Busy Friday Night in Istanbul. Death Angel concert. Derby btw GS-FB. Istanbul Shopping Fest starts.


This super thrash metal band, Death Angel, comes to Istanbul for the first time and that’s definitely my top priority tonight.
Yer: Old School Rock Bar
Tarihler: 18.03.2011~18.03.2011
Telefon: 0212 292 98 17
Adres: Atıf Yılmaz Cad. (Ağa Cami Sokağı) No: 17 Kat: 2 Beyoğlu Istanbul
Bilet Ücreti: Ayakta: 45,00 TL
Nereden Alırım: Biletix.com, Biletix Gişeleri, Biletix Çağrı Merkezi: 0216 556 98 00, Old School Rock Bar

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