INmusic festival

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INmusic Festival
Rokia Traoré with a guitar.jpg
Rokia Traoré performing in 2009.
Location(s) Lake Jarun, Zagreb, Croatia
Years active 2006–present
Date(s) Late June (2–3 days)
Genre Rock, World, Electronic, Reggae, Folk, Hip Hop, Dance
Website www.inmusicfestival.com/en/

INmusic festival is Croatia's biggest international open-air festival. The festival is held annually in June in Zagreb and takes place on Youth Island (Croatian: Otok hrvatske mladeži) in the middle of Zagreb's Lake Jarun.

The festival was started in 2006 and is usually held over two or three days. It includes several genre-specific stages with internationally renowned indie rock, heavy metal and electronica artists. In 2008 The Times included INmusic among the top 20 European summer festivals.[1]

History[edit]

Obojeni Program perform in 2007
Tricky performing at the 2009 INmusic festival.
Anthrax performing in 2009
Lily Allen in 2009.
Arctic Monkeys in 2013.

2006[edit]

The festival's first edition was held as "INmusic festival" 4–6 July 2006. It was organized by Multikultura, a non-governmental organisation, and held at Šalata.[2]

2007[edit]

Second edition was held 27–28 August 2007. The festival acquired sponsorship by Vipnet, a mobile network operator, and was dubbed "Vip INmusic". Also, this was the first edition which took place at Jarun.[3]

2008[edit]

Third edition, also titled "Vip INmusic", was held 3–4 June 2008 at Jarun.[4]

2009[edit]

For the 2009 edition, held 24–25 June 2009 at Jarun, Vipnet's competitors T-Mobile took over as main sponsors and the festival was renamed "T-Mobile INmusic". Scottish band Franz Ferdinand made their second appearance at the event.[5]

2010[edit]

Fifth edition was held 21–23 June 2010 at Jarun.[6]

2011[edit]

The festival's sixth edition was held 21–22 June 2011.[7]

2012[edit]

The festival's seventh edition is scheduled to take place on 29–30 June 2012.[dated info] The festival will revert to its original name, "INmusic festival", as T-Mobile withdrew its sponsorship in early 2012.[8] As of February 2012, The Cranberries (replaced with New Order),[9] Mando Diao,[10] Franz Ferdinand[11] and Gogol Bordello[11] have confirmed their appearance. Plan B's appearance was cancelled.[12]

2013[edit]

The bands thata appeared on eight edition include: Arctic Monkeys, Iggy and the Stooges, Basement Jaxx, Bloc Party, Editors, NOFX, Airbourne, A Toys Orchestra, Mile Me Deaf, Rangleklods and Dikta.[13] This edition included 2 demo bands - Achromatic Attic (from Croatia) and Roger The Mascot (from Great Britain).

2014[edit]

First headliners confirmed for 2014 edition are MGMT, Black Keys, The Pixies and The Fratellis .[14]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Scurlock, Gareth. "Europe's 20 best summer music festivals 2008". The Times (London). Retrieved 2010-03-08. 
  2. ^ "Franz Ferdinand i Morrissey po cijeni od 350 kuna". Jutarnji list (in Croatian). 14 April 2006. Retrieved 11 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "Svi na Vip INmusic Festival, 27. i 28.8. Otok hrvatske mladeži, Jarun, Zagreb". ZbrdaZdola.com (in Croatian). Retrieved 11 May 2011. 
  4. ^ Blažević, Krešimir (18 April 2008). "Pustinjski blues Tinariwena na Vip INmusicu". Muzika.hr (in Croatian). Retrieved 11 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "Pogledajte raspored izvođača na T-Mobile INmusic festivalu". T-Portal.hr (in Croatian). 8 June 2009. Retrieved 11 May 2011. 
  6. ^ "T-mobile INmusic satnica". Muzika.hr (in Croatian). 20 June 2010. Retrieved 11 May 2011. 
  7. ^ "2011 Programme". INmusic Festival. Retrieved 11 May 2011. 
  8. ^ http://trend.seebiz.eu/glazba/ht-zbog-stednje-odustaje-od-inmusic-festivala/ar-25109/ (Croatian)
  9. ^ http://www.muzika.hr/clanak/37040/najave/new-order-umjesto-the-cranberriesa-na-inmusicu.aspx (Croatian)
  10. ^ http://www.inmusicfestival.com/en/news/mando-diao-confirmed-their-appearance-at-the-2012-inmusic-festival
  11. ^ a b http://www.vecernji.hr/kultura/franz-ferdinand-sedmom-inmusic-festivalu-clanak-379755 (Croatian)
  12. ^ http://www.jutarnji.hr/plan-b-otkazao-nastup-na-inmusic-festivalu--vrlo-sam-razocaran-sto-ne-mogu-biti-danas-s-vama/1037840/
  13. ^ "Pogledajte koji domaći bendovi će 'prašiti' na INmusicu!" (in Croatian). Retrieved 2013-04-05. 
  14. ^ http://www.vecernji.hr/zvijezde/legendarni-pixies-headlineri-inmusic-festivala-u-zagrebu-906410

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