Summer Dance Festivals 2006

PTV's guide to the year's outdoor house, techno and hip-hop happenings across the Czech Republic
















































































Semtex Culture 2006
Semtex Culture 2006

September 8th-9th, 2006

Mariánské Údolí, Brno, Southern Moravia

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This Brno-based multi-genre open-air festival will for the first time be held over two days in 2006. Confirmed live acts include Kosheen and Morcheeba singer Skye. There'll also be DJs, Czech theatre, a bike exhibition, a firework display, and a wide range of recreational activities.



LINE-UP

Kosheen (Live); Skye (Morcheeba) (Live); Support Lesbiens (Live); Monkey Business (Live); Ecstasy of St. Theresa (Live); Mig 21 (Live); Ohm Square (Live); Skyline (Live); Khoiba (Live); Southpaw (Live); Iva Fruhlingová (Live); Nierika (Live); 100°C (Live); Dynamics DJ Team; Jižní Pijonýři; Beat Brothers (Breakdance Exhibition); Tafrob; DJ Maro; PSH; Rytmus; Illuzionists DJ Team; Indy & Wich; Torzo Breakers (Breakdance Exhibition); Apoka; Idea featuring Fatte; DJ Opia; DJ Ghonzales; DJ Elvis; DJ Inspiral X62; DJ Philip TBC; DJ Kaplick; DJ Saku; DJ X.morph & MC Lobotomia; DJ Kato SK & MC Tweety Twizta; DJ Gabana; DJ Babe LN; DJ Stanzim; DJ Brada



TICKET AVAILABILITY

Advance tickets are available through the Ticketpro network.



TICKET PRICES

Two-Day Ticket

In Advance: 310 CZK

On The Gate: To Be Announced



One-Day Tickets

In Advance: 230 CZK

On The Gate: To Be Announced



WEBSITE

http://www.semtexculture.cz/

(In Czech)




Hip Hop Kemp 2006
Hip Hop Kemp

August 18th-20th, 2006

Hradec Králové, Eastern Bohemia

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Central & Eastern Europe's biggest hip-hop festival returns to Hradec Králové airport in August, for three nights of MCing, DJing, breakdancing and graffiti, featuring the likes of Non Phixion, Little Brother, Guru of Gang Starr, DJ A-Trak (Kanye West's DJ), Oneself, and MED.



LINE-UP

Non Phixion; Little Brother; Guru; DJ A-Trak (Kanye West's DJ); Oneself (DJ Vadim, Blu Rum 13, Yarah Bravo, DJ Woody, Bongo Pete); MED aka Medaphoar; Sway & Pyrelli; Klashnekoff; Kaliber 44 & Czarne Złoto; Kontrafakt; PSH; Indy & Wich; WWO; Curse; OSTR; Lona & DJ Twister; Stieber Twins; Pyranja; Spread the Message Soundsystem featuring Rafik, Adlib, Kut-L, Ben*; Rooftop Clique; Hoerspielcrew; Luut & Tüütli; Wacuumairs; Skotini Plevra (Eisvoleas & Yelos); Marc Hype & Jim Dunloop; Surowa Wersja; Lyrical Eye; DNA



TICKET AVAILABILITY

Advance tickets are available through the Ticketpro and Ticketstream networks, from the Queens Hip Hop Shop, and from the Bbarák Shop.



TICKET PRICES

Three Day-Ticket

Until April 30th: 660 CZK

May 1st-July 31st: 760 CZK

August 1st-17th: 860 CZK

On The Gate: 900 CZK



One-Day Tickets

On The Gate: 500 CZK



WEBSITE

http://www.hiphopkemp.cz/

(In Czech, English, German, Polish, and Hungarian)




Urban Rapublic 2006
Urban Rapublic

June 23rd-24th, 2006

Areál Knížecí rybník, Tábor, Southern Bohemia

How to Get There



Major hip-hop and reggae festival, held in a campsite near Tábor. This year's headliner is the Dilated Peoples side-project Expansion Team Soundsystem.



LINE-UP

Rakaa & Babu (Dilated Peoples) as Expansion Team Soundsystem; OC of DITC; El Da Sensei; Rytmus; Vec; Prago Union; PIO Squad; Tafrob; IdeaFatte & DJ Aka; Disgrafix



TICKET AVAILABILITY

Advance tickets are available through the Ticketpro and Ticketstream networks, from the Queens Hip Hop Shop, and from the Bbarák Shop.



TICKET PRICES

Two-Day Ticket

Until April 30th: 300 CZK + 30 CZK Booking Fee; 12 EUR

Until May 31st: 350 CZK + 30 CZK Booking Fee; 14 EUR

Until June 20th: 400 CZK + 30 CZK Booking Fee; 15 EUR

From June 20th/On The Gate: 450 CZK + 35 CZK Booking Fee; 17 EUR



WEBSITE

http://www.urbanrapublic.cz/

(In Czech and English)




Svojšice 2006
Svojšice 2006

July 15th, 2006

Svojšice, Central Bohemia

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Held in an amphitheatre near Pardubice, the Svojšice festival's three stages focus on techno, house and jungle.



LINE-UP

Glenn Wilson (Live); Marko Nastić; Steve Rachmad; Justin Berkovi; Sebastian Kramer (Live); Elektrabel; Grining; Agent; Džejár; Matrix; Deepdance; Lordspace; RyRalio DJs; Colin Dale; Leydee Jane; Chris Sadler; Dan Cooley; Sunrise; Aifel vs. Paco; Maria.n; Mr. Pupitz; Katcha; Koogi; Sayko; IM Cyber; Lulu Rulez; Hech & MC Vaant; Blulajta



TICKET AVAILABILITY

Advance tickets are available through the Ticketportal network, from shop.techno.cz, and from Prague's Musicland record store.



TICKET PRICES

In Advance: 350 CZK

On The Gate - Before 10pm: 450 CZK

On The Gate - After 10pm: 500 CZK



WEBSITE

http://www.svojsice.cz/

(In Czech)




Cosmic Trip 2006
Cosmic Trip

July 21st-22nd, 2006

Teplice, Northern Bohemia

How to Get There



Cosmic Trip celebrates its 10th birthday with a particularly strong line-up of techno, drum 'n' bass and breakbeat artists, this year bringing Detroit godfathers Juan Atkins, Kevin Saunderson and Carl Craig to Teplice.



LINE-UP

Kevin Saunderson; Juan Atkins; DJ Marky; Andy C feat. Dynamite MC; Neil Landstrumm; Carl Craig; London Elektricity DJ; John B; Evil Nine; Others to be Announced



TICKET AVAILABILITY

Advance tickets are available through the Ticketpro, Ticketstream, and Ticketportal networks, and from shop.techno.cz.



TICKET PRICES

Two-Day Ticket

Until June 30th: 549 CZK + Booking Fee

July 1st-22nd: 599 CZK + Booking Fee

On The Gate: 799 CZK



One-Day Tickets

Until June 30th: 349 CZK + Booking Fee

July 1st-22nd: 399 CZK + Booking Fee

On The Gate: 549 CZK



WEBSITE

http://www.cosmictrip.cz/

(In Czech and German)




Hradhouse 2006
Hradhouse 2006

August 5th, 2006

Boskovice, Southern Moravia

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Beginning life as an underground happening, Hradhouse has, in its nine years, grown into a major international event, held in the grounds of a castle near Brno. Along with main stages dedicated to techno and tech-house/progressive, there's also room for drum 'n' bass and house.



LINE-UP

Fergie; Justin Robertson; Michel de Hey; Lucca; Markantonio; Flo; Orbith; Stewart Lowman; Hydrophonic; Pendulum & MC Verse; Katcha; Koogi; Gabana; Dreazz; Sayko; Xmorph & MC Lobotamia; Marcco; Cosmic Cube; Diana D Rouz; Javas; BB Mike; Bon Finix; Louis & Guga; Dan Cooley; Jerry; Mickey House; Marcus Cooper; Leo Lycra; Marthen; Blond; Wolscha



TICKET AVAILABILITY

Advance tickets are available through the Ticketpro network and from Radost FX.



TICKET PRICES

Until June 30th: 350 CZK

July 1st-July 31st: 390 CZK

August 1st-5th: 450 CZK

On The Gate: 480 CZK



WEBSITE

http://www.hradhouse.cz/

(In Czech)




Love Planet 2006
Love Planet Prague 2006

August 11th-12th, 2006

Výstaviště, Prague 7-Holešovice


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Originally planned for Tábor, Southern Bohemia, the second edition of this major multi-genre festival was moved to Prague when American rockers Audioslave cancelled. The slimmed-down line-up still has much to offer dance music fans, however.



LINE-UP

Hernan Cattaneo; Satoshi Tomiie; Dave Seamen; Pet Shop Boys (Live); Franz Ferdinand (Live); Ministry (Live); Body Count (Live); The Rasmus (Live); Art Brut (Live); Hooverphonic (Live); I Am X (Live); Loonaloop



TICKET AVAILABILITY

Advance tickets are available through the Ticketpro network.



TICKET PRICES

Two-Day Ticket

Until May 31st: 695 CZK

June 1st-August 10th: 895 CZK

On The Gate: 995 CZK



Saturday Ticket

On The Gate: 795 CZK



WEBSITE

http://www.loveplanet.cz/

(In Czech and English)




Summer of Love 2006
Summer of Love 2006

August 19th, 2006

Dostihové závodiště Pardubice, Pardubice, Eastern Bohemia

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One of the Czech Republic's biggest dance music festivals, held at the Pardubice racecourse. Electronica godfathers Kraftwerk help Summer of Love celebrate its 10th birthday this year.



LINE-UP

Kraftwerk (Live); TIGA; Chris Liebing; Adam Freeland; Elektrochemie (Live); Joost van Bellen; Northern Lite (Live); Space DJz; Simon Bassline Smith; Michael Burian; CJ Bolland featuring MC Screen; Afrika Islam; John Gibbons; Felipe; Elektrabel (Live); Tráva; Murphy vs. Christian Fisher; Jacek Sienkiewicz (Live); Orbith; Ban Ban; Ladida; Loutka; Solar Kingdom (Live); Suki; Daho UFO Set; Josef Sedloň; IM Cyber; Vectif; Tvyks



TICKET AVAILABILITY

Advance tickets are available through the Ticketpro network.



TICKET PRICES

In Advance: 660 CZK

On The Gate: To Be Announced



WEBSITE

http://www.summeroflove.cz/

(In Czech)




Czechtek 2006
Czechtek 2006

Date to be Confirmed

Venue to be Confirmed





Recent editions of the underground free techno festival have been broken up by riot police. According to the iDnes.cz website, though, organizers are negotiating with the Defense Ministry to hold the event on Army land this year.



LINE-UP

Various Free Techno Soundsystems



FREE



WEBSITE

http://czechtek.freetekno.org/

(In English and Czech)



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