In this episode, I take you to discover seven things you should not miss to explore the music side of Berlin.
As we’ve already seen, Berlin offers a lot: from its multicultural district full of music places – such as Kreuzberg and Neukölln – to historical venues and hidden gems worth seeking out.
It boasts one of the best clubbing scenes globally and is the home base for numerous artists, musicians, performers, and DJs.
The following are my essential activities and spots to visit in Berlin for all music-loving visitors.
Listen also: Episode #16 Best Berlin Music Festivals 2020
HERE’S MY LIST OF SEVEN THINGS IN BERLIN YOU SHOULD NOT MISS
02:18 GET INSPIRED BY DAVID BOWIE’S LIFE
Berlin relies on its reputation as an arts hub to attract music lovers from around the globe. Visit the house where he lived in Berlin – located in Schöneberg Hauptstraße, 155 – and take a tour of the “Hansa Studio” where he worked and recorded one of the “Berlin Trilogy of albums” Heroes.
03:54 VISIT BERLIN’S MOST LEGENDARY CLUB BERGHAIN | PANORAMA BAR
Everyone knows the importance, popularity and success that has been able to build in time. The notorious former powerplant officially opened as a club in 2004 and has since left an inimitable mark on the electronic music scene.
06:02 ENJOY OPEN AIR BERLIN PARTY LOCATIONS
Berlin in the summertime is like nowhere else, and the Open Air Season offers lots of fascinating and suggestive places different from each other. Some venues give access to their outdoor area from late spring until the end of summer, while others start their outdoor season, and they offer an incredible atmosphere.
07:10 DISCOVER BERLIN’S BUSKING SCENE AT MAUERPARK
Mauerpark is one of the best hotspots for Berlin Street Performers. In addition to being the largest flea market in the city, it is also a place for music lovers where every Sunday (especially in Summer), talented street musicians from all over the world spread their passion and love for music.
08:42 STOP INTO SCHOKOLADEN
A former chocolate factory that artists occupied in 1990 after the Berlin wall came down. To get a glimpse of how Berlin looked in the 90s and discover one of the music venues still alive from that time, Schokoladen is the right place to enjoy.
10:00 GET LOST IN THE MUSIC IN A RECORD SHOP
If there’s one European city that knows how to do record shops, it’s Berlin: whether you’re here for a couple of days or a week and you want to expand your collections of vinyl or get something exciting for your next gig, experience record shops in town it’s a must.
11:24 HAVE A UNIQUE MUSIC EXEPERINCE AT FUNKHAUS BERLIN
A fantastic concert venue located in the old East German radio centre: the perfect place for an electronic and experimentalist Music Journey. A mysterious place for music lovers with a unique atmosphere.
LINKS OF EPISODE #20 SEVEN THINGS IN BERLIN EVERY MUSIC LOVER SHOULD DO
HANSA STUDIO OFFICIAL WEBSITE:
BERGHAIN | PANORAMA BAR OFFICIAL WEBSITE:
SCHOKOLADEN’S OFFICIAL FACEBOOK FAN PAGE:
MAUERPARK OFFICIAL WEBSITE:
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