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Metroland, OMD, Haven 17, … to play at Düsseldorf’s ELECTRI_CITY Conference in October

Belgium’s electro act Metroland has been invited to play at the upcoming ELECTRI_CITY Conference, a 3-day event which takes place in Düsseldorf (Germany) from 29. to 31. October 2015. The band will be playing live on 31. October at 10:30 PM.

The agenda of the 3-day event is divided in 2 parts: The academic symposium and the cultural conference.

The academic symposium will be organized by SSC/New Fall Festival and takes place on Thursday and Friday morning at the NRW-Forum Düsseldorf. The curators of this scientific colloquium are Dr. Uwe Schütte (Aston University, Birmingham) and Dr. Enno Stahl (Heinrich-Heine-Institut, Düsseldorf).

The cultural conference is curated by the author and musician Rüdiger Esch and is organized by Düsseldorf Congress Sport & Event GmbH. It takes place at the CCD Congress Center Düsseldorf on Friday afternoon and Saturday. Additionally, there will be evening events at zakk.

You can expect lectures, discussions, concerts and Dj-Gigs. The following guests have confirmed their attendance: Andy McCluskey (OMD), Peter Hook (Joy Division/New Order), Daniel Miller (Mute Rec.). Performing next to Metroland will be Heaven 17, cofounder Michael Rother, as well as Sascha Ring with his project Apparat, BAR, and so on.

Here’s a video trailer for the event: