Zeytinli Rock Festival kicks off

Zeytinli Rock Festival kicks off

Zeytinli Rock Festival kicks off

The Zeytinli Rock Festival kicked off on Aug. 29 in Edremit’s Zeytinli Dalyan Beach in the western province of Balıkesir. The festival welcomed 32,000 music lovers on its first day. 

Nearly 100 musicians, including the world-known heavy metal band, Brazilian Sepultura and the famous 80s band The Godfathers, will take the stage during the festival until Sept. 2. 

The opening concerts of the festival took place on three stages. 

Teoman, Selda Bağcan & Boom Pam ve Mabel Matiz, Gaye Su Akyol, İlhan Erşahin’s İstanbul Sessions, Niyazi Koyuncu and Jakuzi were among the artists on the Black Stage on the first day of the event. 

The Red Stage hosted American singer Della Miles, Hey! Douglas, Sena Şener, Sufle, Ufuk Beydemir, Ümit Olgun & Paryalar, Dilhan Şeşen and Pagos. 

Yeni Türkü, Ezgi Aktan and What Da Funk performed on the Acoustic Stage, which was set up for the first time this year. 

Organized by Milyon Production under the leadership of Umut Kuzey, the Zeytinli Rock Festival. 

The closing concert of the festival will be given by Sepultura on Sept. 2. 

Hayko Cepkin, who will perform on Sept. 2, will land in the festival area from a height of 1,000 meters with a specially-designed parachute.

“This will be the first time in the world. It has been a dream of mine for a long time,” Cepkin said.