OPEN AIR FESTIVAL LOVE PLANET - PRAGUE
WHEN: 11th – 12th of August, 2006
WHERE: Czech republic, Prague, Výstaviště, Praha 7
This year’s Love Planet Festival, visited by more than 18 000 people last year, will take place on Prague’s exhibition area (Výstaviště, Praha 7) during Friday and Saturday, August 11th – 12th. The organizers - Interkoncerts/Live Nation and D Smack U Promotion - will have three stages build on the spot.
Main foreign headliners of the festival (to name a few) will be British legend Pet Shop Boys, the popular Scottish duo Franz Ferdinand, legendary American industrial metal band Ministry, British I am X (loved by the public), hip-hop star Ice T with Body Count (USA), The Rasmus (Fin) or entretaining Art Brut. Also Hooverphonic, Loonaloop, and many others will perform at Love Planet. Unfortunately, Finnish band Him cancelled their performance due to an unexpected personal circumstance. They appologize to their fans and festival organizers.
David Urban form the organizing D Smack U agency told us: „For Love Planet festival we tried to choose relevant projects which recently either released new album or are about to do so.“
Pet Shop Boys release their new album Fundamental few days ago. Also I am X (whose singer Chris Corner used to play with Sneaker Pimps)have brand new album The Alternative. Ministry released their last album Rio Grand Blood in April and Boudy Count feat. Ice T are about to please their fans with new album Murder 4 Hire, coming out in summer. Franz Ferdinand released last album You Could Have It So Much Better in autumn and are currently working on a new one.
Main foreign DJ stars will include: Dave Seaman (UK), Hernan Cattaneo (UK), Satoshi Tomiie (Jap).
Czech scene will be represented by some of the main Czech bands and DJ’s - Clou, Gaia Mesiah, Priessnitz, Vypsaná fixa and DJ’s Loutka, Tráva, and others…
„We are expecting more visitors this year, therefore the festival will have bigger tent and parking area. Comfort of our visitors is our priority.“ said the festival coordinator Jana Heřmánková.
It is possible to buy two day ticket for 695,- CZK (about 23Euro) before May 31st. From 1st of June the ticket will cost 895,- CZK about 30Euro). Two day ticket on the gate will cost 995,- CZK (about 33Euro).
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