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 _ _ _
25
May
World Music Café
At the World Music Café in the Popakdemie, students of the Bachelor's programme in World Music present their current band and solo projects.

A.o. with Berivan Canbolat (Bağlama, Gesang).
Start
20:00
Popakademie, Raum 001
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
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