Slow Down Molasses at c/o POP 2022

Slow Down Molasses at c/o POP 2022

April 20-24/22, Cologne Germany

by SaskMusic

April 14, 2022 in Artist News

Slow Down Molasses to play C/O POP, April 20-24/22, Cologne Germany
Cologne Music Festival and Convention

Slow Down Molasses has been invited to perform at c/o pop 2022. c/o pop is “a city-wide music festival held in multiple venues across Cologne, Germany. With an onus on rising talent, a carefully curated of the newest sounds, both homegrown and international, make their way to Cologne in what is one of the key dates in the calendar for new music exploration.”

The shows will be part of a series of upcoming European dates for the Saskatoon-based band.

Slow Down Molasses at C/O POP

Thursday, April 21, 2022, 18:30–23:00 at YUCA (Bartholomäus-Schink-Straße 65, 50825 Köln Germany)
“Made in Canada Reception and Showcase”
BreakOut West presents four Western Canadian artists.
Reception begins 1845, followed by Mouraine at 1915, Vissia at 2015, Slow Down Molasses at 2015, and Miesha and the Spanks at 2115.
BreakOut West page:

This concert is part of the funding project "c/o pop 2022 musichubgermany " supported by the Initiative Musik gemeinnützige Projektgesellschaft GmbH with project funds from the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media.

The artist was selected for c/o pop through the festival’s own artist selection process. SaskMusic is not providing staff representation to this year's event.

For transparency we note that our staff member Kaelen Klypak was, as an individual working musician, asked to play drums with Slow Down Molasses for this event. This invitation came after the band was selected by the event to perform, and falls outside of Kaelen’s duties at SaskMusic.

Slow Down Molasses Tour Dates

4/20 - Bonn, Germany - Namenlos
4/21 - Cologne, Germany - C/O Pop Festival
5/6 - Oxford, UK - Florence Park Community Centre
5/7 - Reading, UK - Are You Listening? Festival
5/8 - Bristol, UK - The Lanes
5/9 - London, UK - Sebright Arms
5/10 - Hull, UK - The New Adelphi Room
5/11 - Glasgow, Scotland - Bloc+
5/12 - Manchester, UK - The Peer Hat
5/13 and 5/14 - Brighton, UK - The Great Escape Festival


"The c/o pop Festival has been bringing national and international acts from the fields of electro, indie, hip hop/rap and related styles to Cologne's stages since 2004 - including both established artists and newcomers. In recent years, the focus has increasingly shifted towards national newcomers - after all, c/o pop sees itself as a festival of discovery.

Highlights include special events such as the pop-NRW Award, where the best acts from NRW are chosen, label evenings, showcases and networking events, where labels, musicians and other players can get to know each other.

The past few years have shown that the concept works: a number of national acts such as The Whitest Boy Alive, BrandtBrauerFrick, Moderat, Roosevelt, Dillon and AnnenMayKantereit played at the festival long before their breakthrough, proving that the c/o pop festival is an ideal springboard - also for international success. In 2019, the organizers have completely revamped the c/o pop concept and, what's more, made a double move: For the first time, the festival took place at the beginning of the season and thus in May, moving from the Belgian Quarter to the colorful Ehrenfeld.

The c/o pop Convention takes place parallel to the festival and is the first industry gathering of the year for the music industry and cooperating industries such as digital economy and games. Here, keynotes, talks, presentations, workshops and training sessions take a practical look at the future. There are also plenty of opportunities to network. The c/o pop Convention sees itself as a platform for networking and interaction for bands, artists and the entire associated ecosystem.

One focus is on presenting and promoting the music professionals of tomorrow. In keynotes, talks, lectures and workshops, we take a practical look at the future of the industry and impart valuable knowledge. The VUT Indie Days Cologne and the TINCON Cologne complete the program. Together with you we want to find new ways to shape the future of pop culture. Of course, there will be plenty of networking opportunities along the way. The conference for everyone who wants to start the season with new contacts and ideas."