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24 May
Bandpool Showcase in Berlin
24
May
Bandpool Showcase in Berlin
Berlin calling! Experience the current generation of our newcomer programme Bandpool live at the Auster Club in Berlin on 24 May. LIVE & LAUT!

Featuring the Bandpool bands: Paul Weber, Marspol, Clock Clock and YéY.

Admission to the concert is free!
Admission 6 p.m.
Start 7.p.m.
Auster Club, Pücklerstraße 34, 10997 Berlin
28
May
Open House "A War of Songs"
Open house discussion on the book release "A War of Songs - Popular Music And Recent Russia-Ukraine relations" with Arve Hansen, Andrei Rogatchevski, Yngvar Steinholt and Prof. Dr. David-Emil Wickström.

At the Open House events, personalities and celebrities from culture, science and business discuss controversial topics or present innovative ideas for the music business. Admission to the Open House is free.
Start
19:00
Popakademie, Raum 001
31
May
Application deadline M.A. Popular Music
The application deadeline for the Master's programme in Popular Music is 31 May 2019.
15
Jun
Application deadline M.A. Music and Creative Industries
The application deadeline for the Master's programme in Music and Creative Industries is 15 June 2019.
16
Jun
International Summer Camp Application deadline
The application deadline for the International Summer Camp 2019, which will take place at the Popakademie from 20 to 25 July, is 16 June. Meet musicians from all over the world to rehearse, exchange ideas and rock the studio or stage.
19 Jun
Work in Progress
19
Jun
Work in Progress Club
Popakademie bands live on stage! At the Work in Progress Club concert the solo artists and bands of the students of the Popular Music faculty will present their current projects. The concert starts at 8 p.m., admission is free.
Start
20:00
Popakademie, Raum 001
23
Jun
Sunday Beats with "Die Gegenmutter"
In the afternoon of 23 June, the Popakademie band "Die Gegenmutter" will be on stage during the Sunday Beats, which take place from May to September in the bandshell in the Herzogenriedpark.

"Die Gegenmutter" has set itself the task of dusting off the underestimated instrument accordion, adding electronic effects as needed and moving it into a new context with its own compositions between Yann Tiersen, jazz and metal.

Admission to the concert is free, only the park entrance fee of 3,50€ for adults is due. Children, students etc. receive reduction.

More Sunday Beats:
  • Sunday, July 28th: YéY
  • Sunday, August 25th: Vincent Hall (as a trio)
  • Sunday, September 22nd: Mark Moody (piano)
3 to 5 p.m.
Herzogenriedpark, Max-Joseph-Str. 64, 68169 Mannheim
15 Jul

19 Jul
Summer Break Sessions
Four days of live gigs at the Popakademie! Before the Popakademie and its students start the well-deserved semester break, there will be a whole week of thrilling live gigs at the Summer Break Sessions. A total of almost 30 artists will take their live exams in the performance rooms of the Popakademie - open to the public and free of charge!
19 Jul
Popakademie live on stage
19
Jul
end-of-semester concert
Experience the best Popakademie bands and solo artists at the big end-of-semester concert on 19 July 2019. Bands and musicians from the Popakademie will be on stage to present a varied music mix from different genres.
Start
20:00
Alte Feuerwache, Mannheim
20 Jul

25 Jul
International Summer Camp
From July 20th to July 25th it's time again for the International Summer Camp. Everybody who is up for meeting musicians from all over the world, rehearsing, exchanging ideas, rock the studio or the stage and enjoy an extra hot summer - this is the place for you to be!
All day long
Popakademie, Mannheim
25
Jul
International Summer Camp final concert
Highlight of the International Summer Camp: the final concert on 25 July. The participants of the camp present the results of the coaching week on stage at the Popakademie - this is the place for you to be!
Start
20:00
Popakademie, Raum 001
28
Jul
Sunday Beats with YéY
In the afternoon of 28 July, the Popakademie band YéY will be on stage during the Sunday Beats, which take place from May to September in the bandshell in the Herzogenriedpark.

YéY is colourful. And it makes you feel good. Oriental spiced. With a lot of bass.

The entrance to the concert is free, only the park entrance fee of 3,50€ for adults is due. Children, students etc. receive a reduction.

More Sunday Beats:
  • Sunday, August 25th: Vincent Hall (as a trio)
  • Sunday, September 22nd: Mark Moody (piano)
3 to 5 p.m.
Herzogenriedpark, Max-Joseph-Str. 64, 68169 Mannheim
25
Aug
Sunday Beats with Vincent Hall
In the afternoon of 25 August, the Popakademie band Vincent Hall (as a trio) will be on stage during the Sunday Beats, which take place from May to September in the bandshell in the Herzogenriedpark.

The British songwriter and singer Vincent Hall focuses on handmade music and real feelings - and with his immediately catchy mix from pop, soul, funk and rock he is already one of the most promising artists of 2019.

Admission to the concert is free, only the park entrance fee of 3,50€ for adults is due. Children, students etc. receive a reduction.

More Sunday Beats:
  • Sunday, September 22nd: Mark Moody (piano)
3 to 5 p.m.
Herzogenriedpark, Max-Joseph-Str. 64, 68169 Mannheim
19
Sep
Meet the Mannheimers
Save the date! Meet the Mannheimers on September 19th at the Reeperbahn Festival in Hamburg.
Details tba
Reeperbahn Festival, Hamburg
22
Sep
Sunday Beats with Mark Moody
In the afternoon of 22 September, Popakademie artist Mark Moody will be on stage for the Sunday Beats, which take place from May to September in the bandshell in Herzogenriedpark.

At home on stage, Mark Moody gives free rein to his boundless inspiration, especially with his classical and techno improvisations. His heart beats mainly for film music and contemporary piano music, but he is also inspired by pop and techno.

Admission to the concert is free, only the park entrance fee of 3,50€ for adults is due. Children, students etc. receive a reduction.
3 a.m. to 5. p.m.
Herzogenriedpark, Max-Joseph-Str. 64, 68169 Mannheim
16 Nov
Anika Nilles at the World Drum Festival 2018
16
Nov
World Drum Festival
Save the date! For the fifth time, the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg will host the World Drum Festival on 16 November in cooperation with the Cultural Office of the City of Mannheim and the European Drum and Percussion Association Percussion Creativ.

In workshops, clinics and concerts, internationally renowned percussionists will show what is currently happening in the global jazz and pop music scene.
Details tba
Popakademie
22 Nov

23 Nov
Popakademie @ Einstieg in Munich
On Friday, 22 November and Saturday, 23 November 2019 we will be guests at the fair "Einstieg" in Munich. Come byand find out more about the Bachelor's programme in Music Business.
Friday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m
MOC Veranstaltungscenter München, Lilienthalallee 40, 80939 München

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