Review: E-Lake Release Festival

When music meets Spring Break

The “Foire de Printemps” is one of those spring events that has been on the Luxembourg event calendar since I remember.  Now it’s called “Springbreak”, in the effort to attract a younger audience. You will still find the classic stands but also art-exhibitions, concerts and food trucks. This year for instance, “Spring Break” welcomed the E-Lake Release Festival, including several Luxembourgish bands and musicians with new releases. As a reminder: The E-Lake Festival is a music festival in summer near the lake in Echternach.

 

The evening started slow with “All Reitz Reserved”, which consists of a guy and his electronic violin. It was perfect to set the mood. The second band I saw was “The Tame and the Wild”. Contrary to “All Reitz Reserved”, with a single guy on stage, this act consisted of multiple people playing different instruments. Their indie-folk music really made people dance and jump around. Lastly, I saw “Seed to Tree”, one of my favourite Luxembourgish bands. This all boy-group of musicians is getting more and more famous. You could also see this at the festival, just because the guys had a fairly big number of fans dancing and singing to their music, also indie-folk pop. Personally, I think what attracts people to their music is the simplicity of it. No big lightshow or dance numbers. Just 4 guys playing their music with lyrics that people can relate to.

 

All in all, it was a nice pre-festival which showcased some Luxembourgish talents, some known, some less known. But no one can say that Luxembourg doesn’t have good music because it sure does!

 

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Sunny @ MyOchrasy

6 years ago Sunny had this idea to create a blog. The initial concept was easy: a picture a day.

With Instagram and Facebook, this concept doesn’t seem relevant anymore. But still, Sunny likes to spam her blog with all kind of pictures because taking pictures is like a therapy for her. Sunny likes to capture the beauty in everything she sees and everywhere she goes. She likes the small details, the beauty in random and daily objects and everything that could possibly inspire her. She loves going to different kinds of festivals and events in Luxembourg and visually document it with her camera.