14.11.2019

Present Perfect, VK Fest, “Usadba Jazz” festivals and other weekend

Large-scale electronic music festival this year takes place in space “Port Sevkabel” on the Leather lines, where the organizing team of Roots United has managed to hold some decent parties. Three days, five scenes on the main site of the festival and a few club parties, educational program and more than 40 artists. At the opening on Friday will be one of the pioneers of house music, Larry heard and jazz composer, the Patriarch of neo-soul Roy Ayers Saturday on the Garden stage musicians will play until morning in the tropical garden scene on the Boiler Room show laser show, stage Yard will remind you of the Berlin squats, and the Red Room stage — on the aesthetics of the psychedelic 60s. Vengeance will involve the waterfront: here, in addition to hammocks and other recreational areas will be placed, for example, greenhouse and an installation from sound artist Dmitry Anikin. There will be other artists: the facades of the factory buildings will be decorated with graffiti, and the team Volna show impressive light installation “the Rotor”

See also our mini guide to the festival and the program of the festival on his official website.


When

27-29 July

Where

“The port of Sevkabel” and other sites

The cost

2000-3000 rubles

Another festival is the giant, too, with the waterfront and views of the Gulf of Finland in the Park of the 300th anniversary. Two days, four scenes and more than 50 artists: Buckwheat will meet with Monetocracy, Face — to LJ, Basta — Noize MC, Husky with “Bread”, and Jay-Jay Johanson, “Night snipers”, Tequilajazzz and “Aigel”. And that’s just the music program. There will be 350 sites in different areas — from sports to humor. A detailed programme see here.


When

July 28-29

Where

The Park of the 300th anniversary

The cost

from 2200 rubles

Good alternative music festivals this weekend: on the main stage of New Holland will show selected films of the festival documentary film about a new culture Beat Film, held in early June in Moscow. Screenings will start on Thursday. On Friday evening in the outdoor cinema will show “that summer” Goran Ollson — in the movie the Bohemian America of the 70s and all the key characters of the time from Andy Warhol to the Jonas Mekas together at the coast. Saturday — film-journey “Persons of the village” performed by the classic French agnès Varda: he, along with contemporary street artist JR travels to provincial France with a collaborative art project. Sunday see “grace Jones: bread and circuses” — a model non-secular biopic of the icon of pop music without superficial conclusions and catchy headlines. For more information about these films see our may tour guide at the Beat Film Festival.


When

26-29 July

Where

New Holland

The cost

admission is free

Festival “Usadba Jazz” traditionally, for the seventh time, will take place in Gorky Park. S. M. Kirov on Elagin island. The headliner this year, British soul singer Joss stone. The winner of the Grammy and Brit Awards prefers goes on stage barefoot — it is an hour-long special is expected on the main site “takedowns”. On three stages of the festival will also act as master of futuristic jazz Masayuki Hirano, the Norwegians Rohey, group Mgzavrebi and Markscheider Kunst, Lera Gehner and others. As always, Oil on meadow island will also host a design market and a food court.


When

28 Jul

Where

Elagin island

The cost

1800 rubles

A tour of one of the Moscow festival: from Friday to Sunday at the cinema “Rodina” will show compilations of the best of world animation with a “Big animation festival”. The films will be show blocks every day from 19:00 — a only 34. Schedule and detailed description of the cartoons, see here.


When

27-29 July

Where

“Homeland”

The cost

300 rubles


Photos: cover – Margo Ovcharenko, 1 – Present Perfect Festival, 2 – Beat Film Festival, 3 – Big cartoon festival

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