Alicia Edelweiss

Alicia Edelweiss by Franz Reiterer

Alicia Edelweiss is an Austro-British singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, actress and visual artist based in Vienna. She started her musical career as a teenage street musician without money, hitch-hiking all over Europe for two years. Now you could try to describe her music as … read more »

Alma

Alma have fitted traditional folk music in some modern clothes, yet without dressing it up as something it isn’t: Julia Lacherstorfer, Matteo Haitzmann, Marlene Lacherstorfer, Evelyn Mair and Marie-Theres Stickler play the violin, the double bass and the accordion, they sing and … read more »

Alpine Dweller

alpinedweller by alpinedweller

Alpine Dweller has been playing concerts since 2015 and evolved from busking to grand stages. Concerts in Egypt and Scandinavia, Turkey and India are just examples of their international concert experiences. Collaborations with many musicians widened their horizons and inspired their improvising … read more »

AVEC

AVEC (c) Kidizin Sane, 2018

AVEC appeared seemingly out of nowhere in 2015. With the release of her debut EP “Heartbeats”, the young Upper Austrian has bridged the gap between writing heartfelt lyrics and experimenting with textural sounds. Distancing herself from negative life experiences, AVEC simultaneously shared her own … read more »

Buntspecht

Buntspecht (c) Mona Steinmetzer

Buntspecht consists of six musicians from Vienna, writing playful lyrics for mature adults – and for adults that never grew up. Buntspecht’s concerts can aptly be described as a musical stroke of luck. Neither head, belly, nor feet can escape the rousing … read more »

Dave McKendry

Dave McKendry by Elija Kulmer

Irish singer/songwriter Dave McKendry found his new home in Vienna, Austria a few years ago, after giving away his instruments and pushing off on a bike around Europe. It wasn’t long until finding an old guitar in a dusty corner of Spain … read more »

Diatonische Expeditionen

Diatonische Expeditionen by Dora Neubacher

Consisting of students and graduates of the two classes for Styrian harmonica at Bruckneruni Linz and Musikhochschule München, this is an ensemble in different instrumentations. The goal is to break new ground on the Styrian harmonica – in artistic pedagogical training, in … read more »

Federspiel

Federspiel

Federspiel is a band on a mission to liberate Austrian folk music from its dusty image and give it a modern edge and a fresh start which appeals to all ages. In 2004 seven young musicians from Vienna and the Lower Austrian … read more »

Felix Kramer

Felix Kramer © Phat Penguin Records

Felix Kramer is a Viennese songwriter from Ottakring, a Viennese district known for its Heuriger taverns and its brewery. He plays on the dark strings of life and sings heart-wrenching songs of heartbreak and abandonment. His debut album Wahrnehmungssache (“matter of perception”) … read more »

folkshilfe

folkshilfe by Ingo Pertramer

“Hau di her!” folkshilfe have been part of the inventory of the German-language music landscape for years and with their hits “Mir laungts”, “Seit a poa Tog” and “Simone” their unmistakable style is known even in the remotest corners. The new year folkshilfe … read more »