Fresh Air at Fabric

 Type:Culture, Music
 Location:England, London

The biggest gathering ever of Norwegian artists outside Norway takes place at Fabric in London tonight. Sunkissed Live and The Royal Norwegian Embassy present 'Fresh Air', a festival of rock, pop, jazz and electronica to celebrate a hundred years of Norwegian independence

03/03/2005 :: Fresh Air is a festival that celebrates the explosion of Norwegian music in recent times. Over 30 acts of jazz, rock, electronica and house will take up all three rooms at Fabric, one of London's hottest clubs.

The festival features performances by Annie, Bugge Wesseltoft, Bjørn Torske, Satyricon, Mikal Telle, Xploding Plastix, Nils Petter Molvœr, Madrugada, Magne F, Kango's Stein Massiv and many more.

In addition to the established names Fresh Air will be showcase artists making their first forays outside their homeland. This event promises to be a true Norwegian music spectacular! Full line-up will be announced in 2005.

Fresh Air will be recorded for Paul Thomas’ One World on BBC Radio 1 and Fiona Talkington’s Late Junction on BBC radio 3.

Fresh Air is part of the Royal Norwegian Embassy’s 2005 programme of events in the UK to mark the centenary of Norway’s independence, a programme that includes music festivals, exhibitions, theatre performances and seminars.

Ola Smith-Simonsen from Sunkissed Live comments: “After putting on many Sunkissed Live events in Norway, I am very excited to showcase the stunning music that my country produces in the UK. At what promises to be a very special event.”

Fresh Air at Fabric

3 March 2005

Entrance 8pm - 3am
Price £18

Fabric, 77a Charterhouse Street, London EC1
Price TBC - Tickets on sale mid January
Information Line: 07979 811 497
Click here to order through Ticketweb

From a Norwegian dance pop starlet and a big-haired jazz outfit to a cutting-edge grime duo, OMM's critics pick five incredible acts to watch in 2005. Click here to read Observer Music Monthly's article on Annie.



Room One


King Midas
Magne F
+ very special guests  

Mikal Telle 
Asbjørn Slettemark 

Room Two


Nils Petter Molvaer/ Jan Bang/ Strangefruit 
Bugge Wesseltoft 
Xploding Plastix 


DJ Ralph Myerz w/ The Jack Herren Band percussionist 
Bjørn Torske 

Room Three

Trulz & Robin feat. Baseman 
Kango's Stein Massiv 
Ost & Kjex


Nils Noa 
Olle Abstract 
Prins Thomas 
Rune Linbaek 
Doc L. Junior

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Mikal Telle of acclaimed Telle and Ellet Records

Annie is one of Observer Music Monthly's five incredible acts to watch in 2005

Jazz keyboardist and electronica connoisseur Bugge Wesseltoft

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