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!