Dancing like there’s no Covid: first German nightclub reopens in Leipzig

Dancing like there’s no Covid: first German nightclub reopens in Leipzig

For techno enthusiast Philipp Koegler, it almost felt like a normal Saturday night again as he joined 200 fellow revellers at "Distillery", the first German nightclub to reopen since the start of the pandemic.

From folk to techno: 13 German songs that never grow old

From folk to techno: 13 German songs that never grow old

Tickets sell out in three minutes as Berlin Philharmonic reopens to public

Tickets sell out in three minutes as Berlin Philharmonic reopens to public

‘A huge, huge mistake’: star German tenor makes emotional plea to bring back live music

‘A huge, huge mistake’: star German tenor makes emotional plea to bring back live music

VIDEO: The most fascinating facts about Beethoven to mark his 250th birthday
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VIDEO: The most fascinating facts about Beethoven to mark his 250th birthday

Music to our ears: The top 10 melodic German phrases
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Music to our ears: The top 10 melodic German phrases

How to celebrate Diwali in Germany in 2020

How to celebrate Diwali in Germany in 2020

German court declares techno to be music

German court declares techno to be music

Germany strives to kickstart culture in a world blighted by virus

Germany strives to kickstart culture in a world blighted by virus

Rapper fined over ‘nauseating’ misogynist lyrics

Rapper fined over ‘nauseating’ misogynist lyrics

Pete Doherty arrested in Berlin

Pete Doherty arrested in Berlin

Paul McCartney kicks off tour in Hamburg, where it all began

Paul McCartney kicks off tour in Hamburg, where it all began

Germany celebrates 25 years of Wham’s ‘Last Christmas’

Germany celebrates 25 years of Wham’s ‘Last Christmas’

Peter Doherty angers Germans by mixing up national anthem

Peter Doherty angers Germans by mixing up national anthem

What’s on in Germany: November 26-December 2

What’s on in Germany: November 26-December 2

Tokio Hotel singer Bill laments lame love life

Tokio Hotel singer Bill laments lame love life

Munich unveils latest cultural offering: portable opera

Munich unveils latest cultural offering: portable opera

Imagining a new future for Berlin

Imagining a new future for Berlin

United We Stream: How Berlin’s clubs are coming together to survive the corona crisis

United We Stream: How Berlin’s clubs are coming together to survive the corona crisis

Meet the Beatles superfan keeping the Fab Four alive in Hamburg

Meet the Beatles superfan keeping the Fab Four alive in Hamburg

How Germany is celebrating 250-year-old ‘pop star’ Beethoven

How Germany is celebrating 250-year-old ‘pop star’ Beethoven

How AI is adding the final notes to German composer’s Beethoven’s Tenth Symphony

How AI is adding the final notes to German composer’s Beethoven’s Tenth Symphony

Hamburg orchestra to perform climate change rework of Vivaldi classic

Hamburg orchestra to perform climate change rework of Vivaldi classic

VIDEO: How Hamburg’s laughing stock became its crown jewel

VIDEO: How Hamburg’s laughing stock became its crown jewel

Elderly heavy metal fans sneak out of nursing home to rock out at Wacken Open Air

Elderly heavy metal fans sneak out of nursing home to rock out at Wacken Open Air

These Anglophone singers are huge in Germany… but you’ve never heard of them

These Anglophone singers are huge in Germany… but you’ve never heard of them

Berlin club scene aims to block major AfD demo using techno and dance

Berlin club scene aims to block major AfD demo using techno and dance

‘Mad’ King Ludwig’s lost porcelain gift to Wagner gets rare show

‘Mad’ King Ludwig’s lost porcelain gift to Wagner gets rare show

Germany’s main music awards to be abolished over win for ‘anti-Semitic’ rap album

Germany’s main music awards to be abolished over win for ‘anti-Semitic’ rap album

Barenboim hands back Echo music award over rap anti-Semitism controversy

Barenboim hands back Echo music award over rap anti-Semitism controversy

Controversy as ‘anti-Semitic’ rappers win Germany’s top music award

Controversy as ‘anti-Semitic’ rappers win Germany’s top music award

How hearing Bach at Easter gave me a deeper appreciation for learning German

How hearing Bach at Easter gave me a deeper appreciation for learning German

‘One heck of a ride:’ Berlin-based duo on writing Russia’s Eurovision songs
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‘One heck of a ride:’ Berlin-based duo on writing Russia’s Eurovision songs

10 modern German musicians you need to listen to before you die

10 modern German musicians you need to listen to before you die

How a rare bird drove Ed Sheeran out of a west German town

How a rare bird drove Ed Sheeran out of a west German town

WATCH: Germany picks heartfelt ode to dead father as Eurovision song

WATCH: Germany picks heartfelt ode to dead father as Eurovision song

Oasis singer’s claim that Munich police pulled his teeth is ‘complete rubbish’

Oasis singer’s claim that Munich police pulled his teeth is ‘complete rubbish’

Electronic Music Museum to open in Frankfurt this summer

Electronic Music Museum to open in Frankfurt this summer

7 events across Germany you won’t want to miss this February

7 events across Germany you won’t want to miss this February

Electronic legends Kraftwerk win Grammy for best dance album

Electronic legends Kraftwerk win Grammy for best dance album

‘Unique dance moves’: Frankfurt nightclub to throw party in zero gravity

‘Unique dance moves’: Frankfurt nightclub to throw party in zero gravity

‘The night economy’: how even conservatives are trying to protect Berlin techno

‘The night economy’: how even conservatives are trying to protect Berlin techno

Spiegel hits back at Morrissey by publishing audio of controversial interview

Spiegel hits back at Morrissey by publishing audio of controversial interview

Berlin police widen hunt for stolen John Lennon belongings

Berlin police widen hunt for stolen John Lennon belongings

Protests and tears: how black musicians perplexed Germans before WWII

Protests and tears: how black musicians perplexed Germans before WWII

4 million people visit Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie concert hall in first year

4 million people visit Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie concert hall in first year

California radio station brings cool music and ‘cultural exchange’ to Berlin airwaves

California radio station brings cool music and ‘cultural exchange’ to Berlin airwaves

SoundCloud lays off almost half of staff, but keeps Berlin HQ

SoundCloud lays off almost half of staff, but keeps Berlin HQ

New York conductor Gilbert to lead Hamburg’s ambitious orchestra

New York conductor Gilbert to lead Hamburg’s ambitious orchestra

Famed female rapper put in jail for beating teenage prostitutes

Famed female rapper put in jail for beating teenage prostitutes

Shakira, Pharrell coming to Hamburg for anti-poverty concert amid G20 summit

Shakira, Pharrell coming to Hamburg for anti-poverty concert amid G20 summit

This viral hit perfectly skewers bland German pop music

This viral hit perfectly skewers bland German pop music

This is how Twitter reacted to Germany’s ‘bleh’ Eurovision pick

This is how Twitter reacted to Germany’s ‘bleh’ Eurovision pick

VIDEO: Berlin orchestra turns currywurst into music

VIDEO: Berlin orchestra turns currywurst into music

Biopic about jazz legend ‘Django’ to open Berlin film festival

Biopic about jazz legend ‘Django’ to open Berlin film festival

These German children’s songs bring tears to my eyes

These German children’s songs bring tears to my eyes

‘Our parents told of the Berlin Wall. We’ll tell of GEMA deal’

‘Our parents told of the Berlin Wall. We’ll tell of GEMA deal’

Bowie gets a memorial plaque at former Berlin home

Bowie gets a memorial plaque at former Berlin home

Rapturous reception at Wagner fest’s opening night

Rapturous reception at Wagner fest’s opening night

German pop star frazzled by flame thrower finishes show

German pop star frazzled by flame thrower finishes show

Got festival fever? Here are Germany’s best picks

Got festival fever? Here are Germany’s best picks

What’s on in Germany: July 2016

What’s on in Germany: July 2016

Kraftwerk defeat makes Germany safe for DJs

Kraftwerk defeat makes Germany safe for DJs

Scooter singer finally reveals how much the fish cost

Scooter singer finally reveals how much the fish cost

Prince cover on Frankfurt train takes musicians viral

Prince cover on Frankfurt train takes musicians viral

7 very German things you missed at ‘German Grammys’

7 very German things you missed at ‘German Grammys’

‘I love the way Germans eat, drink and enjoy themselves’

‘I love the way Germans eat, drink and enjoy themselves’

VIDEO: British pop band unite with German trash orchestra

VIDEO: British pop band unite with German trash orchestra

Snooty crowd turns nasty at harpsichordist’s Cologne gig

Snooty crowd turns nasty at harpsichordist’s Cologne gig

VIDEO: Are these German ‘First Aid Ladies’ too sexy?

VIDEO: Are these German ‘First Aid Ladies’ too sexy?

The instrument maker bringing sexy back to music

The instrument maker bringing sexy back to music

Here are Germany’s 2016 Eurovision hopefuls

Here are Germany’s 2016 Eurovision hopefuls

7 songs to make your German lover swoon on Valentine’s

7 songs to make your German lover swoon on Valentine’s

Bavarian mayor brings hills alive with sound of music

Bavarian mayor brings hills alive with sound of music

Berlin Bowie fans etch giant memorial into ice

Berlin Bowie fans etch giant memorial into ice

Bowie’s old studio opens doors for fan farewell

Bowie’s old studio opens doors for fan farewell

Berlin pays tribute to dearly departed Bowie

Berlin pays tribute to dearly departed Bowie

David Bowie’s Berlin in pictures

David Bowie’s Berlin in pictures

Pegida hymn knocks Adele off top of charts

Pegida hymn knocks Adele off top of charts

Eight reasons Germany will truly rock in 2016

Eight reasons Germany will truly rock in 2016

Broadcaster drops ‘anti-gay’ Eurovision pick

Broadcaster drops ‘anti-gay’ Eurovision pick

VIDEO: German’s Paris hymn becomes viral hit

VIDEO: German’s Paris hymn becomes viral hit

Snoop Dogg no-show bankrupts Munich club

Snoop Dogg no-show bankrupts Munich club

Top songs foreigners sang about Germany

Top songs foreigners sang about Germany

Bieber and ‘Beliebers’ take over Berlin

Bieber and ‘Beliebers’ take over Berlin

Renowned Estonian-German composer turns 80

Renowned Estonian-German composer turns 80

Pro-refugee group push punk classic to no. 1

Pro-refugee group push punk classic to no. 1

‘Berlin is kind of like the best American city’

‘Berlin is kind of like the best American city’

Cologne’s 10 must-see spots for culture vultures

Cologne’s 10 must-see spots for culture vultures

Wacken festival draws metalheads of the world

Wacken festival draws metalheads of the world

High stakes for Wagner’s progeny at opera fest

High stakes for Wagner’s progeny at opera fest

Berlin electronic music innovator Moebius dies

Berlin electronic music innovator Moebius dies

What’s topping the German charts in June

What’s topping the German charts in June

Carnival of Cultures in Berlin: six top picks

Carnival of Cultures in Berlin: six top picks

Ann Sophie’s high hopes for Vienna

Ann Sophie’s high hopes for Vienna

Kraftwerk singer sues over same-name charger

Kraftwerk singer sues over same-name charger

Germany gets surprise entry for Eurovision 2015

Germany gets surprise entry for Eurovision 2015

Berlin rapper’s stunt sets off homophobia row

Berlin rapper’s stunt sets off homophobia row

Berlin electronica pioneer dead at 70

Berlin electronica pioneer dead at 70

Kraftwerk kick off shows at Berlin landmark

Kraftwerk kick off shows at Berlin landmark

Bum note haunts Kaiser’s concert hall

Bum note haunts Kaiser’s concert hall

The show must go on: How German orchestras are continuing concerts amid the pandemic

The show must go on: How German orchestras are continuing concerts amid the pandemic

Clubs offer €1 for bust Berlin shopping mall

Clubs offer €1 for bust Berlin shopping mall

Morrissey concert cut short as fans storm stage

Morrissey concert cut short as fans storm stage

‘You need to learn to manage emotions’

‘You need to learn to manage emotions’

Who is listening to Berlin’s music?

Who is listening to Berlin’s music?

Motorhead fan’s brain bled after headbanging

Motorhead fan’s brain bled after headbanging

David Bowie is back in Berlin

David Bowie is back in Berlin

German rapper-turned-jihadist ‘killed in Syria’

German rapper-turned-jihadist ‘killed in Syria’

Rolling Stones still set to rock Germany

Rolling Stones still set to rock Germany

Thieves steal 100 antique string instruments

Thieves steal 100 antique string instruments

The Scorpions make acoustic debut

The Scorpions make acoustic debut

Status Quo: our tales of Germany too wild to tell

Status Quo: our tales of Germany too wild to tell

Lou Reed’s dark, drug-fuelled Berlin

Lou Reed’s dark, drug-fuelled Berlin

Video deal frees up music streaming

Video deal frees up music streaming

Rammstein rock Wacken metal festival

Rammstein rock Wacken metal festival

Bayreuth Wagner festival stages entire Ring

Bayreuth Wagner festival stages entire Ring

Gangster rapper with an appetite for scandal

Gangster rapper with an appetite for scandal

Did Springsteen kick a hole in the Berlin Wall?

Did Springsteen kick a hole in the Berlin Wall?

Mayor ditches election posters for music video

Mayor ditches election posters for music video

Franz Ferdinand singer: I love German asparagus

Franz Ferdinand singer: I love German asparagus

Germans import an Indian splash of colour

Germans import an Indian splash of colour

‘I hate Wagner but I hate him on my knees’

‘I hate Wagner but I hate him on my knees’

Justin Bieber’s monkey becomes ‘German’

Justin Bieber’s monkey becomes ‘German’

The Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek dies at 74

The Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek dies at 74

Wagner descendant slams composer

Wagner descendant slams composer

Germany pets Justin Bieber’s monkey

Germany pets Justin Bieber’s monkey

20,000 Goths gather in Leipzig

20,000 Goths gather in Leipzig

Dusty discs unite Germany and Iran

Dusty discs unite Germany and Iran

Munich tinkles street pianos’ ivories

Munich tinkles street pianos’ ivories

Mould ‘haemorrhoids’ threaten church organs

Mould ‘haemorrhoids’ threaten church organs

China unplugs Kraftwerk for Tibet stance

China unplugs Kraftwerk for Tibet stance

‘It’s important to master German subtleties’

‘It’s important to master German subtleties’

Teen finds web fame singing dumpling hymn

Teen finds web fame singing dumpling hymn

Echo Music Awards bring glitz to Berlin

Echo Music Awards bring glitz to Berlin

‘It’s the biggest brothel on German TV’

‘It’s the biggest brothel on German TV’

‘The artistic atmosphere is different in Germany’

‘The artistic atmosphere is different in Germany’

Music award strips ‘far-right’ band nomination

Music award strips ‘far-right’ band nomination

Bowie rekindles Berlin love affair on new album

Bowie rekindles Berlin love affair on new album

Amazon, gay adoption, Eurovision, and GEMA

Amazon, gay adoption, Eurovision, and GEMA

Royalties agency GEMA kills off senior tea dance

Royalties agency GEMA kills off senior tea dance

Iggy Pop’s top song ‘a hymn to Berlin’s trains’

Iggy Pop’s top song ‘a hymn to Berlin’s trains’

Germany picks Glorious song as Eurovision entry

Germany picks Glorious song as Eurovision entry

Probe into possible Eurovision plagiarism

Probe into possible Eurovision plagiarism

YouTube puts Germany into digital dark ages

YouTube puts Germany into digital dark ages

Video artist feels the Techno Viking’s wrath

Video artist feels the Techno Viking’s wrath

Russian star to lead Munich Philharmonic

Russian star to lead Munich Philharmonic

Scandal as rapper posts anti-Israel map

Scandal as rapper posts anti-Israel map

GEMA demands YouTube pay €1.6 mln in damages

GEMA demands YouTube pay €1.6 mln in damages

Simon Rattle to quit Berlin Philharmonic

Simon Rattle to quit Berlin Philharmonic

David Bowie releases Berlin song on birthday

David Bowie releases Berlin song on birthday

The ‘perfect flesh’ of Helene Fischer

The ‘perfect flesh’ of Helene Fischer

Official wants Stones to rock Stasi archive

Official wants Stones to rock Stasi archive

Germans stop learning to play music

Germans stop learning to play music

Herzog on Jagger: Shame it was only rock ‘n’ roll

Herzog on Jagger: Shame it was only rock ‘n’ roll

Struggling with Berlin’s artsy hype

Struggling with Berlin’s artsy hype

Musicians play with brainwaves in tune

Musicians play with brainwaves in tune

‘Racy’ song upsets Kiwis in national German exam

‘Racy’ song upsets Kiwis in national German exam

German rare violin dealer jailed for fraud

German rare violin dealer jailed for fraud

Kitsch and culture: Germany’s favourite Christmas songs

Kitsch and culture: Germany’s favourite Christmas songs

Composer Hans Werner Henze dead at 86

Composer Hans Werner Henze dead at 86

Busker bashes passenger with trumpet

Busker bashes passenger with trumpet

Army outraged by ‘rape’ music video

Army outraged by ‘rape’ music video

GEMA faces march of the angry clubbers

GEMA faces march of the angry clubbers

Streaming music hits high note in Germany

Streaming music hits high note in Germany

Jail for Pussy Riot sparks protests in Germany

Jail for Pussy Riot sparks protests in Germany

‘Free Pussy Riot’ call given a German accent

‘Free Pussy Riot’ call given a German accent

Academy of the Arts joins Pussy Riot protest

Academy of the Arts joins Pussy Riot protest

Thousands head-bang their way to Wacken

Thousands head-bang their way to Wacken

Cyborg ‘Dutchman’ booed in Bayreuth

Cyborg ‘Dutchman’ booed in Bayreuth

Festivalgoer accidentally gases himself

Festivalgoer accidentally gases himself

Former rapper turned Salafist flees Germany

Former rapper turned Salafist flees Germany

New royalties charges threaten Berlin clubs

New royalties charges threaten Berlin clubs

Wagner opera house gets ‘world heritage’ status

Wagner opera house gets ‘world heritage’ status

Nightclubs pull plug in license fee protest

Nightclubs pull plug in license fee protest

Rare gangster-rapper T-shirt betrays robber

Rare gangster-rapper T-shirt betrays robber

Black market in Wagner festival tickets booms

Black market in Wagner festival tickets booms

Weather watchers warn of washout weekend

Weather watchers warn of washout weekend

Germany an ‘island of bliss’ for music festivals

Germany an ‘island of bliss’ for music festivals

First singer of Britten’s ‘War Requiem’ dies

First singer of Britten’s ‘War Requiem’ dies

Tunick tells Munich: ‘Get your kit off!’

Tunick tells Munich: ‘Get your kit off!’

Saxon scientists make ‘printable speaker’

Saxon scientists make ‘printable speaker’

Germany’s new singing ‘superstar’ is Swiss

Germany’s new singing ‘superstar’ is Swiss

Pop titan and prince sue over sarky adverts

Pop titan and prince sue over sarky adverts

Doherty’s drunken car smash costs him €30,000

Doherty’s drunken car smash costs him €30,000

TV talent show sparks anger with kids’ version

TV talent show sparks anger with kids’ version

Online music platform Spotify hits Germany

Online music platform Spotify hits Germany

German music industry goes more native

German music industry goes more native

Germans pick Eurovision Song Contest entry

Germans pick Eurovision Song Contest entry

Germans saddened by Whitney Houston’s death

Germans saddened by Whitney Houston’s death

Ivy Quainoo wins ‘Voice of Germany’ contest

Ivy Quainoo wins ‘Voice of Germany’ contest

Hamburg lets it be as Beatles museum closes

Hamburg lets it be as Beatles museum closes

Rapper on dole faces benefit cut for lyrics

Rapper on dole faces benefit cut for lyrics

Children sit in front row at bloody sex opera

Children sit in front row at bloody sex opera

Music site ends German business on a sour note

Music site ends German business on a sour note

‘Bondage Fairies’ launch global USB treasure hunt

‘Bondage Fairies’ launch global USB treasure hunt

Heavy metal band claims German Ebay ripoff

Heavy metal band claims German Ebay ripoff

Hitler’s favourite singer dies aged 108

Hitler’s favourite singer dies aged 108

Elvis museum rocks quiet Düsseldorf

Elvis museum rocks quiet Düsseldorf

Transport minister plays Mozart for harried drivers

Transport minister plays Mozart for harried drivers

Munich bans Rammstein on Christian holy day

Munich bans Rammstein on Christian holy day

Government funded Die Toten Hosen and Tokio Hotel concerts

Government funded Die Toten Hosen and Tokio Hotel concerts

Jazzed up in Stuttgart

Jazzed up in Stuttgart

Berliner Philharmonic premiers ‘golden rule’ concert

Berliner Philharmonic premiers ‘golden rule’ concert

Ringing for Rock ‘n’ Roll room service

Ringing for Rock ‘n’ Roll room service

Mozart motivates sewage treatment microbes

Mozart motivates sewage treatment microbes

Siemens pulls out of Bayreuth sponsorship

Siemens pulls out of Bayreuth sponsorship

World’s slowest concert crawls to 10th anniversary

World’s slowest concert crawls to 10th anniversary

Elvis estate slaps German record label with lawsuit

Elvis estate slaps German record label with lawsuit

‘The Devil’s Niece’ wins world air guitar championship

‘The Devil’s Niece’ wins world air guitar championship

Website of music copyright watchdog GEMA hacked

Website of music copyright watchdog GEMA hacked

Wacken heavy metal festival gets heads banging

Wacken heavy metal festival gets heads banging

Wagner festival opens with taboo-shattering Israeli performance

Wagner festival opens with taboo-shattering Israeli performance

Berlin woman dies at Roskilde Festival

Berlin woman dies at Roskilde Festival

Duisburg dedicates Love Parade memorial

Duisburg dedicates Love Parade memorial

Lady Gaga computer hackers convicted

Lady Gaga computer hackers convicted

Canadian singer Neema woos German music fans on European tour

Canadian singer Neema woos German music fans on European tour

Bach fans and Goths descend on Leipzig

Bach fans and Goths descend on Leipzig

Shakira gets German support for her charity

Shakira gets German support for her charity

Eminem sues Audi for plagiarizing song for ad

Eminem sues Audi for plagiarizing song for ad

Music site Simfy lodges competition complaint against Apple over iCloud

Music site Simfy lodges competition complaint against Apple over iCloud

Violinist calls for tax changes to favour supporting the arts

Violinist calls for tax changes to favour supporting the arts

Tasting sweet success with Peaches

Tasting sweet success with Peaches

Tiny instrument makes big impression on German musicians

Tiny instrument makes big impression on German musicians

‘Lost’ royal music to be played after more than a century of silence

‘Lost’ royal music to be played after more than a century of silence

Eurovision svengali Raab dominates song contest

Eurovision svengali Raab dominates song contest

Lena faces uphill battle to defend Eurovision title

Lena faces uphill battle to defend Eurovision title

Typo turns Eurovision gay

Typo turns Eurovision gay

Frankfurt bouncers held in Briton’s beating death

Frankfurt bouncers held in Briton’s beating death

Hugh ‘House’ Laurie plays New Orleans blues in Hamburg

Hugh ‘House’ Laurie plays New Orleans blues in Hamburg

Rapper turned Islamist preacher faces weapons charges

Rapper turned Islamist preacher faces weapons charges

Bertelsmann reportedly targeting Warner Music

Bertelsmann reportedly targeting Warner Music

Berlin’s techno scene shows its feminine side

Berlin’s techno scene shows its feminine side

Lady Gaga hackers charged with spying and copyright infringement

Lady Gaga hackers charged with spying and copyright infringement

Pete Doherty suspected of drunken music store theft in Bavaria

Pete Doherty suspected of drunken music store theft in Bavaria

Singer shoots down <i>Bild</i> advertising approach

Singer shoots down Bild advertising approach

Berlin takes home classical Grammy

Berlin takes home classical Grammy

Lena’s Eurovision song selection begins

Lena’s Eurovision song selection begins

Lena aiming not to come last at Eurovision

Lena aiming not to come last at Eurovision

Young Israelis go crazy for Berlin

Young Israelis go crazy for Berlin

Lower Saxony hopes song contest will give voice to Plattdeutsch

Lower Saxony hopes song contest will give voice to Plattdeutsch

Rocker Rio Reiser’s grave to be moved

Rocker Rio Reiser’s grave to be moved

‘I will never be German, but I am a Berliner in and out’

‘I will never be German, but I am a Berliner in and out’

Kindergartens told to pay up before singing

Kindergartens told to pay up before singing

The day the music died

The day the music died

Hackers blackmailed major pop stars

Hackers blackmailed major pop stars

‘People call our harmonies mediaeval, strange inversions that aren’t normal’

‘People call our harmonies mediaeval, strange inversions that aren’t normal’

School offers music classes for babies

School offers music classes for babies

Düsseldorf to host Eurovision Song Contest

Düsseldorf to host Eurovision Song Contest

Bayreuth festival cancels invitation to Israeli orchestra

Bayreuth festival cancels invitation to Israeli orchestra

Concert-goers rate clean toilets above sound quality

Concert-goers rate clean toilets above sound quality

Böhse Onkelz singer on trial for drugged-up hit-and-run

Böhse Onkelz singer on trial for drugged-up hit-and-run

Tokio Hotel twins moving to LA

Tokio Hotel twins moving to LA

Guttenberg slams ‘porn chic’ of female pop stars

Guttenberg slams ‘porn chic’ of female pop stars

Berlin Festival pulls plug after crowd build-up

Berlin Festival pulls plug after crowd build-up

Momus speaks: ‘Berlin is potentially a very provincial city’

Momus speaks: ‘Berlin is potentially a very provincial city’

Berlin buskers break record for longest street concert

Berlin buskers break record for longest street concert

Ladies love men with rhythm, study finds

Ladies love men with rhythm, study finds

Playing the Saxon blues

Playing the Saxon blues

No Angels singer not jailed for spreading HIV

No Angels singer not jailed for spreading HIV

Prosecutors seek suspended sentence for No Angels singer

Prosecutors seek suspended sentence for No Angels singer

Ex-lover says No Angels singer admitted to HIV

Ex-lover says No Angels singer admitted to HIV

How Hamburg changed the Beatles

How Hamburg changed the Beatles

No Angels singer admits to sex while HIV positive

No Angels singer admits to sex while HIV positive

Pensioners’ choir on a highway to hell-raising

Pensioners’ choir on a highway to hell-raising

Legendary Wacken heavy metal festival strikes opening chord

Legendary Wacken heavy metal festival strikes opening chord

Piano likely played by Mozart turns up in Baden-Baden

Piano likely played by Mozart turns up in Baden-Baden

Is Lena in danger of becoming one-hit wonder?

Is Lena in danger of becoming one-hit wonder?

Bayreuth Festival to open with new ‘Lohengrin’ production

Bayreuth Festival to open with new ‘Lohengrin’ production

Berliners flocking to death strip karaoke

Berliners flocking to death strip karaoke

Singer Pink tumbles off stage in Nuremberg

Singer Pink tumbles off stage in Nuremberg

Scissor Sisters rejuvenated by Berlin’s nightlife

Scissor Sisters rejuvenated by Berlin’s nightlife

Star Munich opera director Nagano resigns amid controversy

Star Munich opera director Nagano resigns amid controversy

Showcase concert hall divides Hamburg

Showcase concert hall divides Hamburg

Still rockin’ on the Ring after 25 years

Still rockin’ on the Ring after 25 years

Germany celebrates Lena’s victory

Germany celebrates Lena’s victory

U2’s Bono leaves Munich hospital after temporary ‘paralysis’

U2’s Bono leaves Munich hospital after temporary ‘paralysis’

Passion Play season opens in Oberammergau

Passion Play season opens in Oberammergau

Hard-rocking Tokio Hotel guitarist in sex party Viagra overdose

Hard-rocking Tokio Hotel guitarist in sex party Viagra overdose

Internet users must secure wireless connections against abuse

Internet users must secure wireless connections against abuse

Gory ‘death metal’ teacher too gruesome for school

Gory ‘death metal’ teacher too gruesome for school

Breakdancing to Bach in Berlin

Breakdancing to Bach in Berlin

Munich’s makeshift Michael Jackson memorial sparks bitter row

Munich’s makeshift Michael Jackson memorial sparks bitter row

David Hasselhoff eyeing musical blitzkrieg on Germany

David Hasselhoff eyeing musical blitzkrieg on Germany

State premier Rüttgers promises folk song revival for re-election

State premier Rüttgers promises folk song revival for re-election

Former Bayreuth Festival director Wolfgang Wagner dies

Former Bayreuth Festival director Wolfgang Wagner dies

Lena to sing for Germany at Eurovision contest

Lena to sing for Germany at Eurovision contest

Techno’s not dead: Berlin’s club scene in the easyJet era

Techno’s not dead: Berlin’s club scene in the easyJet era

Belarus declares Rammstein an enemy of the state

Belarus declares Rammstein an enemy of the state

Motoring past the mainstream

Motoring past the mainstream

Bob Edwards: From US soldier to musical maestro

Bob Edwards: From US soldier to musical maestro

HIV-positive No Angels singer charged with bodily harm

HIV-positive No Angels singer charged with bodily harm

Tokio Hotel singer Bill pledges never to quit band

Tokio Hotel singer Bill pledges never to quit band

Rockers ‘The Scorpions’ calling it quits

Rockers ‘The Scorpions’ calling it quits

Italian media dubs Bill Kaulitz a ‘black angel’ after catwalk debut

Italian media dubs Bill Kaulitz a ‘black angel’ after catwalk debut

The Local’s guide to the Ruhr Valley’s year of culture

The Local’s guide to the Ruhr Valley’s year of culture

Obama musical thrills ardent German fans

Obama musical thrills ardent German fans

Obama musical to premiere in Frankfurt

Obama musical to premiere in Frankfurt

Nena becomes a grandmother, again

Nena becomes a grandmother, again

Ruhr Valley’s European culture celebrations to defy deep freeze

Ruhr Valley’s European culture celebrations to defy deep freeze

Making it in Germany: A cabaret songstress

Making it in Germany: A cabaret songstress

Punk legend Hagen writes of journey to Jesus

Punk legend Hagen writes of journey to Jesus

Geldof slams German foreign aid as ‘not enough’

Geldof slams German foreign aid as ‘not enough’

U2 to mark Wall anniversary with free concert in Berlin

U2 to mark Wall anniversary with free concert in Berlin

Robbie Williams to give free concert in Berlin on Friday

Robbie Williams to give free concert in Berlin on Friday

Sexed-up Rammstein record banned for sadomasochism

Sexed-up Rammstein record banned for sadomasochism

Dieter Bohlen officially ruled an artist by Kassel court

Dieter Bohlen officially ruled an artist by Kassel court

Legendary Berlin punk club SO36 loses lease

Legendary Berlin punk club SO36 loses lease

US holiday Halloween casts a spell over German youth

US holiday Halloween casts a spell over German youth

Rapper fined for threatening to beat disabled woman with her crutches

Rapper fined for threatening to beat disabled woman with her crutches

Germany’s great piano makers the latest victims of downturn

Germany’s great piano makers the latest victims of downturn

Making it in Germany: An Irish rock singer

Making it in Germany: An Irish rock singer

Police recover €1.5-million Stradivari violin from thieves

Police recover €1.5-million Stradivari violin from thieves

No Angels singer pans police and press for public HIV outing

No Angels singer pans police and press for public HIV outing

Munich’s famous glockenspiel hits the wrong note

Munich’s famous glockenspiel hits the wrong note

Madonna wows crowd at birthday concert in Munich

Madonna wows crowd at birthday concert in Munich

Making music class child’s play

Making music class child’s play

Berlin Festival takes off at Tempelhof Airport

Berlin Festival takes off at Tempelhof Airport

‘Jesus Freaks’ worship while rocking out at Freakstock

‘Jesus Freaks’ worship while rocking out at Freakstock

Heavy metal festival rocks Wacken for 20th time

Heavy metal festival rocks Wacken for 20th time

Swine flu spurs kissing ban at Wacken heavy metal festival

Swine flu spurs kissing ban at Wacken heavy metal festival

U2 rocks Berlin two decades after ‘Achtung Baby’

U2 rocks Berlin two decades after ‘Achtung Baby’

Tokio Hotel drummer beaten with beer bottles in bar fight

Tokio Hotel drummer beaten with beer bottles in bar fight

Schlager fans party away Hamburg’s grey skies

Schlager fans party away Hamburg’s grey skies

Expert finds identity of Beethoven’s mysterious Elise

Expert finds identity of Beethoven’s mysterious Elise

Berlin’s CBGB faces curtain call

Berlin’s CBGB faces curtain call

‘Dr. Death’ plans to plastinate King of Pop

‘Dr. Death’ plans to plastinate King of Pop

Stone Age flute oldest instrument ever found

Stone Age flute oldest instrument ever found

Hamburg opens city centre to bikes and music on Sunday

Hamburg opens city centre to bikes and music on Sunday

Music industry pulls the plug on Popkomm trade fair

Music industry pulls the plug on Popkomm trade fair

Schlager star Heino has to remove shades for ID photo

Schlager star Heino has to remove shades for ID photo

Goths darken Leipzig’s days

Goths darken Leipzig’s days

Beatles museum opens in Hamburg

Beatles museum opens in Hamburg

Stefan Raab abandons German Eurovision

Stefan Raab abandons German Eurovision

Dita disaster sparks Eurovision revamp

Dita disaster sparks Eurovision revamp

AC/DC concert shakes Munich neighbours all night long

AC/DC concert shakes Munich neighbours all night long

Germany fizzles at Eurovision song contest despite Dita

Germany fizzles at Eurovision song contest despite Dita

Simon Rattle to head Berlin Philharmonic until 2018

Simon Rattle to head Berlin Philharmonic until 2018

Marching to America’s tune in Saarland

Marching to America’s tune in Saarland

Whistling orangutan brings out CD of songs

Whistling orangutan brings out CD of songs

Pop idol contestant demands redo after voting cock-up

Pop idol contestant demands redo after voting cock-up

Dita von Teese to strip with Germany’s Eurovision entry

Dita von Teese to strip with Germany’s Eurovision entry

No Angels HIV-positive star Nadja allowed to stay in band

No Angels HIV-positive star Nadja allowed to stay in band

HIV positive No Angels singer Nadja released from jail

HIV positive No Angels singer Nadja released from jail

Tokio Hotel attack linked to stalker gang

Tokio Hotel attack linked to stalker gang

Defence lawyer steps down as No Angels star remains jailed

Defence lawyer steps down as No Angels star remains jailed

Entertainment industry hails Pirate Bay guilty verdict

Entertainment industry hails Pirate Bay guilty verdict

Tokio Hotel twin attacks fan

Tokio Hotel twin attacks fan

No Angels star could leave prison soon

No Angels star could leave prison soon

No Angels star accused of giving lover HIV

No Angels star accused of giving lover HIV

No Angels member Nadja arrested for assault

No Angels member Nadja arrested for assault

Kronberg: Classic and castles for kids

Kronberg: Classic and castles for kids

YouTube blocks music videos on German site in licensing tiff

YouTube blocks music videos on German site in licensing tiff

Singer Lionel Richie looking for old home in Berlin

Singer Lionel Richie looking for old home in Berlin

Music industry demands Germany fight internet piracy

Music industry demands Germany fight internet piracy

Berlin’s Tempelhof to host 40th anniversary Woodstock concert

Berlin’s Tempelhof to host 40th anniversary Woodstock concert

‘Porno techno’ artist forms duo to take Germany to Eurovision

‘Porno techno’ artist forms duo to take Germany to Eurovision

German classical artists honoured at 51st Grammy Awards

German classical artists honoured at 51st Grammy Awards

East German songwriter commits suicide in jail

East German songwriter commits suicide in jail

Huge police force breaks up illegal neo-Nazi concert

Huge police force breaks up illegal neo-Nazi concert

German duo dance to win European figure skating title

German duo dance to win European figure skating title

Introducing…Dieter Bohlen

Introducing…Dieter Bohlen

Berlin ready for Germany’s biggest New Year’s party

Berlin ready for Germany’s biggest New Year’s party

Don’t slam the oompah, folk music expert says

Don’t slam the oompah, folk music expert says

German music consumers shun new technologies

German music consumers shun new technologies

Club Transmediale: State of the art

Club Transmediale: State of the art

Perez Hilton labels Tokio Hotel’s US tour a scam

Perez Hilton labels Tokio Hotel’s US tour a scam

1,700-year-old bog oak up for auction

1,700-year-old bog oak up for auction

UK blocks Scorpions Wikipedia page for child porn

UK blocks Scorpions Wikipedia page for child porn

Chris Corner: ‘Berlin is special’

Chris Corner: ‘Berlin is special’

Britney Spears awarded German ‘Bambi’ award

Britney Spears awarded German ‘Bambi’ award

German model wrecks Amy Winehouse’s marriage

German model wrecks Amy Winehouse’s marriage

The best of Berlin in November

The best of Berlin in November

Wagner’s granddaughter avoids accident as driver dies at wheel

Wagner’s granddaughter avoids accident as driver dies at wheel

Tokio Hotel wins MTV Europe award

Tokio Hotel wins MTV Europe award

Former Chancellor Helmut Schmidt to release Bach CD

Former Chancellor Helmut Schmidt to release Bach CD

Church officials defend pricey birthday bash for pope’s brother

Church officials defend pricey birthday bash for pope’s brother

Conductor throws 12-year-old cellist off train

Conductor throws 12-year-old cellist off train

Putting the surround in sound

Putting the surround in sound

Teen band Tokio Hotel wins at Latino MTV awards

Teen band Tokio Hotel wins at Latino MTV awards

Provocative pope musical debuts in Munich

Provocative pope musical debuts in Munich

Germany celebrates Elvis’ time as a soldier in Hesse

Germany celebrates Elvis’ time as a soldier in Hesse

Madonna causes Bundesliga match cancellation

Madonna causes Bundesliga match cancellation

Teen band Tokio Hotel wins at MTV awards

Teen band Tokio Hotel wins at MTV awards

Cost explosion reportedly hits Hamburg’s new philharmonic

Cost explosion reportedly hits Hamburg’s new philharmonic

Wagner’s great-granddaughters win Bayreuth succession battle

Wagner’s great-granddaughters win Bayreuth succession battle

Plácido Domingo to sing in Berlin

Plácido Domingo to sing in Berlin

Decision looms for new Bayreuth Opera Festival leader

Decision looms for new Bayreuth Opera Festival leader

Frankfurt prosecutors arrest neo-Nazi music producers

Frankfurt prosecutors arrest neo-Nazi music producers

Nike Wagner bids in battle to head Bayreuth opera festival

Nike Wagner bids in battle to head Bayreuth opera festival

Taking the Neukölln out of Eliza Doolittle

Taking the Neukölln out of Eliza Doolittle

Sony buys BMG stake from Bertelsmann

Sony buys BMG stake from Bertelsmann

Victoria Beckham related to German friend of Karl Marx

Victoria Beckham related to German friend of Karl Marx

Flaming toilets injure 8 at Wacken heavy metal festival

Flaming toilets injure 8 at Wacken heavy metal festival

Rain floods Bayreuth Festival playhouse

Rain floods Bayreuth Festival playhouse

Anaemic ‘Rhinegold’ opens Dorst’s ‘Ring’ in Bayreuth

Anaemic ‘Rhinegold’ opens Dorst’s ‘Ring’ in Bayreuth

First public Bayreuth viewing a success

First public Bayreuth viewing a success

After 57 years, Wolfgang Wagner bows out in Bayreuth

After 57 years, Wolfgang Wagner bows out in Bayreuth

Record 1.6 mln partyers heat up Love Parade

Record 1.6 mln partyers heat up Love Parade

Love Parade dominates Dortmund

Love Parade dominates Dortmund

Germany’s 639-year concert to celebrate 6th chord change

Germany’s 639-year concert to celebrate 6th chord change

Prestigious Bayreuth Wagner festival to go online

Prestigious Bayreuth Wagner festival to go online

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Berlin’s Komische Oper to get new director

German rapper nearly jailed for violent lyrics

German rapper nearly jailed for violent lyrics

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Bertelsmann reportedly keen to sell Sony BMG stake

Police raid German rappers with fake guns and drugs

Police raid German rappers with fake guns and drugs

Barrie Kosky prepares musical feast for Berliners

Barrie Kosky prepares musical feast for Berliners

German classical musicians turning to drugs and alcohol

German classical musicians turning to drugs and alcohol

Entertainment ‘experts’ attack Germany’s Eurovision flop

Entertainment ‘experts’ attack Germany’s Eurovision flop

Germany’s No Angels tank at Eurovision

Germany’s No Angels tank at Eurovision

German Eurovision hopeful in illness scare

German Eurovision hopeful in illness scare

Berlin Philharmonic fire extinguished

Berlin Philharmonic fire extinguished

Berlin Philharmonic catches fire

Berlin Philharmonic catches fire

Bonn museum opens homage to ‘schlager’

Bonn museum opens homage to ‘schlager’

May Day in Kreuzberg: music trumps riots

May Day in Kreuzberg: music trumps riots

Wagner’s grandson steps down as Bayreuth director

Wagner’s grandson steps down as Bayreuth director

Mozart opera takes to the Berlin metro

Mozart opera takes to the Berlin metro

Long-lost Bach composition found

Long-lost Bach composition found

Merkel surprises with daring décolleté at Oslo opera

Merkel surprises with daring décolleté at Oslo opera

Verdi opera with 35 naked seniors sells out

Verdi opera with 35 naked seniors sells out

Zappa’s widow sues German fan club

Zappa’s widow sues German fan club

Bavarian orchestra cancels deafening musical work

Bavarian orchestra cancels deafening musical work

The art of discovering Frankfurt

The art of discovering Frankfurt

Tokio Hotel singer’s surgery successful

Tokio Hotel singer’s surgery successful

Tokio Hotel cancels US tour dates

Tokio Hotel cancels US tour dates

Hamburg’s new philharmonic hit by cost explosion

Hamburg’s new philharmonic hit by cost explosion

Tokio Hotel singer to have surgery

Tokio Hotel singer to have surgery

Sony BMG said to offer unlimited online music plan

Sony BMG said to offer unlimited online music plan

Bach gets a makeover

Bach gets a makeover

German installation explores urban soundscapes

German installation explores urban soundscapes

Venturing beyond Bach in Leipzig

Venturing beyond Bach in Leipzig

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Madonna causes a stir in Berlin

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Shot rapper reproaches police

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Falco was my father

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Shot German gangster rapper relapsed

Swedish band attacked in Leipzig

Swedish band attacked in Leipzig

How a new festival is connecting Berlin and Africa in spite of pandemic

How a new festival is connecting Berlin and Africa in spite of pandemic

What does live music in Germany look like in the times of corona?

What does live music in Germany look like in the times of corona?