Di, 7. December Two-Song Tuesday // OPEN MIC //
Mi, 8. December JAMIE & I.M.H.O.
Do, 9. December BLUME
Fr, 10. December Henkelhausen / Gerhardus / Wankel
Sa, 11. December KAYAN Project
So, 12. December Friede Merz
…..2G: show vaccination/recovery pass
………Concerts: 10 Euros or more.
……………We started the Donau115 Musician Fund.
…………………The bar accepts card payments now.
………………………More info below.
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Di, 7. December
Two-Song Tuesday // OPEN MIC //
///// TWO-SONG TUESDAY /////
[sign up 19:00 // start 20:00]
[CORONA SAFETY MEASURE: please bring your own microphone if you have one.]
Calling all songwriters!
Calling all composers and instrumentalists and synth wizards!
Calling all poets and writers and storytellers!
Do you have new solo or duo material you’re itching to present? Join us for Donau115’s regular open stage series, Two-Song Tuesdays.
Your set may include TWO SONGS or last TEN MINUTES.
“How do I get booked?”
// Just show up
// There is no pre-booking
// Sign up opens at 19:00 (first come, first booked)
// The first performer will begin at 20:30
// No soundcheck – so be ready. Slip on, blow minds, slip off.
“What can I play?”
This is entirely up to you. Out of respect for our neighbours:
– you may NOT use loud percussion and loud bass-heavy signals into the PA.
– you are welcome to use our backline, which includes:
— generic vocal microphones
— PA, accepting guitar/XLR cables
Donau115 is a very fun but weird musician’s musician kind of bar, come expecting oddballs.
Mi, 8. December
JAMIE & I.M.H.O.
Sofia Eftychidou (bass)
Sophie Lindmüller (vocals)
Sophie and Sofia met in Berlin for the first time in 2013 and soon started playing together.
After a gap of nearly six years living in different cities, they reunited and decided to finally form a duo, based on their enthusiasm for the same songs and sounds.
Working on some favorites and originals, playing around with improvisation and the simplicity of a beautiful melody – all in the spectrum of just bass and voice.
Emilia Golos (Piano, electronics)
Zuza Jasinski (vocals, effects)
Emilia and Zuza met in Warsaw few years ago when they both lived there and they continued their musical friendship after they both moved to Germany. For their mainly improvised tunes, they use mostly their own texts and take them as a starting point, since words are a very important medium for both of them. They perceive the creative process and the intimate conversations as complementary, making music as a prolonged version of talking with each other.
Magnus Schriefl (trumpet, composition)
Julius Gawlik (tenorsax, clarinet)
Sebastian Böhlen (guitar)
Matthias Pichler (doublebass)
Peter Gall (drums)
Eine ganz neue Besetzung und viele neue Stücke. Kommt vorbei!
Fr, 10. December
Henkelhausen / Gerhardus / Wankel
Felix Henkelhausen – DoubleBass
Valentin Gerhardus – Piano, Electronics
Marius Wankel – Drums
Pascal Klewer- Trumpet
Julius Gawlik – Tenor
This new constellation of young musicians is exploring the territory of imrovised music with references to Black American Music and so called Jazz Music from the 50s,60s and 70s as well as electronic Music.
The concert will be a mixture of improvised and written material.
They will feature Pascal Klewer and Julius Gawlik.
Marius, Felix and Valentin are in demand sideman but also lead their own individual groups and are searching for a deeper personal language.
Eden Cami – Vocals
Or Rozenfeld – Double Bass
Wassim Mukdad – Oud
Borys Słowikowski – Percussion
“The masterly played Oud and elaborate tripping of the double bass meet somewhere on the borders between folk and jazz, and in the wonderful singing of singer and songwriter Eden Cami both worlds occur […]”
(Jan Wagner, DIE ZEIT)
Out of Berlin’s bustling music scene come the authentic-unique sounds of KAYAN, a group dedicated to folk music from the Levant, combining jazz elements and singing in languages that rarely come together in a positive context: Arabic, Hebrew and the occasional English. Drawing from sources all over the Middle East, the quartet around lead singer Eden Cami transcends borders and language barriers. Adding improvisation and own compositions, Kayan creates a fascinating and emotional vibe on stage, reuniting two sister languages and musical traditions of both Arab and Jewish roots. In times of tension and conflict it is a daringly positive approach that recalls what unites rather than divides us.
„Die virtuos gezupfte Ud und das Gleiten und Schnalzen und kunstvolle Stolpern des Kontrabasses treffen sich irgendwo im Grenzbereich zwischen Folk und Jazz, und auch im wunderbaren Gesang der Liedermacherin Eden Cami klingt beides an […}“
(Jan Wagner, DIE ZEIT)
“[Eden Camis] facettenreiche Stimme changiert zwischen tiefster Melancholie und überschäumender Lebensfreunde“
(Otto Oberstech, Nordsee-Zeitun)
Das KAYAN Project ist mit seinem authentischen und unverwechselbaren Sound ein Produkt der bunten Berliner Musikszene. Die Band verbindet populäre Musik von der Levante mit Elementen des Jazz und zwei Sprachen, die selten in einem positiven Kontext zusammenkommen: Arabisch und Hebräisch, manchmal ergänzt durch Englisch. Sängerin Eden Cami und ihr Quartett beziehen sich auf Quellen aus dem gesamten Nahen Osten und überwinden so spielerisch gegenwärtige Grenzen und Sprachbarrieren. Aus Überlieferungen, Improvisationen und eigenen Kompositionen kreieren sie eine faszinierende und emotionale Stimmung auf der Bühne und vereinen die beiden Schwestersprachen mit arabischen und jüdischen musikalischen Traditionen. In Zeiten der Spannungen und Konflikte ist es eine wagemutige und hoffnungsvolle Haltung, die lieber betont, was verbindet, als was trennt.
new and old songs by Friede Merz
Friede Merz – voc, git
Simon Jermyn – git, bass
Corinne Nora – git, banjo, voc
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TUES-SUN 18:00 – ??
We do not have a reservation system – show up early enough to get a seat! // // // // //
Plague Fun: Corona Rules
Case numbers are low, but the bug’s still around so we will be taking many measures to make sure we’re all doing our part to end the pandemic once and for all.
2G – According to the latest Corona restrictions you have to be VACCINATED or RECOVERED and you have to wear a MASK to enter Donau115. You can take your mask off at your seat. Our staff is tested each night. We encourage you to additionally and voluntarily get tested (you will not be asked for a negative test result though).”
1: OUTSIDE: contact tracing – To join us outside, you must provide contact tracing information. We will keep this information safe for the required amount of time and destroy it with fire once that time has elapsed.
2: INSIDE: vaccinated or recovered – To join us inside, you must provide contact tracing information as above. Additionally, you must provide proof of full vaccination or recovery without exception. You cannot get in with just a test (neither “Schnelltest” nor PCR-Test). You have to wear a mask when entering but can take it off once you sit down.
3: BE PATIENT AND FLEXIBLE- These rules are subject to change. We follow the directions of the Berlin Senate and when they provide new guidelines we will follow those. Always check the FB event or the website prior to coming to the concert to make sure you’re prepared for any government limitations that may have been imposed since last time you checked.
Eintritts-Kanne + Donau115 Musician Fund
Please contribute 10 EURO OR MORE to the Eintritts-Kanne. That’s your entry fee. Each night’s musicians receive 100% of this hard-earned money.
DONAU115 MUSICIAN FUND
The Donau115 Musician Fund boosts the Eintritts-Kanne when nightly collections are too low. Consider a monthly contribution to support economic stability for musicians who perform here. All contributors will receive an annual secret surprise, exclusively for contributors.
Donau115 – Alt von Harbou Matheny GbR
Subject: Solidarity ____
(Include your email address in place of the ___ to receive informaiton about the annual secret surprise.)
We Now Accept Card Payments
We now accept credit cards. If you’re out of cash, just tell our staff and we’ll run your card for you, no minimum, no fee. #DeutscheDigitalisierung
WAS DEMNÄCHST PASSIERT
Di, 14. December Two-Song Tuesday // OPEN MIC //
Mi, 15. December MICHAËL ATTIAS TRIO
Do, 16. December Donau Conversations
Fr, 17. December Simon Below Quartett
Sa, 18. December UASSYN
So, 19. December Aurora Nealand and Friends