Aqua Maria
Aqua Maria.jpg
Poster for the 2014 edition.
Background information
Genre(s) Psychedelic Rock, Stoner Rock
Date(s) August
Location Plattenburg, Germany
Venue(s) Die Plattenburg
Years active 2012 - Present
Website Aqua Maria Official Page

Aqua Maria is a yearly festival hosted in Plattenburg, Germany. Typically a two-day event held in August, Aqua Maria is notable for being hosted within the confines of a moated castle in the Prignitz district, northwest of Brandenburg.

Background[edit | edit source]

The festival at Die Plattenburg.

Die Plattenburg is a moated castle in the free municipality of Plattenburg in the district of Prignitz in the northwest of Brandenburg. It is also a municipality part of Kletzke, a district of the municipality Plattenburg. The Plattenburg was first documented in 1319.

The castle is located in the Prignitz. Due to its picturesque location in the wooded and water-rich area, the castle was the summer residence of the bishops of the diocese of Havelberg in the Middle Ages.

Typically the festival is a two-day event, with Friday usually hosting three or four bands and Saturday being the main attraction with six or seven performing acts. The selections are usually psychedelic rock, stoner rock or desert rock.

Lineups[edit | edit source]

2012[edit | edit source]

The inaugural edition of Aqua Maria was held at Die Plattenburg on 17 and 18 August 2012 in Plattenburg, Germany.[1][2]

17 August 18 August
Abramis Brama My Sleeping Karma
Grandloom Rotor
Stonehenge Sungrazer
The Grand Astoria 1000mods
Seven That Spells

2013[edit | edit source]

The 2013 edition of Aqua Maria was hosted on 16 and 17 August 2013.

16 August 17 August
Kadavar Colour Haze
Carrion Mother Siena Root
Godsleep Contravolta
She Loves Pablo
Panic Depressions

2014[edit | edit source]

The 2014 edition of Aqua Maria was hosted on 8 and 9 August 2014.[3]

8 August 9 August
Kamchatka Wassermann's Fiebertraum
Coogan's Bluff Stoned Jesus
Rising Nova Belzebong
Peter Geltat Trio
Fuzz Manta
Parasol Caravan

2015[edit | edit source]

The 2015 edition of Aqua Maria was held on 14 and 15 August 2015 at Die Plattenburg in Platternburg, Germany.[4]

14 August 15 August
Dyse The Brew
Three Seasons Greenleaf
Wucan Kali
Mojo Makers
Radio Haze

2016[edit | edit source]

The 2016 edition of Aqua Maria was held on 12 and 13 August 2016 at Die Plattenburg in Plattenburg, Germany.[5]

12 August 13 August
DeWolff The Vintage Caravan
The Flying Eyes Jeremy Irons and The Ratgang Malibus
THIS RITE Mother's Cake
Radio FS
Limestone Whale
Deaf Flow

2017[edit | edit source]

The 2017 edition of Aqua Maria was held on 11 and 12 August 2017 at Die Plattenburg in Plattenburg, Germany. An aftershow was hosted on Saturday night by Streuner.[6]

11 August 12 August
Siena Root Dead Lord
Taming The Shrew Abramis Brama
Travelin' Jack Mother Engine
Johnny Rockskin
Strayin' Sparrows
Rising Dao

2018[edit | edit source]

The 2018 edition of Aqua Maria was hosted on 10 and 11 August 2018 at Die Plattenburg in Plattenburg, Germany.[7]

10 August 11 August
Electric Moon Weedpecker
Hypnos Beehoover
Hallas WolveSpirit
Johnny Rockskin
Mother's Cake
Conny Ochs

2019[edit | edit source]

The 2019 edition of Aqua Maria would be held on 9 and 10 August 2019 at Die Plattenburg.[8] The headliners would be revealed to be iconic Canadian hard rockers Anvil and long-standing German krautrock group Birth Control.

9 August 10 August
Anvil Birth Control
Black Tape Lion Yasi Hofer
The Wedge Zone Six
The Great Machine
The Great Astoria
King Moon and The Purple Tongues
Bloody Cape

2020[edit | edit source]

The 2020 edition of Aqua Maria was originally intended to be held on 7 and 8 August 2020. Ten bands would be announced including headliners Valley of the Sun and Truckfighters. However due to The CO-VID19 Pandemic the entire festival would be canceled.

2021[edit | edit source]

The 2021 edition of Aqua Maria is set to be held on 6 and 7 July 2021.

External Links[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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