Grugahalle Essen, © Rainer Schimm

The Pop-Trail Es­sen

The pop-spots at a glance

A long walk: Pop-cul­tur­al echoes of the audi­ence?s ex­stat­ic de­light on the Beatles Blitz­tournee in the Gruga­halle, Frank Zappa?s quaint mad­ness on the Es­sen Sundays, great soundtracks and con­certs in the Licht­burg, con­tem­por­ary club-life in the Goethe-Bunker and Hotel Shang­hai and the met­al scene in the North dis­trict. Let?s go!