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Cult Croatian concert venue celebrating 20th birthday

New refurbished Tvornica Kulture

Zagreb, 26 September 2019 – Cult Croatian concert venue – Tvornica Kulture (Culture Factory) in Zagreb celebrates its 20th birthday. 

Tvornica Kulture opened in September 1999 as place for new ideas and movements ranging from theatre & dance performances to movie screenings and concerts. The venue quickly turned into a popular spot for artists on the Zagreb scene. 

Although over the years it has become known mostly for concerts and music events, it has hosted a lot of theatre performances, fairs, quizzes, conferences, commercials and other events. 

Tvornica Kulture has hosted more than 600 different performers and more than 2,000 events with 1.5 million visitors to the club until now. 

Some famous names to grace the stage at Tvornica Kulture over the last 20 years include Patti Smith, Noel Gallagher, Davida Byrn, John Lydon, Mick Jones, John Cale, Jane Birkin, Joe Satriani, Jessie Ware, Femija Kutija, Roisin Murphy, Ryana Adams, Macy Gray, DJ Shadow, Courtney Barnett, Kurta Vile, Tom Odell, as well as groups like Slayer, Faithless, Offspring, Eagles Of Death Metal, Fun Lovin Criminals, Editors, White Lies, Morcheeba, Mastodon, Down, Death Grips, Fleet Foxes, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, The Gaslight Anthem, Dropkick Murphys, Apocalyptica, Sepultura, Human League, M83, Groove Armada, Warpaint, Ministry, Machine Head, Enter Shikari, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Rollins Band, Buena Vista Social Club. 

Ester Segarra

When it comes to local artists, popular names like Josipa Lisac, Arsen Dedić, Hladno pivo, Darko Rundek, Urban, Leta 3, Elemental, Vojka V, Jura Stubić, Zoran Predin, Goran Bare & Majke, Kojoti, and Pips Chips & Videoclips have all played at the venue.

LET3 at Tvornica (Photo: Filip Busic)

The 20-year celebration starts tonight with a concert from Moroccan singer Hindi Zahra and continues in December with concerts from Kawasaki 3P, Let3, Kojoti, Repetitor, My Baby, Urban & 4, U pol’ 9 kod Sabe, Brand New Heavies, Jura Stublić & Film, Psihomodo Pop, At The Gates, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Acid Arab, De Staat, 30Zona, Retfatlanta & Numero, Mark Lanegan and Olafur Arnalds.

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