Announcing the first artists for GAS 2018!

Announcing the first artists for GAS 2018!

We are finally ready to announce the first batch of confirmed artists for the 2018 edition of Göteborg Art Sounds that takes place September 28th to October 6th! New for this edition is that the program for the 2018 festival has been designed in collaboration with our four international curators Anna Berit Asp Christensen, SPOR Festival, Denmark, Joost Fonteyne, artistic director of Wilde Westen, Belgium, Lauren Pratt from Redcat, Los Angeles, USA and Peter Burton, artistic director, Suoni Per Il Popolo, Montreal, Canada.

Three Trapped Tigers [GB]
British trio blending shimmering sci-fi explorations, cinematic landscapes, pulsing electronics, mammoth riffs and pounding drums. Focused and energetic, Three Trapped Tigers are a musical tour de force. Three Trapped Tigers will perform at Nefertiti, Thursday October 4th at 21.45.

Dog Star Orchestra [US]
Contemporary ensemble Dog Star Orchestra blends offbeat performances in out-of-the-way places with traditional concerts, presenting experimental music by young composers and pieces from the experimental tradition. Dog Star Orchestra will perform at Nefertiti, Friday September 28th at 20.30.

Blending musical traditions like baroque, Persian traditional and jazz, Norwegian musician and composer Jon Balke’s orchestral project Siwan escapes easy definitions. It is simply amazingly beautiful music. Siwan will perform at Nefertiti, Friday September 28th at 21.45.

SCENATET – Concert Walk [DK]
Concert Walk is a tailored event consisting of a musical program intertwined with site-specific surroundings blending art, music, nature, urban environments and cultural heritage into one seamless whole. SCENATET – Concert Walk will take place outside in Gothenburg, Saturday October 6th at 16.00. Starting place and registration to be announced.

mir8 [AT/GB/AU]
mir8, consisting of Werner Dafeldecker, Hilary Jeffery and Tim Wright, creates cinematic, abstract landscapes. For this occasion they are joined by pianist Simon James Phillips and drummer Tony Buck. mir8 will perform at Atalante, Friday October 5th at 19.30.

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Since 2011, Dag is one of three the co-owners of Gothenburg based production company Producentbyrån. Producentbyrån is a team of producers and project managers working with various artists, companies, festivals, conferences and projects in performing arts, both in Sweden and internationally. Dag has a background as a sound technician and also works as a composer and musician for separate works, film and performing arts productions. Dag works with the GAS-Festival’s communication and graphic design.