With the last year’s Fluff Fest done and dusted, it’s time to look to this year’s festival and, more importantly, both confirmed and rumoured acts on the 2017 line-up! It’s always arguably one of the most talked-about topics in the Spring/Summer time when it comes to the subject of European DIY hardcore, so it’s high time for us to give yoou some early details. This year’s Fluff Fest will take place on July 21st, 22nd and 23rd in Rokycany and several bands have already confirmed their appearance! The festival crew hasn’t revealed their official announcement, but around 90% of the following bands are basically confirmed! See below, report new bands or incorrectly added acts using the comments section below and stay tuned here for more updates!
As usual, Café na půl cesty venue will host a pre-Fluff party on July 20st. The gig’s line-up includes SAFE AND SOUND, NINE ELEVEN, SENDERO, GERANIUM, QUESTIONS, WOODWORK, WAKE OF HUMANITY, VICIOUS X REALITY, CHAVIRÉ, HEATSEEKER, and probably a couple more bands, to be announced soon. Most (all?) of the bands will be performing live at Fluff Fest.
UPDATES: July 12th: Full schedule and more artists added / May 25th: DOOM, CHOKEHOLD, RUINED FAMILIES, TEETHING, RUTKA LASKIER, APPALACHIAN TERROR UNIT, PAST, DESPITE EVERYTHING, DIE YOUNG, MERCY TIES, CASSUS, MODERN LOVE, YOUNG MOUNTAIN, LIE AFTER LIE, SHIZUNE, TIME TO HEAL, BIRDS IN ROW, SHIROKUMA, THE TIDAL SLEEP, ██████ / NIC, KHMER, ME PRETTY, RADOST STRADANJE, EAGLEHASLANDED, CAMP KOALA added / May 9th: Singapore’s emo punks TAPESTRY added / APPALACHIAN TERROR UNIT added / LA LUNA removed / not appearing.
3rd year of fastcore/ power violence/ HC punk/ sludge dedicated stage
friday 21st – NIKANDER + BRUTAL BLUES + WHORESNATION + CRIPPLED FOX EASTWOOD + ANTISOCIAL SKILLS + SLAVERY + COMMODORE 64
saturday 22nd – SICKMARK + ARNO DUEBEL + LOVE MACHINE + ANF + S.O.T.E. + UNYIELDING LOVE STREGESTI + ROSA PARKS + FYASCO + RISPOSTA + SMÍCH HYEN
thu __ OBELISK OF LIGHT /// POPRVÉ A ZA PENÍZE /// IZANASZ /// EINE STUNDE MERZBAUTEN /// M-N /// AVA: MOVING SPACES /// SSNURSSLA AND SUN DRUGS DJS /// JADRAN /// SELECTONE
fri ___ LEVITATIONS /// PRETTY HURTS /// LARS ENNSEN /// TOOTH DECAY /// DIE TUNNEL /// NEGATIVE SPACE /// CULT VALUES /// ÜBELL /// DJ WARREN MILK
sat ____ SKRYTÝ PŮVAB BYROKRACIE /// COUNT PORTMON /// PACINO /// VONT /// MOLLY /// BRUNNER TODESMARCH /// EVIDENCE SMRTI /// SMUTEČNÍ SLAVNOST /// LIONEL DIXIT /// WALK THE PLANK
sun ____ DĚTI DEŠTĚ /// OSWALDOVI /// PAREGORIK FEAT. NOBODY /// POVODÍ OHŘE /// POISONOUS FREQUENCIES /// ETTE ENAKA /// BÍLEJ KLUK /// CREEPDANCE C:LEAN WATER REVIVAL /// PRETTY OLD SOUND /// LEVÁKBOB /// BUGMEN /// 43°13′N 27°55′E DJ
folk/ punk: JONAH MATRANGA + THROW ME OFF THE BRIDGE + GIZ MEDIUM + GAB DE LA VEGA + PROTI VŠEM + AKUSTIK PÁSKA
hiphop: CACIB DORTMUND + KOLONA feat. EIA, JOHNYBEAT & ZERODRUM + PRESENTO + LEX + JOHNY NÁSILNÍK
workshops/ spoken word: GREG BENNICK + SHAC + VEGAN SPORT CLUB + SWEATSHOP WORKSHOP
UNDERDOGS’ TENT late night shows and parties – did you know the fluff crew run the venue in Prague!?
FANZINE LIBRARY our collection of fanzines plus the fanzine workshop
OPEN STAGE afternoon gigs of up and coming bands Fri, Sat, Sun
SVOBODA ZVIRAT catering, local animal rights org running all-vegan catering
there is no pre-sale! tickets are only available at the festival gate, the ticket sale starts on thursday afternoon/evening.
tickets for the fest are CZK1000, or CZK500 for a one-day pass. we accept euros.
Rokycany is a town located between Prague (Praha) and Pilsen (Plzeň) on the D5 motorway. the exit is called “Rokycany”.
the festival takes place on a small sports airfield just outside of town up the hill past the swimming pool.
share your car if you can! post on our facebook, etc. maybe you can help someone to get to fluff, thx.
BY TRAIN: trains from and to Prague leave every hour during the daytime. the train is by far the best connection by public transport.
Vaclav Havel Airport in Prague is the closest international airport, make your way from there to Prague’s main train station
to catch the train to Rokycany.
camping & parking is free of charge at the festival site.
the site is in separate zones: camping with cars, just camping/no cars and just parking/no tents
the campsite and fest site have chemical toilets and a simple washing station with tanks with drinking water
the local outdoor swimming pool is a 10min walk
open fires are not allowed in the camping area
please avoid metal and glass (small pieces are hard to find and clean up, thx)
check out the containers for recycling – yellow = plastic, blue = paper, green = glass
ask at the entrance gate for free trash bags
Previous announcements / most of the bands revealed months before the fest:
HYENA (Spain, emotive crust punk)
WALK THE PLANK (Washington, D.C, melodic hardcore / punk rock)
DOOM (UK, political crust punk)
CHOKEHOLD (Canada, vegan straight edge hardcore punk)
RUINED FAMILIES (Greece, emotional hardcore)
TEETHING (Spain, crusty grindcore)
RUTKA LASKIER (Czech Republic, emo hardcore)
APPALACHIAN TERROR UNIT (Virginia, USA, political crust hardcore)
PAST (Warsaw, Poland, post punk)
DESPITE EVERYTHING (Greece, melodic punk rock)
DIE YOUNG (Houston, Texas, metallic hardcore)
MERCY TIES (Seattle, screamo / neocrust hardcore)
CASSUS (UK, screamo)
MODERN LOVE (Norway, 80s hardcore punk)
YOUNG MOUNTAIN (Sweden, post rockish post hardcore)
LIE AFTER LIE (Poland, emo hardcore)
SHIZUNE (Italy, screamo)
TIME TO HEAL (Sweden, thrashy oldschool hardcore punk)
BIRDS IN ROW (France, emotional hardcores)
SHIROKUMA (Sweden, screamo)
██████ / NIC (Czech Republic, hardcore punk)
THE TIDAL SLEEP (Germany, melodic post hardcore)
KHMER (Spain, neocrust hardcore)
ME PRETTY (Caliufornia, post punk / rock)
RADOST STRADANJE (Serbia, grindy screamo)
CAMP KOALA (Budapest, Hungary, emotive indie post punk)
EAGLEHASLANDED (Russia, emoviolent screamo)
BURN (USA, NYHC 90s progressive hardcore legends)
CITY OF CATERPILLAR (USA, screamo hardcore icons)
SVFFER (Germany, crusty, epic metallic hardcore)
AMYGDALA (USA, ferocious hardcore)
VITAMIN X (The Netherlands, wild hardcore punk)
CREVASSE (Germany, crusty metallized d-beat hardcore)
WORST DAYS (USA, powerviolent chaotic hardcore)
WAKE OF HUMANITY (USA, vegan straight edge hardcore)
CHAVIRE (France, political, emotive post hardcore)
HEAVEN IN HER ARMS (Japan, epic post metallic screamo / post hardcore)
FINISTERRE (Germany, dark crust hardcore)
OPEN WOUNDS (The Netherlands, 80s hardcore influenced punk)
GERANIUM (France, dark crusty hardcore)
ACCIDENTE (Spain, melodic DIY punk rock)
NINE ELEVEN (France, concept filled political hardcore)
QUESTIONS (Brazil, classic hardcore)
CONSTRICT (Spain, metallic straight edge hardcore punk)
RACETRAITOR (USA, 90s political metallic hardcore)
VICIOUSxREALITY (Poland, straight edge youth crew hardcore punk)
RED APOLLO (Germany, sludgy post metal)
HEATSEEKER (Poland, fast hardcore punk)
SAFE AND SOUND (USA, vegan straight edge hardcore)
SICKMARK (Germany, powerviolence / grind hardcore)
WET THE ROPE (USA, political hardcore)
SECT (USA, vegan straight edge gloomy hardcore)
WOODWORK (France, political 90s hardcore)
SOLBRUD (Denmark, progressive black metal)
WILDERNESSKING (South Africa, progressive black metal)
SENDERO (Chile, vegan straight edge hardcore)
APPALACHIAN TERROR UNIT (USA, crusty anarcho d-beat hardcore)
TAPESTRY (Singapore, indie emo punks)
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