THE PLASTIC PEOPLE live! @ SOUNDCZECH #3 – Festival – Events in Bucharest

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Festival THE PLASTIC PEOPLE live! @ SOUNDCZECH #3

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 – 21:00

Where

Clubul Taranului

What

The third edition of SOUNDCZECH, festival of contemporary Czech music, starts in Bucharest this Wednesday, September 24 at 21.00 with the concert of legendary underground band Plastic People of the Universe at Clubul Taranului.

The Plastic People of the Universe is the foremost representative of Prague’s underground culture (1968–1989), their music being influenced by The Velvet Underground and Frank Zappa. This legendary avant-garde group went against the grain of the Communist regime and due to its non-conformism often suffered serious problems such as arrests.It was in protest of these arrests and prosecutionthat led playwright Václav Havel and others to write the Charter 77.

The entrance to all SOUNDCZECH concerts is free.

The event is organized by the Czech Centre Bucharest with support of Staropramen.