30 Nov 2013 19:30 - 03:00
Made in Prague: CS Party with Midi Lidi, Lavagance and Puding Pani Elvisovej
The Czech Centre London in cooperation with Pishter Ltd and Staropramen are proud to present an exclusive concert of award-winning Czech electro-pop band Midi Lidi taking place on Saturday November 30th 2013 at the 229 Venue as part of the Made in Prague Film and Music Festival. After a hugely successful performance at the Pulse Festival in Richmix, Midi Lidi return to London with their latest album Operace Kindigo!; a catchy optimistic record reflecting the band´s euphoria for upbeat electro pop. The evening concerts will also feature Slovak rock band Lavagance and Slovak ska band Puding Pani Elvisovej as well as DJ music after the live performances. Czech Centre presents a SPECIAL OFFER: buy one ticket and get another one half price on the door. Offer applies to tickets bought in presale and on the door. http://www.pishter.com
Main stage: MIDI LIDI, LAVAGANCE, PUDING PANI ELVISOVEJ
MARGITA A BESNÁ / Ema DJ set/
CHARLOTTE MICHELLE 11TH & ALEX KLEVE /Jaded/
Tickets: £15 presale at www.pishter.com / £20 on the door
SPECIAL OFFER: BRING YOUR FRIENDS TO MIDI LIDI - BUY ONE TICKET TO THE
CONCERT AND GET ANOTHER ONE HALF PRICE ON THE DOOR.
applies to tickets bought in presale and on the door.
ABOUT MIDI LIDI:
Electro-pop band „Midi Lidi“ was formed in 2006 by filmmaker and musician Petr Marek (vocals, electronics, keyboards), Marketa Lisa (vocals, electronics, keyboards, saxophone), Prokop Holoubek (vocals, drums, keyboards, clarinet, guitar) and three visual artists Filip Cenek, Magdalena Hruba and Jan Sramek. Their first album Waiting for Robot was nominated for the Czech 2007 Grammy equivalent „Andel“, as was their second album Hastrmans, Tatrmans and Bubáks. Midi Lidi's third release „Operace "Kindigo!" was released in the autumn of 2011 and was nominated for the „Apollo“ music award. Since the founding of the band, Midi Lidi have played hundreds of concerts in the Czech Republic and abroad. All current band members are actively involved and respected in various arts within their own country and abroad as filmmakers, actors, heatre artists, promoters, visual artists and graphic designers.
Midi Lidi are highly acclaimed for their film soundtracks: their music for the films "Protektor" (dir. Marek Najbrt) and Polski film" (d. Marek Najbrt) was awarded the prestigious „Czech Lion“ film award. In 2010 the band also penned music to the critically acclaimed documentary film „Czech Peace“ (dir. Vit Klusak and Filip Remunda) and was awarded for this soundtrack by Czech Film Critics Award.
PART OF MADE IN PRAGUE: CZECH-O-SLOVAK MUSIC SERIES
Organised in partnership with Pishter.Ltd
Supported by Staropramen
7.30 PM; 229 Venue, 229 Great Portland Street, London W1W 5PN
30 Nov 2013 19:30 - 03:00
Czech Center is a coorganizer of the event