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Pozitif Music is getting ready to host the shining stars of music as a part of Pozitif Days at Maçka Küçükçiftlik Park between June 25 and 29 from Monday to Friday on the last week of June.
In the middle of the city, at Küçükçiftlik Parks’ cozy atmosphere, with this 5-day-long concert series including different genres, Istanbul nights will be as colourful as it’s never been before. Organized for the first time by Pozitif, Pozitif Days’ firts names are ready to be announced. With the sponsorhip of Garanti Bank, the UK’s most outstanding bands Two Door Cinema Club and Metronomy will be waiting for musiclovers at Macka Küçükçiftlik Park on Thursday night, June 28.
Get the chance to watch a unique stage performance with this Musical!
For the first time this year Pozitif will host some of the biggest stars in the music industry by a new festival series “Pozitif Days” at Istanbul Maçka Küçükçiftlik Park. The festival will be held between 25-29 June which will last 5 days. Each day music enthusiasts will get the opportunity to listen to different groups and ease off with the relaxed atmosphere of Küçükçiftlik Park.The tickets will be on sale on the 21st of March through Biletix.
Nouvelle Vague is a French musical collective led by musicians Marc Collin and Olivier Libaux supported by Mareva Galanter and Adrienne Pauly as the vocals. They got great reviews with their debut album including covers of punk rock, New Wave and post-punk and especially their use of \'60s bossa nova-style arrangements.
On the 25th of June, Nouvelle Vague will perform a very provocative and sexy musical directed by JC de Castelbajac who is a famous fashion designer and artist. The musical features special techniques and performance to match the sheer style the group has possessed for many years. The specially designed costumes, monologues about sex and death and other erotic elements are just the indication of what kind of memorable performance this will be.
Jean Charles de Castelbajac:
Born on 28th of November 1949, the Morrocan designer debuted his first show in 1969 accompanied with Led Zeppelin’s stage performance. The show grabbed much attention indeed since he used extraordinary fabrics such as floor cloths, sponges in his pieces. Besides he’s well known clothing line, he’s worked with many famous names such as Sarah Jessica Parker and Pope Jean Paul II. His latest work include, artistic director of the famous British department store Selfridges and his first exhibition “Tyranny of Beauty” in Paris La B.A.N.K art gallery launched in 2009.
Efes Pilsen Presents: ZAZ Istanbul
ZAZ, currently one of the hottest musicians in France, are coming to Turkey with the contribution of Efes Pilsen.
The young, quirky musician, named “Most Admired French Singer,” has a smoky voice redolent of Edith Piaf. ZAZ—or Isabelle Geffroy—was born in 1980 in France. She studied music theory, violin, and choir from age five, and had her first stage performance with blues band “Fifty Fingers.” A street musician, ZAZ was discovered performing on the streets of Paris. She came first in 2009’s “Generation Reservoir” competition and rose to the top with her 2010 album “ZAZ.” Having gained popularity in Turkey with her song “Je Veux,” ZAZ’s performance is highly anticipated.
Garanti Bank Presents: Indie Music Stars Two Door Cinema Club And Metronomy
Two Door Cinema Club
Composed of Alex Trimble, Sam Halliday and Kevin Bair, the indie rock band Two Door Cinema Club from Northern Ireland are going to meet with their fans in Istanbul for the first time. When schoolmates Sam and Alex met with Kevin, they gave up their education with their passion for music and began work on studio. With their well recieved Four Words To Stand On EP which is released in 2009 they recieved positive reports by critics. Later on, they gave signals for a successful album with Undercover Martyn and Something Good Can Work singles and in 2010 with Tourist History, released from Kitsune Music label, they made a brilliant achievement. With this album Two Door Cinema Club won one of the most prestigious awart in Ireland, the Choice Music Prize and also won the mtvU Breaking Woodie award. The trio have toured with Delphic, Foals, Phoenix, Tokyo Police Club and Metronomy throughout the world and played at Europe’s major festivals such as Glastonbury, Reading, Leeds, Hurricane and Benicassim. Presenting indie rock by toning it up with synths and electronic elements, Two Door Cinema Club are getting ready to radiate their endless energy upon musiclovers in Istanbul on June 28.
Metronomy’s started with Joseph Mount while using an old computer for electronic compositions and it turned into an exceptional electronic pop trio with Gabriel Stebbing and Oscar Cash. The trio emerged with their debut album Pip Pain (Pay the £5000 You Owe) in 2006 but they made the stroke with the album Nights Out. In addition to their own songs they also remixed many artists such as Air, Goldfrapp, Klaxons, Architecture in Helsinki and Gorillaz. When Gabriel Stebbing left Metronomy for his own projects, former Lightspeed Champion drummer Anna Prior and Gbenga Adelekan joined Metronomy. Following their album The English Riviera, Metronomy elevated their eclectic style, which combines dance and indie rock, to a higher level. With its unique sound and integrity The English Riviera presented as one of the most successful albums of 2011. Metronomy have toured throughout the UK and Europe alongside Bloc Party, CSS, Klaxons, Kate Nash and Justice and took stage at many festivals like SXSW. Metronomy also put over with colourful and amusing videos for The Look, The Bay, She Wants and with an infinite creativity, Metronomy sign a remarkable stage show with and endless energy and light shows.
Pozitif Days Proudly Presents: Jessie J
The youngest most famous pop – star to shine in Istanbul at Kucukciftlik Park, June 26!
Pozitif Music is getting ready to host the shining stars of music as a part of Pozitif Days at Küçükçiftlik Park between June 25 and 28 from Monday to Thursday on the last week of June. In the middle of the city, at Küçükçiftlik Parks’ cosy atmosphere, with this 4-day-long concert series including different genres, Istanbul nights will be as colourful as it’s never been before. Organized for the first time by Pozitif Live, Pozitif Days’ is proud to announce one of the youngest, most successful teen pop-star, Jessie J to take stage in Istanbul at Kucukciftlik Park on June 26.
The British song-writer and singer Jessie J, best known with her top single’s “Price Tag” and “Nobody’s Perfect” received 2010 BBC Sound award and in 2011 sold more than 500.000 copies in less than one week. Her first single “Do It Like a Dude” peaked at number one at UK charts the week it was released. The 23 year old singer has a magnificent voice to top it up with her extraordinary style and great personality. She’s generally to be known as a hip hop artist but more than that Jessie J has the energy and uniqueness that combines R&B, pop and soul within her own style.