#C2C17: cheek to cheek

— 17th edition of Club To Club

CHEEK TO CHEEK IS THE 17TH EDITION OF CLUB TO CLUB, INTERNATIONAL AVANT-POP FESTIVAL

Leading Italian avant-pop Festival Club To Club returns with its seventeenth edition #C2C17: cheek to cheek, to be held in Turin, Italy from 1st to 7th November 2017, during the Contemporary Art Week, in synergy with a calendar of events that annually turns Italy’s most elegant and regal city into the European capital of contemporary culture for a week.

Featuring two additional days (seven instead of the usual five), the programme will unravel through surprising and unique locations, such as the newly renewed OGR Torino, the post-industrial pavilions of Lingotto and the majestic Palace of Venaria, and will host artists among the most important names in the international musical and creative scene.

Red Bull Music Academy reaffirms itself as a fundamental partner of this seventeenth edition. A truly essential global reference that has been working side by side with Club To Club for six years to promote and support the best creative expressions in the music field, RBMA will present this year as well a pool of amazing artists from all around the world: Laurel HaloManaGabber Eleganza performing The Hakke Show, SmerzYves TumorDemdike Stare and Kelly Lee Owens are just a few of the artists that will take over the RBMA Stage – which will be located inside Padiglione 2 (Pavilion 2) at Lingotto.
Also joining the lineup are two acts of ever-growing popularity as well as a cult label: Chicagoan dj and producer The Black Madonna, mysterious new Italian act Liberatoand DIY Italian imprint Artetetra.

 

The programme 

Wednesday 1st November // Palace of Venaria 

BILL KOULIGAS (INT) live
VISIBLE CLOAKS (US) live – Italian debut

Thursday 2nd November // OGR Torino

KAMASI WASHINGTON (US) live
POWELL (UK) & WOLFGANG TILLMANS (DE) live a/v – Italian debut exclusive
ARTETETRA (IT) live a/v

Friday 3rd November // Lingotto

Main Stage
NICOLAS JAAR (US/CL) live
ARCA (VE) & JESSE KANDA (UK) live a/v – Italian debut exclusive
BEN FROST (AU) live a/v
BONOBO (UK) live
THE BLACK MADONNA (US)
AMNESIA SCANNER (AS) live

Red Bull Music Academy Stage
DEMDIKE STARE (UK) live
JLIN (US) live
KELLY LEE OWENS (UK) live
LAUREL HALO (US) live
SHAPEDNOISE (IT) live
YVES TUMOR (US) live a/v

Saturday 4th November // OGR Torino

KRAFTWERK (DE) – Autobahn (1974) – Italian debut exclusive
KRAFTWERK (DE) – Radio-Activity (1975) – Italian debut exclusive

Saturday 4th November // Lingotto Main Stage

RICHIE HAWTIN CLOSE (CA) live a/v – Italian debut exclusive
JUNGLE (UK) live
LIBERATO (IT) live a/v
MURA MASA (UK) live – Italian exclusive

Red Bull Music Academy Stage
ACTRESS (UK) live
GABBER ELEGANZA (IT) performing The Hakke Show
JACQUES GREENE (CA) live
K A R Y Y N (SY/US) live – Italian debut exclusive
MANA (IT) live a/v – Italian debut exclusive
SMERZ (NO) live – Italian debut exclusive

Sunday 5th November // OGR Torino

KRAFTWERK (DE) – Trans Europe Express (1977) – Italian debut exclusive
KRAFTWERK (DE) – The Man-Machine (1978) – Italian debut exclusive

Monday 6th November // OGR Torino

KRAFTWERK (DE) – Computer World (1981) – Italian debut exclusive
KRAFTWERK (DE) – Techno Pop (1986) – Italian debut exclusive

Tuesday 7th November // OGR Torino

KRAFTWERK (DE) – The Mix (1991) – Italian debut exclusive
KRAFTWERK (DE) – Tour de France (2003) – Italian debut exclusive

 

As always, the festival is made possible by the invaluable contribution of prestigious institutional and private partners, all of whom enhance its very definition: Regione PiemonteCompagnia di San Paolo and Fondazione CRT this year will be paired by Main Partner Absolut – the iconic Swedish vodka brand that throughout the year, will reshape Italian nightlife under the innovative format #ABSOLUTNIGHTS; Audi, with whom Club To Club recently launched the new summer festival VIVA! in Valle d’Itria (Apulia) and Red Bull Music Academy, a truly essential global reference that has been working side by side with Club To Club for six years to promote and support the best creative expressions in the music field; also renewed are partnerships with Tuborg, Danish brand that supports quality live music, KLM, Official Carrier of the festival that will offer discounts to reach Turin thanks to initiatives such as Flying Blue and Global Meetings, and IED, Istituto Europeo di Design.
As always the festival will be preceded by a series of preview events that will touch down in Milan and Turin (look out for the the dance performance To be banned from Rome which debuts on 26th October Lavanderia a Vapore di Collegno, in collaboration with Torinodanza).

 

XPLOSIVA: INNOVATIVE PROJECTS & MUSIC CONSULTING

Since 2000, Xplosiva’s visionary spirit took us to devise projects and collaborate with important brands and prestigious cultural institutions, thus maximizing relationships amongst different languages and styles, and involving young Italian and European people who love new forms of creativity.

 

Our main challenge is to work with other subjects that share our vision, inspired by avant-garde and pop cultures.

XPLOSIVA: INNOVATIVE PROJECTS & MUSIC CONSULTING

Since 2000, Xplosiva’s visionary spirit took us to devise projects and collaborate with important brands and prestigious cultural institutions, thus maximizing relationships amongst different languages and styles, and involving young Italian and European people who love new forms of creativity.

 

Our main challenge is to work with other subjects that share our vision, inspired by avant-garde and pop cultures.