ON FRIDAY THE 24th OF AUGUST AND SATURDAY THE 25th OF AUGUST, it’s time for the annual Octopode Festival – a free musical open air, combining different musical styles and promoting local anchors for international acts. The Friday night will be focused on rock and metal, while reggae, ska and afrobeat will be on the menu for the Saturday.
Legendary Finnish band Ensiferum is one of the main attractions, as well as Samael and AqME, who will rock the main stage on Friday night. On Saturday, Alborosie & Shengen Clan and The Skatalites, some of the most renowned contemporary reggae artists , shall give the night a groovy feeling. Max Livio completes the main stage line-up.
Local artists will be featured on both nights, with bands such as Bak XIII, Killing Volts, The Mudcats, Kalakuti Orkestra and Roy Ellis & Cosmic Shuffling.
The festival will also feature graffiti artists, local food and drinks. The festival is free and opened to everybody.
24th and 25th of August
Rue de la Campagne-Charnaux, 1217 Meyrin.