Past Events 

2017...

Super Silvester Fest

30-12-2017

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Christmas in Luzern

24-12-2017

A handful gathered to celebrate the festive period together within the safe confines of the Phrontistery walls.  Thank you to Viola for organising the event and bringing people together in such a welcoming and entertaining fashion. Wishing you all the gift of connection as we enter a new year... 

Winter Warmer

16-12-2017

Glühwein, soup, good company and a comfortable safe space to relax, what more could you ask for on a crispy cold Sunday evening?

 

Thank you to all of you who were a part of this beautiful memory. 

PRIVAT EVENT - Geburtstag Fest

15-12-2017

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Shop Open

14-12-2017

The shop was open all day and night.. Those who came in, enjoyed the space, some soup, some tea and good company.  Some even took their treasures home with them.  Keep your eyes on the Upcoming Events to see when the next open day is!

Lower Pink

06-12-2017

LOWER PINK ist das Soloprojekt des Wahlluzerners Cédric Lagger, dessen Stimme dem Connaisseur Schweizer Indie-Musik bereits aus der zum SRF3-Best-Talent gekürten Band Hej Francis! bekannt sein dürfte – wobei sich LOWER PINK mit seiner neuen am 10. November 2017 erscheinenden EP «Young» doch deutlich von Cédric Laggers Jugendwerken distanziert.

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Ren

02-12-2017

Inspired by some of the very best folk and alt folk musicians of recent times – John Martyn, Dick Gaughan, James Taylor, The Staves and Foy Vance – singer-songwriter, Ren gives us his own brand of contemporary alt folk.

A lovely evening was had by all. Thank you for choosing to share your sound with us astroturfing the Phronty.

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La multi ani Romania!

30-11-2017

Warm cheer and a taste of traditional music and “mici”. to celebrate Romianian National day.  

Thanks Julia for choosing Phronty as your place for celebration. 

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Beat Beatles

27-11-2017

Beat Beatles is a new, fresh electonic project heading from Italy, combining electronics, drums and beautiful synth sounds with fast and complex beats.

 

Drum machines and colorful keyboards, beats and smooth vocals moving sweat dionysus worlds and winter fairytales.

 

Using weird beatles masks on stage, they combine a live ethnic approach with a dreamy and shimmering electronic world.

 

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Wow!

Can someone book them for a festival please? ;P

Crêpes & Thé dansant

25-11-2017

On fera des crêpes au sucre et sale; avec cela on va passer des chansons françaises modernes et anciennes. Une après-midi sympathique.

Singen mit Chocolate Sundae Singers

25-11-2017

Liebst du es zu singen ? Pop Songs, Karaoke oder Jazz - Gospel Groove mit ein paar anderen Leuten einfach mal ausprobieren ? Dann bist du bei uns richtig. Wir machen es in der Phrontistery und unterstützen diesen wundervoll kreativen Ort der allgemeinen Künste.

Keep your eyes on The Events there may be another one coming up again.

Glauco Cataldo

24-11-2017

Der sizilianische Troubadour erzählt von seinen Abenteuern, Liebeleien und Flossfahrten durch Raum und Zeit.
 

Das ist Afro, das ist Folk, das ist aber auch eine Art groovige, akustische Trancemusik, psychedelisch und melancholisch, weich und wütend.

Einfach genial!

MÄKKELÄ (FIN)

21-11-2017

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Es ist nicht immer der direkteste Weg den der in Deutschland lebende Finne Mäkkelä im Laufe seiner Karriere als Singer/Songwriter gewählt hat. Von der Lofi-Pop Ästhetik des Debüts "Angelgold Pike's Jaw" über Folk-Songwriting & Elektro-Experiment auf der "Penguin ep", das rauhe Indie-Rock Album als "Mäkkelä & Orkesteri", Kammermusik-meets-Noisepop mit der Formation Church Of The Blue Nun bis zum aktuellen Album "Last Of A Dying Breed" (9pm Rec/Broken Silence). Einer geglückten Verschmelzung von Vaudeville-Charme, Folkpunk und klassischen Storyteller-Tugenden.

 

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Mäkkelä, Finnish-German songwriter/performer, is for sure one of the extravaganzas of Europe's singer/songwriter scene. Four critically acclaimed full length albums (and numerous contributions) under his belt the charming eccentric is constantly touring the clubs all over Europe with increasing success. A truly unique live act, melting edgy lofi-folk anthems, his punkrock roots and incredibly emotional songs into a stunning folk noir brew.

 

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2A1N - Linah & Gitta

18-11-2017

Linah Rocio's zweites Album "Warrior Talk" kam dank Aveline Records in England/Irland heraus.  So kam es, dass Linah Gitta bei einem Auftritt im Green Note in London kennen lernte und die Künstlerinnen beschlossen, sich zu unterstützen.


Gitta beflügelt mit Leichtigkeit und einer Prise Humor - eine Mischung aus Folk und Singersong Writer. Linah ist eine Poetin, die mit ungewohnte Melodien und starken Emotionen zu berühren vermag und mit ihrer Art Klavier zu spielen ganz überrascht.

 

www.linahrocio.com

www.gittaderidder.com

Mess with messages (art exhibition)

17-11-2017

Nico François likes to paint messing around with symbols, icons, colors, styles (realistic, psychedelic…) and places, trying to catch the beauty where it is obvious, raw or hidden. Not always looking for consistency, it is a bit of a mess… a mess with messages.

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Worth seeing!!! Come and experience the exhibition for yourselves - viewing by appointment also possible - please get in touch with the artist directly via the link.  

Fräulein Hona

16-11-2017

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Fräulein Hona spielen zwar unverstärkt, ihre Musik ist aber ungeheuer laut und trifft einen unmittelbarer als so manche Stromgitarrenwand.

 

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Witty arrangements including guitar, violin, cello, piano, cajon, glockenspiel and all kind of percussive knick-knacks are enveloped in multi-vocal parts and stories of sailors, deserted places and cinnamon sticks. Their songs discuss the everlasting story of love gone wrong, of traveling and finding ones’ place, of excess, of dreaming and of loosing.

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What a fantastic live performance; the lyrics, the sound, the energy.  Thank you Fräulein Hona for this cherished memory.

Flemming Borby

10-11-2017

Danish indie pop legend, Flemming Borby surprised us with a lively and uplifting set that had us out of our seats and dancing at one point.  Thank you to the handful who shared this memorable and charming evening.  

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2B1N - SAT

04-11-2017

The project was born from the fusion of blues and grunge, produced only by a voice and a guitar, whose music tries to cure or at least to combat the malaise they held inside. Words and sounds blend together to create a language through which they complete each other. The song arrangements are simple and authentic and so is the intimate atmosphere created by the live performance.

 

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2B1N - FRANKY MAZE

04-11-2017

Solo concerts played with an acoustic guitar, a deep voice and a looper filled with background/ambient pads. The set-list ranges from Celtic scented ballads to Appalachian Folk-Rock songs and has a common thread: an intimate and visionary soul-searching about sounds and lyrics. The result is somewhere between both American and European Folk music and Dark.

 

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2A1N - Prunk und Wankelmut

03-11-2017

Prunk & Wankelmut singen und spielen irgendwo zwischen Indie- und Deutschpop. Musik und Texte  erinnern an Faber, Tocotronic oder Element of Crime.

2A1N - The Collected Early Poems

03-11-2017

Indiefolkpopambient über die grossen Themen des Lebens - Karriere, Alkohol und Autofahren.

PRIVATE EVENT Ben & Erin's BIG Birthday Bash

26-10-2017

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Peter Thisell

24-10-2017

"Ultimately, the music is it's own best advocate. Let it speak for itself. Lay here and listen. Breathe in the sounds of love, longing and connection."  Ryan Lee Crosby

 

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PRIVATE EVENT A Work Apero

23-10-2017

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Simon Kempston

17-10-2017

Highly regarded Scottish singer-songwriter & leading finger style guitarist.

Singen mit Chocolate Sundae Singers

14-10-2017

Liebst du es zu singen ? Pop Songs, Karaoke oder Jazz - Gospel Groove mit ein paar anderen Leuten einfach mal ausprobieren ? Dann bist du bei uns richtig. Wir machen es in der Phrontistery und unterstützen diesen wundervoll kreativen Ort der allgemeinen Künste.


Fr. 10.-- kostet die Teilnahme (Erlös geht an die Phrontistery). Tee und Kaffee kann dort konsumiert werden und man kann etwas ins Konsumations-Sparschwein hineinlegen für die Getränke.

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PRIVATE EVENT A Work Apero

10-10-2017

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Yujoy

09-10-2017

Yujoy is a music project of a Russian born songwriter and composer Yury Avi.

 

The music directed from Heart to Heart. Music of Freedom. Music of the Soul. Music of the World.

The project combines together various influences of world music: indie rock, roots music, folk, funk, soul, reggae, hip hop and oriental music blended together in an inspiring and uplifting way - It was wonderful to share the evening with so many great guests. Thank you Yujoy, once again you brought your warmth to The Phrontistery space.

 

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Look at me, look at you

06-10-2017

Look at me, look at you - An art exhibition presented by Tirza Matter.

 

Impressive portraits accompanied by honest statements from the portrayed.

 

They want to look at you as you look at them.

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PRIVATE EVENT Anne-Sophie's Birthday Fest

29-09-2017

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The Burning Hell

26-09-2017

The Burning Hell is the alter-ego of Canadian songwriter Mathias Kom, and the band has been on the road in one form or another since 2007, playing everywhere from the chaos of the Glastonbury festival to the loneliness of the Arctic Circle, popping up in bars, festival tents, living rooms, abandoned bunkers, and a mental asylum in rural France along the way. In its current formation, The Burning Hell has Mathias Kom joined by longtime collaborators Ariel Sharratt (bass clarinet, drums) and Darren Browne (bass guitar, bouzouki).

The show was a lot of fun - if you ever get a chance to see this band live - DO IT!

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Brenden Lewes

22-09-2017

Brendan Lewes, influenced by the folk songbooks of old, uses a mix of mouth harp melodies with guitar and vocal loops to create his own rhythm section, providing a distinctive mix of acoustic timbres, harmonica wails and vocal howls strongly grounded in a simple tune.

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The evening was hosted by Ben and Damian - and it was a great success!  Thank you to all of you who were a part of this memory. 

Spanish Evening

19-09-2017

An evening dedicated to those who love to speak Spanish - keep your eyes on The Events there may be another one coming up again.

PRIVATE EVENT Simon's Geburtstag Fest

15-09-2017

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2B1N - (2 Bands 1 Night)

13-09-2017

The Black Elephant Band

"Schräger Antifolk mit Bart, Klampfe und Mundharmonika. Zum Verlieben!"

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Uli Tsitsos

Americana, urbanen NeoFolk, melodiösen Indie Pop, Dezent-Electronica,
Großstadtblues...

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Mute Swimmer

11-09-2017

Mute Swimmer is the music of artist Guy Dale. He has described the project as an act of sabotage, an earnest joke and an extended, erratic hymn to love, doubt and time.

It truly was a pleasure to have had the opportunity to experience Mute Swimmer again!  Guy took us on an unexpected journey that at times left us stunned, silent.  Thank you to the guests who helped to co-create another great memory at The Phrontistery 

 

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Fundraising for Houston

02-09-2017

100% of the donations raised on Sunday went directly to the United Way https://www.unitedwayhouston.org/ 

 

United Way allocates 100% of the donations back into the community of Houston as and where it is needed.

By gathering their friends here at The Phrontistery, Erin and Amanda managed to raise over 700CHF  for the United Way.  

 

Very proud to be part of this global community. 

Metris

30-08-2017

It really was such a lovely evening! Soothing, comfortable....An experience I can truly recommend.

Thank you Metris - and thank you to all who were there!

 

Keep your eyes on the Metris FB page to see when you can catch the next sho

Poori's Persian Feast

18-08-2017

Such a colorful, delicious, comforting and warm evening!!! Thank you to all who were able to share and experience the art of Poori's Persian cuisine ❤️

 

Hope you all enjoyed it as much as we did!!!

 

Keep your eyes on The Events page to see if another one comes up again. 

German Evening

14-08-2017

An evening dedicated to those who love to speak English - keep your eyes on The Events there may be another one coming up again.

English Evening

08-08-2017

An evening dedicated to those who love to speak English - keep your eyes on The Events there may be another one coming up again.

Tracy Bruen

30-07-2017

Irish musician and multi instrumentalist, Tracy Bruen, writes music which seamlessly blends and bends the genres of folk, prog, pop, and indie.  Her music is crafted around her spellbinding vocals, stories and a theatrical flair.

Spanish Evening

25-07-2017

An evening dedicated to those who love to speak Spanish - keep your eyes on The Events there may be another one coming up again.

Julia Laura

20-07-2017

A lovely, easy going woman with a strong and beautiful voice! 

 

Thank you Julia Laura for sharing your gift with us and thank you to all of the guests for being there to fill up the chairs.      

The Great Park

13-07-2017

THE GREAT PARK is the music of Stephen Burch.

Stephen is an English songwriter currently living in Germany. He is a prolific composer and performer of journey songs, stories of pursuit and persecution - problem folk.

 

It was another gorgeous evening, with a diverse and friendly crowd. Thank you Stephen once more for The great Park - a pleasure to say the least.

 

All of Stephen's music is self-released through Woodland recordings and the label runs a strict 'Home Recording' policy and a handmade approach to it's catalogue.

Photo Credit Jorge Hunt

Anything_Something

10-07-2017

Tuesday nights spiced up with a dose of mostly anything...Want to come along next time? Hand craft your realities? Keep your eyes on The Events for more info...you can even use the space as your "Anything" space and organize your own gatherings - Reach Out if you're interested...  

Pat`elle mit Sarii Sa

07-07-2017

100% unplugged – Wohlfühl- und Wohnzimmeratmosphäre

Hidden Dragon

29-06-2017

Hidden Dragon is a Luzern based three man band that performs music which makes you feel as if you're in the latest Quentin Tarantino movie.  At least that’s what some people say...and on the 30th June 2017 - this reality was not all that far away.

Ivory Tusk

21-06-2017

Ivory Tusk is Argentinian singer-songwriter Ezequiel de Lima in “one-man band” mode, the songs are constructed and sustained by his voice and acoustic guitar.

It was such a hot and beautiful night, we relocated to the lakeside. A beautiful setting for a beautiful set. Thanks to the few who showed up, for the couple who decided to stay instead of walking on by and thank you to Ezequiel for your flexibility and totally relaxed approach to the entire night.

PRIVATE EVENT Klassentreffen

09-06-2017

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Frauenkraftsingen

06-06-2017

Für alle Frauen, die neugierig auf eine weibliche, körperbezogene stimmliche Entdeckungsreise sind. 

Neben Körper-, Atem- und Stimmübungen haben wir viel gemeinsam gesungen und unsere Becken- und Herzenskraft damit aufgefüllt.

Eamon McGrath

05-06-2017

Canadian musician and writer Eamon McGrath walked through The Phrontistery doors to promote the springtime release of his first book, “Berlin-Warszawa Express." The evening was filled with music, song, literature and genuine human connection. Lovely.  Thank you to all of you, old and new, that came to share the evening and the experience.

PRIVATE EVENT Boys Night Out/In

02-06-2017

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PRIVATE EVENT Backstage