Plisskën, one of Greece’s leading festival returns this year on June 12-13 for a two-day takeover of Athens with world iconic headliners and up-and-coming talent across four stages of genre-defying music.
For more than 9 years, Plisskën Festival has consistently proved itself to be one of Greece’s leading Festivals involving some of the world’s most iconic artists, alongside the best alternative and up and coming talent including legendary headliners Giorgio Moroder, Floating Points, Quantic, Jungle, The Black Madonna, Hunee, Peter Bjorn and John, Tinariwen, Mogwai, Mulatu Astatke, Death in Vegas, La Femme, Mac deMarco, Forest Swords, David August, Liars, Fuck Buttons, Nicola Cruz, Sama’, Afrodeutsche, Ellen Allien, Optimo, Tuxedomoon, Son Lux, Swans, Andy Stott, Debonair and many more. Aside from a line-up celebrating a broad mix of styles and quality, Plisskën also continues to push the boundaries of their environmental and social ethos.
This year BONOBO, the «soul» of downtempo, for an exclusive live show, CARIBOU, one of the most acclaimed electronic music producers with an intense audiovisual show, alongside an array of other major artists for a 2-day festival extravaganza! 4 stages, 44+ international artists, art & visual installations with ADAF, a food court with mouthwatering recipes, lounge areas, summer cocktails all set amongst the old power station of Technopolis in the center of this ancient city. Live performances from the promising British rapper Slowthai, the deeply cool Paridian dj duo Polo & Pan, the innovative American DJ Avalon Emerson, the charismatic surf pop band Beach Bunny, Norwegian-phenomenon Boy Pablo, impressive underground rapper Jay Electronica, the uncompromising Estonian TOMM¥ €A$H and the explosive personality Yves Tumor & Its Band. Not to be missed, will be electrifying Live & DJ sets from true pioneers of the electronic and techno music scene such as Alexis, DJ Python, Palaistinian “queen” Sama’ Abdulhadi and other exciting artists, during their first ever visit to Athens, such as Mala Rodríguez, Kampire, keiyaA, KOKOKO!, Lea Porcelain, Pelada, Space Afrika, Tropical Fuck Storm and many more!