Focus Acts 2018

AVEC © Kidizin Sane

International springboard: ANKATHIE KOI, AVEC, CARI CARI, HI5, MANU DELAGO and SHAKE STEW receive funding as this years FOCUS ACTS. For the fourth time now, Austrian Music Export and the Austrian Federal Chancellery award the FOCUS ACTS grants. Six domestic acts who … read more »

Lukas Kranzelbinder

Lukas Kranzelbinder (c) Severin Koller

Lukas Kranzelbinder, born in Klagenfurt in 1988, is a bassist living in Vienna. Despite his tender years, Kranzelbinder has already established himself as one of the most active and versatile bassists of the young Austrian music scene. His main band in recent years … read more »

Shake Stew

Photo of Shake Stew (c) Severin Koller

Shake Stew has been hailed as Austria’s flagship jazz project, and not without reason. Bassist Lukas Kranzelbinder and his troupe, consisting of the top class musicians Mario Rom (trumpet), Johannes Schleiermacher (tenor saxophone), Astrid Wiesinger (alto saxophone), Oliver Potratz (bass), Niki Dolp and … read more »