Songs born across the Atlantic

How big is the world nowadays? For Eloy and Walter, members of Alien Bird, fortunately in these technological times, it'd be small. They produce their songs, each one in their home studio, 11.500 km away between Berlin and Buenos Aires,…

Berta Berlin gives us the best live performances with a focus on high quality production and performances

There's a joke out there that runs something like, what does a musician do if he wins the lottery? Go on tour until the money runs out, of course. Because performers perform, musicians make music, and singers sing - whether we're allowed out…
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On the 21st June we will celebrate a Fête de la House-Musique

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The global spread of the Coronavirus has, of course, changed everything, and we have to tell you, with a heavy heart that the Fête de la Musique 2020 will not be taking place - at least not in the form to which you are accustomed. But! We welcome…
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Now is the time to make your voice heard - Berlin live events go online

I'm not going to begin to say, in any way at all, that the corona virus that we're dealing with has anything good about it. But it's also true that every crisis that happens brings something positive with it. Whether it's triumphing through…

Don't forget! Stage registration closes 28th March!

I know, I get it. It's winter outside. But summer's coming - so don't forget to register your stage or event location for the 21st June, Fete de la Musique Berlin 2020 - by 28th March. I must confess that at the time of writing it is early…

25 years Fête de la Musique | 2020 is the 25th FETE Anniversary!

1995. Green Day and The Offspring have just brought punk kicking and screaming into the mainstream. In England, Oasis are going through the roof with 'Morning Glory' and Britpop is born. Hip hop is in its 'golden era' in the USA and hits Germany…

Adelle Nqeto on her Fête experiences - in Africa and Europe

I’ve had the privilege of getting to take part in 3 editions of Fête de la Musique in 3 different cities, namely- Pretoria, Johannesburg (South Africa), and Berlin. All 3 of these experiences were completely unique celebrations of music within…

FETE Berlin Podcast: Björn Döring - curator of the Fête shows us what goes on behind the scene

Say hallo to the Fête de la Musique Spotify podcast! Yes folks it's all happening here. This episode features the curator of the FETE Berlin since 2018, Björn Döring, chatting to Noel Maurice of Berlin blog indieBerlin. While you're in…

Fête de la Musique joins 75 festivals for We Vote For Europe

The Fête de la Musique is all about inclusion, togetherness, cultures mixing and mashing it up, no borders and general hugs and cuddles. Which is, as we see it, what the European project is also all about (especially the hugs and cuddles).…

The Crooked head straight for the Fete: Interview with touring Toronto rock band

The Crooked are a Toronto-based alternative rock band. Formed from four people with migration backgrounds, it was in Canada that they found each other and a common love for their particular brand of rock music. We talk to Neelesh, a Londoner…