Beykoz Kundura, a former shoe manufacturing facility become a singular venue for cultural occasions in Istanbul, returns with an unique program of music and film screenings after its non permanent closure because of the COVID-19 outbreak. The needed well being and security measures have been taken in order that the venue is now able to host an unforgettable summer at its enchanted setting by the Bosporus.
Beykoz Kundura will supply its first music pageant titled “A Midsummer’s Night Stage,” kicking off this weekend. The pageant, which brings collectively a various vary of genres, will proceed till the top of September. The stage program mixes collectively well-established names and up-and-coming artists.
‘A Midsummer’s Night Stage’
The vibrant weekendlong occasion stands out with its program together with well-known rising Turkish musicians and bands corresponding to Chico, Hedonutopia, The Kites, Undomondo, DJ Büber, DJ Tolga Duyan feat. Bulut Adalı Seçkin and the well-known saxophone participant Barış Demirel – Barıştık Mı?
“A Midsummer’s Night Stage” will awe the viewers with a various lineup that encompasses funk, blues, reggae, various rock, hip-hop, home, disco and world music all through August and September. Here are the artists set to take the stage:
Barıştık Mı is comprised of Barış Demirel, Efe Demiral, Tibet Akarca and Tolga Tohumcu. Inspired by conventional sounds from native and close by geography in addition to genres corresponding to jazz, hip hop, ambient, and progressive music, the group performs jazz-rock with an emphasis on trumpets. Since its founding, the group has carried out on nationwide and worldwide levels in addition to at prestigious festivals such because the Turquazz Jazz Festival, Zorlu PSM Jazz Festival, Istanbul Jazz Festival, Bozcaada Jazz Festival and Montreux Jazz Festival. The band will begin their efficiency on Sunday at 7:45 p.m.
Having began his profession as a DJ in 2010, Büber made a reputation for himself together with his units, which predominantly featured melodic, deep, darkish techno. He began to carry out at selective venues of Istanbul in warmups and after events for artists which can be near his type. He additionally carried out in different nations, particularly in Berlin, Hamburg and Mainz. Büber has shared the stage to date with Dominik Eulberg, Kraak & Smaak, Tiger & Woods and Oliver Koletzki. He will carry out on Sunday at Four p.m.
Chico, who has been within the music sector for 15 years, has loved the wonderful variety of music since he was younger. Always interested by discovering new tracks from all all over the world, he strongly believes that sharing music improves mutual understanding between individuals and cultures. His efficiency at Beykoz Kundura will happen on Saturday at 4:30 p.m.
An indie-electronic band from Istanbul, Hedonutopia derives its title from a mixture of the phrases “hedonism” and “utopia.” Comprised of Fırat Külçek on guitars and vocals and Kerem Feyzi on synths and samples, the duo began out in Izmir in 2008. After profitable first place at Radyo Boğaziçi’s 18th Battle of the Bands in 2016, the band launched its debut album. With digital rhythms, fluttering melodies and deep vocals that appear to be coming from a distance, Hedonutopia will carry out on Saturday at 9:45 p.m.
Founded at the top of 2017 by Tan Deliorman and Ozan Erverdi, who had been born in the identical constructing in Istanbul and grew up making music collectively from a younger age, The Kites presents a mixture of funk, rock and fusion. The band’s tracks mix the Woodstock spirit with the soul of jazz, combining an extended listing of inspirations starting from Afrobeat to psychedelic rock in a single melting pot. Having rapidly made a reputation for themselves, the Kites’ fundamental motivation behind their music is to get away from the troubles of on a regular basis life and use their devices to supply each themselves and their listeners a very good time. Their efficiency on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. will allow you to overlook the stresses of life.
An artist who likes to mix minimal, groovy and jazzy sounds with thrilling samples of home and techno, Tolga Duyan joins Bulut Adalı Seçkin, who actively pursues jazz and strives to create an genuine sound by mixing these robust fits with digital parts, to ship a particular efficiency at 6 p.m. on Sunday. With a love of music and archiving from a younger age, Duyan determined to take his ardour one step additional, studying his first instrument at the age of 12. As a DJ, Duyan has lengthy carried out at essential venues across the metropolis as a part of completely different teams, all of the whereas persevering with to gather information. He has shared the DJ sales space with world-renowned artists like Swayzak, Sascha Dive, Mathew Jonson, Maayan Nidam, Acid Pauli, Heartthrob, Brodinski and Matias Aguayo.
Seçkin, an Istanbul native, skilled a shift in his outlook on music after entering into Boğaziçi University in 2014. In 2015, he participated within the New York Jazz Workshop, the place he had the chance to work with artists corresponding to Tony Moreno, Marc Mommaas, Fay Victor and Jay Anderson. Following his collaborations, Seçkin launched “Schanze” in July 2018, his first composition recorded at the Hamburg Media School. He is an artist who actively pursues jazz and strives to create an genuine sound by mixing these robust fits with digital parts.
Undomondo – which began its profession as a weblog in 2005 with the motto of publishing good music no matter style, interval or geography – goals to create hybrid content material with out discrimination. The group’s music stays within the scope of spirit, funk, afro-Latin, Brazil, jazz, sometimes venturing into the outdated schoolhouse and techno world. Undomondo will carry out on Saturday at 7:45 p.m.
‘A Midsummer’s Night Cinema’
Along with the stage program, Beykoz Kundura additionally provides its long-awaited open-air film screenings titled “A Midsummer’s Night Cinema.” Curated by MUBI Turkey, the film choice will meet cinema lovers Aug. 7-28.
With the fourth version of the open-air screenings, viewers will benefit from the magical expertise of watching movies by the Bosporus. To be taught extra in regards to the screening program, tickets and transportation, you’ll be able to go to the web site of the venue.