Baltic Circle Festival makes a kick start to the year 2011 and organizes a club evening May 13th at YK-klubi in Helsinki. Baltic Circle Club enriches the club culture in Helsinki by presenting new, international music stars in addition to stunning performance shows.
IIRIS by: Kristjan Lepp
The international guest artist of the evening is Estonian singer-songwriter Iris Vesik. With her captivating personal sound and energetic live performance IIRIS has been compared to Kate Bush and is now a rising star of Estonian electronic pop. IIRIS is working on a debut album that combines pop, rock, unique innovations, the synthetic and classical piano, electronic soundscapes and catchy pop melodies. Year 2010 IIRIS gave concerts in Finland, Turkey, Latvia and two performances at The International Music Business Market Popkomm. The winner of the public vote of Tallinn Music Week has performed also in the opening ceremony of European Capital of Culture, Tallinn 2011 -event.
Minä ja Ville Ahonen
Baltic Circle Club presents also a rising star of Finnish music, Minä ja Ville Ahonen. The band released their debut album Autumn 2010. It was praised by critics and got a lot of attention in the Finnish music circles and in the media. Songs composed by Ahonen and written together with Jussi Moila create a very beautiful and melancholic atmosphere that combines sometimes even cheerful dance beats. Minä ja Ville Ahonen crosses the boarders of music genres and manages to create texts that form into small plays.
Minä ja Ville Ahonen by: Hanna Käyhkö
Established by Niina Lehtonen-Braun, Mirka Raito and Tellervo Kalleinen, JOKAklubi is a sovereign perfomance group combining music, arts and performance. Their projects are breaking out from their interest to create surprising visuals into even more surprising situations. Their sharp humour is playing big part in the shows – touching absurd sides of human life. During THE ENDS performance at Baltic Circle Club audience has a change to create “the end credits of their life’s”.
JOKAklubi by: Maija Blåfield
Reality Research Center
At Baltic Circle Club Reality Research Center will carry out their Theft Project that explores the potential forms of aesthetic stealing. Unexpected situations can be expected!
BALTIC CIRCLE CLUB
Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu 21, Helsinki
Tickets: 12€, Presale: www.tiketti.fi