Hamburg’s St. Pauli quarter is home to one of the world’s most famous red light districts, spilling around a street named the Reeperbahn. But don’t let that put you off. Through Saturday, the Reeperbahn Festival will host roughly 240 musical acts from Germany and around the world. Performances take place in more than 50 clubs and theaters. In the past, talented newcomers often have gone on to achieve fame.

Catch the program highlights by downloading a free festival app to an Android or iPhone.

A three-day ticket costs 70 euros, a two-day ticket is 50 euros and a single day ticket is 35 euros. Go to for more information (an English version is available).

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