Popakademie
We arepeople who design
the future of music
Popakademie Baden-Württemberg - University for Music Business, Creative Industries and Popular Music
We arepeople who design
the future of music
Popakademie Baden-Württemberg - University for Music Business, Creative Industries and Popular Music

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The Popakademie Baden-Württemberg is an higher education institution and competence centre for the music and creative industries and their pop cultural scenes. By focusing its study programmes on popular music - in economic as well as artistic terms - it offers an academic education that is unique in Germany's public university landscape. Numerous successful careers of musicians and creatives have been founded here.

Parallel to its function as a teaching institution, the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg, as a competence centre, realises numerous projects in a regional, national and international context.


Nora OG © Fabian Henning
23. May 2022

Seven Popakademie acts at the 30th Mannheim City Festival

The Mannheim City Festival had to take a break for two years due to the pandemic, but this year the largest open-air event in the region invites you to celebrate again from 27 - 29 May with free _ _ _
23. May 2022

Student of the Popakademie wins Jazz Award

Popakademie student Ilja Ruf was awarded the "IB.SH-JazzAward" young talent prize at JazzBaltica 2022. _ _ _
20. May 2022

Bandpool Act at number 1 in the German airplay charts

The former Bandpool band ClockClock landed at No. 1 in the German airplay charts at the beginning of May with their song "Sorry". With the song "Brooklyn," a joint musical project with the _ _ _


23. May 2022

Student of the Popakademie wins Jazz Award

Popakademie student Ilja Ruf was awarded the "IB.SH-JazzAward" young talent prize at JazzBaltica 2022. _ _ _
23. May 2022

Seven Popakademie acts at the 30th Mannheim City Festival

The Mannheim City Festival had to take a break for two years due to the pandemic, but this year the largest open-air event in the region invites you to celebrate again from 27 - 29 May with free _ _ _
20. May 2022

Bandpool Act at number 1 in the German airplay charts

The former Bandpool band ClockClock landed at No. 1 in the German airplay charts at the beginning of May with their song "Sorry". With the song "Brooklyn," a joint musical project with the _ _ _
27 May

29 May
Popakademie Concerts at the Mannheim City Festival
The Mannheim City Festival had to take a break for two years due to the pandemic, but this year the largest open-air event in the region invites you to celebrate again from 27 - 29 May with free admission. There will be a varied musical programme on four stages, including seven Popakademie acts live on stage.

Popakademie bands at the Mannheim City Festival

Friday, 27.5.
  • 6.15 p.m., stage at the water tower: Nora OG

Saturday, 28.5.
  • 2 p.m., stage at the water tower: Nikra
  • 4 p.m., stage at the water tower: Leyf
  • 7.15 p.m., KulturNetz stage (between O5 and O6): Gabriel Zanetti & Band

Sunday, 29.5.
  • 2.45 p.m., stage at the water tower: Lori
  • 3.50 p.m., stage at the water tower: Ultramaryn
  • 8.30 p.m., KulturNetz stage (between O5 and O6): Luzifa

Click here for the programme flyer of the 30th Mannheim City Festival.
Mannheim Innenstadt
31
May
Open House with Maximilian Kolb
On Tuesday, May 31 at 6 p.m., there will be an Open House with Maximilian Kolb, BMG Executive Vice President Repertoire & Marketing Continental Europe as a talk with Prof. Hubert Wandjo.
Popakademie, Raum 001
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