March 21, 2017
The second edition of Outernational Days will take place in Bucharest between July 7-9, 2017, and it will bring on stage a suite of ensembles, bands and musicians from all over the world, including Kenya, Niger, Senegal, Lebanon and Turkey, as well as Europe (Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Romania) and United States of America.
The second wave of confirmed artists includes the Turkish musician Görkem Şen, who will present his customized instrument Yaybahar, the full power trio from Switzerland by the name of Massicot, the duo Seltene Erden comprising Turkish selector Çaykh and Leipzig-based Esclé, the improvised music Swiss duo Social Insects (Hans Koch & Gaudenz Badrutt), Chicago based Traxx (owner of the Nation imprint), Tolouse Lowtrax´s new live project Toresch and a special appearance of Vladimir Ivkovic, head of Offen Music label.
The line up so far for Outernational Days 2:
• BABAU (IT)
• Circuit Diagram feat. Derya Yildirim (DE / TR)
• Görkem Şen pres. Yaybahar (TR)
• iNSANLAR (Turkey)
• Les Filles de Illighadad (Niger)
• Mark Ernestus' Ndagga Rhythm Force (Senegal)
• Massicot (CH)
• Mircea Florian (Romania)
• Praed (LB / CH)
• Seltene Erden (Çaykh & Esclé) (DE)
• Social Insects (Koch Hans & Gaudenz Badrutt) (CH)
• Stefan Fraunberger (AT)
• Toresch (DE)
• Traxx (Nation) (US)
• Vladimir Ivkovic (Offen Music) (YU/DE)
Outernational Days 2 is co-financed by the Administration of the National Cultural Fund (AFCN) in the session I/2017 of cultural projects / Arts of Spectacle – Music.
Outernational Days 2 is also supported by the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia.