Although the Covid-pandemic is still sensible in many aspects of our life Hamburg’s iconic Reeperbahn Festival showed that the world is recovering but still got a long way to go. However, the problems NBHAP head Norman faced during his comeback at the event go way deeper and left him with mixed feelings.
One stage, one keyboard and countless opportunities to do with that. Our beloved improvised show returned to the stages of the beloved Reeperbahn Festival for the second time in a row and here's how the entire thing went down.
Our beloved annual gathering in Hamburg takes place from September 16th to the 19th. That is as much of a news in this extraordinary year as it is reason for doubts, questions, anxiety and maybe also a little euphoria. The RBF 2020 is an experiment that is for sure. And it won't be comparable to anything we've come to love about this event over the years. So where are the gains in this?
The beloved German festival institution continues to grow and evolve. Something that might call for criticical reflection as we think. Apart from that our editors Louisa Zimmer, Henning Grabow and Norman Fleischer still managed to discover great new artists and bands you should really fall in love with.
A while back we took our joyful little YouTube show too the cosy stage of a travel office at the heart of Hamburg's Reeperbahn. What could go possibly wrong? Well, actually not that much. Instead we were blessed with joyful guests who added their own flavor to each of these performances.
What's hot and what's not? Hamburg's annual music industry get together gave us hundreds of artists to answer this more or less essential question. Three of us went out to explore the musical microcosm of the Reeperbahn on these four nights and these are the performances that surely left a mark.
As you should be aware of by now, one of NBHAP’s favourite times of the year is coming up: From September 19th to 22nd, Hamburg’s calling for its infamous Reeperbahn Festival. We’ll keep you updated on what to see and where to go, of course. But today, there’s something else to discuss.