Soundgarden Festival in Parkorman this weekend

Soundgarden Festival in Parkorman this weekend

Soundgarden Festival in Parkorman this weekend

Molotov Jukebox is one of the performing bands at this year’s Soundgarden Festival to be held at Parkorman.

Istanbul is getting ready for a joyful day in the woods with local and international acts on three different stages, as well as side activities. This year, once again Babylon people will be heading out to open air and to welcome the summer with Babylon Soundgarden. Visiting different cities, Babylon Soundgarden’s first stop is Park Orman on May 25.

Among this year’s foreign guests of the event are Norwegian Indie folk-pop duo Kings of Convenience; a four-piece multi-instrumental and vocal ensemble DeVotchKa; British band Molotov Jukebox, one of whose members is actress Natalia Tena, who is known for her roles in “Harry Potter” and “Game of Thrones;” and British musician Beardyman.

İlhan Erşahin’s project Istanbul Sessions and Baba Zula will be the local guests appearing on the main stage at the event.

Side events

The Red Bull Music Academy Stage, which will be established in an area surrounded by trees and known as the secret garden of Parkorman, will turn into a 3,000-person dancing area with Turkey’s first roots reggae band Satts, Rebel Moves, who has released a new album after a long period, Red Bull Music Academy DJs and others.

Among the side events of Babylon Soundgarden will be Babylon Lounge’s Support Vinyl Night’s regular guest record store Kontra Recors, Electro Swing dance group Istanbul Lindy Hoppers, Babylon market, body painting and much more.

Tickets for the event will be 85 Turkish Liras at the door. Tickets can also be purchased from Biletix.