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Dear media partners, dear colleagues,
Hardly has the applause for a successful ELBJAZZ festival died down when attention is turning towards the end of September and the 13th Reeperbahn Festival with numerous press releases expected for its extensive live programme. Today, we are happy to present 25 new names to enrich the 2018 line-up.  
Frehn Hawel 

Hamburg, 5 June 2018
So far, the Reeperbahn Festival has proudly announced 94 bands and artists – today another 25 are added to this surge of names!  

Among them even a Grammy winner, the songwriter Jess Glynne (GB), who in spite of her young age can already look back at six No. 1 hits – and with only one album published at that. Her songs go straight to the hearts of millions of listeners, as demonstrated by her current single “I’ll Be There”.
Her amazing soul voice as well as her neon yellow hair are the hallmarks of ALMA (FI), whose modern and highly danceable pop is attracting more and more attention worldwide, not only thanks to hits like “Chasing Highs” or “Bonfire” (featuring Felix Jaehn).
The trio Mammal Hands (GB) merges jazz, folk and electronic music to create an exciting new sound, making them welcome guests on international stages.
The singer-songwriter Bishop Briggs (GB) is a true world citizen and at home in many cultures. Her raspy soul voice and her instinct for powerful, catchy pop songs such as “River” have promptly gained the attention of Coldplay who spontaneously decided to take her along on their tour as supporting artist.
With the soul pop of his single hit “Run To You” and as an actor in the British BBC series “The A Word”, Tom Gregory (GB) has shown that men can also be multi-tasking; on top of that, he convinces with his strong voice.
Casting of pseudonyms is a sign of artistic conviction: First known as J Moon, the Berliner-by-choice Jessica Einaudi (IT) has found her true self with her sombre-spherical soundscapes and her enchanting voice, so that she no longer needs to withheld her father’s name, the famous composer Ludovico Einaudi.
One of Germany’s busiest music creators is also from Berlin. He is the owner of the renowned label ‘Staatsakt’ as well as being a musician, a music publisher and an author: With his band Maurice & Die Familie Summen (DE), Maurice Summen will introduce an all-star band to the Reeperbahn Festival, composed of members from Bonaparte, Seeed, Frittenbude and Die Türen, a band taking a musical stand against all political and private rigours of our times with compelling pop hooklines.   

Also confirmed: Kara Marni (GB), Westerman (GB), Wolf Mountains (DE), Liza Anne (US), Ocean Alley (AU), Palaye Royale (US), Belako (ES), Mikaela Davis (US), Kala Brisella (DE), cleopatrick (CA), Soleima (DK), Candice Gordon (IE/ZA), The Babe Rainbow (AU), RÁN (DE), Scarlet Pleasure (DK), Half Waif (US), Whitehorse (CA), The Wet Secret (CA).

The Reeperbahn Festival is organised by Reeperbahn Festival GbR
and Inferno Events GmbH & Co. KG.
Neuer Pferdemarkt 1, 20359 Hamburg

PhG Reeperbahn Festival GbR: Inferno Events GmbH & Co. KG und Karsten Jahnke Konzertdirektion GmbH;
Gf: Alexander Schulz / U-I-Nr.: DE247756458

PhG Inferno Events GmbH & Co. KG: Inferno Events Verwaltungs GmbH;
Gf: Alexander Schulz, Detlef Schwarte / U-I-Nr.: DE 210469759
Credit: CODA Agency
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