Italy’s Ortigia Sound System Festival returns to Uniseco World Heritage site Ortigia with James Holden & The Animal Spirits, Erlend Øye, Omar Souleyman, Kamaal Williams, Call Super, Bad Gyal & many more.
Taking place from the 25th to the 29th July in Ortigia island, Sicily, OSS celebrates in 2018 its fifth edition. The rhythms of the Mediterranean tradition and the contemporary trends in electronic music will meet again for 5 days and 5 nights through live acts, DJ sets, boat parties, talks and more.
Together with Castello Maniace, the Templar age Old Market, the KM 0 green area and the festival’s headquarters, this year Ortigia Sound System expands with a new venue: the ancient Cloister of the former San Francesco d’Assisi convent.
From Syria to Canada, from Tunisia to Portugal, a world tour to discover electronic music and its thousand genres, in the true style of Ortigia Sound System.
Acts include James Holden & The Animal Spirits Erlend Øye (Special Project), Omar Souleyman, Kamaal Williams, Call Super, Bad Gyal, Flohio, Dan Shake, Or:la, Mafalda (Italian Debut), Deena Abdelwahed (Italian Debut), Bwana (Whities Showcase), Tasker (Whities Showcase), Mystic Jungle (Napoli Sound – Italian Debut), Nu Guinea (Napoli Sound – Italian Debut), Filippo Zenna (Napoli Sound – Italian Debut).