Berlin not only sees the fifth edition of Berlin Festival (for which you still can win tickets to) in a couple of days, a whole entertainment and information programme is built alongside the festival. In its second year, Berlin Music Week (BMW) will once again be hosting discussions on new trends in music and entertainment from a fan and professional point of view. Besides this, the festivals ICAS Suite in cooperation with CTM will be covering all aspects of electronic music.
The network ICAS Suite (an acronym of International Cities of Advanced Sound) consists of around 30 independent, non-profit organizations and festival curators from all over the world, focussing on the international development and presentation of diverse musical cultures and arts.
From September 7-10, ICAS Suite makes stop in Berlin for BMW, presenting a number of interesting showcases. Located around Berlin-Kreuzberg’s ‘Kotti’, ICAS invites you to tiny, sweaty bars such as Paloma Bar, Monarch and West Germany or to bigger venues like Festsaal Kreuzberg and new Blumenbar Club (near Moritzplatz).
To name all of the participating artists would be blowing the space – don’t forget to check out the full line-up. Worth mentioning however are the sets of Peter van Hoesen, 2562, Schneider TM, Groove & DE:BUG Magazine dj teams, Jacob Korn and Cuthead, Cosmin TRG, Deadbeat, Ossie, The Mole, Toy Selectah and Kassem Mosse.
Tickets for ICAS Suite are available here as (day) passes from 7 to 30 Euros, you can also merge ICAS Suite with Berlin Music Week Club Night. Or you can win two passes valid for all 4 days of ICAS suite. Simply drop us an email with your full name to win@electronicbeats (Subject: ICAS because you do) until September 2, 5pm (winners will be notified on saturday, September 3 via email).
Published August 29, 2011.