Events / Calendar
JETZT ERST RECHT! Festival - Popakademie concerts
A total of 94 artists from the Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region will be performing on the Seebühne in the Luisenpark in Mannheim from 16 July to 12 September 2020 at the JETZT ERST RECHT! Kulturfestival live and in colour. Of course in compliance with all valid hygiene regulations.

From the Popakademie the two bands ok.danke.tschüss and Alex Mayr will perform on Saturday, 25 July, starting at 8 pm.

In addition to a guaranteed fixed engagement, a possible profit through ticket sales will be shared among all artists.

24,- EUR (plus fees if applicable)
ticket hotline: 0621 3367333, tickets can be pre-ordered from Monday, 29.6.2020, 11 a.m.

With a valid ticket, access to the Luisenpark is possible via the main entrance, Theodor-Heuss-Allee and the entrance to the telecommunications tower, Hans-Reschke-Ufer from 17:00 hrs (incl. park entrance). Admission to the Seebühne takes place at 19:15 hrs. Please observe the hygiene regulations applicable on the festival grounds.
Seebühne, Luisenpark, Theodor-Heuss-Anlage 2, 68165 Mannheim
Application deadline
Writing songs yourself, tinkering with lyrics, creating compositions - SONGS the songwriting competition in cooperation with the Stiftung Bildung und Soziales of the Sparda-Bank Baden-Württemberg celebrates its fifth birthday and gives young songwriters the chance to be on the big stage with their song again. Join us and apply with your song until October 23rd, 2020.
27 Nov
The songwriting competition for Baden-Württemberg
SONGS final concert
On November 27th, the award ceremony will take place at the final concert of the songwriting competition SONGS in the SpardaWelt Event Centre in Stuttgart. Selected participants will perform their songs live in front of a jury of experts from the music industry. Admission is free.
SpardaWelt Eventcenter, Am Hauptbahnhof 3, 70173 Stuttgart
Open House
On the 6th of February the open day of the Popakademie takes place from 15 o'clock. The information day offers lectures and information about studying at the Popakademie as well as student counselling of staff, lecturers and students.
The information day also provides insights into the project and competence areas of the Popakademie. In the evening, the semester-end concert of the pop music design students will take place.

  • Consulting for the study courses Pop Music Design B.A., World Music B.A., Music Business B.A., Music and Creative Industries M.A. and Popular Music M.A.
  • Trial lectures with Prof. Hubert Wandjo & Prof. Udo Dahmen
  • major courses consulting Popmusikdesign B.A.: drums, producing, singing, keyboard, guitar, bass, music theory & composition
  • Information Centre World Music
  • Information Competence Center: Popular Music, Artist Agency Klinkt, Seminars & Continuing Education
Ab 15 Uhr, Einlass ab 14.30 Uhr