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This Week in Würzburg: 25.07.-31.07.

Veröffentlicht von Rapha am Jul 25 2016
·       ALL WEEK

Würzburger StreetMeet (Street-Art Gathering, 25.-31.07.)
@ different parts of the city, esp. Zellerau
“Art should do something else than sit on its ass in a museum” – Cleas Oldenburg. For the fourth time now, the StreetMeet Würzburg is bringing together local, national, and international street art and graffiti artists to paint the town (pun intended). It’s all about bringing together different cultures and styles of art and creating a platform for creative exchange and inspiration. Everyone is welcome to watch the artists working on their murals for Würzburg’s newest Urban Art Gallery (maybe grab a drink and some snacks for an artsy pick nick); times and locations will be announced throughout the week, for more information check the StreetMeet Website.

Würzburger Hafensommer (Würzburg Docks Festival 22.07.-07.08)
@ Alter Hafen; program overview
The Hafensommer is Würzburg’s annual cultural festival taking place in an unique atmosphere (think floating stage!) down at the old waterfront. The two week event includes concerts, theatre, art, and open air cinema. You can get tickets online
or at the box office.

·       MONDAY 25.07.

Babelfish Grill Night

@ Babelfish Hostel; 8pm
At the Babelfish, Mondays are for BBQ! Join the hostel staff and other guest at 8pm on our rooftop terrace for some delicious Franconian Bratwurst - or just get some drinks at our bar and enjoy the evening hanging out with other travelers.

·       TUESDAY 26.07.

Babelfish City Tour
@ Babelfish Hostel; 5pm
Tour the city with Katie! Meet in front of the hostel at 5pm, where we will start our free City Tour. Enjoy walking to some of the historic sites of Würzburg and get to know the City from a local’s point of view.

Hafensommer: Junger Hafen (Open Stage & Concert)
@ Hafensommerbühne am Alten Hafen; Open Stage 6pm; Concert 8:30pm
The Young Harbor night is a new addition to the Hafensommer program (see above), with an Open Stage taking place centered around the theme of “freedom”, followed by the HUSSEIN MAHMOUD GROUP (Saz/Folk) and the Trio ABOU FAKHER / SCHNEIDER / HERMES (Jazz/Blues) live on stage. In contrast to all other nights, this one is free of admission and therefore the perfect opportunity to see if the festival is for you.

·       WEDNESDAY 27.07.

Babelfish Games Night
@ Babelfish Hostel; 7:30pm
Win or Lose, come have fun playing games with Jenny and fellow travelers! Meet in the Hostel Lounge at 7:30pm for a fun evening of card and/or board games.

D.O.A. w/ Scheisse Minelli & Deathjocks (Punkrock)
@ Immerhin; 8:30pm
“D.O.A.’s sound, although always rooted in punk rock, has managed to create a fair bit of consternation for those who would like to choose musical boxes. It’s punk, but it incorporates rock n’ roll, reggae, metal, and ska. Whatever the hell their sound is, it’s pulled out a "Yeah, that’s the shit!" from the likes of Henry Rollins, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Sonic Youth, Jello Biafra, Bif Naked, John Doe, Randy Bachman, Dave Grohl, Pete Seeger, Yada, Yada, Yada, you get the picture. Come join in the power and non-compromise that is D.O.A.”

·       THURSDAY 28.07.

Babelfish Beer Tasting
@ Babelfish Hostel; 8pm
Join Thorsten and other guests at 8pm for a fun Beer Tasting evening at our bar. Sample the various beers we sell, and hopefully you will find one you like.

·       FRIDAY 29.07.

WEIN.PARTY am Pfaffenberg (Wine Festival, 29.+30.07.)
@ Bürgerspital Betriebshof am Pfaffenberg, 6pm-midnight
The winery Bürgerspital is throwing their annual summer party at their depot yard this Friday and Saturday, promising an iconic event with local wine, cocktails, gourmet food, live bands, and an overall good time. It’s a little farther off, but there is a shuttle service leaving from Busbahnhof (just across the street from our hostel) every 30 minutes, the schedule is available here.

Pokémon GO Tour Würzburg
@ Vierröhrenbrunnen; 7-10pm
Gotta catch ‘em all! Pokémon mania has official hit Würzburg, with the very first GO Tour happening this Friday. Meet up with other pocket monster enthusiasts in front of the Rathaus at 7pm to go on a fun hunt together. This might be a) a bit childish but also b) a great way to explore the city and meet locals off the beaten tourist tracks. Right? Right!  

Beats & Lyrics No. 45 w/ Makuz Centauri (Hip Hop/Open Mic)
@ Kellerperle; 8pm
If you’re looking for some good old live Hip Hop and Rap in Würzburg, the Kellerperle is the place to go. It’s time for Beats & Lyrics this Saturday, featuring a Showcase with MAKUZ CENTAURI (Deutschrap) as well as an Open-Mic-Session and Freestyle-Cypher.

A Saving Whisper w/ Hyenas & Breakdown Suicide (Post-Hardcore/Hardcore)
@ B-Hof; 8:30pm; 8 EUR
A SAVING WHISPER “started making music in 2007. They released their first EP From Plain Sheets To Papercranes in 2009 and two years later their second EP Golden Times For Desperate Lovers. The band played a lot of shows in Germany in this time and gained lots of experience.” They just released their first full length concept album Neverlandscapes (love the title!) and are now playing at B-Hof this Friday, supported by HYENAS and BREAKDOWN SUICIDE.

·       SATURDAY 30.07.

Bungee Würzburg 2016 (Bungee jumping 30.-31.07.)
@ Stadtstrand Würzburg; 11am-8pm
Not afraid of heights? How about a 60 meter drop from a mobile crane right above the Main River? Granted, this Bungee event isn’t on the cheap side (around 60 EUR) but maybe it’s worth the adrenaline rush. Or you can just hang out at the Sadtstrand beach bar, sip chilled drinks and enjoy the whole thing from the save ground.

Kontour w/ Markus Mutzenbacher, Ben Hahn & Surah Estro (Clubbing)
@ MS Zufriedenheit; 11pm; 5 EUR
House and Techno at its finest down at the old docks with MARKUS MUTZENBACHER and friends. Have a pre-listen here.

Apropros Basti Grub! (Clubbing)
@ Club Ludwig; 11pm
The Ludiwg Club & Bar is only a super short walk from our hostel. This Saturday it’s time for electronic sounds on the rather unpredictable side, brought to you by Frankfurt based DJ BASTI GRUB.

·       SUNDAY 31.07.

Babelfish Jenga Night
@ Babelfish Hostel; 7:30pm
Join Jenny and other travelers for a game of XXL Jenga with a little twist to it. Meet at 7:30pm on our rooftop terrace for a fun evening of games and hanging out.
Featured image via StreetMeet Würzburg

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