Festivals Yak head up new names for Reeperbahn Festival

Yak head up new names for Reeperbahn Festival
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The German event’s also headed Stateside next month.

New acts have been confirmed for Hamburg’s Reeperbahn Festival.

Yak, Sebadoh and Stars are among the names confirmed for the event, which takes place in the German city between 18th and 21st September.

Ásegir, Poppy, Press Club and Penelope Isles have also been announced for the festival, which has also confirmed its return Stateside.

It’ll be taking part in Indie Week, organised by the American Association of Independent Music, including the announcement of the 2019 ANCHOR award jury, and a showcase featuring Surfbort, Gurr, Yes We Mystic, Leoniden, Mira Lu Kovacs, ORI and Renata Zeiguer.

Acts already confirmed for Reeperbahn Festival 2019 include The Japanese House, Sports Team, and Georgia.


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