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Wave Gotik Treffen

Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2024

Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2024

Yet another year has elapsed, heralding the forthcoming iteration of the esteemed Wave Gotik Treffen. This year’s instalment commemorates the event’s 31st edition. Scheduled to transpire from the 17th to the 20th of May, it is poised to stand as an exemplary gathering. Presently, a roster of 164 bands has been confirmed, with the potential [...]

April 7, 2024 João Osório Previews Comments Off on Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2024

Wave Gotik Treffen 2024 confirm Diva Destruction and more bands

Wave Gotik Treffen 2024 confirm Diva Destruction and more bands

Just over a month before the next Wave Gotik Treffen takes place, new band confirmations continue to emerge for the 2024 edition. The organizers of the Wave Gotik Treffen announced the confirmation of the bands Diva Destruction (USA) – an exclusive European-Show celebrating 20 years, A Projection (S), Terence Fixmer (F), Kellermensch (DK), Vive La [...]

April 7, 2024 João Osório News Comments Off on Wave Gotik Treffen 2024 confirm Diva Destruction and more bands

Wave Gotik Treffen 2024: Bands and other news!

Wave Gotik Treffen 2024: Bands and other news!

The 31st Wave-Gotik Meeting in Leipzig is set to transpire from May 17th to May 20th, 2024. This renowned event, held during the Pentecost weekend, offers a diverse array of activities including concerts, readings, lectures, films, classical performances, sightseeing, and parties throughout the city, traditionally draped in black attire. Expecting around 20,000 attendees, it serves [...]

February 22, 2024 João Osório News Comments Off on Wave Gotik Treffen 2024: Bands and other news!

Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2023

Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2023

This year we were once again present at Wave-Gotik-Treffen. 2023 marked the celebration of the festival’s 30th edition. Day #1 We started our trip differently this year, as we had time, we went to Clara-Zetkin-Park where, every year, on the first day of the event, the Victorian picnic takes place. Dozens of people dressed up [...]

June 8, 2023 João Osório Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2023

Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2023

Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2023

Another year passes, and another edition of the Wave Gotik Treffen approaches. This year Wave Gotik Treffen will celebrate its 30th edition. The event will take place between the 26th and 29th of May and promises to be one of the best ever. In musical terms, at the time of writing this, 166 bands are [...]

May 4, 2023 João Osório Previews Comments Off on Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2023

Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2022

Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2022

Another year in which The Black Planet Magazine was present at Wave Gotik Treffen in Leipzig. As always, we will focus on our target audience and report on events that our readers most identify with. Interestingly, almost all the reasons for our report this year were located in the same place (Heidnisches Dorf), with a [...]

June 18, 2022 João Osório Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2022

Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2022

Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2022

After 2 years of interruption due to the Covid-19 pandemic, in which cultural events were cancelled everywhere, Wave Gotik Treffen will return to Leipzig. :: When ? :: This will take place between the 3rd and 6th of June and it will be the 29th festival. Alternative music lovers will be able to find a [...]

May 4, 2022 João Osório Previews Comments Off on Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2022

Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2019

Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2019

Another year has passed, and once again thanks to the organizer’s collaboration, we were given access to this very unique festival, in which various musical cultures (although the predominant is Gothic) coexist in a healthy way. Here is our report! [...]

June 28, 2019 João Osório Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2019

Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2019

Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2019

Another year in which the Wave Gotik Treffen in Leipzig will take place between 07th – 10th June 2019. This year, until now, 160 bands have been confirmed, some with special concerts that promise to please fans of alternative and gothic music: White Lies, Cradle of Filth, Still Corners, Tangerine Dream, The Soft Moon, Tamaryn, [...]

May 13, 2019 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2019

Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2018

Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2018

This year the “The Black Planet” team returned to Leipzig for the Wave Gotik Treffen festival. Like last year, we chose to do the daily reporting in one place. We decided to watch the performance of all the bands on that stage/venue, instead of jumping from place to place, because we would lose a lot [...]

June 17, 2018 João Osório Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2018

Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2018

Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2018

We are a little more than a month way, and some the anxiety over the arrival of another edition of Wave Gotik Treffen is already felt in the air. Not only in social media, but also in conversations at the underground places in Leipzig, we can see that an event like this has become a [...]

April 17, 2018 Rita Limede Previews Comments Off on Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2018

Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2017

Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2017

Due to the unique logistics of the WGT festival, where events are happening simultaneously in different parts of the city, an educated selection of certain event per day was made in order to make a complete report of that specific daily event. The events were chosen according to the spirit that moves this webzine. Day [...]

June 23, 2017 João Osório Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2017

Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2017

Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2017

Between the 2nd and the 5th of June another Wave Gotik Treffen edition will be held in Leipzig, Germany. Wave Gotik Treffen is a festival which mobilizes an entire city, since the events spread through various locations around Leipzig. The events do not only focus in one place, but during these 4 days of festival, it’s always [...]

May 17, 2017 João Osório Previews Comments Off on Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2017