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Publiko organised concerts of many international names in 2023. Sababa 5 from Israel, German electronic music producer Bufiman, one of the world's leading Balafon masters Aly Keita with Joel Sebunjo and legendary Spanish flamenco guitarist Kiko Ruiz.

and many local bands such as Nil Karaibrahimgil, Büyük Ev Ablukada, Jakuzi, Gaye Su Akyol, Şakalı Akustik, Palmiyeler, Evrencan Gündüz and more.

nouvelle vague


Nouvelle Vague (France) is one of the most well-known cover band in the world performed its first Izmir concert on 5th of May.


The project created by French musicians Marc Collin and Olivier Libaux and a number of female singers, including Camille, Alexandra Pavlou of Spring and Suburbia, Mélanie Pain, Marina Céleste, Phoebe Killdeer of Phoebe Killdeer and the Short Straws. 

The group's albums consist in bossa nova fashioned covers of (primarily) New Wave songs (Nouvelle Vague). The covers include songs by Dead Kennedys, The Smiths, Joy Division, Public Image Ltd., Depeche Mode and Bauhaus. Each singer only performed songs they were not previously familiar with, to ensure that each cover would have an individual interpretation.

Fans had a cheery journey through time with Nouvelle Vague. 

Flapper Swing Band performed before Nouvelle Vague and talented DJ Ali Kuru played a set after the concert.

Özdemir ErdOGan


Özdemir Erdoğan, undoubtedly one of the living legends of Turkish Music, played with his band again at “Kültürpark Kübana Gazinosu” after a quarter century. 

After Özdemir Erdoğan Kaan Düzarat, one of the founders of Analog Kültür and Vesvese, played his records.

ılhan ersahın's ıstanbul sessıons


lhan Erşahin, a jazz musician, composer, producer and jazz festival curator, took the stage at “Kübana Gazinosu” in İzmir with his İstanbul Sessions Project after a long break.

Before İlhan Erşahin's Istanbul Sessions, Eren Eren, one of the founders of Vesvese played his rare selection records. 

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