30th TrNOVfest festival begins in Ljubljana

Ljubljana – The 30th TrNOVfest festival, the successor to the Trnfest summer festival in Ljubljana’s Trnovo borough, is getting under way tonight, to feature concerts, cabaret evenings and other artistic performances throughout August.

The opening concert on Monday evening will feature Black Ivy, a heavy metal band from Ilirska Bistrica. They have been active since 2019 and already released an EP, entitled Trapped In Delirium.

On Wednesday, the quartet Lilith Cage will present their album Shadows, offering an excursion into psychedelic shoe-gaze and post-punk, according to the festival’s website.

The following festival evenings will feature hard rock band Hogminister, the band Eyecontact from Lendava, the band Before Time with a touch of psychedelia and contemporary indie rock, and the pop-funk-rock fusion quartet KiNG FOO.

The Celje rock trio Tidal Waves and the band Seven Days In May will also perform, while numerous evenings of dance, burlesque and cabaret will be conjured up by Glam Squad Burlesque.

On Friday, 13 August, the courtyard and the hall of the venue in Trnovo will be taken over by the event Friday the 13th – Metal Edition. The festival will come to an end on the last day of August with a performance by the Balkan folk jazz band Gugutke.

The festival is organised by the France Prešeren Centre of Slavic Cultures (KUD CSK FP).