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The Popakademie Baden-Württemberg is an higher education institution and competence centre for the music and creative industries and their pop cultural scenes. By focusing its study programmes on popular music, it offers an academic education that is unique in Germany's public university landscape. Numerous successful careers of musicians and creatives have been founded here.

Parallel to its function as a teaching institution, the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg, as a competence centre, realises numerous projects in a regional, national and international context.

20. September 2019

Alice Merton and Philipp Thimm receive VUT Indie Award

On Thursday, 19 September, the Association of Independent Music Companies (VUT) presented the Indie Awards 2019. The jury, consisting of around 250 members with experts from areas such as sales _ _ _
25 Oct

26 Oct
Live & Laut concerts @ Nachtwandel
This year, for the 13th time, the Nachtwandel invites you to art, music and culture in Mannheim's Jungbusch harbour district.

The Bandpool will also open its doors on 25.10. and 26.10. and will present current Bandpool bands and a few specials. That means this weekend there will be good music on two evenings in the Popakademie!
Popakademie, Raum 001
Drumclinic with Zach Danziger
Zach Danziger's musical expertise has led to work with a wide range of artists including Primal Scream, Busta Rhymes, U2, Wayne Krantz, David Holmes, Mary J. Blige, Rod Stewart, Jack Black, The Brecker Brothers, Mariah Carey, Uri Caine, Luke Vibert, Sinead O’Connor, Chris Botti, Michel Camilo, Natalie Imbruglia, Chaka Khan, and Miley Cyrus.

You can hear his drumming in the scores to such films as Oceans 11, 12 and 13. In addition, Zach has composed music for numerous movie soundtracks including Iron Man, Sex and the City, Night at the Museum, Little Fockers, and Transformers.

Currently, Zach is involved in two original projects Mister Barrington, and Edit Bunker, as well as a forthcoming solo project, Stix Beiderbecke.

Admission free.