When I first came to the X-Cafe music club, it was more like an amateur concert party: even the organizers never knew till the last moment who’d be playing on the evening. The atmosphere in the Cafe was very cosy and family-like, but the musicians couldn’t be called professional either, and this had to change. So we started putting a lot more effort into rehearsals, while keeping the gigs as accessible and impromptu as possible.
To prove that a music venue can be run on an admission-free basis.
To show people it is possible to have fun without taking alcohol.
To provide our visitors with an opportunity to communicate with each other and with musicians.
Together with my friends, we introduced the Club’s specialty — the opportunity to interview musicians right during the gig.
For several years, I was the Club’s host and art director.
Created and supported the Club’s website.
The X-Cafe’s been running for 5 years.
Both musicians and visitors were thrilled by the unique atmosphere of the Club.