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13 Oct

Check out the Linecheck Festival lineup!

Check out the Linecheck Festival lineup!

Discover this year’s lineup spread over 7 different European cities.

This year, Linecheck Festival will offer a trailblazing line up featuring the best of what the up-and-coming Italian and European music scene has to offer, with music starting after the daytime conference, from sunset until late night.

Linecheck 2021 will explore new music trends and economics, as well as highlighting the diversity of musical talent

All the live showcases will be live streamed and broadcast in real time, the live shows in MilanHamburgBerlin and Madrid are open to the public with tickets available at TicketmasterLondon will be live streamed only, while the live shows in Haldern and Paris will offer free entry. The Paris line-up is still TBC, so keep your eyes peeled for further announcements.

Through the digital platform, the festival will connect 7 European cities, with over 30 showcases happening simultaneously, a big step towards reducing the environmental impact of touring as well as the impact of audiences travelling to shows and festivals.



From Linecheck’s HQ of BASE in Milan, opening the evening live events on November 23 will be Prague based duo ba:zel, followed by one of the most promising young artists coming out from the forward thinking Milan music scene Memento, and another Italian rising artist, producer, multi-instrumentalist and dj PLASTICA. Ending the night will be  French-Cameroonian artist James BKS, the first artist signed to Idris Elba’s label 7Wallace.


London will host Day 1 of the festival on the evening of 23 November at Ticketmaster’s Imperial Bar (by invitation only). There will be performances from IOSONOUNCANE – who as The Quietus wrote in their recent review “does for Italian canzone what Burial once did for the rave” – and Italy-born, London-based producer Giulia Tess, who has been making moves in the UK electronic dance scene with releases on labels such as Jamz Supernova’s Future Bounce and Ross From Friends’ Scarlet Tiger imprint and support from DJ Mag.


In Hamburg at HÄKKEN on November 23 the event will see Pufuleti, a naturalized German artist of Sicilian origin perform his new Italian-German album ‘RAMMBOCK’, while Hamburg newcomer MARYAM.FYI, will showcase her laid-back rap-soul music influenced by Loyle Carner and Jorja Smith.



Linecheck’s second night’s live showcase on November 24 will see a brilliant self-educated singer who has participated in a number of musical projects including jazz, folk, electronic and metal bands, perform: MounQup won several prizes as Premios Narf (best Galician artist), Martin Codax (best electronic music) and has been selected for 2019/20 as an INES Talent in the international network of showcase festival INES. Then, it’s time for singer-songwriter GIUNGLA, the talented Italian indie darling has gained support from international key music outlets including BBC Radio 1, The Line Of Best Fit and NME, to name a few. Representing the international sound contamination coming out from Italy, singer LA NIÑA reflects the canons of Spain’s aesthetic and cultural influence on Naples, inserting herself within the Neapolitan artistic renaissance with her music.


On November 24, live from Haldern Pop Bar will be Hungarian band Terra Profonda and German hip hop collective Stockdale.


As for the Spanish capital, Madrid, the showcase on November 24 sees Linecheck collaborating with The Spanish Wave project, promoted and supported by Live Nation ES, which focuses on exporting a wide palette of young, emerging and talented acts from all over Spain internationally. Spanish indie-rock group Melenas will headline, with Italian-Spanish project The Death of Robert opening the night, followed by Olivia Is A Ghost.



Closing the live showcase in Milan on November 25 will be Berlin-based, Bulgarian born songwriter and vocalist DENA and Italo-Senegalese Afrobeat rapper F.U.L.A. Open Sound will present OSA 2.1, a unique performance in which all the performers will equally join in an unprecedented musical journey mixing electronic and traditional sounds. Closing the live show will be Hugo Sanchez, who uses turntables and mixers to create impossible soundscapes.


On November 25 from Berlin’s Monarch the festival will showcase Swiss born but Berlin based artist Ay Wing, presenting her just released new single Ego, followed by Pose Dia, still touring for her amazing 2020 album Front Views, and finally Warm Graves, that will amaze the audience with a preview of his upcoming new album to be released in 2022.


23-25 november 2021
BASE MILANO and in live streaming at LINECHECK.IT


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