What’s on in Germany: July 2 – 8

What's on in Germany: July 2 - 8
Photo: DPA
This Week's Highlights: Cologne gets irie, Springsteen rocks Munich, and Lucinda Williams drops in on Berlin.



Calexico, Lambchop & Lucinda Williams

These three are reinventing the notion of American music. Get your dose of indie-country Wednesday at Zitadelle Spandau’s Citadel Music Festival.

Price: €37

Location: Zitadelle, am Juliusturm

Times: Wednesday, July 8, 6pm

Ticket Hotline: 030 780 99810

More Information: www.citadel-music-festival.de

Suzanne Vega

Let her woo you Sunday night at Passionskirche when she performs songs from her latest album Beauty & Crime. New York City makes a compelling backdrop for intimate Blue Note debut.

Price: €25

Location: Passionskirche, Marheinekeplatz 1

Times: Sunday, July 5, 8pm

Ticket Hotline: 030 780 99810

More Information: www.akanthus.de



Summerjam Festival

It may not be Jamaica, technically, but every summer Fühlinger See gets pretty darn close. Bunny Wailer and his Solomonic Reggaestra headlines this year’s three-day soul shakedown party. Take the Reggaebus from points around Germany, and get ready to get irie. Rastafari!

Price: €92

Location: Fühlinger See

Times: Friday, July 3 – Sunday, July 5

Ticket Hotline: 01805 570070

More Information: www.summerjam.de



Edvard Munch – Drawings

Honour the creator of “The Scream” this weekend as an exhibition of the Norwegian artists’ prints opens at Frankfurt’s Städel Museum.

Price: €10

Location: Städel Museum, Schaumainkai 63

Times: Tuesday, Friday – Sunday, 10am- 6pm; Wednesday, Thursday, 10am-9pm; Friday, July 3 – October 18

Phone: 069 605 0980

More Information: www.staedelmuseum.de


Pippi Longstocking

Astrid Lindgren’s most beloved character comes to life on the Frankfurt stage Sunday. Watch the red haired sprite and her pals romp around the Palmengarten theatre.

Price: €9.50 – 14.50

Location: Papageno Musiktheater im Palmengarten, Siesmayerstrasse

Times: Sunday, July 5, 4pm

Phone: 069 51 50 38

More Information: www.papageno-theater.de



Trio Nexus

Flautist Erik Drescher, pianist Heather O’Donnell, and percussionist Claudia Sgarbi premiere new works by pioneering electronic music composer Pauline Oliveros as well as Germany-based composers Mayako Kubo, Marcia Lemke-Kern and Susanne Stelzenbach.

Price: Free!

Location: GEDOK-Kunstforum, Koppel 66/ Lange Reihe 75

Times: Tuesday, July 7, 7pm

Phone: 040 280 31 24

More Information: www.trio-nexus.de



Six photographers showcase their best celebrity shots in this group exhibition at Hamburg’s G3Gallery. See a dapper Astrid Lindgren, an elegant Romy Schneider and a very sexy Cindy Crawford.

Price: Free

Location: G3Gallery, Mittelweg 41a

Times: Monday – Friday, 2-7pm; through August 30

Phone: 040 280 31 24

More Information: www.g3-gallery.com



Lutz Bacher – Do You Love Me?

Pictures of Penelope Cruz, Jennifer Garner and the Lion withthe Tin Man appear in artist Lutz Bacher’s media-infused imagery of the American dream. Damenkapelle and DJ Mirko Hecktor provide the sounds for Friday night’s summer party opening.

Price: Free

Location: Kunstverein München, Galeriestrasse 4

Times: Opening: Friday, July 3, 8pm; Regular Hours: Tuesday – Friday, noon – 7pm; Saturday – Sunday 11am-6pm

Phone: 089 221 152

More Information: www.kunstverein-muenchen.de

Jean Dubuffet. A Life in Double Time – A Retrospective

One hundred and fifty works trace this twentieth century French artist’s career from figurative to abstract painting. Marvel at Dubuffet’s impressive oeuvre.

Price: €8

Location: Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Theatinerstrasse 8;

Times: Daily, 10am-8pm; through August 30

Phone: 089 22 4412

More Info: www.hypo-kunsthalle.de


Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band

The Boss arrives at Olympiastadion Thursday night. Go and wrap yourself in the anthems of an American icon. Baby you were born to run.

Price: €60-95

Location: Olympiastadion, Spiridon-Louis-Ring

Times: Thursday, July 2, 7:30pm

Phone: 0180 5481 8181

More Info: www.muenchenticket.de


Summer Festival of Culture

South African jazz legend Hugh Masekela holds court over this exciting festival of world cultures’ final night on Sunday. Wrap up six days of Creole bands and Egyptian ensembles with one of the world’s most sensational players.

Price: Free

Location: Marktplatz Stuttgart

Times: Sunday, July 5, 11am-10pm

More Information: www.stuttgart.de

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