The best festivals in Germany and in Europe this summer

The best festivals in Germany and in Europe this summer

We know that summer is still far on the horizon, but we need the motivation to overcome the current situation. This motivation is music, good weather, sunlight, swimwear, and glitter. Munich Surroundings Puls Open Air. From 4th to 6th of June at Schloss Kaltenberg. Festival pass 87,5 € without camping (you can buy an extra- ticket for a camping place). Puls Open Air always brings local German artists and other international indie bands. This year, some of them are Ok Kid, Ilgen-Nur, Girl in Red, Juju, and more. Not to…

Fleamarkets in Winter: Nachtflohmarkt & Kinderflohmarkt

Fleamarkets in Winter: Nachtflohmarkt & Kinderflohmarkt

It’s a fact that fast-fashion is one of the industries that is killing our planet. If you want to have a stylish look without destroying our natural resources, vintage clothes are always a good option. The Midnightbazar not only offers second-hand garments but also furniture, decoration, bikes, and other kind of objects. Concerts, drinks, and parties are also offered here. Celebrated every Saturday at Backstage club from 5 pm to 12 am, the entry to the flea market (2,80 € in advance) gives you free access to the club at…

Top Concerts February

Top Concerts February

Saturday 1st: The Lucky Punch (Backstage). Rock, psychedelia, and rays of sunlight in your ears. Monday 3rd: Ride (Strom). The legendary shoegaze band from the 90s will present their last album, “This Is Not A Safe Place” produced by the DJ Erol Alkan.   Wednesday 5th: Stereophonics (TonHalle). If you had sung “Make me feel like the one” once in your life, you know this is the place to be. Thursday 6th: Hannah Williams & The Affirmations (Kranhalle). This soul band offers a look to the past with lyrics of…

Top Concerts January

Top Concerts January

Monday 13: Evelinn Trouble (Cucurucu). Free entry. This creative multi-talent woman from Switzerland makes catchy songs with undeniable charm. Friday 17: The Düsseldorf Düsterboys (Rote Sonne). A good soundtrack for winter: sad songs and calm melodies in German. Sunday 19: Soviet Soviet (Milla). The Italian post-punk band makes perfect bittersweet songs that, as one of their songs says, are endlessly beautiful. Monday 20: Lower Dens (Milla Club) CANCELLED. Lower Dens makes incredible catchy synth-pop music. The powerful voice of Jana Hunter and their meaningful songs with political and social messages…

Win tickets for Mikal Cronin!

Win tickets for Mikal Cronin!

We were lucky to see Mikal Cronin in Barcelona at Primavera Sound (one of the best festivals in Europe) a couple of years ago, and we can only say it was magic. The North-American musician has a prolific career and has collaborated with Ty Segall, White Fence, and other amazing artists. His last album, Seeker, which arrives after a 4-years break and a crisis, was conceived in a cabin with some mountains as a backdrop and recorded with Ty Segall’s Freedom Band. With these credentials, you can only expect good…

Orlando inspired by Virginia Wolf. An exhibition curated by Tilda Swinton

Orlando inspired by Virginia Wolf. An exhibition curated by Tilda Swinton

The Virginia Wolf‘s novel Orlando tells the story of an aristocrat who has lived through several centuries and one day, he awakes as a woman. The actress Tilda Swinton, who starred the Sally Potter’s film adaptation in 1992, was inspired by this novel and she curated a photographic exhibition about it with works from Zackary Drucker, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, Jamal Nxedlana, Walter Pfeiffer, Viviane Sassen at the Aperture Foundation in New York. The artists play with concepts like gender, freedom, history, identity, and ethnicity. Apart from these…

Museums in Munich that have free entry (or almost)

Museums in Munich that have free entry (or almost)

Art should be accessible for everybody, so if you want to visit some of the museums of Munich for free or just for one euro, you only need to know when to go there and let yourself be inspired by amazing works of art. Haus der Kunst. Every first Thursday of the month this Brutalism building offers free entry for all its contemporary art exhibitions from 6 to 10 pm. After enjoying some art you can enjoy a glass of wine or a superb cocktail at its awesome Goldene bar….

Patti Smith comes to Munich next summer!

Patti Smith comes to Munich next summer!

Patti Smith is visiting Munich in the summer of 2020, specifically, the 19th of July, and we can’t be more excited about it. Musician, writer, poet… she is one of the most iconic figures of punk-rock. Albums like Horses are an important part of music history, and songs like Gloria, People Have the Power, Land: Horses or Because the Night are undeniable anthems. She will play at Tollwood festival in Olympiapark and the tickets are now on sale for 56,5 €. More information at the Tollwood website. *Header picture: Patti…

6 Top Christmas Markets in Munich

6 Top Christmas Markets in Munich

The shiniest season is here! As you may know, we are talking about Christmas. Germany is the country of the Christmas markets (called Weihnachtsmärkte), and they have just begun! Every year we can see at the end of November how the streets of Munich dress up in gold, red, and green with sparkling decoration as well as the many markets that proliferate these days. There are Christmas markets almost on every corner, but we want to highlight some of the most unusual and special ones. Sternenflotte The Alte Utting boat…

Upcoming concerts 2020

Upcoming concerts 2020

January: Monday 20: Lower Dens (Milla). (Edited: The show has been cancelled) The band of Jana Hunter comes back with a new album called “The Competition” about capitalism and its social consequences in our lives. Wednesday 29: Angel Olsen (Münchner Kammerspiele). The Northamerican diva will present her last album, All Mirrors. Her incredible voice and lyrics are incredibly charming, like a dream. Friday 31: Kevin Morby (Feierwerk) The Northamerican songwriter was supposed to play in November, but due to health problems he has postponed his concert to the end of…