Balance—Club / Culture Festival Launches with DJ Stingray, Umfang, Bill Kouligas, and More - XLR8R

Balance—Club / Culture Festival Launches with DJ Stingray, Umfang, Bill Kouligas, and More

The event takes place May 31 in Leipzig, Germany.
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May 31 will see the launch of Balance—Club / Culture Festival in Leipzig, Germany, featuring the likes of DJ Stingray, Umfang, Bill Kouligas, Aïsha Devi, and many more.

We're told Balance will present a multi-faceted program of concerts, exhibitions, artist talks, panel discussions, and club nights, all spanning across four days and multiple venues and cultural institutions in Leipzig, Germany. The event will also provide a platform for discussion of diverse topics that consider the influence of club culture on larger social landscapes, technological advancements, and economies. The project stands for the experimentation, critical questioning, and the definition of modern club culture on the intersection of society as a whole," the organizers explain.

As for the music, local talent will be showcased alongside internationally acclaimed artists, creating a mix of experimental electronic music, genre-transcending works, clever debates, and a consideration of club Cultural possibilities.

The lineup is as follows:

Thursday, May 31

DJ Stingray
Mor Elian
Neele
DJ Minusminus

Präsens Editionen Showcase with Brandon Doughtery and L. Zilberberg

Installation "I Dance Alone" by Bogomir Doringer

Friday, June 1 

Schwefelgelb (live)
Ikonika
Coucou Chloe (live)
Bill Kouligas
Shygirl (live)
XVII

Saturday, June 2 

AtomTM (live)
Aïsha Devi (live)
UMFANG
Bonaventure
Lyra Pramuk
RUI HO (live premiere)
Black Nakhur
Nadine Talakovics
Ana Bogner

Sunday, June 3 

Networking Meeting
ByeByeBarbecue

This year's debut edition takes place from May 31 to June 3 in Leipzig, with more information tickets available here.