The xx are an English indie pop band, formed in Wandsworth, London in 2005. Oliver Sim and Romy Madley-Croft started the band as a duo when they
were 15. Guitarist Baria Qureshi joined once they began performing in
2005, with Jamie Smith joining a year after. Their debut album was released in August 2009 by British independent label Young Turks. It became an instant classic.
The xx will be live on stage in Istanbul on August 7th at Park Orman. Entrance doors open at 6pm. You can get tickets at biletix ranging from 60 to 100 TL.
Daughter are an English indie folk band originating from London in 2010. Originally the solo work of Elena Tonra, they are now a trio with the addition of guitarist Igor Haefeli and drummer Remi Aguilella. After releasing three EPs in 2010 and 2011, they were signed by 4AD and are set to release their first full-length album, If You Leave, in March 2013.
They will be live on stage in Istanbul on April 2nd (tomorrow) at 9.30 pm. I know tomorrow is the huge UEFA match between Real Madrid and Galatasaray - but if you want to take a break from football and enjoy some nice music - we recommend you to go to IKSV salon. You can get tickets at Biletix for 39 TL.
The Scandinavian and British jazz band Phronesis will visit Istanbul in a couple of days. They have the ability to excite,
inspire and move people in a way that few bands are able to do. Led by
London-based Danish double-bass player Jasper Høiby, their charismatic
live performances have captured the hearts and minds of audiences
worldwide and prompted Jon Newey (Editor of Jazzwise Magazine) to
describe them as “the most exciting and imaginative piano trio since
They will play live in Istanbul on March 27th 2013 9.30 pm at Salon IKSV. You can get tickets at Biletix from 28 to 39 TL.
Christmas holidays are near and again we produced a music clip for our customer Manzara Istanbul to be sent as season's greeting to their friends and guests. We hope you enjoy it too. This year Melek (angel) sings the traditional christmas carol "Leise rieselt der Schnee" in an ala turka version at beautiful places in an "snowy Istanbul". Happy holidays!
Nils Landgren is a famous trombone player born 1956 in Sweden. He was a member of the group "Blue Swede" - you might rember their number one hit "Hooked on a feeling". Although he released his first solo album "Planet Rock"
back in 1983 his international breakthrough began 1994
when he founded the "Funk Unit" with his companions playing a gig in
Nils Landgren and his Funk Unit will be on stage in Istanbul on November 23rd at Ghetto. Tickets for this week's concert are available as usual at Biletix for a price of 71 TL including service charges.
The Ex are an underground band from the Netherlands that formed in 1979 at the height of the original punk explosion. Initially known as an anarcho-punk band, they have since released over 20 full length albums of musical experiments and
numerous collaborations blending punk and
free jazz with styles of folk music from all over the world. The Ex will be live on stage in Istanbul on October 18th 9.30 pm at Ghetto. You can get tickets at biletix from 28.50 - 38.50 TL.
Sharon Van Etten is an American singer-songwriter based in Brooklyn, New York City. NPR Music says: "Her songs are heartfelt without being overly earnest; her poetry is plainspoken but not overt, and her elegant voice is wrapped in enough rasp and sorrow to keep from sounding too pure or confident."
Shanon Van Etten will be live on stage in Istanbul on October 12th 9.30 pm at KücükCiftlik Park. You can get tickets at biletix from 35 - 45 TL.
Leonard Albert "Lenny" Kravitz is an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. In addition to singing lead and backing vocals, Kravitz often plays all the guitar, bass, drums, keyboards and percussion himself when recording. He is known for his elaborate stage performances and music videos.
Lenny Kravitz will be live on stage in Istanbul on October 4th, 2012 9pm in the Turkcell Kurucesme Arena. You can get tickets at biletix from 135,- TL to 315,- TL.
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