Hamburg’s Fat Jazz

Hamburg is home to a vibrant international jazz scene which can be experienced every Wednesday night at the Golem,  a cocktail bar located directly across from Hamburg’s Fischmarkt at the harbour.   The Fat Jazz „Urban Exchanges“ series has been going strong for the past six years and has featured several prominent jazz masters of the [...]

Hamburg Reeperbahn Festival September 2016

The Reeperbahn is Germany’s most notorious 24/7 party mile.  It is also home of Europe’s biggest club event: the 11th annual Reeperbahn Festival from September 21-24, 2016.  The festival takes place in more than 70 clubs and bars throughout St. Pauli with over 450 bands from all over the world.  Music lovers of indie, pop, [...]

Happy Birthday MS Dockville!

Dockville credit Hinrich Carstensen
Hamburg’s annual MS DOCKVILLE Festival for Music and Art is celebrating it’s tenth anniversary from 19-21 August 2016.  Located directly in front of the river Elbe in Wilhelmsburg,  the three day festival hosts an international line-up with 23 bands from the USA, Austrailia, Israel, and Europe.  This year’s program covers a large gamut popular styles [...]

Laundrette – cafe, laundromat and bar

copyright Laundrette Bar
Ottensen is a fast changing neighborhood of Altona. As gentrification quickly engulfs, establishments change with the tide while few keep true to their identity. With the loyalty of patrons, Laundrette is a haven among the fast monied shopping street of Ottenser Hauptstraße. Situated towards the end of the limelight, it stands as a cafe, laundromat, [...]