Music festivals 2015
See larger picture Summer music sites Germany are among the best not only in Europe but in the world the Summer in Germany is among other things is also the season of music festivals. Every year from April to October there is over a thousand musical events of different scale – a small open-Aira followed by concerts with participation of stars of world size, and the palette of musical genres will delight the ears of any music lover. Where to go in this year in review Germania-online.
From light jazz to face hard rock: in the spring and summer months the whole of Germany becomes almost at the epicenter of musical life, as a German musical performances are among the best not only in Europe but in the world. For example, an annual festival of music in the style of heavy metal Wacken Open Air . which takes place in the small village of Wacken in Northern Germany since 1989. Come there every year over 80 thousand fans of heavy music, and festival tickets selling out within days. This year on a huge area of over 220 hectares will be such cult bands as Sepultura, Dream Theater, Judas Priest, Rob Zombie and Running Wild. Tickets cost from € 170, but get them now only from dealers.
Where: Wacken, Schleswig-Holstein
When: 30 July-1 August
Music lovers tight follow a tradition and the famous Rock am Ring festival . which runs around the Nurburgring race track in Rhineland-Palatinate. Together with the festival-twin Rock im Park, which is nearby and on the same date, Rock am Ring is one of the main events in the world of rock music. This year there will be teams such as Foo Fighters, The Prodigy, Slipknot, Die Toten Hosen. It is expected that this year both the festival will be attended by more than 145 thousand people. Ticket prices start from 150 euros, but look for them too, have from dealers.
Where: city airfield Mendig, Rhineland-Palatinate
When: from 5 to 7 June
See larger picture Festival Melt! Another popular festival of electronic and rock music under the name Melt! takes place in Saxony-Anhalt at the Museum under the open sky Ferropolis – “iron city” exhibited a huge industrial machine that serve as a great backdrop to the musical action. This year among the headliners of the festival – Kylie Minouge, Giorgio Moroder, Alt-J and La Roux. The ticket price for three days is 136 euros.
Where: city Grafenhainichen, Saxony-Anhalt
When: from 17 to 19 July
Enlarge image One of the headliners of the festival Elbjazz – Allan Harris “Welcome aboard!” – the motto beckoning at your jazz festival Hamburg free and Hanseatic. Elbjazz place since 2010 in the new urban area “HafenCity”, built on the site of the old port. This year the festival will feature more than 50 jazz artists, among them Allan Harris, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Ed Motta, Eva Kruse and Enriqo Rava Quartet. Tickets cost from 45 to 79 euros.
For lovers of classical music will also be an event for everyone. For more than 20 years in the heart of the German capital at the Gendarmenmarkt festival Classic Open Air. This year the festival will open with a performance of the German orchestra Babelsberg film studios, who will perform tunes from popular movies. In addition, the program is listed “Italian summer night” – Italian tenor Fabio Andreotti, accompanied by three sopranos will perform best Italian arias, and in the framework of the “French summer nights” the audience with hits of Edith Piaf, Juliette Greco and Charles Aznavour. Tickets cost from 54 euros.
See larger picture Africa Festival held in Germany since 1989 the exotics advise you to look at Africa Festival that takes place in the Bavarian würzburg. In 1989, the local society for the promotion of African culture in Germany held a small event, dedicated to the hot continent. The interest of the German public have been so high that for over 20 years the festival has been held with great success – it is visited by up to 120 thousand people. Each year focuses on one of the African countries – this year the focus of Zanzibar. Tickets from € 35.
Where: würzburg, Bavaria