Soundgarden event moving to Çeşme

Soundgarden event moving to Çeşme

ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
Soundgarden event moving to Çeşme

Duman, a leading rock band in Turkey, is one of the performers in the festival that will be held on Aug 30 and 31.

After presenting an unforgettable experience at Istanbul’s Parkorman on May 26th, Babylon’s Soundgarden will be back for a second round Aug. 30 and 31, closing the party season at Babylon Aya Yorgi, Çeşme.

The two-day Soundgarden festival will offer visitors a music-filled event, surrounded by sea, sun, music and nature. Soundgarden Çeşme will present various kinds of music, with many international and local acts including Example, Duman, Bedük, Replikas, İlhan Erşahin’s İstanbul Sessions, and Kolektif İstanbul, as well as DJ performances and fun activities.

Turkish groups will be highlighted

This year, mainly Turkish groups will perform, including Duman, Replikas and Bedük.

Rock band Duman will combine their distinctive attitude towards love, despair and melancholy in a striking performance.

Replikas, who have released six albums and performed extensively both in Turkey and abroad, will appear with songs from their latest album “Biz Burada Yok İken,” consisting of Anatolian pop songs that have inspired them during their musical career.

Famous in abroad and in Turkey, İlhan Erşahin will also perform, combining his saxophone with Alp Ersonmez’s dynamic bass, Turgut Alp Bekoğlu’s strong drums and İzzet Kızıl’s rhythms. Four in the Pocket, a band formed by Elif Çağlar, Çağrı Sertel, Alp Ersönmez, Mert Önal and Toygun Sözen, will reinterpret the songs of Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, Meshell N’degeocello and many other renowned soul musicians, while Club Bangkok will combine the sound of old-school indie bands like the Clash, the Sonics and the Sex Pistols with those of the Libertines and the Futureheads.