Early arrivals? 15 €. Park? 20 €. Camping on the festival grounds? 50 €.
entrance fee? Virtually priceless.
Many festival fans complain that summer’s big events are becoming more and more commercial and their focus is less and less on good bands and an exuberant mood. Rather, the big music events now often seem as if they are just designed to pull as much money out of the bag as possible for the music fans.
All the better is it festivals like the beautiful Read More
Black sky above the Strömthaler See in Großpösna near Leipzig. Lightning brightens up the rainy night, the wind sweeps over the water of the lake and the surrounding fields.
Last year, the Highfield Festival was under no good star – neither bosses could weather it still headliner Billy Talent appear at the around 35,000-strong event and also Placebo had to cancel at short notice due to illness (we reported). Read More
Between the 29th of August and the 2nd of September 2018, the diversified took place for the 15th time c / o pop Festival in Cologne. Numerous musicians, acts and artists made the cathedral city in different locations uncertain and attracted numerous music fans to celebrate the jubilee edition of the festival.
On Friday, 31.08.2018, we were allowed to play some concerts in the Stadtgarten and Studio 672:
Oh cosmonaut, how can you manage to become even more beautiful every time? Last year and the year before last, we were already raving enough about the fact that there is probably the most beautiful festival area in Germany at the Rabenstein reservoir. Or the fact that the many small details such as the miniature golf course, the Herzblattstudio or simply the lovely decoration create a very special atmosphere. And also the line-up could convince us again and again, not least thanks to the Read More
In the festival jungle, the 1live Popfest takes a very special position. While there are quite a few festivals for indie, metal, rock, hit, reggae, hip-hop or techno fans, the popfans in Germany have been quite empty. So, the first version of the 1LIVE Popfest brings together a colorful mix of chart favorites from the past few years and pays them to the event arena at the Veltins Arena. Nobody could have known before that it was often discussed why the event does not take place in the hall Read More
There were some riots in the run-up to this year’s line-up of the AStA Summer Festival in Paderborn as every year was sold out long before this time. Announced disruptions to the event due to a headliner placement of the 187 road band had the AStA replace the main act with the 257ers. He emphasized that he had not taken this decision because the heavily criticized texts of the 187 street gang were too politically incorrect, but merely to ensure a peaceful event. For example, rapper Karate Read More
Anyone who comes from the Ruhr area knows it for sure: as every year, a large tent landscape invites you to Kemnader See in Bochum-Witten Have a nice time. This year, the Zeltfestival Ruhr celebrated its 10th anniversary and was once again able to convince with a high-caliber jubilee. From 18 August to 3 September, there were headliners and rock greats like placebo, international pop stars like Emeli Sandé or national acts like Sarah Connor. Especially the mixture is noticeable here, almost Read More
Wirges, 25-26 August 2017 – Storm, lightning, evacuation: War The weather god had been well-advised to the Spack! festival over the last few years, so this year a louse had probably run over his liver. But anyone who thinks that a few raindrops and breaks have spoiled the festival visitors at this year’s Spack! For this year too, the Spack! Festival with its grandiose, family-like atmosphere could more than convince. Finally, says an old festival rule of thumb: the muddier Read More
And then we went to the first festival in Stockholm. Due to the date, line-up and location, the choice ultimately fell on the Popaganda Festival, which has been held annually since 2002 on the grounds of the (Olympic) swimming pool Eriksdalsbad. The organizers had come up with some finesse, the already the arrival (on the last few meters from the subway Skanstull off) designed more pleasant. At some distance, one could already hear music from the active stage and cast glances through the Read More
If two things have come true at this year’s c / o Pop Festival Cologne, then these are the following : Moderate are a terrific live band and the Tanzbrunnen Köln is one of the most beautiful locations, at least if the weather is right.
And the weather was right, on the first festival day of the popular c / o Pop Festival in Cologne Not only big headliners, but also numerous newcomers to the Rhine metropolis. The festival midweek started for me with Moderat, the Berlin association Read More