Festival & convention for pop culture, music business, youth culture and nightlife

2024 wird aus dem Festival-Convention-Hybrid ein zweitägiges Festival-Convention-Showcase-Spektakel. Seid gespannt auf die verschiedenen Locations, Pre-Sessions und einer neuen Ausgabe der Pages About Pop.

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About Pop is the only event for current topics relating to pop culture and pop music in Stuttgart.

About Pop is a festival and platform for a top-class, diverse and curated music program with international, national and local live acts that promotes new trends and talents.

About Pop is a convention and exchange space with and for actors, artists, enthusiasts and fans of pop culture and pop music to discuss and rethink the issues of our time.

About Pop offers space for new theoretical discourses, collective approaches, cultural localizations, economic and social transformations and innovations, codes of youth culture, queer positions, inclusive projects, utopian narratives, social resilience, musical experiments and guilty pleasures.

The pre-sessions are the most important dates to get in the mood for the festival. The various events in the Stuttgart region can include concerts, readings and talks.

Come along and use your About Pop ticket for free entry to the pre-sessions. There will be a box office for all last-minute visitors. Admission with your ticket is always first come, first serve!

At About Night, everything focuses on important topics from night culture and night economy.

It combines club culture, night-time economy and social coexistence and thus provides impetus for a city of the future.

The About Talents program gives you the opportunity to make new contacts and find your way into the industry.

We appeal to young peoplewhether they are musicians, in management, booking, have their own label, are video directors, PR managers or journalists.

You can apply for the About Talents program with your personal professional vision. Once you have been selected by the jury as a participant in the About Talents program, you can let off steam on site with a free ticket. You will also meet the other Talents at the start and can make your first contacts straight away. Seize the opportunity and apply to find your way into the industry, pursue it further and develop as an artist!

The team behind About Pop is the Pop-Büro Region Stuttgart.

The Pop-Büro Region Stuttgart is the only publicly funded institution for the promotion of pop music and pop culture and is the central point of contact for artists and those involved in pop culture.

As a partner, we promote, develop and plan projects in pop music, pop and youth culture. We also make a significant contribution to the character and quality of the Stuttgart economic region, actively support and accompany youth culture and define cultural spaces and offerings in the Stuttgart region.