If you are a Indie enthusiast, Strom will be your favourite Munich place. Since 2012 located in historical Lindwurmhof, but existing for still longer. Strom is all about Indie, Alternative, Rock, Britpop, Punk and alike. Truly intimate atmosphere and ultimate club experience.
Strom is also strongly linked to Munich band Sportfreunde Stiller. Early in their career they played the old Stromlinien Club as well as artists like Rammstein and Die Ärzte before becoming international top acts.
First doors open for the Crash Club was in 1968 at the location where Strom venue is a refuge for Indie fans today. The older Crash Club was one of the biggest Rock locations Munich had to offer back in the 60s and 70s. Famous groupie Uschi Obermaier an the likes of Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Uriah Heep, Led Zeppelin, and Udo Lindenberg had been on the guest list of this very place. In 1993, they moved to student district Schwabing. Still today, a Rock focused party location, with the DJ playing everything from Classic Rock to Progressive, from Hard Rock to Nu Metal.
This is smaller branch to Schallplattenzentrale in Fraunhoferstrasse. A huge range of second hand records in top condition for music enthusiasts. Mainly vinyl, but also CDs. Ranging from rare old Rock stuff to more current pieces. Take your time to browse the racks.
The name says it all: this is the right place when looking for kind of horror gimmicks and Halloween clothing. For those fond of proper Gothic or Punk, Halloween Gore Store has a huge range of unobtrusive black items as well as striking apparel and accessories. Also lots of piercings available.
Rock 'n' Roll meet pizzeria: Santo Anger is as authentic as it gets in terms of Italian food. Meanwhile, the atmosphere is everything from rocking to relaxed. Listen to Rock and Punk tunes while tasting delicious dishes in a really unique atmosphere.
Existing since 1890, this hotel is directly located at public transportation hub Ostbahnhof. This makes it really convenient getting back after your concert. Design Hotel Stadt Rosenheim is easily accessible from most of the city train lines including those to the airport and central station.
Café BLUe is just across the street, so when about to attend a gig in Strom, try this one for an uncomplicated snack or a proper hot dish. The food is really nice, whether for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
Backstage is an ultimate hot spot when it comes to Alternative music up to Dark Metal. Repeatedly voted one of the best Metal venues in Germany.
Summer music festival owned and organized by Backstage venue. During July and August local newcomers and major renowned acts from Metal and Alternative can be seen at Free & Easy Festival for free.
Every summer in June and July near Olympic Park: Tollwood Festival plays host to an interesting music billing as well as comedy performances and similar. Also nice place to spend some time strolling around food and bar stalls.
Zenith is a major concert location in Munich. Situated north of the city centre, the old factory building has a unique spirit and atmosphere.
Neue Theaterfabrik is north of Munich's inner city. A perfect place to listen to Indie, Alternative, Metal and much more.
Inmidst urban Werksviertel with its creative and inspiring atmosphere, Tonhalle is used as venue since 1996 and hosting music acts from Rock and Pop to Indie, Alternative, and Heavy Metal.
Little sister to Olympic Stadium, Olympic Hall is also host to the big names in music history with a capacity of more than 10,000 persons.
Once the place where the Olympic Summergames took place in 1972, the stadium today is sightseeing spot with its amazing architecture as well as Munich's major venue. You name it, the stadium hosts it. Big names in music history as well as sports events.
Rockavaria is a quite new festival focussing in Rock and Metal. Annually taking place in the inner heart of the Bavarian capital.
Once a year in Munich, it's all about music for one night. Mingle with the locals as about 400 concerts take place throughout the Bavarian capital.
Superbloom Festival, first established in Munich in the year 2022. Taking place in the Olympic Park. A combination of music, arts, and culture.
Strom is a smaller venue with a brilliant atmosphere (Photo by Bachmeier / Ramsthaler)
The two bars in Strom integrate perfectly into the venue (Photo by Bachmeier / Ramsthaler)
Many drinks are available in Strom (Photo by Bachmeier / Ramsthaler)
The venue Strom is located in historical Lindwurmhof in Munich (Photo by Bachmeier / Ramsthaler)