Logo: Fête de la Musique Berlin 2023

Makes music: For each other. Here. And now!

The beginning of summer belongs to the Fête de la Musique. After a brilliant return to the stages of the city and with many tens of thousands of spectators last year, we are already looking forward to the beginning of summer on June 21, 2023 and to your contribution to the Fête de la Musique Berlin.

Everyone who wants to organize a music venue or can play an instrument can participate. While the Call for Participation for bands and musicians will start in January 2023, we would like to invite everyone who would like to organize a music venue to contact us via the form so that we can get in touch with you. Music venues for us are not only the big stages but also small venues created just for this day. Feel free to talk to us about your ideas!

We – that is the Fête de la Musique team, which organizes the Fête de la Musique on behalf of the Musicboard Berlin and the Senate Department for Culture and Europe

Apply as a music venue now:

  • Assumption of GEMA costs
  • Assumption of the application for permits in accordance with the State Immission Control Act (Berlin-wide for all open air locations)
  • Advice on all aspects of the event
  • Procurement of musicians, partners and sponsors
  • Taking over the central marketing and press work
  • Provision of the website of the Fête de la Musique as a playout location for streaming offers
  • Advice in the search for new sponsors
  • Information on the Green Deal and the sustainability of the event

Are you a musician? Find a stage here:

The FETE Matchmaking Tool is as service for our registered stage partners. As musician, you can find the best stage for you and you can be found by the stages and venues too.


Next date

07.03.: Infomeeting Fête de la Musique 2023

Location: Zeiss Großplanetarium Prenzlauer Berg

We are looking forward to our first live music venue meeting with you at one of our participating music venues, the Zeiss-Großplanetarium Berlin.

In line with our focus on inclusion, our friends and experts from Handiclapped and the Special Olympics are waiting for you. The event starts at 6pm via Zoom or on site, followed by a get together.

The FETE Blog: News, info and articles around the #FETEBerlin

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Together with green event management experts, we’ve put together a bunch of tips to help you put on events in as sustainable a fashion as possible.

For just this purpose we’ll be putting up on our website not only our set of guidelines but also various tutorials in video form. Do you have any questions, concerns, best practices or other ideas? Then write to us at [email protected]. We can’t wait to hear from you.

We want to make the FETE greener: A proposal, plus an offer of assistance to aid in green event management.

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