agharta



Agharta is the promoter and small booking agency from Lithuania devoted to adventurous contemporary music, active since 2009 till 2016. Please note! after June 2016 we stop organizing shows in Vilnius and Kaunas

Agharta:
organizes regular concerts for various kinds of  alternative, experimental music in different towns of Lithuania, mainly Vilnius and Kaunas, but also smaller towns like Kėdainiai, Jonava, Ukmergė. 
From the autumn 2015 we started doing events in Riga, Latvia. Since 2009  we had more than 200 artists and bands from more than 30 countries, including most of the Europe, Canada, USA, Peru, Mexico, Japan, Russia, Ukraine... 

arranges educational events, including sound-art workshops and lectures from performers. In the DIY spirit, we are curious and very interested in exploring – both how things work and how people think.
manages tours for local and foreign artists and bands
promotes Lithuanian experimental music artists and bands

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In 2016 we did shows for: Andrea Pensado, Holzkopf, LCDD, Sajjra, MAG, Sheep Got Waxed, Toms Aunins, Florian Walter, Achim Zepezauer, Juozas Milašius, Refusenik, Weld Mignon, Duke S., Muozik, Aerobica, Arma Agharta, kojos sopa, 6P3S, Patris Židelevičius, Will Mars.

In 2015 we did shows for:
Pierre Bastien, Puce Mary, Gnod, Maaaa, Don Vito, C-drik, Purgist, Awott, Adam Bohman & Tasos Stamou, Ensemble Economique, Mikko Savela, Olivia Neutron-John, Deafault, Zifferblatt, Upfall, Cutthroats, Pogrom, Vidinė Ramybė, McKaras, Re-drum, Noise Ladder, Big Debbie, Andris Indans, Vilkduja, LYS, Gana2, Atrac, Astma, S13, Darbo Džiaugsmai, Unheimliche, Hìldå, Antanas Dombrovskij, Toms Aunins, Dubna, Gailė Griciūtė, Orlandas Narušis, Arma Agharta, Dovydas Stalmokas, Antireality, Patris Židelevičius.

In 2014 we did shows for:
Sudden Infant. Natten, Batalj, Barberos, Umberto, Voyvoda, Staer, Kaseciarz, Alpha Strategy, Traps, Poino, Liudas Mockūnas, Onderstroom, Sic, Yumiko Yoshimoto, Any, C_C, Al doum & the faryds, Maan, Gas of Latvia, Oorchach, Obšrr, Los Turbos, Beyt Al tapes, Tiese, Arma & Refusenik, Sovijus, Plattetozti Noise Orkestra, Arma Agharta, Antireality, Gaute Granli, Core of the Coalman, Bruzgynai, Vyazkiy Sharab, Tasos Stamou, Miglaukas, Schelvis en de Pelvis, Faršas, Negative sex bed, Gailė Griciūtė, Patricia Kokett, S13, Flesh flash, Zifferblatt, Raguvos, cutthroats, Hassokk, Studio Maruko, Transactions, Audrius Ramuva, Donatas Tubutis, Mws, Groja Magas, Patris Židelevičius, Grįžulo ratai, QQ, ne_.

In 2013 we did shows for: 
Felix Kubin, Z'EV, Cut Hands, Buvette, Natten, Saigon!, Tonstartssbandht, Kodek, Asian Women On The Telephone, PAS/Brandstifter, Staer,  Driezhas, Jaakko Vanhala, Girnų Giesmės, Grunt., Talbot. Maaaa, Sala, Sovijus, Girių Dvasios, Oorchach, Pogrom, Vihr, Nüm Nüm, Danil Akimov, Alexander Markvart, Darius Čiūta, Gintas_K, Holzkopf & Botfly, Wouter Jaspers, Ivars Arutjujan and Edgars Rubenis, Jiku55, Dorcelsius, Lys, Flesh Flash, Public Enema,, Moon Disco, Assassid,  96wrld, Jikuuuuuuuuu, arma, Helved Rum, Los Heraldos Negros, Hassokk, Vidinė Ramybė, Bruzgynai, Obšrr,  Gana2, Tiese, S13, Forget me nots, Marburg,  Aerobica, Vdts, Working Hobo.


In 2012 we did shows for:
Nadja, Ni, Aspec(t), Buvette, Natten, Container, Girnų Giesmės, Oorchach, Alpha Strategy, Zack Kouns, Andrea Pensado, Jaras Ramunas, Stefano Ferrian, Simone Quatrana, Diskrepant, Btong, The Grand Astoria, By Haruo, Voyvoda, Crimes, Jonny Teardrop, Daina Dieva, Galm Quartet, Sovijus, Sebastian Wesman, Jelena Glazova, Angelanina, Vilkduja, Rumunija, Feine Trinkers Bei Pinkels Daheim, Scant Intone, The Picturesques Episodes, Moemlian, Umiko, Flesh Flash, Laser Poodle, Unicorn Hard-on, Killorgiveup, Lava Larva, Keira Is You, Bruzgynai, Arturas Bumšteinas, Dominykas Vyšniauskas, audio_z, vtol, Gana2, Patris, Lys, Lapot, Vrr, Tytia Mina Teremina, atrac, Skeldos, TCH, Left Hand Cuts Off The Right, Rokas Kašėta, Laisva Struktūra, Raimundas Eimontas, Spiral, Without Letters, Pichismo, Ingra Miller, Rose Staff, Kimberly Bianca, Zaizras X Kudirka, Outsider, 96wrld, Java Delle, Tiese, Archilear, Ersha, Devita, Company Fuck, Borovik Eralash, Sheep Got Waxed, Gražvydas Kardokas, Yranti Gazele, Lukas Petraitis, Betoniniai Triušiai. 


In 2011 we did shows for: 
Z‘EV, PAS, Tesa, 9 Horizon, Liberez, Ilia Belorukov, Laisva Struktūra, Pogrom, Body Cargo, Bruzgynai, Christien Galarreta, Lost Harbour, Raimundas Eimontas, Tobias Faar, C.J. Boyd, Patris, A_g, Lys, Vidinė Ramybė, Holzkopf, Benas Šarka, Antanas Dombrovksij, Lafidki, kIRk, Flesh Flash, Re-drum, Flesh Flash, Umiko Kotori, Edgars Rubenis, Tiese, Die 7.te Krawallerie, Oorchach, Left Hand Cuts Off The Right, Pogrom, Branduolinis Aš, The Ceramic Hobs, Massive Ejaculation, Rajfajh, Pichismo, Woodpecker Wooliams, Golden Cup, Cikados, Okean Ognya, Sala, Alkis Įšalusiai Aušrai, Arma Nada, d.n.s., Girnų Giesmės, Manifesto, Rovar 17, Ganzer Maschine, Lys, Jaras Ramunas & band, In Embero, Delchia, Serdnation, Surdr, Volksmorg, Zack Kouns, Rory Hinchey.



Collecting data for 2010 - 2009

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More about the main events: 



SPEIGAS festival - (eng. "Frost") the main event, which was started in 2010 and finished on 2015. It took part each February in Vilnius and Kaunas. The festival is quite dynamic type - mixing genres, changing spaces, but it's mostly  about rough experimental and noise music. Format: concerts, lectures and workshops.

SOTU festival Lithuania -  ("sounds of the underground") joint festival with Amsterdams' SOTU. This is the first international collaboration and the inaugural edition of this festival took part in September 2014. It included alternative and experimental music concerts, lectures and workshops. Events held in Vilnius, Kaunas, Ukmergė and Jonava.

  

Outermost - is the series of concerts held in Kirtimai culture house in Vilnius. The idea is to present cross genre music in the furthest venue of the city. Four editions took place during the year 2014.



Meno trikampis - ("eng. "art triangle") is the art project central Lithuania. Started in 2012, and continued in 2014. Ukmergė, Jonava, Kėdainiai - these three towns are in geographical triangle, and the idea is about cultural collaboration between these towns in forms of exhibitions, concerts and workshops. Information about the events can be found here and here.



Sūpynės festival - the annual summer open-air festival held in beautiful Lithuanian woods. Agharta had a showcase there, presenting experimental music in a broad way. Here's the showcase program: 20142013.

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