The fourth R:EVOL:UTION festival will take place between May 31st - June 2nd, in the charming Romanian city Timișoara, reuniting people through their favorite music and experiences. After the previous edition gathered more than 20 000 people from all over Europe at Muzeul Satului Banatean, R:EVOL:UTION festival is more than determined to continue a 3 day and 3 night concept of festival program. For the total of 10 program locations, festival is proud to present you our steamy hot line up, with over 30 artists for 2018 edition.
Gogol Bordello, Madonna’s favorite gypsy-punk-rock sensation, is coming, straight from Manhattan! Not all seekers will be finders, but this is the right moment to start wearing purple, be a wonderlust king, plan your American wedding, and the sun will always be on your side. The spirit of Africa will be brought to you by the exceptional Kuenta i Tambu, and New Zealand’s best of the best will be present Timișoara by already well known Graham Candy.
The epitome of independent music Dub FX, will join forces with Gogol Bordello on a main stage. After endless street performances all over the world, people captured his art form on their phones and posted it all over social media, resulting in viral videos that catapulted Dub FX into a brand new type of success, that didn’t yet exist.
On of the most popular DJs nowadays, Wilkinson (DJ set), will bring his colossal hit 'Afterglow' to the main stage of R:EVOL:UTION festival. The handful of the greatest hits wouldn’t be complete without the best hitmakers from Russia, Filatov & Karas, creators of tunes and remixes such as 'Don’t Be So Shy,' 'Time Won’t Wait for Us,' 'Tell It to My Heart' and 'Wide awake,' that have more than 100 million views on YouTube.
Hardstep, dubstep, neurofunk and breakbeat will make your feet dance all night. A furious combination of drum and bass and rock The Qemists (DJ set), united with French duo Iphaze and brightest rising star Pythius, and outstanding performer Zardonic will blow your mind and bring you whole a new perspective on music.
For lovers of electronic music, Electric Apex will have pleasure to host one of the giants of Romanian techno DJing, Raresh. For more than a decade he is in the epicenter of local electronic music, alongside his partners Petre Inspirescu and Rhadoo. After at the last edition and one of the greatest sets, Barac and Gescu are coming back. Besides the strong domestic line-up, Ion Ludwig will enchant us with his live set. Uncompromising attitude and, above all, the courage to constantly change will be brought to Electric Apex by Priku’s new and amazing project, Atipic live. Bucharest veteran Cap will also take the decks, for the first time at the festival. Electric Apex will also host prodigious locals Robert Apertei and VLF.
For the worshipers of riffs and a stronger sound, R:EVOL:UTION festival proudly presents psychedelic / heavy rock band from Greece, 1000 Mods. Stoner, heavy rock, metal, hardcore, punk, trash core, progressive and black metal are just some of the many “hard’n’heavy” genres that will be presented at Xtreme Zone. From Armageddon to Words that Burn, visitors will have the unique opportunity to enjoy bands like Avven, Bombarder, Dishumanity, Dordeduh, Downstroy, Fast As We Go Far, Groteska, Hill, Nemesis, Satori Junk, Sputnik, The Hellfreaks, The Moon And The Nightspirit, Transceatla, Trash Union, Umbra, Wolfram.