Since first coming into our lives in 1999, Babylon has changed a lot in Istanbul regarding music and the way it dominates the nightlife. The last night at Asmalımescit Babylon with the Iyeoka gig, had the regulars of Babylon kind of becoming emotional about leaving Asmalımescit and excited for September at the same time.
Bomonti Brewery (1890) was founded by two Swiss brothers, after whom it was named. It played a key role in the expansion of The Ottoman Empire to the west. The neighborhood Bomonti, which was named after the brewery, is in a revival nowadays and is undergoing a revival of whi it is called the “Boomontiada” project. The first to set up itself of this historical brewery will be Babylon.
Australian DJ duo Flight Facilites known for their hits “Crave You” and “Foreign Language” will be the first entertainers for to open Babylon Bomonti, which will take place on 10th September with a ‘Housewarming’ series of concerts. ‘Housewarming’ concerts will continue until 20th October and the highlights of the program are Lee Fields, Brooklyn Funk Essentials, My Brightest Diamond, Erol Alkan and Oh Land.
Spreading the energy of music to the city, Babylon Bomonti is one step ahead of being just a club at its new address! Babylon will create a new world to enjoy all day long thanks to Babylon Shop offering vinyls and design books, Radyo Babylon studio and a special hall for pop-up events. While looking forward to concerts, alternative theater plays and movie screenings to be held at Babylon Bomonti, we asked Babylon team about the September events they are most excited about.