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Stadtgartenkonzerte at Alter Zoll

Free Outdoor Concert Series: Stadtgartenkonzerte

Dates from 2 to 31 August

The free summer concert series at Alter Zoll in the city center will again feature international as well as regional newcomer bands and a great variety of music styles. The series starts on August 2 with a special tribute to Bonn’s project partner city of Chengdu in the People’s Republic of China. The two performing bands have represented Bonn in Chengdu and will talk about their visits.

A special Day of Music in the City on August 10 will take the series to several stages in the city center.

Green Juice Festival

The 12th edition of the rock festival in Bonn’s district of Vilich will again feature some great bands as well as promising newcomers from our region. Enjoy the music (punk, pop, rock, indie and more) and the special atmosphere at the festival grounds.

Dates on 16 an 17 August, location: Festival Grounds Neu-Vilich, Siegburger Straße 187, 53229 Bonn (Public Transport: Tram 66 to Vilich - follow the signs)

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Poppelsdorfer Schlosskonzerte

Due to the refurbishment of Poppelsdorf Castle, the concert series has been moved to the arcade court of Bonn’s university – formerly the main castle of Elector Clemens August in Bonn. Klassische Philharmonie Bonn, conducted by Heribert Beissel, will stage a total of six concerts with works of famous composers. The concerts will take place on Saturday night and start at 8:30 pm. After sunset, the illumination of the courtyard will highlight the beautiful architecture of the university’s main building.

Dates on 3 August, 10 August, time: 8:30 pm, venue: Arkadenhof (arcade court), University of Bonn, city center

Tickets are available at
Remaining tickets will be sold at the door as of 7 pm.

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Roof of the Exhibition Hall

Sommergarten Concerts

On several Sundays until mid-August, this concert series will take place on the roof of Bonn’s Federal Art and Exhibition Hall.

The last event of the series will take place on 18 August:
Manuel Torres and friends (bolero, rumba and more)
Time: 11:30 am to 2:30 pm - entrance free!

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  • Stadtarchiv Bonn

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