Portishead at their first gig in Istanbul

August 20th 2014

Portishead Istanbul

Here is the legendary British band Portishead in flow during their first ever concert in Turkey as part of the Midtown Fest at Istanbul’s Küçükçiftlik Park on Aug. 20.

Originally formed in 1991, the Bristol band consists of singer Beth Gibbons, Geoff Barrow and Adrian Utley.

They gained huge success with the release of their first album “Dummy” in 1994, winning the Mercury Music Prize in 1995 and being nominated for Best British Newcomer at the 1995 Brit Awards.

They also recently re-released their iconic 1994 debut album “Dummy” to mark its 20th anniversary.

Other bands on the festival line up include Savages, Thought Forms, The Ringo Jets, The Away Days and Telepotik.

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