This year Intsikurmu Festival delights the visitors with two major artists from the US – Cigarettes After Sex and Holy Fuck were announced to play the 2017 festival. Other noteworthy foreign guests include Golden Parazyth from Lithuania, Fran Palermo from Hungary, and Eddie and the Lovemakers from Sweden. The exciting local artists include Els Himma, Iiris, Karl Petti Band, NOEP, Paul Oja, EiK, and Liisi Koikson.
Festival passes are available via Piletilevi. Passes are on sale at 40 euros until Friday, May 12: http://www.piletilevi.ee/est/piletid/festival/muusika/intsikurmu-festival-2017-festivali-pass-204570/
The Head Organiser Mihkel Kübar explains that Intsikurmu Festival is evolving in content and in form. “We are expanding the festival area and adding a third stage; doing this we hope to unveil the beauty of the Forest Park even more. Or goal is to provide more space to move around and a more varied musical scope during the two days of the festival. A lot of good music, great people, appealing natural surroundings, the magical Intsikurmu Forest Park, artisan drinks and good food, arts and video installations – this is Intsikurmu Festival 2017 in short.”
Cigarettes After Sex fans have an exciting summer ahead as on June 9 they will finally release their debut album. The earlier „Cigarettes EP” was so special that Greg Gonzalez, the frontman of the band, struggled to follow it. But the patient perfection has finally born fruit, and the opening track „K.” is the first single of the album to tell its romantic story. Holy Fuck’s performance will also be relevant and contemporary – their new album “Congrats” was released at the end of last year. It is balancing somewhere on the scale between electronics and noise. One can imagine Einstürzende Neubauten inspired by Fela Kuti with Brian Eno on keyboards.
The confirmed lineup of Intsikurmu Festival 2017 is as follows: 5Loops, Cigarettes After Sex (US), Colors of Today, Eddie and the Lovemakers (SE), EiK, Els Himma, Erki Pärnoja, Fran Palermo (HU), Frankie Animal, Golden Parazyth (LT), Holy Fuck (US), Iiris, Karl Petti Band, Liisi Koikson, Low Roar (IS), Lucy Rose (UK), Liima (DK/FI), Mauno Meesit Trio, Metsakutsu, Noah Kin (FI), NOEP, Paul Oja, Progress, Põhja Konn, Shipsea (LV), Throws (UK), Vaiko Eplik and Eliit.
Allies of Intsikurmu (sponsors/supporters/partners): LHV Pank, Värska Vesi, RGB Baltics, Converse, NOTO, Gambling Tax Council, Cultural Endowment, Põlva Parish, Union of Põlva County Municipalities, Põhjala, Pühaste, Nobenaps, Rada7.ee, Hooligan Hamlet, Baas Desaign, Bynew, Stabilo.
News source: rada7.ee