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HOT CHIP, EMPRESS OF AND OTHER NEW ACTS

27.02.2019

One of electro pop scene's bigges names, Hot Chip (UK), will play their first ever concert in Helsinki at Sideways 2019. Synth pop artist Empress Of (US) released her latest album "Us" last fall, and R&B talent Cautious Clay (US) has been compared to names like James Blake and Frank Ocean. 

Other international bookings are garage punk group Amyl and The Sniffers (AU),  Wolf Parade and Moonface frontman Spencer Krug (CA) and experimental electronic music artists Gazelle Twin (UK) and Puce Mary (DK).

Finnish superstar Ismo Alanko celebrates at Sideways the release of his latest album. Other top names in local music scene include hip hop artist Asa & Band, ”Steely Dan and Ariel Pink in same packet” Jaakko Eino Kalevi, art pop duo Color Dolor and R&B-talent Jesse Markin.

Also indie rock rising star The Holy, rap artist Versace Henrik's punk-bändi Henrik!, new wave group Linkopii sekä groovy schlager band Muuan mies will be seen at Sideways 2019.

More news coming during spring!

CHANGES IN PROGRAM

26.02.2019

Sideways 2019 artist Lizzo (US) is forced to cancel her performance due to other commitments happening in the same time in USA. 

Vesta's concert has been moved from Thursday to Saturday. 

WASTE OF SPACE ORCHESTRA'S WORLD EXCLUSIVE SHOW

12.02.2019

We are extremely proud to announce the world exclusive show in 2019 for Waste of Space Orchestra, psychedelic metal band featuring members of Oranssi Pazuzu ja Dark Buddha Rising

Syntheosis began as a commissioned piece for Roadburn Festival. The fest, which began as a small-scale gathering of stoner rock addicts has evolved over the years into a four-day celebration of heavy music in all of its possible forms and interpretations, from riff-worship to punishing soundscapes and beyond. The list of Roadburn performers over the years is a veritable who’s who of underground heavy culture, with everyone from  Neurosis and Sleep to Godflesh having performed at the event.

Syntheosis the commissioned piece was prepared at the request of the festival and performed there in April 2018 in front of over 3000 people. Syntheosis the album is not a live recording but a carefully prepared studio interpretation, on which the ten musicians worked over the spring and summer of 2018. The album was recorded and mixed by Julius Mauranen, who also worked on Oranssi Pazuzu’s Värähtelijä. The album can be digested as a challenging, engaging psych metal record or as a dimension-spanning one-hour performance consisting of nine parts. The work recounts a story of three beings and their deep search for knowledge.

MORE ARTISTS ANNOUNCED, 1 DAY TICKETS FOR SALE

30.01.2019

Sideways have announced 24 new acts. At the same time we are pleased to tell you the dates of performance, and we also start the sale for 1-2 day tickets. Tickets are available at www.sidewayshelsinki.fi/liput.

The latest announcements include indie group Low (US), slacker rock band Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks (US), rapper/poet Kate Tempest (UK), psychedelic rockers Uncle Acid and The Deadbeats (UK), singer-songwriter Cass McCombs (US), recently re-united post-hardcore band Hot Snakes (US), indie/folk musician Tomberlin (US), progressive rock pioneers Magma (FR), throat singing group Huun-Huur-Tu (RU), electronic music producer/artist Rival Consoles (UK) and ambient talent Tim Hecker & Konoyo Ensemble (CA/JP).

Finnish artist Chisu will return on stage at Sideways after a long hiatus, and Vesta and Ruusut represent modern Finnish pop music.

Hip hop bill will be filled by Cledos, Ibe and Yeboyah, experimental rapper SITOI and special show by Kridlokk X Tuuttimörkö X Aivovuoto. Other additions are re-united Eleanoora Rosenholm, instrumental music trio Aavikko, jazz group 3TM, lo-fi pop band Maustetytöt and alternative rockers Hebosagil.

Still dozens more artists to come...
 

THU 6.6.2019
Nas (US), Kurt Vile & The Violators (US), Low (US), IDLES (UK), Kate Tempest (UK), Kikagaku Moyo (JP), Tomberlin (US), Vesta, Pää Kii, 3TM, Eleanoora Rosenholm, Kridlokk X Tuuttimörkö X Aivovuoto, Lac Belot, SITOI +paljon lisäyksiä luvassa

FRI 7.6.2019
Suede (UK), Snail Mail (US), Rival Consoles (UK), Uncle Acid and The Deadbeats (UK), Cass McCombs (US), Tim Hecker & The Konoyo Ensemble (CA/JP), Huun-Hur-Tu (RU), Chisu, Ruusut, Aavikko, Hebosagil, Radiopuhelimet, Rosita Luu, Yeboyah +paljon lisäyksiä luvassa

SAT 8.6.2019 
Danny Brown (US), Lizzo (US), Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks (US), Magma (FR), Let's Eat Grandma (UK), Hot Snakes (US), Olavi Uusivirta, Cledos, D.R.E.A.M.G.I.R.L.S., DJ Ibusal, Ibe, Maustetytöt, Vuoret +paljon lisäyksiä luvassa

TICKETS:
139€ / 3 days
119€ / 2 days
79€ / 1 day

Ticket shop: www.sidewayshelsinki.fi/liput 

FIRST ACTS ANNOUNCED

01.01.1970

The official opening party for Finnish festivals season, Sideways, will be organized next summer at Nordis area on June 6.-8. First acts have now been announced, and cheaper early bird tickets are now for sale for 119€ / 3 days.

- brit pop pioneers Suede (UK) 
- hip hop icon Nas (US)
- indie rock artist Kurt Vile and The Violators (US) 
- American hip hop talents Lizzo (US) and Danny Brown (US)
- Hottest British punk band IDLES (UK) 
- post-modern pop group Let’s Eat Grandma (UK)
- upcoming indie artist Snail Mail (US)
- psychedelic rock group Kikagaku Moyo (JP)
- Finnish acts: D.R.E.A.M.G.I.R.L.S.Pää KiiOlavi UusivirtaDJ IbusalLac BelotVuoret, Radiopuhelimet and Rosita Luu