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The pop music festival m4music has confirmed the first acts in the form of Brian Fallon
& The Crowes, William Fitzsimmons, Dodo and Kadebostany. The 19th edition will be staged on Thursday, 14 April through to Saturday, 16 April 2016 in the Swiss
cities of Zurich and Lausanne. Early-bird tickets are now available.
The m4music team is delighted to announce the first international and domestic highlights as well as new discoveries for the 2016 festival: Brian Fallon, lead singer and guitarist of the US rock band The Gaslight Anthem, is releasing his first solo album this spring and is coming to Zurich with his band The Crowes. William Fitzsimmons is a melancholic singer-songwriter. The Boxer Rebellion
from London play a range of rock anthems. Clever texts and danceable urban beats are the hallmark of The Lytics. More hip-hop comes from German rapper Chefket and the Hamburg-based alternative rappers known as Neonschwarz. Pop songs can be heard from OK Kid and the young multi-instrumentalist L'aupaire.
acts in the festival line-up include the current chart-topper Dodo together with Kadebostany, a popular band from the French-speaking part of the country. The latest newcomers Faber and Serafyn are waiting to be discovered. Electric artist Pablo
Nouvelle and krautrock duo Klaus Johann Grobe have also released their music in the UK. Zurich is represented by the violin/drums duo Egopusher and the Len Sander sextet. Flex Fab, the winner of the 2015 Demo of the Year, from Neuchâtel will also appear. Ali & LCone from the Swiss
rap scene will be performing new beats and rhymes.
Early-bird tickets (two-day passes) are available now for CHF 79 instead of CHF 89 from www.starticket.ch or the usual ticket offices.
The full programme will be released at the beginning of February 2016, from when accreditations will also be accepted.
m4music is the most important club and conference festival for indie music in Switzerland. It is staged mainly in Zurich, with the opening night in Lausanne. It has a strong focus on new talent. m4music offers visitors a unique club festival atmosphere, featuring five live stages in and outside the beautiful Schiffbau complex and the club Exil. Over 850 people from the domestic and international music industry joined with 6,600 music fans at the festival in 2015. M4music was devised by the private culture promoter, the Migros Culture Percentage. To find out more, visit www.m4music.ch.