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With so many stages available, WGT also features new bands and special projects such as a joint performance of Amanda Palmer (Dresden Dolls) & Edward Ka-Spel (Legendary Pink Dots).The venues each tend to host one sub-genre of music each day.
After the concerts wrap up around midnight, the parties begin.ummer is on the way and so is festival season- mark your calendars. April 21st – 23rd Whitby Goth Weekend in Whitby, UK Possibly the longest running gothic music event in the UK!Here is a roundup of the biggest and best European goth festivals that you can look forward to on the other side of the pond (that’s the UK and Europe to the rest of us! This independently run event is always fraught with gossip and rumor, with factions breaking off and making their own entertainment. The main ‘official’ Whitby Goth Weekend line-up this year includes Toya Wilcox and Aurelio Voltaire headlining, as well as steampunk from Seattle in the form of Abney Park as well as homegrown steampunkers The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing.There are also fringe events, some official some not.The Sophie Foundation fundraiser night held on the Thursday (for those who just can’t wait for the official festival to start) features live bands (Zeitgeist Zero this year) and DJs and all the proceeds go to charity.That exhibit proved to be popular not only with goths, but also with regular Leipzig citizens, attracting a record number of nearly 25,000 visitors.
The WGT really is a part of the city and Leipzig is well known for its welcoming attitude toward WGT guests.
The main pedestrian road running through the fairgrounds is also known as the catwalk.
It’s the place to be seen and photographed, if that’s your thing, but it’s also an easy place to meet up with friends and people watch.
There are also readings, films, theater, opera and ballet, as well as free admission to many Leipzig museums, with some organizing special exhibits with darker themes.
In fact last year, to commemorate the 25th WGT, the city history museum hosted an exhibition for five months on goth subculture and the history of WGT.
This year the bands Scheuber, Neuroticfish, and Front 242 will perform on board.