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International and Wide-Ranging Programme at Berlin Music Week

13/07/2010 13:26


Berlin (PRNewswire/ -- The Programme at the Central Venue is Broadened // International Showcase Cooperations Confirmed // Robyn and Hot Chip at the Berlin Festival // Around 40 Clubs Open Their Doors on Berlin Clubnacht // Many Events Across the Whole City 

Berlin is preparing for the biggest music event of the year. Berlin Music Week, the shared platform for shared music experience, market place and congress. The programme is taking shape and tickets are selling fast. The all2gethernow Congress; the Berlin Festival with 70 bands across three stages; the two sector networks Berlin Music Commission and Clubcommission Berlin; and the international business platform Popkomm are presenting themselves under the umbrella brand.


The whole city will become a stage for tomorrow's trends from all genres, occupied by a multitude of live and club events, as well as sector-specific festivals being organised in cooperation with further partners.

The first ever Berlin Music Week takes place between the 6 and 12 September 2010, signalling a new openness in the field for Berlin as a home for music. With support from the Berlin Senate, the music industry is consolidating its efforts under one roof for the first time, catering for the needs of both music lovers and industry representatives, who can both expect a diverse and first-rate program.

Kulturprojekte Berlin GmbH is responsible for the coordination and marketing of the Berlin Music Week. Information about ticket sales and combination tickets for all events can be found at


Non-stop music for fans at Tempelhof Airport 
One of the central sites of the Berlin Music week is the former Tempelhof Airport, internationally recognised as a symbol of Berlin's freedom. Popkomm, the international market place for music and entertainment, will take place here, opening on 7 September with the New Music Award. Popkomm offers music fans a programme with an international slant. Partnerships have been developed with three international showcase events. The Swedish festival 'Almost Famous' along with 'The Great Escape' from the UK and 'Primavera Sound' from Spain are guests in Berlin with best-of showcases. Young bands can discover fans and professionals at the Popkomm and Jazzkomm's 'day stages' in the clubs in the immediate vicinity of the airport. The Berlin Festival, Berlin's biggest festival for indie and electronic music, waiting with new confirmations for their already top class programme featuring the Editors, Adam Green, Fever Ray, LCD Soundsystem, Boys Noize and Atari Teenage Riot. The Swedish high flyer Robyn has also announced her appearance, as have Brits Hot Chip, performing in Berlin as one of only two European festival appearances.

all2gethernow: The Berlin Music Week Congress bringing together fans and sector

The all2gethernow congress offers the chance for music lovers and music makers to come into discussion with one another. The programme begins on Monday in the Kulturbrauerei as an open platform for discussions and panels, shifting to Tempelhof Airport where the curated part will continue. In addition to this, producing and song writing workshops will be offered.

Diverse music programme across the whole city


Music will also be in the spotlight in other parts of the city, with a total of over several hundred events and concerts taking place as part of Berlin Music Week. These will include large events such as 'WE ARE ONE' with Paul van Dyk, Armin van Buuren and Underworld; and Berlin Clubnacht, in which around 40 clubs can be visited with a single ticket, featuring the world-renowned clubs Tresor, SO36, Yaam, and White Trash. The Berlin Music Week programme is as broad as Berlin's music scene - classical music fans can look forward to a programme including the London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Jurowski and the Berliner Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Sir Simon Rattle.

All information regarding Berlin Music Week can be found on


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