doors set free in the Finnish wilderness. They rock but never roll – balancing the simple folk tune with psychedelic drive. Stirred together, this makes for one truly unique brew of timeless storytelling and song craft.



New Deadline

Sa, 24.9.2016, 15:50, Sommersalon
So,25.9.2016, 0:00, Molotow Karatekeller

New Deadline’s punk rock is a blend of Nordic melancholy and positive aggression. Their debut album 'Remember' was released in 2015. The single Rodeo was on heavy rotation at Finland’s national radio station Ylex. Since then, New Deadline has internationally supported major rock acts such as All Time Low, Funeral For A Friend and Rise Against. New Deadline is currently working on their second album.



Sa, 24.9.2016, 20:00, Kukuun

Phantom is the fruit of love of two artists, singer and songwriter Hanna Toivonen and producer Tommi Koskinen. The duo's sound is a mixture of alternative pop, melancholy electronica and trip-hop. For live shows Phantom beefs up the experience with the use of real time visual projections and the mysterious midi-instrument UFO (Ultrasonic Frequency Oscillator). Phantom’s debut album MMXII will be released internationally in early 2017.

Teksti-TV 666

Sa, 24.9.2016, 16:40, Sommersalon
Sa, 24.9.2016, 10:50, Molotow Karatekeller

Is there such a thing as too many guitarists in a band? Finland's Teksti-TV 666 think not. Armed with no less than five electric guitars, the shoegazing kraut-punk monster is one of the most in-demand live acts in their native Finland. Teksti-TV 666 is built on contradictions: it sounds as if Neu! performed Ramones songs, or a shoegazing Hellacopters. It’s a heavy but soft wall of noise, a colorful slow motion explosion.




Fr, 23.9.2016, 23:00, Molotow SkyBar
Sa, 24.9.2016, 21:30, Molotow Karatekeller

View is a 24-year-old Finnish rapper from Helsinki, Finland, who works with producer Joonas Laaksoharju. View’s honest and introspective lyrics along with his hypnotic and mystical sound and charismatic voice has been noticed by the media in Finland and abroad. Following his 2015 EP 'Avalon' and 2016 single Coldest Season, View's debut album will be released early 2017 through Cargo Records Germany.

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