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ASTROPOLIS 23 | 30th JUNE > 2nd JULY | BREST, France

90 artists _ 3 days _ 15 events _ 12 places

Full line up!

From June 30th to July 2nd, Astropolis strikes back with three rave-up days throughout the whole electronic scene for its 23rd edition. Gripping scenery meets whirling dances in the ‘Star City’, which will grant access to its adventurous yet mischievous universe to all dreamers and enthusiasts.
The NIGHT PROGRAM hinges upon 4 events: Bunker Palace will highlight house and groove with the likes of The Black Madonna, MCDE, Flabaire, and the local collective La Source. Astroclub lures 7am steppers and streamlined techno purists into club La Suite besieged by Surgeon live, Dr Rubinstein and Anthony Parasol on Friday.

Saturday night, a tremendous night at Manoir de Keroual will occur. An intergalactic trip across the asteroid belt, with 5 different stages of the troposphere. Legendary UFO Jeff Mills, woolgathering flights by Floating Points, powder keg hardware live show of Karenn (Blawan & Pariah), Objekt‘s IDM-clubbish travels, Ben Frost‘s abrasive bewitchments, wacky-wicked live performance from Jacques, timeless electro giants Aux88, an improvised Barnt and Joy Orbison b2b for Sunday’s first lights, sonic turbulences by Blanck Mass, sweet and smooth house by Mr G, a scarce yet astonishing live show by The Mover (Marc Acardipane), brassy flavours with The Herbaliser or Dj Oil, cheeky rave style by Casual Gabberz, Minimal Wave’s Veronica Vasicka, Lyon’s industrial old hand Umwelt, dutch hardcore duo Mindustries, and of course, lall-time favorites Astropolis family (Möd3rn for an epic closing, Trunkline as Talent stage curators, Elisa Do Brasil and Manu Le MalinOniriswith a down tempo set and Sonic Crew residents. The whole event will be sublimed by massive aerial scenery by Vortex-x, mapping magicians of Relief and Oeils
ethereal glimpse.

On Sunday, T. Raumschmiere and The Driver will handle the official, intimate yet wild afterparty at Cabaret Sonique.

Freshly cut from France’s far west best gardens, 13 additions have been selected for our TALENT BILLBOARD among 250 candidacies. : Astropolis welcomes noise-scratched drony techno by Savage Cult,relentless digger Gigsta, hardcore old salt LB, local boy Narvim, hyperactive Vanadis, hardware live by La Bile, wandering house by Evenn, S8JFOU‘s crawling incantations, frantic beats by Victoria.52, elegant selections of Kooper, groove lover Das Kreuz , tribal collections of Eddy Sco and space flights by MMPP.

The DAYTIME PROGRAM has nothing to be ashamed of. 10 events will shake the city centre, first with a remarkable Vinyl Market at Passerelle alongside numerous Astrococktails. Montreal’s Piknic Électronik crew sends Deadlift and Claire to run summer leisure open air Beau Rivage, supported by Blutch and Arno N’Joy. Paris/Rennes collective Midi Deux will take over square Alphonse Juin. BR|ST local crooks handle a before party at P’tit Minou bar, while workshops and showcases will occur at Bad Seeds vinyl store, Astro Family invites Jacques and Cookids on the Floor’s workshops for its AstroboumLa Station Rose, will liven things up at the inescapable Mix’n’BoulesVauban ‘s terrace will be managed by  Pulse MSC, whereas charming old Lavoir welcomes visual and sonic lab by NVNA.
Défricheuse, plurielle, exigeante et colorée, la programmation de cette 23e édition se déploiera dans 12 lieux de la cité du Ponant, qui battra au rythme d’Astropolis durant 3 jours, de jour comme de nuit !

By then, the city of stars sprinkles its nebula for 6 tour dates:
May 7th at Ilots Electroniques / Tours
May 14th at Insula / Nantes
May 25th at Fair Play / St Malo
June 9th at Rex Club / Paris
June 11th at Domingo / Angers
June 17th at 1988 Live Club / Rennes
Tickets for the festival are online here.

 

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