Neha Patil

Ekkofestival

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Status  Active
Frequency  Annually
Date(s)  Late October
Ekkofestival
Genre  Electronic dance music festival
Begins  26 October 2016 (2016-10-26)
Ends  4 November 2016 (2016-11-04)

The Ekkofestival, Ekko or Ekko - Bergen Electronic Music and Art Festival, is a music festival which takes place in Bergen, Norway in the fall every year.

Biography

Ekko mainly focus on presenting electronic music and contemporary art, where the musical expressions encompasses a multitude of genres, with electronic music as the common denominator. The festival started in 2003, and it has grown substantially since the beginning.

During the years Ekko has presented over 400 artists and/or bands, and Ekko has been early in fronting many new artists. Artists like Skatebård, Jeans Team, Me At Sea, Annie, Booka Shade and Kleerup have all played at the festival, as well as established musicians like ESG, Puma, Lasse Marhaug, Biosphere, Stian Westerhus, Øystein Moen, Susanne Sundfør, and A Certain Ratio.

In 2009 the festival started the 24th and ended the 26th of September, and the venue is USF Verftet in Bergen. The line-up includes artists / bands like Röyksopp, Efterklang, Karin Park, Woolfy, The Field, Jonathan Johansson and many more. In addition the festival will present an extended visual art-program.

References

Ekkofestival Wikipedia


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