Stuttgart’s grandest theatre presents a top-drawer program of ballet, opera, theatre and classical music. The Stuttgart Ballet (www.stuttgart-ballet.de) is hailed as one of Europe’s best.
Suave chocolate-gold tones and soft lighting set the scene for first-rate jazz acts at Bix, swinging from big bands to soul and blues.
Jam-packed at weekends, this hole-in-the-wall bar is Stuttgart’s leading jazz venue, with nightly concerts starting at 9pm or 10pm.
The revered Baden-Badener Philharmonie frequently performs in the Kurhaus.
Ensconced in an historic train station and fabled for its acoustics, the Festspielhaus is Europe's second-biggest concert hall, seating 2500 theatre-goers, and a lavish tribute to Baden-Baden's musical heritage. Und…
Under the brick arches of a wine cellar, this venue hosts first-rate jazz, rock and world-music concerts (€20 to €30) at 7pm or 8pm at least a couple of nights a week (see the website for details). It morphs into a …
The Baden-Baden Theater is a neo-baroque confection of white-and-red sandstone whose frilly interior looks like a miniature version of the Opéra-Garnier in Paris. It forms the gateway to Lichtentaler Allee and stage…
Once a medieval church, this is now Konstanz’ most happening cultural venue, with a line-up skipping from salsa nights and film screenings to gigs, club nights and jive nights. See the website for schedules.
This huge cultural venue, housed in a former industrial plant 1km south of the Hauptbahnhof, has a concert hall, cinema, disco, bar and special-event forum. Take tram line 1 to Ehinger Tor.
Jimi Hendrix and Sting are among the stars who have performed at this culture and congress centre. The 1950s venue stages big-name classical and pop concerts, cabaret and comedy.