NEXT GAS == Oct 2020 !

The International Contemporary Music Festival in Sweden!

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More artists for GAS 2020!

Last week we shared some of the artists that make up the program for this years edition of the festival. And now it’s time to announce the some more. Just like the last batch, the artists below represent a wide variety of genres in sounding art – from transatlantic online concerts to contemporary music to chamber opera – both live and online!


First artists announced

This year’s edition of the festival will be a different one for sure. But just like always, artistically the festival will feature a wide variety of genres and artistic expressions, and we are very happy with how the program turned out!


GAS 2020 – a different kind of festival

The 2020 GAS-Festival takes place. That in itself is perhaps quite remarkable, considering the state of the world these days. And we are incredibly happy to be able to present a festival this year.Considering the current situation, the theme for this year’s festival – which largely revolves around the physical aspects of a space and…


Christina Molander has passed away

Christina was for a period part of the Göteborg Art Sounds board.
Earlier this week, the tragic news of her passing reached us.


The 2020 GAS-Festival

As some of you may have guessed by now, the 2020 edition of the festival will be different from previous years. But after much thought and long discussions within the working group and with our partners, we have decided to go ahead with the festival that’s set for October 10th-16th!


New presentation forms in Contemporary Music

The re-thinking of the traditional presentation forms and our work with new/experimental presentations forms involves a very diverse field with many elements to consider – like how we work with audience segments, how we choose the spaces to present the artistic works in, how we communicate with the audience and the society, how we choose artists etc.


This is essential information:

What we are

Göteborg Art Sounds, or the GAS-Festival, was founded in 1999. Today it is Sweden’s largest festival for sound art, modern composition, improvisation and electronica.

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The Past

We have been around for almost 20y now. Please take a look at our previous festivals and see what we have presented before!

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Get In Touch

If you are a volunteer and want to help out during the festival or an artist that think this festival is for you, please get in touch with us now!

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