Björk, Ben Howard & George Clinton announced for Wilderness 2015

Wilderness festival's fifth season awaits us this year, proving their ambition to reignite the arts with the lineup announcement. Rare and innovative musician Björk will attend as one of 2015s headliners with Wilderness expressing how blessed they are to host such an inspiring atrist:

"A true original, the breadth and richness of her art is breath-taking. She opens her heart in the name of art."

With the release of Vulnicura in January and her international portfolio of breathtaking performances, crowds at the main stage will be sure not the forget Wilderness 2015.


Joining Björk this year will be the wonderful folk singer-songwriter Ben Howard and R&B revolutionary George Clinton, Parliament & Funkadelic performing Return to the Mothership.

Other acts appearing are: Roisin Murphy, Nick Mulvey, Nils Frahm, Caravan Palace, Hercules & Love Affair, Brandt Bauer Frick Ensemble, Benjamin Clementine, Ibibio Sound Machine, Will & The People, The Travelling Folk Barn with Front Room Songs, Woodburner Music, Two for Joy, The Local & The English Folk Dance & Song Society, The Wilderness Orchestra, Karaorchestra, The Wilderness Choir, plus many more.

Björk set for exclusive Berlin Festival show

BjorkOn 6th and 7th September, Berlin Festival will once again take take over the historic Tempelhof Airport and the organisers are now thrilled to reveal that this year's edition will see Icelandic pop icon Björk headline the festival on Saturday! The exceptional artist has been crossing genre boundaries with albums such as DebutHomogenic or Vespertine, and keeps on influencing myriads of acts across the globe. With her current, app-based album, Biophilia, Björk, once again, proved to be one of the true pioneers of pop music. At Tempelhof Airport, she will play her only show in Germany as well as the final concert of her Biophilia tour.

With Oddfellows, Tomahawk will release their first album in seven years. Alternative rock sounds galore will spread across the airfield on Friday. DJ Shadow, the man who released the first album solely based on samples, has also been added to the line-up. He will get behind the decks at Club Xberg on Friday. Delphic took their electro pop sound to the next level with their sophomore album, Collections, which they will perform at Tempelhof Airport on Saturday. 

AlunaGeorge will take to the stage with their their debut album, Body Music, on Friday putting forward a sound that mixes 2Step, R&B and pop. Irish folk band Villagers will play songs off their second album, Awayland the same day then on Saturday there will be a special show from Die Orsons, who caused a stir with their track Horst & Monika at the German Bundesvision Song Contest last year.

We're also adding to Club THF's line-up with the Berlin-based DJ duo Tale Of Us supporting Ellen Allien on Saturday. With his debut EP, DJ and producer Ben Pearce from Manchester reached number one on the Deep House Charts. On Friday, he'll join John Talabot behind the DJ booth at Club THF.

Björk is out of the Sound


Björk released her Biophilia album last October and started her world tour this year. The tour took off very successfully, but after many sold-out shows she had to cancel two concerts in Buenos Aires and also her Sónar São Paulo gig due to medical advice. Doctors found a polyp, affecting the singer’s vocal chords.

In April we were still hoping for good news, since on her Facebook page Björk reported getting better and better, also expressing her hope to make up for the cancelled shows” – said Zoltán Fülöp, main organizer of Heineken Balaton Sound.

But today the bad piece of news has been confirmed: Björk cancelled the Balaton gig.

„We all hope she will get better soon and then we can make up for the cancelled show. With just 10 weeks to go till the festival our colleagues are working hard to find a replacement for this year’s Sunday headliner act, so we hope to come up with good news within a few days” – said Norbert Lobenwein, co-organizer of Heineken Balaton Sound.

Björk cancelled for this years Sonar São Paulo

BjorkAfter medical studies performed, Bjork's specialist doctor advised her immediate rest of her voice due to an  inflamed nodule. Following Björk having to cancel two shows in Argentina when this condition emerged, it is on doctors advice, too soon to try and sing again, as this could bring a permanent damage to her voice. Even though Björk wants to perform, she won't be able to continue with the show.

We wish Björk a quick and full recovery to continue enjoying her talent soon.

BJÖRK confirmed as first headline act for Heineken Open’er Festival 2012

Her appearance at Open’er is the first festival performance to be announced for 2012 anywhere in the world and is sure to be another very special moment for the festival. Taking place from the 4th to the 7th July 2012 at Kosakowo Airfield, Gdynia, Björk will perform to over 60,000 festival goers and will be a highlight of what promises to be a stellar year for Open’er.  

BjorkOn her new album, Icelandic singer-composer-producer-sound-fetishist Björk moves deeper into the sonic abyss of her own creation, a so-called secret place that with each passing release seems to crystallize her aesthetic even further. An hourlong work that twinkles and shimmers, “Biophilia,” her seventh release, continues to explore a universe she's built from scratch. If you're even vaguely familiar with the singer over the last two decades, you know what you'll be getting in a new Björk full-length — at least musically: expansive electronic/acoustic structures that move in Frank Gehry-esque swoops as digital shards of rhythms and pretty sounds fly through your ears.

Mikolaj Ziolkowski, Alter Art commented: “We are starting a new decade of Open’er Festival and we have started it just as we dreamed it – with a performance from an artist that is exquisite, unique and truly one-of-a-kind. An artist that uncloses and transgresses searches and inspires.  An artist that is charismatic and daring. We are proud and honoured to be the first to announce an artist that is going to be a major feature of the 2012 global festival scene.  An artist, a revolutionnaire – Björk to headline Open’er 2012!”

Ticket Information

Early bird tickets for Klub Alter Art Members available until 30th of November 11:59 pm:

4 Day ticket (4.07-7.07.2012) – 340 PLN / £66

4 Day ticket  w/camping – 380 PLN / £74

2 Day ticket (6.07-7.07.2012) – 260 PLN / £50

2 Day ticket w/camping – 300 PLN / £58

1 Day ticket (any day) – 165 PLN / £32                                   

General release tickets go on sale from 1st December and are priced as follows:

4 Day ticket (4.07-7.07.2012) – 370 PLN  / £72

4 Day ticket w/camping – 410 PLN / £80

2 Day ticket (6.07-7.07.2012) – 290 PLN / £56

2 Day Ticket w/campsite – 330 PLN / £64

1 Day ticket (any day) – 165 PLN / £32

Surcharge for camping – 80 PLN / £16

Campers / caravan (trailers) – 400 PLN / £76

Björk to headline Sunday at Bestival 2011

Rob da Bank says: ‘I honestly can’t believe Björk is coming to Bestival. Without a doubt one of the most iconic musicians of the last century, Björk is always one step ahead of the pack with her music and innovations and the new Biophilia show is jam-packed full of technology, great interpretations of her amazing catalogue of songs and some brand new corkers. The grand finale to Bestival 2011 just got better!’

BjorkBjörk’s unique vocal flare and experimental spark has made her one of the world’s greatest artistes and her spellbinding live shows have become the stuff of legend, so it’s a complete honour that she’s coming to our Isle of Wight shindig. In a worldwide outdoor festival exclusive, Björk will be playing a host of classic tracks, bringing things right up to date with her current hugely anticipated and inspirational musical project and album, ‘Biophilia’, which continues to push the boundaries of entertainment, combining music, apps, internet installations and live shows. Making it a sure fire guarantee that Bestivalites are in for a proper treat when it comes to this year’s closing set on the main stage.