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// From 17. May 2024: The free cabaret stage at the Alter Markt

Open Stage
Music and cabaret
in the old town of Linz

free performance opportunity for street art 

 

Performing street music in Linz has become more expensive due to a federal tax, see Straßenkunstbescheid. A post on our participation platform addressed this problem - at the same time, Isabella from our team has already been working on an alternative with Roland Pachner from the association Verein Wir Altstadt Linz. Tadaaa! From May 17, 2024 there will be: OPEN STAGE - the free cabaret stage at the Alter Markt, Old Town Linz.

Save the date: OPEN STAGE opening on 17. May 2024

On Friday, 17. May 2024 at 3 pm at the Alter Markt with a colorful program of music and magic. Details of the program see below

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Get your slot on the OPEN STAGE

The Open Stage is available for your performance every Thursday to Saturday from 10am to 12pm and 2pm to 7pm. Simply book an appointment, enter all the necessary documents and information and perform in Linz's old town once your registration has been confirmed!

Photo: Roland Pachner, Doris Lang-Mayerhofer, Mayor Klaus Luger (c) City of Linz / Dworschak

Open Stage Pachner Lang-Mayrhofer Luger Stadt Linz

Fête de la Musique on June 21, 2024 in Linz

Music will be played in public spaces in more than 540 cities worldwide! In the city of Linz, the Open Stage in the old town will be available on this day. Street musicians - whether passionate or professional - are cordially invited to reserve an appointment between 10 am and 7 pm.

That's what the Fête de la Musique is all about:

  • showcasing the regional music scene
  • free access to concerts
  • musical diversity
  • a sonorous start to the summer
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Attention: Not everything is allowed!

As the permanent use of the Open Stage is only permitted for a very specific purpose, there are some general conditions to be observed:

  • A performance is only possible via official appointment booking (see button above)
  • Instruments may only be played unplugged and quietly (e.g. wind instruments muted).
  • This means that there is no electricity etc. - and no additional infrastructure - just the stage.
  • Of course, cabaret also means that no reprehensible or inflammatory content may be disseminated on the open stage.
  • Fees are only paid by the audience.
  • And to ensure that the allocation remains fair, you can only claim a maximum of 2 hours and a maximum of 3 times per month on the Open Stage.
  • You can find more detailed terms of use on the booking page.