A refreshing breeze rushes through your hair. The feeling of wideness and distance that arises in this place, is due to the many sea-faring cargo ships and the bordering habour atmosphere. Lovely works of art decorates the festival area around you. A thrill of anticipation is spread from head to toe. There is a whole weekend apart from the mechanical daily routine waiting for you. And the best thing about it is that there is still the opportunity to climb abroad the MS DOCKVILLE FESTIVAL for starting on a journey full of carefully chosen music as well as appealing visual arts.
Since a few weeks dozens of volunteers do their best to create a little adventure world on the beautiful peninsula in Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg for about 20.000 eargerly-awaited festival visitors with an eye for details. NOTHING BUT HOPE AND PASSION insists to be in attendance in order to collect the small but mighty impressions for you.
Already last week the curtain dropped for getting a first impression of the festival area and in this context of the MS DOCKVILLE KUNSTCAMP which unite artists from all over the world in order to live and be creative together. In accordance with the theme “Unkraut” (in eng. Weed) the open-air exhibition includes various dimensions of presenting the different types of arts that interlock with each other. Besides these installations the festival visitors can look forward to further events like VOGELBALL (in engl. Dance Of The Birds) that already attracted 3000 masqueraded birds one year ago. Due to the huge demand there will be day tickets available, too.
With all these appetizers it won’t be too long until the organizers of this year’s Hamburg’s DOCKVILLE FESTIVAL will finally open its doors: From the 16th until the 18th of August you will have to chance to join a musically variety composed of 130 international Bands and DJ’s in the middle of an impressive playground made out of creative art objects next to the Port of one of the most beautiful cities in Germany. Due to the huge demand there will be day tickets available, too.
Besides famous international artists like FOALS who will have their third studio album Holy Fire with them, MAC MILLER, THE LUMINEERS, WOODKID and CRYSTAL FIGHTERS will bring the audience to a boil. In addition to that you will be able to get inspired by plenty talented and fresh newcomers. Only to name a few: HAIM, XXYYXX, CHVRCHES, ODDISEE, RANGLEKLODS, RAMPUE, ROOSEVELT, MMOTHS, MOHNA and WAVES OF JOY will perform on one of the six stages all named after seafaring terminology. As you can see the DOCKVILLE FESTIVAL 2013 offers a multifaceted line- up which caters for all tastes. According to that lovers of alternative music, indie pop and rock as well as fans of hip hop, experimental and electronic music will get their money’s worth.
In this sense, pack your bags and cast off!