Asymmetry Festival

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Asymmetry Festival
Genre Rock
stoner rock
doom metal
sludge metal
progressive metal
progressive rock
black metal
post-rock
post-metal
folk
ambient
experimental
alt-country
Jazz
Dates May
Location(s) Wroclaw, Poland
Years active 2009–present
Website
www.asymmetryfestival.pl/en

The Asymmetry Festival is an annual music festival, organized by Centre for Artistic Activities “Firlej” in Wroclaw, Poland. The aim of the event is searching for artists experimenting in the stylistic of rock, metal and electronic music. The first edition took place in 2009.

Current editions[edit]

Asymmetry Festival 2009[edit]

The first edition took place between April 17–26, 2009.

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Accompanying events:

Asymmetry Festival 2010[edit]

The second edition took place between April 29 – May 3, 2010.

Programme of the festival:

Accompanying events:

Asymmetry Festival 2011[edit]

The third edition took place between April 29 – May 3, 2011.

Programme of the festival:

Accompanying events:

Asymmetry Festival 2012[edit]

The fourth edition took place between May 3–5, 2012 in a thoroughly new location – the Wroclaw-based Bourgeois Brewery.

Programme of the festival:

Asymmetry Festival 4.0 Before Parties:

  • February 2 - Astronautalis, Bleubird, Slam poetycki (Puzzle)
  • February 17 - Bong-Ra, Limewax, Thrasher, Rekombinacja, Macbeat (Log:In)
  • March 16 - Peter Kurten, Brainpain, Moptron, Clicker (Log:In)

Opinions and awards[edit]

The festival was mentioned on the pages of British music magazines The Wire and Rock-A-Rolla. The event was also included in the list of the most important music events according to the Polish “Dziennik” magazine. In 2009, Asymmetry Festival placed first in the poll of the “Gitarzysta” magazine readers (Musical Summary of the Year 2009), outrunning Przystanek Woodstock and the performance by Papa Roach. The festival was also included in the sum-up of the most important musical events of the year 2009 of “Gazeta Wyborcza”.

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