Poster for the 2014 edition.
|Genre(s)||Psychedelic Rock, Stoner Rock|
|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]
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]
|17 August||18 August|
|Abramis Brama||My Sleeping Karma|
|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|
|Carrion Mother||Siena Root|
|She Loves Pablo|
2014[edit | edit source]
The 2014 edition of Aqua Maria was hosted on 8 and 9 August 2014.
|8 August||9 August|
|Coogan's Bluff||Stoned Jesus|
|Peter Geltat Trio|
2015[edit | edit source]
The 2015 edition of Aqua Maria was held on 14 and 15 August 2015 at Die Plattenburg in Platternburg, Germany.
|14 August||15 August|
2016[edit | edit source]
The 2016 edition of Aqua Maria was held on 12 and 13 August 2016 at Die Plattenburg in Plattenburg, Germany.
|12 August||13 August|
|DeWolff||The Vintage Caravan|
|The Flying Eyes||Jeremy Irons and The Ratgang Malibus|
|THIS RITE||Mother's Cake|
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.
|11 August||12 August|
|Siena Root||Dead Lord|
|Taming The Shrew||Abramis Brama|
|Travelin' Jack||Mother Engine|
2018[edit | edit source]
The 2018 edition of Aqua Maria was hosted on 10 and 11 August 2018 at Die Plattenburg in Plattenburg, Germany.
|10 August||11 August|
2019[edit | edit source]
The 2019 edition of Aqua Maria would be held on 9 and 10 August 2019 at Die Plattenburg. The headliners would be revealed to be iconic Canadian hard rockers Anvil and long-standing German krautrock group Birth Control.
|9 August||10 August|
|Black Tape Lion||Yasi Hofer|
|The Wedge||Zone Six|
|The Great Machine|
|The Great Astoria|
|King Moon and The Purple Tongues|
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.