Articles Tagged ‘music’

Best Live Music Venues in Munich

Best Live Music Venues in Munich October 28, 2011 | Nightlife | Read More
Munich has a constant stream of both international and local musicians.  Venues for live music range from a former gas station, to warehouses, to stadiums.  As a man who loves live music and attends at least a few concerts a month, I think it’s high time I give some feedback to the visiting community...

Partying after the Oktoberfest closes

Partying after the Oktoberfest closes September 23, 2011 | Nightlife | Read More
The Oktoberfest goes all day long and ends, for some, rather early.  If you are the type of person that likes to party all night long then after midnight you’re going to have to find somewhere else to do it other than the Oktoberfest grounds.  The vast majority of the hordes will head over to Europe’s...

Free Music Festivals in Munich

Free Music Festivals in Munich July 26, 2011 | Events | Read More
Theatron Summer Music Festival (July 28 to August 21): Every summer Munich hosts a couple of free music festivals, the largest of which is held in the Olympic park. A stage is set up right in the center of the Olympic park, hosting 69 separate bands playing over the course of the festival. Two days...

Munich Volksfests (Local Festivals) in June

Munich Volksfests (Local Festivals) in June May 28, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
I know what you’re thinking.  What is a volksfest? Well, a volksfest is a festival/carnival similar to a county fair in the United States.  In Germany, these are held in nearly every town sometime between spring and fall.  That includes the suburbs. The largest and most famous volksfest in Germany...

Summer Tollwood Festival

Summer Tollwood Festival May 21, 2011 | Events | Read More
One of the highlights of the summer in Munich is the Tollwood festival.  Actually, there are two Tollwood festivals, one in the summer and one in the winter and they are very different affairs.  The summer Tollwood is part music venue and part yuppie craft fair.  It is held at the extreme Southern...

Concerts in Munich at the Olympic Stadium and Olympic Hall 2011

Concerts in Munich at the Olympic Stadium and Olympic Hall 2011 March 19, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Want to see your favorite band while you’re in Munich?  Although there are hundreds of bands that tour through Munich every year, probably the most obvious and massively well known of those bands will be playing at the Olympic hall or the Olympic stadium.  Here is a sampling of some of those for...

Winter Tollwood Festival

November 15, 2010 | Events | Read More
The Tollwood festival is an event that happens twice a year:  they have a summer and a winter festival.  Since we are soon approaching the winter version, I’ll just focus on it for now, but you can expect a blog post on the summer version a few weeks before it comes to Munich next June. What exactly...