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Hebo Minimarket Bochum, © Ruhr Tourismus GmbH Kreklau

Prox­im­ity Search through the Ruhr Area


The mu­sic­al uni­verse between Dortmund, Es­sen, Duis­burg and Ha­gen

You’re out and about in the Ruhr Area and no matter where you’re going you’re feeling somewhat funky? That’s the best time to turn on the proximity search to pay a visit to all the music spots around you. There are more than 100 potential pilgrimage sites in total, ranging from the Jugendzentrum to clubs and record stores.

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domicil Dortmund, © Joehawkins
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dom­i­cil

The logo of the Rotunde, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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Riff & Ro­tunde

Arena Konzert, © Raimond Spekking
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Velt­ins Arena

Djäzz Flyer, © Djäzz
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djäzz

The Die Horst-Schimanski-Gasse, © Jule Körber
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Horst-Schi­manski-Gasse

Turbinenhalle, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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Tur­bin­en­halle

Konzert Duisburg Landschaftspark, © © RTG Hoffmann
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Zum Anker

Zeche, © Jule Körber
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Zeche Bo­chum/ Prin­zre­genttheat­er/ Folk­wang In­sti­tut für Pop­uläre Mu­sik

Karl-Lehr-Tunnel, © Johann H. Addicks
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Karl-Lehr-Tun­nel/Love­parade Gedenk­stätte

The Goldkante Bar, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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Goldkante

Matrix Crowd, © Matrix
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Prater Bo­chum

The restaurant Enstation, © Jule Körber
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Neu­markt Ruhrort

View towards the Bermuda3Eck, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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Ber­muda3Eck Haupt­platz

Zentrum Altenberg, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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Zen­trum Al­ten­berg

Rock Store, © Sabrina Schmidt
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Es­sen Steele

Matrix Crowd, © Matrix
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(Former) Tarm Cen­ter

Westfalenhalle, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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West­falen­halle

Die Schallplatte in Duisburg, © Jule Körber
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Die Schall­platte

Rekorder Sign, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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Rekorder

The entrance to the gambling hall, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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Tao Spiel­halle

The front of the Musikforum, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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Mu­sikfor­um

The Dortmunder U, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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Dortmun­der U

Zeche sign

Zeche Carl

Rott5Theater, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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Rott5Theat­er

Matrix Crowd, © Matrix
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EX-Künst­ler WG B56

The Unperfekthaus, © Ole Löding
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Un­per­fek­thaus

Club Bahnhof Ehrenfeld, © Ole Löding
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Wohnzi­m­mer GE

Poster Music Circus, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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(Ex) Mu­sic Cir­cus Ruhr

Soundgarden, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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EX-Soundgarden

Former JZE location today, © Jule Körber
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EX-Ju­gendzen­trum JZE

Schauspielhaus

Schaus­piel­haus

The pedestrian zone at Kortumstraße, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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Kortum­straße

FZW crowd, © FZW
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EX-Tentori­um/ EX-Delta Mu­sik Park

Matrix Crowd, © Matrix
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Osthaus-Mu­seum

Pappschachtel, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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(Former) Pappschachtel

Druckluft, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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Ober­hausen: Druckluft

Eschhaus (Dreigiebelhaus), © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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Nieder­straße/ EX-Zen­trum Esch­haus

Matrix Crowd, © Matrix
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(Former) Grün In

The record store Onkel Stereo in Duisburg, © Ole Löding
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Onkel Ste­reo

Disco Madison, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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EX-Disco „Madis­on“

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

FZW crowd, © FZW
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EX-Neue Heimat

Club Bahnhof Ehrenfeld, © Ole Löding
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Is­en­ber­g­platz

FZW crowd, © FZW
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Stein­bruch

Zwischenfall, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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Kul­turzen­trum Bahnhof Lan­gend­reer/ Zwis­chen­fall

The Grammatikoff in Duisburg, © Jule Körber
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Gram­matikoff

Lokal Harmonie, © Lokal Harmonie
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Lokal Har­monie

The restaurant  "Zum Hübi", © Jule Körber
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Zum Hübi

The entrance to the Lichtburg, © Jule Körber
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Licht­burg

Matrix Streetview, © Matrix
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Mat­rix Bo­chum

Musiktheater im Revier, Gelsenkirchen, © Jule Körber
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Mu­siktheat­er im Re­vi­er

Amphietheater, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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Bühne des Am­phi­theat­ers im Nord­stern­park

FZW crowd, © FZW
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EX-Bei Rain­er

Matrix Crowd, © Matrix
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AZ Muel­heim

Don't Panic, © Sabrina Schmidt
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Vie­hofer Platz

Sissikingkong Front, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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sis­sik­ingkong

FZW crowd, © FZW
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Hotel Shang­hai

Hans Sachs Haus (Stadthalle), © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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Hans Sachs Haus (Stadthalle)

Union Brewery, © Dominik Wesche
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The View

Matrix Crowd, © Matrix
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EX-Pink Palace

Old Daddy, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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(Ex-) Old Daddy Ober­hausen

Rio Reiser Weg, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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Unna: Linden­brauerei; Rio-Re­iser-Weg

Matrix Crowd, © Matrix
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Wehring­hausen

FZW Dortmund, © funky1opti
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Daddy Blatzheim

Konzert Duisburg Landschaftspark, © © RTG Hoffmann
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Land­schaft­s­park Duis­burg

Archiv für populäre Musik im Ruhrgebiet e.V., © Ole Löding
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Archiv für pop­uläre Mu­sik im Ruhrge­biet e.V.

The record store Black Plastic, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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Black Plastic

The side entrance to the Matthäuskirche Buer-Middelich, © Jule Körber
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Mat­thäuskirche Buer-Mid­de­lich

Jahrhunderthalle, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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Jahrhun­der­thalle

DISCover Front, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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DIS­Cov­er

Matrix Crowd, © Matrix
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Alte Hütte

Matrix Crowd, © Matrix
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Junk­yard

FZW Dortmund, © funky1opti
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EX-FZW

Blue Moon, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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(Ex) Blue Moon

Rockpalast, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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(Former) Rock­palast in Ho­hen­limburg

No Reality, © Marlene Bar
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Mar­lene Bar

Club Bahnhof Ehrenfeld, © Ole Löding
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EX-Tante Olga

Beatfestival, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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Reck­ling­hausen: Vestland­halle

Matrix Crowd, © Matrix
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EX-Ber­mudad­reieck

Südrock, © Michael Wrede
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Südrock

The location of the Grugahalle, © Jule Körber
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Gruga­halle

Christuskirche, © Christuskirche
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Chris­tuskirche

Old Daddy Tie, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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EX-Old Daddy

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


A small corner­stone was also ad­ded by Gröne­mey­er who is still af­fil­i­ated with the city.

FZW crowd, © FZW
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EX- Folk­club Wit­ten


Hilde­gard Döb­n­er made it pos­sible: Folk­club Wit­ten as an im­port­ant meet­ing place for the folk scene

Poster Music Circus, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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(Ex) Mu­sic Cir­cus Ruhr


Party friends from the Lower Rhine, from Bel­gi­um and the Neth­er­lands un­der a tent tar­paul­in

The location of the Grugahalle, © Jule Körber
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Gruga­halle


What was long deemed as ugly, is mean­while ap­pre­ci­ated: The char­ac­ter­ist­ic wing-shaped hall with ac­cess to the park and fair com­mem­or­ates black and white tele­vi­sion and mono sounds.

Matrix Crowd, © Matrix
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(Former) Grün In


The first DAF al­bum was re­cor­ded here in 1979 on a multi-track re­cord­ing device.

Club Bahnhof Ehrenfeld, © Ole Löding
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EX-Tante Olga


Tatort - of course, but what is Udo Linden­berg do­ing in Ruhrort?

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


Sir Hannes Schmidt in vinyl para­dise: the lead­sing­er from "the Idi­ots" has been run­ning his filled-to-the-brim re­cord store for over 30 years now.

FZW crowd, © FZW
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EX-Bei Rain­er


Cen­ter of Ha­gen's sub­cul­ture in the 80s and the fa­vor­ite place of the scene

FZW crowd, © FZW
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Cap­it­ol Ha­gen


This is where the Ha­gen­ers love to party.

The restaurant Enstation, © Jule Körber
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Neu­markt Ruhrort


Ruhrort feels like a mix­ture of har­bor ro­mance and vil­lage al­lure. And it even sounds a bit like that.

Matrix Crowd, © Matrix
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Prater Bo­chum


Five areas between House, Charthits, Sch­la­ger and Hip-Hop, plus open air ter­race, bar, res­taur­ant and lounges.

Zeche Bochum, © Jule Körber
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Zeche Bo­chum/ Prin­zre­genttheat­er/ Folk­wang In­sti­tut für Pop­uläre Mu­sik


Ma­gic mo­ments in the off-scene: Hand Nieswandt con­ducts in the Prin­zre­gen­tentheat­er the "Folk­wang In­sti­tute for Pop­u­lar Mu­sic"

Club Bahnhof Ehrenfeld, © Ole Löding
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Is­en­ber­g­platz


A cameo en­semble of cul­tur­al bo­heme and bur­geois­ie.

The logo of the Rotunde, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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Riff & Ro­tunde


Some nights in the Riff are just like in New York and there is room for ex­per­i­ments in the Al­ter Kath­o­likentags­bahnhof (cath­ol­ic train sta­tion)

The view of the TAO Spielhalle from the street, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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TAO - Spiel­halle


Now a gambling hall, then a high-tech field for disco ex­per­i­ments with miami vice al­lure.

Druckluft, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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Ober­hausen: Druckluft


A meet­ing for the young­er gen­er­a­tion to de­vel­op freely

FZW crowd, © FZW
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Kulto­pia


The "Kulto­pia" is an im­port­ant ven­ue and of­ten even the pre­lim­in­ary stage for the big break­through.

Vestlandhalle today, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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Reck­ling­hausen: Vestland­halle


Kurt Es­ter­'s le­gendary Beat Fest­ivals took place here.

Zentrum Altenberg, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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Zen­trum Al­ten­berg


Lots of pro­gram and still space for your own thing

The Goldkante Bar, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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Goldkante


The mem­bers of the club­house tap beer them­selves and they some­times even play their re­cords.

Matrix Crowd, © Matrix
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(Former) Tarm Cen­ter


or in the swim­ming pool, which is stand­ard here

FZW crowd, © FZW
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Goeth­ebunker


Hier fin­d­et man Spuren von let­zten Weltkriegsge­fecht­en und der Ver­gan­gen­heit als Re­it­be­darf­shan­del, aber vor al­lem ex­zel­lente Elektro-Partys.

The pedestrian zone at Kortumstraße, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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Kortum­straße


Gröne­mey­er sings: "You're not a beauty..." - this might be just as true for this street as it is for the ex­tolled city Bo­chum. In the even­ings, the street trans­forms in­to a gate­way to the Ber­mudad­reieck.

The Don't Panic at Viehofer Platz, © Jule Körber
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Vie­hofer Platz


Only the strong sur­vive. The area sur­round­ing the Tur­ock prom­ises pre­dom­in­antly the black dressed mu­sic en­thu­si­asts a glor­i­ous piece of genu­ine Ruhr­pott bliss.

FZW crowd, © FZW
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Stadthalle Ha­gen


It was opened in 1981 and fits in el­eg­antly and in col­or since then, with the hilly land­scape of a former stone quarry in the Vol­met­al.

Amphietheater, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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Bühne des Am­phi­theat­ers im Nord­stern­park


Where Bob Dylan plays for canal swim­mers.

Matrix Crowd, © Matrix
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EX-Ber­mudad­reieck


From the most pop­u­lar bars in Ha­gen people went off in the loud night. "Die Spinne" (The Spider) has sur­vived un­til today.

FZW Dortmund, © funky1opti
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Daddy Blatzheim


Not quite "dan­cing in the moon­light" but sim­il­arly hyp­not­iz­ing un­der LEDs the night pro­gresses here

domicil Dortmund, © Joehawkins
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dom­i­cil


It has been voted ump­teen times to the coun­try's best ven­ue; even the renowned Down Beat-Magazin voted it un­der the 100 best jazz ven­ues world wide.

Jahrhunderthalle, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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Jahrhun­der­thalle


The name is not the pro­gram here: from op­era to pop and rock to clas­sic­al mu­sic, everything is here.

Musiktheater im Revier, Gelsenkirchen, © Jule Körber
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Mu­siktheat­er im Re­vi­er


The most beau­ti­ful mu­sic theatre in the re­gion serves all sec­tions and also makes ar­chi­tec­tur­al pil­grims happy.

Grugahalle Essen, © Rainer Schimm
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The Pop-Trail Es­sen

Great days and a small trendy dis­trict

Blue Moon, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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(Ex) Blue Moon


The city of Ober­hausen and its time as the cap­it­al of party tents.

Yeah Records Front, © Sabrina Schmidt
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Yeah Re­cords


One of the best re­cord stores of the city

Westfalenhalle, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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West­falen­halle


Le­gendary - and for so many reas­ons. What Pink Floyd and the Bundes­liga have to do with the mega halls in Dortmund.

Anyway Front, © Sabrina Schmidt
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Any­way


Straight for­ward, rock­ing, un­com­plic­ated, good: a clas­sic in Frohnhausen.

Dortmund Nachtpanorama, © Soeren Spoo, Dortmund-Agentur, Stadt Dortmund
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The Pop-Trail Dortmund

West­phali­an scene hub

Christuskirche, © Christuskirche
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Chris­tuskirche


Fas­cin­at­ing live-con­certs in the heart of Bo­chum

Archiv für populäre Musik im Ruhrgebiet e.V., © Ole Löding
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Archiv für pop­uläre Mu­sik im Ruhrge­biet e.V.


Ten years of sound re­cord­ings, films, pho­tos books, magazines, pro­grammes, posters - more than 80,000 col­lect­or's items are gathered here.

Konzert Duisburg Landschaftspark, © © RTG Hoffmann
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The Pop-Trail Duis­burg

In­nav­ig­able clichés

Matrix Crowd, © Matrix
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Junk­yard


Rough scrap yard charm and ex­cel­lent book­ing

The Museum Ostwall in the Dortmunder U, © Frank Vinken
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Dortmun­der U


It used to bubble in the Süd­haus and now on all levels, where in­ter­na­tion­al art and do­mest­ic art as­so­ci­ations are hos­ted in the heart of Dortmund.

Old Daddy Tie, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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(Ex-) Old Daddy Ober­hausen


The un­der­ground liv­ing room for party-makers of every kind

Rekorder Front, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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Rekorder


At Rekorder there is not only mu­sic to listen to, but also mu­sic to make and dis­cuss

Grend door, © Sabrina Schmidt
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Es­sen Steele


The ex­pres­sion "Stay Steele" means "don't have your head in the clouds". And that de­scribes the dir­ect ap­peal of this dis­trict quite well.

Zwischenfall, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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Kul­turzen­trum Bahnhof Lan­gend­reer/ Zwis­chen­fall


From the Zwis­chen­fall (=in­cid­ent) to Bahnhof (=train sta­tion) Lan­gend­reer. The cul­tur­al cen­ter with a sense for so­cio-polit­ic­al is­sues.

Zeche sign

Zeche Carl


Hard rock and punk had a long in­flu­ence on the pro­gram of Zeche Carl as the first stage of Kreat­or, whose al­bum "Pleas­ure to kill" went around the world.

Südrock, © Michael Wrede
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Südrock


Good beer, loud mu­sic, no knick-knacks.

The Bermuda3Eck at daytime, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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The Pop-Trail Bo­chum

You're just too humble.

View towards the Bermuda3Eck, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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Ber­muda3Eck Haupt­platz


This Ber­muda tri­angle adds a whole new mean­ing to the bor­ing "something for every­one": This is where every night owl finds its mu­sic­al niche.

Former JZE location today, © Jule Körber
©

EX-Ju­gendzen­trum JZE


For al­most 50 years, the JZE was an im­port­ant cen­ter of sub­cul­ture in Es­sen.

The Unperfekthaus, © Ole Löding
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Un­per­fek­thaus


The Un­per­fek­thaus is a quaint mix­ture of co-work­ing space, ad­ven­ture play­ground, adult edu­ca­tion cen­ter and res­taur­ant.

Matrix Crowd, © Matrix
©

Osthaus-Mu­seum


In au­tumn 2018 the mu­seum will present a large show about the Sound of Ha­gen.

The Die Horst-Schimanski-Gasse, © Jule Körber
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Horst-Schi­manski-Gasse


What do you do if the city claims you could­n't ded­ic­ate street names to fict­ive char­ac­ters? Do it your­self -with a lot of stam­ina!

Rockpalast Hohenlimburg, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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(Former) Rock­palast in Ho­hen­limburg


In only two years their ab­so­lute rock greats of the Neue Deutsche Welle like DAF, Ex­trab­reit and Ab­wärts as well as the met­al band Ac­cept, the punk rock­ers The Ex­ploited and the drum le­gend Ginger Baker per­formed.

Club Bahnhof Ehrenfeld, © Ole Löding
©

König­sallee


No fash­ion shows but the dis­cov­ery of re­tail stores in one way or an­oth­er.

Matrix Crowd, © Matrix
©

AZ Muel­heim


Rooms and struc­tures for every­one who wants to do something

Lindenbrauerei Unna, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
©

Unna: Linden­brauerei; Rio-Re­iser-Weg


So­cio-cul­tur­al cen­ter in a former brew­ery with a soft spot for Rio Re­iser

Matrix Crowd, © Matrix
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Alte Hütte


A cer­tain repu­ta­tion has pre­ceded the Alte Hütte for gen­er­a­tions. Here you can get dir­ect­ness, mu­sic and beer at nor­mal prices.

The side entrance to the Matthäuskirche Buer-Middelich, © Jule Körber
©

Mat­thäuskirche Buer-Mid­de­lich


What star­ted as activ­ity against ju­ven­ile de­lin­quency be­came the beat hub

The record store Black Plastic, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
©

Black Plastic


The Uni­on dis­trict is home to the city's most ex­cit­ing re­cord stores. Black Plastic is al­most right across from Idi­ots Re­cords. If you're lucky you might even run in­to a little live con­cert.

Matrix Crowd, © Matrix
©

EX-Pink Palace


In the Pink Palace there was Techno and Sch­la­ger, but also Black Sab­bath and Motör­head.

Matrix Crowd, © Matrix
©

Wehring­hausen


"Come, come, come, come, come to Ha­gen, be­come a pop star, cre­ate your hap­pi­ness!" An en­ti­cing prom­ise, that is par­tic­u­larly im­port­ant in the dis­trict Wehring­hausen.

Marlene, © Marlene Bar
©

Mar­lene Bar


It starts late, but the nights at the Mar­lene-Bar are still long enough to track down some design hits and the pe­cu­li­ar men's room.

FZW crowd, © FZW
©

EX-Neue Heimat


In 1981 the hairdress­er Christa "Mausi" Dürholt" opened prob­ably the most im­port­ant dis­cotheque dur­ing Ha­gen's crazy years. This is where bands played their demos to see how the scene re­acted.

Union Brewery, © Dominik Wesche
©

The View


At home in the Dortmun­der U, the rooftop disco turns in­to a home for every­one who wants to dance and look out at the same time at night.

Matrix Crowd, © Matrix
©

Mat­rix Bo­chum


Beer, party and in­dus­tri­al cul­ture con­nect these sac­red halls in a his­tor­ic­al way.

Matrix Crowd, © Matrix
©

EX-Künst­ler WG B56


A flat-shar­ing com­munity, in which it boiled with mu­sic ad­dicts. This is where the cent­ral early au­dio re­cord­ings of the Ha­gen scene popped up.

FZW crowd, © FZW
©

FZW


Leis­ure cen­ter west (=Freizeitzen­trum West) ad­mit­tedly does­n't sound even close to the punk that is go­ing here. But Dortmun­d's bust­ling con­cert loc­a­tion is in­des­truct­ible.

The entrance to the Lichtburg, © Jule Körber
©

Licht­burg


A red-vel­vet cinema palace for that very spe­cial con­cert.

FZW crowd, © FZW
©

Hotel Shang­hai


Kay Shang­hai is a big deal in the Ruhr Area’s night­life. His premises, the Hotel Shang­hai, pre­cedes in av­ant-garde elec­tro-sound with In­die ele­ments.

Soundgarden, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
©

EX-Soundgarden


Ex­cess­ive nights that end stag­ger­ing and yet re­main un­for­got­ten. Party on mul­tiple levels, both phys­ic­ally and bey­ond.

Konzert Duisburg Landschaftspark, © © RTG Hoffmann
©

Zum Anker


The Tatort tune chimes in every stu­dent bar on Sundays. It's time to re­dis­cov­er Schi­manski go­ing retro on VHS.

Old Daddy Tie, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
©

EX-Old Daddy


Wild dan­cing to punk and new wave was guar­an­teed at Old Daddy's

The record store Onkel Stereo in Duisburg, © Ole Löding
©

Onkel Ste­reo


Vinyl, mer­chand­ise and lit­er­at­ure - the laid-back Onkel Ste­reo al­ways has something for his cus­tom­ers up his sleeves.

Die Schallplatte in Duisburg, © Jule Körber
©

Die Schall­platte


Duis­bur­g's re­cord store for mu­sic fans with a spe­cial taste

Schauspielhaus

Schaus­piel­haus


So many il­lus­tri­ous fig­ures: from Her­bert Gröne­mey­er to Tana Schan­zara, from Peter Za­dek to Wolfgang Welt.

FZW crowd, © FZW
©

EX-Tentori­um/ EX-Delta Mu­sik Park


From the once biggest dance­floor in Ger­many to a waste­land by the Auto­bahn

Club Bahnhof Ehrenfeld, © Ole Löding
©

Wohnzi­m­mer GE


A col­our­ful place for so­cio-cul­tur­al ex­change

Sissikingkong Front, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
©

Sis­sik­ingkong


In a chic am­bi­ence there are read­ings, con­certs, films and more for eyes and ears.

The Hans Sachs Haus is Gelsenkirchens city hall, © Jule Körber
©

Hans Sachs Haus (Stadthalle)


Meister­sing­er, rare or­gans and Moz­art jour­neys through space and time

DISCover, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
©

DIS­Cov­er


This is where ad­dicts get their black stuff from sounds and beats.

Arena Konzert, © Raimond Spekking
©

Velt­ins Arena


Here, fan chants are reg­u­larly ex­changed for large hymns.

The restaurant  "Zum Hübi", © Jule Körber
©

Zum Hübi


A pilsen­er at the bar and shenanigans from the big world - what else could you ask for?

Karl-Lehr-Tunnel, © Johann H. Addicks
©

Karl-Lehr-Tun­nel/Love­parade Gedenk­stätte


A touch­ing me­mori­al com­mem­or­at­ing the 21 vic­tims of the Love­parade 2010.

The Grammatikoff in Duisburg, © Jule Körber
©

Gram­matikoff


You'll find out­stand­ing con­certs - es­pe­cially from bands with­in the In­die an Hip-Hop spec­trum.

FZW Dortmund, © funky1opti
©

EX-FZW


A le­gend that has left its mark on count­less mu­sic fans from the re­gion and is now gain­ing pat­ina at a new loc­a­tion.

Turbinenhalle, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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Tur­bin­en­halle


What Brings, Kool Savas and Heino have in com­mon

Pappschachtel, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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(Former) Pappschachtel


Five years of rock, dis­turb­ance and rack­et. Some called it fun.

FZW crowd, © FZW
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Stein­bruch


Dif­fi­cult to ac­cess but all the more not­able bar and con­cert ven­ue.

Rott5Theater, © Tourismus NRW e.V.
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Rott5Theat­er


Rail­way bridge, red lights and Rott­straße. What sounds edgy,is edgy: this is Bo­chum's tune.