Hamburg on Tour Showcases Its Music Prowess, 10,000 Londoners Attend
festival partners including ELBJAZZ & Hamburg International
With the opening of the Elbphilharmonie in January 2017, Hamburg is home to Germany's new cultural landmark, which builds upon the long tradition of Hamburg as a music capital: the new concert hall is a beacon for the diverse and lively music and festival scene of the city and surrounding region.
The Hamburg Metropolitan Region hosts more than 100 exciting festivals per year.
At Hamburg on Tour visitors will discover the city’s festivals cater to every taste - including EDM, Pop, Metal, Jazz, Rock, and Classical - there really is something for everyone to enjoy.
The free event featured festival partners including ELBJAZZ, Hamburg International Short Film Festival, Hanse Song Festival, Hurricane Festival, MS Dockville Festival, Reeperbahn Festival, Wacken Open Air, showcasing live music sets from artists, bands and DJ's including Hundrededart installations, interactive workshops, food and craft beer to give visitors a true taste of Hamburg in the heart of London.
To celebrate, a new edition craft beer has been specially brewed for the event: visitors can buy a bottle of ‘Lütte Höög’ on the day.
Discover Hamburg via a very special replica of the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg’s façade, or don a virtual reality headset to take a tour of the iconic new concert hall. Join Stefanie Hempel for a singalong on her famous St. Pauli Beatles Tour or simply drop by to watch live music with friends - all within heritage venue The Boiler House on London’s Brick Lane.