This weekend presents the opportunity to indulge in two full days of vintage culture, music and custom motorcycles in an old power plant in Rummelsburg. This year marks the third anniversary of the Pure & Crafted festival, a family-friendly show with a promising line up. Check out some of the highlights:
American indie rock staple Interpol will headline Saturday night. The band will perform Turn on the Bright Lights for it’s 15th anniversary, so there’s a chance for us to scream out those lyrics together.
Performing Saturday, 26.08 at 20:30
Seattle-based Car Seat Headrest has been known to resurrect teenage memories. For the past six years, Will Toledo has self-released lo-fi, wordy garage rock. 2016’s Teens of Denial speaks to his long-term lo-fi fan base as well as the newer ones who prefer to indulge in something more conventional.
Performing Saturday, 26.08 at 19:00
Garage pop duo Gurr hails from Berlin, but brings a sound from the faraway west coast, USA. The babes have recently gained some steam and are known to summon up lively audiences. Catch all three on Saturday at the main stage.
Performing Saturday, 26.08 at 15:00
German indie-pop crooners KYTES are sure to capture Two Door Cinema Club-addicts, if they haven’t already. Catch them on Sunday at the main stage.
Performing Sunday, 27.08 at 21:00
Pure and Crafted festival runs Saturday, 26.08 to Sunday, 27.08
Altes Kraftwerk Rummelsburg
Rummelsburger Landstraße 2-12, 12459 Berlin, Germany
Colette is a freelance writer based in Berlin. She likes Turkish psych rock, wandering, data sculptures, and white sauce. For more Colette, visit here.