Concerts & Live Music

With experimental and avant-garde on the rise, here’s your month in out-there (and less out-there) music. more

Mar 1, 2018 12:20 PM Concerts & Parties

INTERVIEW! East London buzz band Superorganism finally emerges from the shadows. They'll be embarking on a long-awaited cross-continental tour, including a stop at Festsaal Kreuzberg on Feb 23. more

Feb 19, 2018 1:00 PM , Concerts & Parties



The eighth Chor@Berlin celebrates choir music for singers and non-singers alike is back for four days at Radialsystem and Universität der Künste starting Feb 22. more

Feb 16, 2018 11:45 AM Concerts & Parties

With her album release coming up this month, Laura Winkler tells us about her band Holler My Dear's new album "Steady As She Goes" (out February 2). more

Feb 2, 2018 11:50 AM Concerts & Parties

If you have even the slightest touch of francophilia in you, February is your month for music. more

Jan 31, 2018 11:30 AM Concerts & Parties

The 31-year-old confluence of art, culture and technology returns Jan 31 (through Feb 4) to HKW under the banner "Face Value" with, among other things, 30 3D-printed portraits made from Chelsea Manning's DNA. Read our full guide. more

Jan 26, 2018 11:00 AM , Concerts & Parties

Founded in 1999 as a one-off Transmediale side programme, CTM has become its own beast, engulfing every hot performer, genre and format that could possibly constitute “adventurous music and art”. It's on across the city Jan 26-Feb 4. more

Jan 24, 2018 11:00 AM , Concerts & Parties

Part of CTM’s Panorama Bar lineup on February 2, Berlin-based DJ Perel tells us about utilising her own personal turmoil to create unity on the dance floor. more

Jan 24, 2018 11:00 AM , Concerts & Parties

INTERVIEW! Genre-bending composer and pianist Nils Frahm on how his new studio at the Funkhaus inspired his latest album All Melody, out Jan 26. He rocks the the Funkhaus for four sold-out shows in the lead up Jan 22-25. more

Jan 18, 2018 11:30 AM Concerts & Parties

Two years after the Starman’s return to the celestial plane, Berlin hasn’t stopped commemorating its favourite adopted son. Let's Dance starting with a tribute Sun, Jan 6 at Lido. more

Jan 4, 2018 11:00 AM Concerts & Parties

Put on your battle armour and hit the town: it’s New Year’s Eve in Berlin. more

Dec 20, 2017 2:00 PM Concerts & Parties

This holiday season, ditch the smartphone and rediscover the joys of books, vinyl records, Super 8 camcorders, letterpress printers and more. Plus: #MeToo in Berlin, the best and worst of 2017 and much more, on stands now! more

Nov 28, 2017 12:00 PM In Print

Coming “home” to Lido Mon, Nov 20, Aussie synth-pop maestro and frequent Berliner Alex Cameron speaks about putting words in the mouths of despicable characters on his latest album Forced Witness. more

Nov 14, 2017 12:00 PM Concerts & Parties

The Nordwind music, performance and art festival is straying far from its Nordic roots this year, connecting the Arctic, Africa and more. Here's our preview. more

Nov 8, 2017 12:00 PM Theatre & Dance

Make the most out of the long weekend with five days' worth of frights, freaks, tricks and treats. more

Oct 25, 2017 4:19 PM Concerts & Parties

Ready for a world of jazz? From the genre's roots in the US to its far-flung offshoot in Norway, Jazzfest gathers 150 musicians at the Festspiele, A-Trane and Lido to celebrate its 54th edition (Oct 31-Nov 5). more

Oct 25, 2017 1:00 PM Concerts & Parties

INTERVIEW: Before her show at Musik & Frieden on Oct 14, Exberliner met with Cold Specks and talked about coming to terms with the struggles as a black Muslim woman in music, inspirations for the new album and her dreams of an unknown past. more

Oct 12, 2017 11:00 AM Concerts & Parties

Charlottenburg is back! In our new issue, we take a look at the neighbourhood's glory days and its burgeoning future, and give you plenty of (old and new) reasons to head West. Plus all the culture and food coverage you know and love – and much more! more

Sep 28, 2017 12:00 PM Features

The second Reclaim the Beats festival invites Berliners to dance out their identity politics issues, Oct 5-14 at Gretchen, Burg Schnabel and Werkstatt der Kulturen. more

Sep 26, 2017 3:45 PM Concerts & Parties 1 Comments

INTERVIEW! At Musikfest (on through Sep 18), Rebecca Saunders translates Ulysses’ last chapter for soprano and stereophonic chamber ensemble. "Yes" premieres at the Philharmonie on Sep 9, followed the next day by a free talk with Ed Atkins. more

Sep 6, 2017 11:00 AM Concerts & Parties

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