AMSTERDAM – BERLIN – CHICAGO

Friday 29 April – Wednesday 4 May

This year’s Doek festival will present bands and musicians who typify the flourishing improv scenes in Amsterdam, Berlin and Chicago. It will be an action packed six days with music, film and dance all over town. Put in it your diary, take a week off work, book your flights, do whatever you need to do – but be sure to come and join us!

This year’s groups:

THESE THINGS HAPPEN
Keefe Jackson tenor sax, Oscar Jan Hoogland piano, Joshua Abrams bass, Mikel Avery drums
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HYPERACTIVE KID
Philipp Gropper sax, Ronny Graupe guitar, Christian Lillinger drums
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MICHAEL MOORE BIGTET
Michael Moore alto sax – clarinet, Eric Boeren cornet, Wolter Wierbos trombone, Giuseppe Doronzo baritone sax, Jorrit Westerhof gitaar, Kaja Draksler piano, Arjen Gorter bass, Han Bennink drums
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WARELIS/GOVAERT/DEJOODE
Marta Warelis piano, Wilbert de Joode bass, Onno Govaert drums
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ANNETTE KREBS – KONSTRUKTION #2
Annette Krebs metals, strings, wood, various objects, microphones and pickups.
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JASON ROEBKE OCTET
Jason Stein bass clarinet, Greg Ward alto sax, Jeb Bishop trombone, Josh Berman cornet, Keefe Jackson tenor sax, Jason Roebke bass, Mike Reed drums
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CONSTELLATION 100
Eric Boeren cornet, Greg Ward alto sax, Jason Adasiewicz vibraphone, Wilbert de Joode bass, Mike Reed drums
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BISHOP, BORGHINI, DIKEMAN, DRAKSLER, LILLINGER
Jeb Bishop trombone, John Dikeman saxophone, Kaja Draksler piano, Antonio Borghini bass, Christian Lillinger drums
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HOOK, LINE & SINKER
Axel Dörner trumpet, Tobias Delius tenor sax, Tristan Honsinger cello, Antonio Borghini bass
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JOSHUA ABRAMS’ NATURAL INFORMATION SOCIETY
Lisa Alvarado harmonium, Josh Abrams guimbri – bass – celeste – clarinet – small harp – bells, Frank Rosaly drums, Mikel Avery drums
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JASPER STADHOUDERS’ POLYBAND
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OKAPI
Oscar Jan Hoogland electric clavichord – record players, Mola Sylla voice, Ibelisse Guardia Ferragutti stem – performance, Paul Koek intonarumori – sirens, Jochem van Tol paper – sirens Genevieve Murphy bagpipes – accordion Harpo ’t Hart analogue synthesizer, Jasper Stadhouders gitaar; Mei Yi gongs – bells, Frank Rosaly drums, John van Oostrum laptop – lights
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AMSTERDAM REAL BOOK BICYCLE TOUR
Curated by Jasper Stadhouders
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MONDAY MATCH
Curators Michael Schumacher, Jason Roebke
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Doek Festival 2016 is supported by the Amsterdam Fund for the Arts, Performing Arts Fund NL and the Prince Bernhard Culture Fund.