FZW Dortmund, © funky1opti

EX-FZW


In the cen­ter of leis­ure: everything that rocks and crashes

From the end of the 1960s, the “Freizeitzentrum West” (recreational center west) was a guarantee that fascinating bands would come to the city to play. In the unusual youth club to the west of the inner city in the Kreuzviertel district, with a bowling alley in the cellar, a cinema and a minigolf course, there’s space for an audience of just 350. For over 40 years, upcoming bands have played here, such as the Scorpions, Bad Religion, Green Day, White Stripes or die Fantastischen Vier. The cellar of the FZW has also hosted the “Club Trinidad” since the mid-1990s, which over time became the well-known electronic music festival, “Juicy Beats”. In the interim, the FZW has become larger and more commercial elsewhere. The “old FZW” is a legend that has inspired countless music fans from the region.

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Neuer Graben 167, 44137 Dortmund

All Pop-Spots Ruhr Area

Forecourt of the Musikforum, © Tourismus NRW e.V.

Mu­sikfor­um

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FZW crowd, © FZW

EX- Folk­club Wit­ten

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Poster Music Circus, © Tourismus NRW e.V.

(Ex) Mu­sic Cir­cus Ruhr

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The location of the Grugahalle, © Jule Körber

Gruga­halle

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Matrix Crowd, © Matrix

(Former) Grün In

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Club Bahnhof Ehrenfeld, © Ole Löding

EX-Tante Olga

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The record store Idiot Records, © Tourismus NRW e.V.

Idi­ots Re­cords

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FZW crowd, © FZW

EX-Bei Rain­er

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FZW crowd, © FZW

Cap­it­ol Ha­gen

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The restaurant Enstation, © Jule Körber

Neu­markt Ruhrort

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