Fête de la Musique 2018, our recommendations
The “Fête de la Musique” takes place every year worldwide on the 21st of June, offering bands and musicians an outdoor stage – all for free.
Launched in Paris in 1982, the festival was initiated by Jack Lang, and is celebrated in more than 540 cities. Since 1995, the “Fête de la Musique” also takes place in Berlin and has now more than 100 stages.
If you need a little help deciding which exciting acts you should not miss at Fête de la Musique 2018, check out our recommendations!
Fête de la Kiez
Start your summer afternoon in a great mood with some folk vibes! Ryan O’Reilly will start playing at 16:00, followed by Nathan Ball, Kim Churchill, Current Swell and a special guest: Joel Sarakula. You can find more information about “Fête de la Kiez” here. In the meantime, listen to “Long time ago” by the Canadian band Current Swell.
Genre: Indie, Folk, Songwriter, Alternative
Where: Zum böhmischen Dorf, Sanderstraße 11, 12047 Neukölln, Berlin, Germany
Fête de la Musique at Alte Münze
Head out to Alte Münze’s courtyard to discover local artists such as Antje Schomaker, jbxdr, Lean Bravo, Tausendpixelkurzekante and our favorite one: Temple Haze. You will definitely embark on a unique journey. Find out more on the Facebook event.
Genre: Indie, Soul
Where: Alte Münze, Molkenmarkt 2, 10179 Mitte, Berlin, Germany
If you feel like putting on your dancing shoes and party all night, we definitely recommend you Gretchen Blockparty. Don’t miss out on the two DJs: Max Graef and Delfonic, that will perform back-to-back. Check out the whole line up here.
Genre: Jazz, Soul, Electronic, House
Where: Gretchen, Obentrautstr. 19-21, 10963 Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany