Generations of young folks have memories of the 'Barn', which started out as a mainstream GDR-era youth club before turning into an offbeat culture centre…
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- Semperoper Dresden
Dresden's famous opera house is the home of the Sächsische Staatsoper Dresden, which puts on brilliant performances that usually sell out.
- Katy's Garage
This institution can be found at the junction of the Neustadt's two most happening streets. As its name suggests, this cavernous party pit is set in a…
- Blue Note
Small, smoky and smooth, this converted space has concerts featuring regional talent almost nightly (usually jazz, but also blues and rock), then turns…
- Dresdner Philharmonie
Fresh from a thorough reconstruction, this mammoth-sized GDR-era parallelepiped decorated with Communist-themed murals is home to a renowned orchestra.
An old-school musical theatre reinventing itself in the ultramodern premises of the converted Kraftwerk Mitte powerplant.
- Jazzclub Tonne
Cool cats of all ages come out to this legendary Dresden jazz joint for good music from local and international talent.
- Kraftwerk Mitte
This large venue inside a redeveloped 19th-century powerplant holds weekly raves and live concerts.