News / 14 August

Kick-ass international specials and 50 new acts at First We Take Berlin

With The Great Escape, The Agency Group, the Africa Music Convention and many others hosting and presenting wide-ranging specials and more than 50 further genre-overlapping artists  First We Take Berlin, the showcase festival of Berlin Music Week on 4 and 5 September in Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, shows its international side more than ever.  

From Africa Music Convention to The Great Escape & M4Music up to Canadian Music Week

Star Slinger, Man Without Country, We Invented Paris and many more extend the line-up and the genre variety once again. The Great Escape made it its goal to give up-and-coming international artists a platform. In Berlin the showcase festival will present an intriguing selection as will the Canadian Music Week. For over three decades, the festival has been subscribing to present music in all its facets and its driving business forces. With M4Music, the Swiss hub for the international pop music scene, yet another festival will be showing its diversity at First We Take Berlin. The Africa Music Convention brings unique projects by African and German artists to the table, merging styles like hip hop and electro, curated by Andi & Hannes Teichmann. With the Our/Berlin Music Week and Nordic Playlist, presented by Nordic by Nature, it will be made easy for festivalgoers to discover the Scandinavian music scenes richness. International artist and booking agencies like The Agency Group, Coda Agency or ATC will showcase their current rosters. The already confirmed bureauexport's 'French Connection' will boast exquisite French artists.

International Nights & Showcases: Overview

Wednesday, 3. September
Our/Berlin Music Week by Nordic by Nature
Thursday, 4. September
Africa Music Convention, bureauexport pres. French Connection, The Great EscapeM4Music at Postbahnhof, Nothing But Hope And Passion pres. ATCOur/Berlin Music Week by Nordic by Nature
Friday, 5. September
Africa Music Convention, Nordic Playlist,Vevo pres. The Agency Group, Canadian Music Week, Noisey pres. Coda Agency,Our/Berlin Music Week by Nordic by Nature

All new confirmed acts at a glance

3 Plusss & Sorgenkind, Aerea Negrot, A Design for Life, Adna, Arcane Roots, Ballet School, Beaty Heart, Chopstick & JohnJon, Cleo T., Dinner, DNKL, Dynasty, Emika, Errdeka, Farhot, Florian Kupfer, Gebrüder Teichmann & Psychotek Tonic, Gold Roger, Gretchen Soundsystem, Guy One & The Polyversal Souls, Hawk House, DJ Ipek, Iamnobodi, Jack Haighton, Jackson Dyer, Ketev live, Kiki, Lief Hall live, Locked Groove, Man Without Country, Meggy, MTDF, Moon Wheel live, Odd Hugo, Opium Hum live, Paramida, Phia, Puppetmastaz & Biko, DJ Raph  & Carmel Zoum, Sarah Farina, Sherpa, Star Slinger, Sterio, Suff Daddy & Nash, Tallmen785, Team Recorder, Tlale Makhene & Burnt Friedman, Tweens, We Invented Paris, We Were Evergreen, The White Album, Zugezogen Maskulin

The complete line up as well as all information about First We Take Berlin is available on our website.
More acts, cooperations and specials will be announced briefly.

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