Radio Blackout Fest 2014

Scritto dasu 20 Maggio 2014

Blackout Fest 2014


22nd Edition!
Concerts, Conferences, Cabaret, Children’s Afternoon


June 26 – 29, 2014



Spazio 211, Via Cigna 211, Torino


Come out to support Radio Blackout 105.25 FM


 YOUR free radio!


Gates open at 6 p.m.


Bar and refreshments courtesy of the Blackout Tribe!


LIVE: Thursday, June 26, 9:30 p.m.

Zu (Rome/USA – math-noise, jazz-metal):  Featuring music from their latest EP Goodnight Civilization.

Tons (Torino – stoner doom):  The total doom session!

WUT (Torino free jazz/noise): Featruring  Wojtek Bajda (sax), Utku Tavil (percussion), Tommy Detesta (analog electronics).


LIVE: Friday, June 27, 9:30 p.m.

Bonne Humeur Provisoire (France – toy music/no wave/electro): Dance to the beats of today’s enfants terribles!

Badaboum (Francia – no wave/diy/punk): Italian debut!

Bologna Violenta (Bologna – avant-rock, audio collage, metalcore): Multi-genre blow-out!

Lou Quinse (Torino – punk/Irish-Celtic folk):  9-piece party band!



LIVE: Saturday, June 28, 9:30 p.m.

                                                              Warm Up!

i Fasti (Torino – spoken/post rock):  Abrasive blend of words and music!

Yellow Traffic Light (Torino – shoegaze): Lunar feedback gone haywire!

Ronny Taylor (Torino – prog/psych soul):  Prog’s not dead!

Main Stage

Jealousy Party (Berlin/Florence – free jazz/punk/avant): Hot off their sixth release, Mercato Centrale!

The Pussywarmers (Switzerland – marching band/psych-folk/lo-fi): Audiences of all ages have fallen under their spell!

Trans Upper Egypt (Rome – psych rock, post-punk, Afro beat): Incredible live energy you and your friends  won’t want to miss!  

Eazycon (Torino – free jazz/wave): The quakin’ & shakin’ return, featuring saxman extraordinaire Francesco  Partipilo!  

Sunday, June 29, 5 p.m.

Conferences: Author presentations of graphic novels

Hoarders by Alessandro Caligaris – Eris edizioni, 2014: The author presents his debut graphic novel – a grotesque sci-fi satire.

Fondobosco by Marco Bailone – Tabor edizioni, 2014: A virtual tree of stories. Author Marco Bailone claims, “I drew better when I was four-years-old than now.”

Macero NO – Campaign Against Book Pulping – Independent publishers sell discount-price books otherwise destined to be destroyed.


Children’s Afternoon Special

Bring books to take part in our annual book exchange!


Children’s Show

 An African tale set to music, based on  Francis Bebey’s 1982 album Africa Sanza. After the show, the kids can enjoy a workshop and snacks!



9:00 p.m.


Istanbul Party: With MCs Gianluca De Angelis and Silvio Cavallo, a surreal cast of characters, plus poet Guido Catalano and the comedy duo Senso d’Oppio.

Throughout the entire Radio Blackout Fest

 Exhibition: Resistenza No-Tav, curated by Iskra Coronelli

Documenting the NO-TAV resistance movement against the construction of a high-speed rail link between Italy and France.


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