NOV 9.10.11 2018


“Wels is a Mecca for adventurous music aficionados.” 

allaboutjazz.com, November 2014 
“The unlimited Festival in Wels, Austria, is one of the best places to explore free and creative, genre-bending music.” 
Freejazzblog.org, 13. Jänner 2016 

music unlimited is the internationally renowned music festival in Wels, Upper Austria. Since 1987 it has been exploring the limits of listening in all possible directions. An indescribable range of music is offered to the curious, national and international visitors: From jazz, classical, improvised music, to rock, hip-hop and unlimited. The audience not only appreciates the open and hybrid approach to music, but also the unique and worldwide praised atmosphere of the festival.

With much enthusiasm, passion and a deep conviction the festival team works year after year to bring new developments in contemporary music to Austria. „Here you look out over the horizon of the well-known, because you want to reach the over and above possible.“ (Siegfried A. Fruehauf, film director) 
Every year the big stars of the international music scene as well as up and coming talents are invited to play at the festival. Thereby inspiring new discoveries aside traditional listening habits are guaranteed. Every second year music unlimited is curated by a famous musician, former curators include Fred Frith, Jon Rose, Zeena Parkins, Otomo Yoshihide, The Ex, Mats Gustafsson, Larry Ochs, Carla Kihlstedt, Ikue Mori, Peter Brötzmann, Okkyung Lee, Christof Kurzmann, and Mary Halvorson.
In 2018 the festival celebrates its 32nd edition, it will take place from the 9th to 11th of November. 

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