by Kemi Akilapa0
OFF Festival- Katowice Poland
Love alternative music?
If you’re a devotee of Chelsea Wolfe’s solemn songs, an enthusiast for the revolutionary sounds of NEU! and the captivating music of Belle & Sebastian, then this August jet off to Poland because you belong at the OFF Festival! An incomparable experience, OFF Festival takes place in a stunning sanctuary that is ‘Three Lake Valley’, Katowice. Expanding in status year after year for the past 8 years, 2014 is promising one of the strongest line-ups. From the greatest alternative music stars at the top of their game to showcasing artists including the talents of Harmonia, 65daysfstatic, Deafheaven and Jacques Greene.
More than your average festival, OFF Festival is a lifestyle. Having gained a hard-earned reputation in around the world, it’s no surprise that OFF is believed to be the finest alternative festival in this part of Europe and the only place east of Berlin where the boldest and eclectic performances take place. As well as music, OFF contains an extension assortment of complementary events including film and art.
Three-Day OFF Festival Passes are now available at the OFF Shop. These passes are valid for all shows at Three Pond Valley. The price of the pass is a bargain of 180 PLN / 42 EUR/ £34.60 GBP! But hurry – the price goes up soon!
1. This year, the price of the pass does NOT include a camping pass. You can buy a separate camping pass for 60 PLN / 14 EUR/11 GBP (this lets you stay at the campsite from Friday, August 1, to Monday, August 4). If you buy a three-day camping spot and want to come to Katowice a bit early, you can purchase an extra night (Thursday/Friday) for 25 PLN / 6 EUR/ 4 GBP per person.
2. As always, there’s going to be the Before Party in downtown Katowice on Thursday, July 31. Keep up to date about this at OFF Festival.