Saturday, 11 March 2017
10.00 p.m., Concert in the
Northern Soul – unfamiliar sounds from England
Kurt Weill certainly believed that good music is to be found in all genres. Through our collaboration with the Beatclub, the Kurt Weill Festival 2017 will now shed light on a musical form that is scarcely known in Germany.
Northern Soul, the music performed by "The Originators", arose in England in the 1960s through a local passion for soul music. It is a mix of foot-tapping and generally unknown soul music from America. This underground subculture from north England has long outgrown its roots: Northern Soul now has many devoted fans throughout Europe. Make sure you're part of the fun when, in its jubilee year, the Kurt Weill Festival introduces an electrifying new colour to the musical spectrum.
In cooperation with the