A Festival Of Underground, Experimental & International Music
2 – 5 April 2020
Various Venues Around Glasgow

News – 12 December 2020

Featured Artist 2021 Announced

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Sholto Dobie: SSW x Counterflows Residency

News – 12 December 2020

Featured Artist 2021 Announced

Past Festivals

An Archive of our past Festivals, including line-ups, artists, documentation, and artwork.

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Counterflows Artists Profiles 2012–2020

We‘ve been lucky to host many incredible artists since Counterflows began in 2008. Explore their profiles and contributions:

[Fraser, Ormston]

Aine O’Dwyer

AKUMU

Alexander Hawkins (solo)

Ashanti (DJ)

Ashley Paul

Ashley Paul

Bamya

Beatrice Dillon

Billy Bao

Carnatic Music Ensemble

Catherine Lamb & Johnny Chang – Viola Torros

Chelpa Ferro

Comfort

Crystabel Riley

Cucina Povera

CUCINA POVERA

Dakim

DJ Akumu

Doreen Kutzke & Myriam Van Imschoot

Elaine Mitchener

EVA-MARIA HOUBEN

Evol

Gabber Modus Operandi

Glasgow Supper Club

Graham Lambkin

Humming Dogs

I-Jahbar & Bokeh Edwards

JAKE MEGINSKY

Jamaica!!

JAMES RUSHFORD & JOE TALIA

JEAN-MARIE MASSOU – diffusion

Jim C.Nedd & Palm Wine – Guarapo DJ set

Joe McPhee & DECOY

Katz Mulk

Kumio Kurachi

Last Yearz Interesting Negro & Young Nettle

Laura Cannell

LE PLEIN PAYS – film screening & discussion

Letitia Pleiades

LETITIA PLEIADES / MARIAM REZAEI (DUO)

LUCY DUNCOMBE

LYZZA

LYZZA (DJ)

MC Carol

MC Yallah & Debmaster

MHYSA

Michael LaCour (formerly B L A C K I E… All Caps, With Spaces)

Mohammad Reza Mortazavi

Mother & Nova

Mountain / Full Edition

Nena Etza (DJ)

Nicole Mitchell / Mark Sanders (duo)

Nicole Mitchell/ Alexander Hawkins/ Tomeka Reid Trio

Once Upon A Time In Glasgow with Stewart Smith

Pantayo

Pantayo

Paul Abbott

PETRONN SPHENE

Primitive Art

Quinie

RHODRI DAVIES – TRANSVERSAL TIME

Rian Treanor

Ribeka

RP BOO

RP BOO / SEYMOUR WRIGHT / PAUL ABBOTT (trio)

RUSSELL HASWELL & SUE TOMPKINS

SARRA WILD (DJ)

Sholto Dobie

SOFIA JERNBERG

Soft Tissue

Sosena Gebre Eyesus

SOUNDS OF SISSO

Stewart Greenwood

Still House Plants

Still House Plants

SUSIE IBARRA

The Hairdressers

Tomeka Reid (solo)

Triple Negative

USURPER

Viaduct Tuba Trio plays the music of Bill Wells

WIDT

Will Guthrie

WOL

YEAH YOU & PAT THOMAS

Zeena Parkins

ZYWIZNA

Interventions Series

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  • MC Yallah

    Claire Sawers, 21 July 2020

  • Mountain / Full Edition

    Kentaroh Imai, 4 June 2020

  • Pantayo

    Frances Morgan, 21 May 2020

  • Voicing

    Quinie, 21 April 2020

  • soft tissue

    Stewart Smith, 5 May 2020

  • Three verbs for Still House Plants

    Frances Morgan, 7 April 2020