the tradition of the Old new year Ekaterinburg notes biggest rock festival. However, this year, “Old New Rock” is the last time. For the Ural lovers of music it has become a tradition to celebrate the Old new year at a rock festival. Even the fact that ahead of the working week does not stop the audience, after all, “Old New Rock” this year is the last time.
it reminds STRC “Ural”, “Old New Rock” was one of the biggest rock festivals in Russia. It provides a platform for dozens of young performers from Russia and other countries, who take the stage along with bands with legends. At different times in the “Old New rock” was made by “Semantic hallucinations”, “Prohibited drummers”, “Nautilus Pompilius”. This year the festival turns 20 years and, according to the organizers, to leave they decided at the peak of popularity.
“it seems to us, at the moment, the idea of this festival perfectly fulfilled, perfectly outlived. We are on the wave of this festival, in the Wake of its success, want to cover this story, to this team to do something new, to move on,” said the Chairman of the expert Council of the festival Old New Rock, the leader of group “CHajf” Vladimir Shahrin.
Of the more than 400 applications to the festival organizing Committee has selected about 30 musicians. They perform on three stages that are specially built on the site of the Yeltsin centre. In addition, there are lectures and workshops on the history and current state of the music industry. The final headliner of the festival will be the group “Chaif”. In addition, traditionally after midnight members of the “Old New Rock” will perform an unofficial anthem of the festival – the song “Sonia likes Peter”.
Text: STRC “Ural”