The first edition of SpaceFest! will be held in Gdansk on 9-10 December.
SpaceFest! in 2011 will comprise of workshops for professional musicians ran by Ray Dickaty (ex-Spiritualized) and Karol Schwarz (KSAS, Prawatt), concerts, meetings with artists and a competition for young bands.
Over 10 shoegaze, space-rock and alternative bands will play gigs on 9-10 December, among them White Noise Sound (UK), Ścianka (PL), Jaime Harding (UK) and Simon Scott (UK). The performance by Pure Phase Ensemble – the collective of 15 musicians playing songs composed during the workshop will be a high point of the festival.
From Gdańsk Główny railway station:
3 (towards Stogi Pasanil. Get off the tram at ‘Akademia Muzyczna’)
9 (towards Przeróbka. Get off the tram at ‘Akademia Muzyczna’)
111 (towards Górki Zachodnie. Get off the bus at ‘Wróbla’)
120 (towards Dolne Miasto. Get off the bus at ‘Wróbla’)
walk: approx. 25 minute walk to the South East
Press info (with hi-res photos):