In addition to them, another lineup from Africa has joined next year’s program: the Egyptian Mazaher, one of the last ensembles to practice ancient trance-healing ritual zar, and Congolese Afropunk singer and rapper Lova Lova. Rodrigo Cuevas will combine electronics with Spanish Asturian traditions and queer themes, and the Swedish-English Hang Massive will bring soft, meditative music to Colors of Ostrava.
“By tradition, Colors of Ostrava will offer a representative selection of African music in various forms next year – from traditional to contemporary. At the same time, I’m glad that alongside The Killers, thanks to the newly confirmed name Modest Mouse and Inhaler, he’s about to hit indie-rock,said festival director Zlata Holušová.
Modern African music history stands at 62 Youssou N´Dourem. It was he – perhaps the most artist – that caught the attention of Western listeners. He breaks down many lingering prejudices and shows him the endless possibilities. “You can never go wrong with her amazing voice, you will always know that it is her. With the unrivaled band Le Super toile de Dakar behind them, who can play an unforgettable energetic concert,Added playwright Jiří Moravčík. Youssou N´Dour has composed over five hundred songs, recorded countless breakthrough albums, won a Grammy Award and more, was named the African artist of the century and holds an honorary doctorate from Yale University. At Colors, he will present the long-awaited new album Mbalax, which attracted a lot of attention soon after its release, due to the mbalax style that Youssou N´Dour once assisted in creating its rawest form.
America Simple Mouse, the iconic indie rock icon, will perform at Ostrava for the first time in the Czech Republic. One of the most original and memorable bands on the American post-grunge scene, having reached the pinnacle of mainstream fame in the past, impressed with Float On, received a Grammy nomination and attracted a large following of loyal fans around the world. But he was never in a hurry and only released six albums in the last thirty years. And now the seventh – the Gold Chest.
inhaler became a rising Irish indie rock star. Four young men from Dublin – singer and guitarist Elijah Hewson, bassist Robert Keating, guitarist Josh Jenkinson and drummer Ryan McMahon – first drew attention to the single with a melodic chorus, then with their debut album It Won’t Always Be Like This as an Irish song. the band’s first in a long time to reach the top of the UK charts and eventually win the 2021 Music Moves Europe Talent Awards. At a concert with Noel Gallagher or on an American tour with Blossoms, they proved that they can easily cope with stadium crowds.
Ostrava’s 19th Color Festival is on its way from 13 to 16 July 2022 in the unique industrial area of Dolní Vítkovice Ostrava. It already belongs to a confirmed foreign name Murderer, Twenty one pilots, Martin Garrix, LP, The King of Comfort, Wardruna, Nokia Princess, Jellyfish, Sleaford Modification, hiromi and much more. In addition to foreign and domestic bands, the festival will traditionally offer a rich accompaniment program across multiple stages – international Meltingpot forums, theatre, workshops, films and art installations. Four day ticket for 2022 there is a sale at a discount until the end of 2021 at the festival electronic store and in the network Go out and ticket portal.
More information at www.colours.cz.
Ostrava partner colors:
General partners: eská spořitelna and Liberty Ostrava. With the support of the legal city of Ostrava. Key partners: Radegast, Cylinders Holding, Heimstaden. With the support of the Moravia-Silesian Region and the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic.
Simple Mouse – We Between: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYI9cVpReJo
Inhaler – My Honest Face: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CDU4-MOFb0Y
Youssou Ndour – BIRIMA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKoCTmlNsGM
Mazaher – Rekousha: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDRDkP4D2Po
Hang Massive – Again: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xk3BvNLeNgw
Lova Lova – Tshikata: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXF53N5N5KA
RODRIGO CUEVAS surrounds RAÜL REFREE. “Mushroom filler”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ERkpRtRHHA
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