In Trenčín at the Garage, a generation of emerging bands from all over Slovakia will perform. During the three-day event, from 14th to 16th September at the M. R. Štefánik Park in Trenčín, there will be a rich mix of musical styles ranging from rock bands, through electronic projects, to harder genres. Apart from concerts, there will be discussions with successful artists, movie screenings about music, Slam poetry, and other accompanying activities. The event is part of the European Capital of Culture Trenčín 2026 project. Come and support and discover new talents!
Thursday 14. 9.
15:15 - 16:00 Contest for tickets to the Grape festival
16:00 - 16:30 Cup of Tea
17:15 - 17:45 Julie Nox
17:45 - 18:30 How are successful young musicians from Trenčín doing on international stages? Discussing are Nina Kohout and Samuel Bulp Štefanec, moderated by Oliver Rehák (only in Slovak)
18:30 - 19:00 last millennials.
19:45 - 20:15 Obligatne
20:15 - 21:15 Slam poetry
21:15 - 21:45 Džez a Hrúza
21:45 - 22:30 Announcement of the winners of the Grape festival ticket contest
22:30 - 23:00 RAYLAB
Friday 15. 9.
12:15 - 13:15 Contest for tickets to the Pohoda festival
13:15 - 13:45 KMC
13:45 - 14:45 Slam poetry
14:45 - 15:15 Lènok
15:15 - 16:00 Teleso
16:00 - 16:30 The Spants
17:15 - 17:45 Sona Kmet
17:45 - 18:30 Vrbovskí víťazi on the production of alternative musical instruments (only in Slovak)
18:30 - 19:00 Digästorcie
19:00 - 19:45 What were the musical beginnings of today's legendary bands? Discussing are Peter Kohout (Without Order and Composition), Braňo Jobus (Vrbovskí winners), Ľuboš Dzúrik (CHVM), moderated by Oliver Rehák (only in Slovak)
19:45 - 20:15 Eversame
20:15 - 21:00 Teleso
21:00 - 21:30 East side sorry
21:30 - 22:15 Announcement of the winners of the Pohoda festival ticket contest 22:15 - 22:45 Zaffer 9
Saturday 16. 9.
12:45 - 13:30 Contest for tickets to the Sharpe festival and Hviezda Opening
13:30 - 14:00 Ranjevš & Óbasz
14:00 - 14:45 Hviezda is opening - new opportunities for music and the creative industry in Trenčín. Discussing is Juraj Benda, moderated by Veronika Juricová (only in Slovak)
14:45 - 15:15 Dave Brannigan
16:00 - 16:30 Rapsodéve
16:30 - 17:15 What's the state of the music industry in Slovakia? How can you break through its boundaries? Discussing are Shina (Slnko records) and Alex Čerevka (Lala Slovak Music Export, Sharpe festival), moderated by Michaela Kučová
17:15 - 17:45 Adhok
17:45 - 18:30 Announcement of the winners of the Sharpe festival and Hviezda Opening ticket contest
18:30 - 19:00 KyanydHedzz
Every day there will be film screenings, table football, a gastro zone, and a chill-out zone
We look forward to seeing you!