Quimby / Ancienne Belgique, 24 septembre 2016 20:00, Ancienne Belgique – AB
◊ One of the most popular and alternative rock bands from Hungary!
In Hungary Quimby is probably one of the most popular and most galvanizing alternative rock bands.
While you won’t find them anywhere else but on the mainstage in every festival, even the world-famous Sziget Festival (which they headlined in 2014 on its zero day playing in front of ca 45 000 people), they also maintain a steady presence within the club and theatre scene.
In over two decades, Quimby has released 14 albums, two of which won the Hungarian album-of the-year Award. They also have numerous gold and platinum records. They have risen to legendary status in recent years and they seem unstoppable even on the international scene.
In 2016 they are celebrating their 25th anniversary: a tribute album features covers of Quimby by Hungarian but also internationally acclaimed artists and friends of the band as Ian Siegal and Ripoff Raskolnikov.
One might ask, how have they managed to achieve such success? The secret may lie in their rare medley of talent, frenetic energy, dynamism, sensitivity, intuitiveness and professionalism. They have never followed trends, just simply played what they love. They may never become a global mainstream band but will always represent a truly unique, intriguing art with some international appeal, and a distinctly Eastern-European flare.
Tibor Kiss: vocals, guitar
Livius Varga: vocals, percussion
Szilárd Balanyi: keys, backing vocals, percussion
Dódi Kárpáti: trumpet, keys, backing vocals
Ferenc Mikuli: bass
Ferenc Gerdesits: drums, mandolin
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