2. – 5. April 2019 Frankfurt am Main Tickets & Registration

Musikmesse Festival Arena

The focal point of the outdoor area at Musikmesse will be a huge marquee with room for around 1,500 visitors, which will be the setting for a varied programme of events with national and international artists covering all genres throughout the fair.

With its live concerts and associated product demonstrations, the Festival Arena is weatherproof and is thus the ideal venue for many of the highlights of the Musikmesse programme of events.

Acts in the Festival arena 2018

Gino Vannelli

Gino Vannelli

The first Musikmesse Festival Headliner is confirmed: Gino Vannelli, legendary singer and songwriter, will play his only show in Germany on the 11. April, 19 hrs

Copa Kapella Logo


The grande finale of the Wood`n`Brass contest “COPA KAPELLA” will be held on the Saturday of the fair.




SchoolJam, Germany`s biggest festival for young people, is entering its 16th year. The grande finale will be held Friday.


Rockin' 1000 Jam Night

Rockin'1000 Jam Night

It’s just mind-blowing when the world’s biggest rock band gets together to raise the roof - when 1.000 musicians perform popular rock songs in amazing synchrony – and electrify everyone

Thursday 12.4.2018, 7.00 p.m., Frankfurt - Festival Arena

Luca Stricagnoli, Costatino Carrara, Michael Schulte, Jannik Brunke

100 Million Clicks Night

We can look forward to Luca Stricagnoli, Costatino Carrara, Michael Schulte and Jannik Brunke. For them, music is the be all and end all.

Friday 13.4.2018, 7.00 p.m., Frankfurt - Festival Arena

Bigband der Bundeswehr

Bigband der Bundeswehr

Whether it’s a state visit, benefit concert, dance gala, opera ball, press ball, sports ball, or a party for the Germany Chancellor or President – the German Army Big Band supplies the right musical setting for every occasion.

Wednesday 11.4.2018, 11.30 a.m., Frankfurt - Festival Arena

Viera Blech

Viera Blech

This unusual formation from the Tyrol can look back on numerous major performances over the whole of Europe and has also achieved notoriety on radio and TV – with, among other compositions, their polka hit “Von Freund zu Freund.”

Friday 13.4.2018, 12.00 noon, Frankfurt - Festival Arena

Marshall Cooper

Marshall Cooper

This sextet transforms the epic language of film music into the propulsive sound of a brass band. The formation describes its debut long-player, “Backseat lover”, as an “album full of soundtracks which never were or never needed to be and which could be used in any Tarantino film.”

Thursday 12.4.2018, 2.45 p.m., Frankfurt - Festival Arena

Fättes Blech

Fättes Blech

Seven brass players and a drummer, who don’t stick to typically traditional brass music. They are authentic and original – a “must” for everyone, not just fans of the brass-music scene.

Wednesday 11.4.2018, 4.15 p.m., Frankfurt - Festival Arena

Jacob Collier

Presented by Yamaha Music Europe: Jacob Collier

Hailed by many as one of the most prodigious and innovative musicians and thinkers of his generation, Jacob has proven himself worthy of every superlative that has been used to describe him.

Wednesday 11.4.2018, 12.45 p.m., Frankfurt - Festival Arena

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