What not to miss at the Donauinselfest 2018 – vienna würstelstand

What not to miss at the Donauinselfest 2018

June 20, 2018

What not to miss at
the Donauinselfest 2018

June 20, 2018

Vienna Würstelstand's says

The infamous free festival on Vienna’s island is back in 2018 with a bunch of music acts that are worthwhile braving the sweaty crowds and mayhem for.

Here are 15 music acts that we suggest you catch at this year’s Donauinselfest. Plus, to find your way around the island to the different stages, check out the map, here.

 

Day one: Friday, June 22

 

Thorsteinn Einarsson

Where: Wienenergie / Hitradio Ö3 Fest Insel & Festbühne
When: FRI, June 22, 5.20pm

Sounds like: a heartthrob, tripping guitar strings, a tune to make love to slowly, boy band, fairy floss, sad songs, luuurrrrrv

 

Yasmo & die Klangkantine

Where: Radio FM4 / Planet.tt insel stage
When: FRI, June 22, 7.25pm

Sounds like: smooth, like a bath in milk and honey, Jazzy, a little pinch of Funk

 

Mavi Phoenix

Where: Radio FM4 / Planet.tt insel stage
When: FRI, June 22, 9:35pm

Sounds like: something to dance barefoot to, bouncy and beautiful, Electronic, music to jump on your bed to

 

Wanda

Where: Wienenergie / Hitradio Ö3 Fest Insel & Festbühne
When: FRI, June 22, 10:30pm

Sounds like: Poppety-pop-pop, fun and kinky, like a light brown suede jacket, like a question worth answering, indie Pop, a boy band with cheek

 

Wiener Blond & das Original Wiener Salonensemble

Where: Ö1 Kulturinsel & Kulturzeit
When: FRI, June 22, 9:30pm

Sounds like: something to watch clouds to, like the waves of the ocean, thick Viennese dialect, calms the heart and heightens the mind

 

I’m a Sloth

Where: Arbeitsweltinsel GÖD/ BAWAG stage
When: FRI, June 22, 5pm

Sounds like: intense, music to get hot and sweaty to, moshpitting and head banging chaos, messy, like the end of the world, like you’re high as a kite on some kind of illicit drug

 

Alle Farben

Where: Wienenergie / Hitradio Ö3 Fest Insel & Festbühne
When: FRI, June 22, 7:40pm

Sounds like: like summer, feel good music for good times, shots-shots-shots-shots, music to jump around to

 

 

Day two: Saturday, June 23

 

MYNTH

Where: Eutopia DJ / VJ insel stage
When: FRI, June 23, 11pm

Sounds like: Synth-y, a little weird, Electronic, dreamy, Stranger Things kind of sounds shoved in there, high-pitched vocals, piercing through your eardrums

 

Ernst Molden & Band

Where: Ö1 Kulturinsel & Kulturzeit
When: SAT, June 23, 9pm

Sounds like: the sounds of a Viennese beisl, Wienerlied, Leonard Cohen, cheeky Singer/ Songwriter tunes, strumming guitar strings

 

Voodoo Jürgens & Haberer (with Ernst Molden, Nino aus Wien, Kathi Trenk)

Where: Radio FM4 / Planet.tt Insel stage
When: SAT, June 23, 5:55pm

Sounds like: like something from the past, distinctive vocals, like a guy with attitude, the sounds of a Viennese Beisl, Wiener Lieder

 

YUNGBLUD

Where: Radio FM4 / Planet.tt insel stage
When: SAT, June 23, 5:55pm

Sounds like: British, relentlessly socially conscious lyrics, genre-bending, something to go drinking to

 

 

Day three: Sunday

 

Granada

Where: Radio FM4 / Planet.tt insel stage
When: SUN, June 24, 9:10pm

Sounds like: guitar riffs and drumming beats to carry you away, like you’re running through a field of corn, indie Rock Pop, fit for some mosh pit craziness

 

Portugal. The Man

Where: Radio FM4 / Planet.tt insel stage
When: SUN, June 24, 10:40pm

Sounds like: Indie Rock-Pop, music you can move your feet to, stuff to lick your lips to, a driving song, funkin’ out, a bitty-bit of bass

 

Möwe

Where: ÖBB / Viva Austria Electronic stage
When: SUN, June 24, 7:30pm

Sounds like: like being on a holiday, music that carries you away, inspiring stuff, Electronic with banging vocals

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