Melt! Festival

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Melt! Festival
MeltFestival.jpg
GenreElectronic music
Dates3rd weekend of July
Location(s)Gräfenhainichen, Germany
Years active1997-present
Attendance20,000
Capacity20,000
Websitewww.meltfestival.de
Main Stage and Bucket-wheel excavator at Melt! 2015
Fire show on a Bucket-wheel excavator at Melt! 2015
Installation at Melt! 2015

Melt! Festival is one of the biggest open-air electronic music festivals in Germany. The festival takes place at the Ferropolis open-air museum, near Gräfenhainichen. It has been held since 1997.[1]

Awards and mentions[edit]

  • #2 in Resident Advisor's Top 10 festivals for July 2013.[2]
  • #3 in Resident Advisor's Top 10 festivals for July 2014.[3]
  • #2 in Resident Advisor's Top 10 festivals for July 2015.[4]
  • Helga festival award, 2014, in the category "Most beautiful ones and zeros"[5]
  • Helga festival award, 2014, in the category "Best conscience" [6]

Melt! Festival 2015[edit]

Line-ups, 2008-2014[edit]

2014: Portishead, Röyksopp & Robyn, The Notwist, Moderat, Fritz Kalkbrenner, Metronomy, WhoMadeWho[7]

2013: The Knife, Trentemøller, Woodkid, Babyshambles[8]

2012: M83, Gossip, Whitest Boy Alive, Justice, Two Door Cinema Club, Modeselektor, Bloc Party, Caribou, The Bloody Beetroots[9]

2011: Hurts, Pulp, Paul Kalkbrenner, Robyn, Boys Noize, Everything Everything

2010: …

2009: Oasis, Bloc Party, Aphex Twin

2008: Björk, Franz Ferdinand, Hot Chip

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Melt! Festival – History Archived 2015-02-13 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Resident Advisor Festivals July 2013
  3. ^ Resident Advisor Festivals July 2014
  4. ^ Resident Advisor Festivals July 2015
  5. ^ Der Helga! 2014
  6. ^ Der Helga! 2014
  7. ^ Reibert, Benjamin (2014-03-18). "Melt! bestätigt Jeff Mills, Little Dragon, Panda Bear und Seth Troxler". trndmusik. Retrieved 2014-04-27.
  8. ^ Schunkeln bis zur Ekstase. FAZ, 23 July 2013, p.30
  9. ^ Melt! Intro 2012

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