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Erding makes music

From classical music & jazz to pop & rock

The Erding chamber orchestra and symphony orchestra, for example, carry the fine art of music beyond the borders of their local region. The Stadtkapelle Erding (Erding’s town band) have committed themselves completely to Bavarian-Bohemian brass band music as well as compositions for symphonic wind instruments.

Of course the local music scene has something to offer for the young and the young-at-heart. Special concerts occasions are the Erding Jazz Days, the Sinnflut cultural spectacle and the Erding Organ Week. Current events can be found in our event calendar.

Die Nacht der Blauen Wunder, ErdingKulTour-Nacht (cul-tour night)  „The night of the big surprises“  

A pub festival with live concerts of all genres of music in the prettiest locations takes place in the centres of Erding and Dorfen. During the 30 minute intervals the guests have the chance to continue their personal cul-tour by moving on to the next pub and music of their choice.

Date Erding: on a Saturday in October
Date Dorfen: on a Saturday in November
Time: as from 20 h
Place: pubs in the town centres of Erding and Dorfen
Organiser: Sinnflut Kultur GmbH, Tel. +49 (0)8122/880 989 0,, website >>

Folk music days in Erding

Bavarian love of life and culture can be truly felt during these delightful performances by groups of folk musicians and dancers and will surely infect you and sweep you along too.

Date: May (Friday to Sunday)
Location: centre of Erding, pubs, churches and the historical farming museum
Organiser: Erding town council,

Sparkassen summer festival

This open air music festival takes place every two years in either Erding or Dorfen. The local restaurants and pubs supply the necessary refreshments.

Date: on a Friday in July
Location: Unterer Markt in Dorfen or Schrannenplatz in Erding
Organiser: Kreis- und Stadtsparkasse (bank) Erding-Dorfen 

Sinnflut Kulturfestival, ErdingSinnflut - cultural spectacle

Here all your senses will be flooded with new treats. The festival and its wide ranging programme offers beer garden atmosphere with live music, art and handicrafts as well as culinary delights from all over the world.

Date: Friday to Sunday – the last ten days of July
Time: all day
Location: Volksfestplatz Erding
Organiser: Sinnflut Kultur GmbH, Tel. +49 (0)8122/880 989 0,, website >>

Jazz in Taufkirchen's castle

The splendid castle terrace is the location for this three day open air festival with top-class concerts, great atmosphere and beer garden gastronomy. Admission is free.

Date: July
Time: check programme
Organiser: SOVIE e.V., Bodo Gsedl, Tel. 0160 7507595, E-Mail:, website >>

Weiher-Feia or Pond Party

Erding’s largest beach party at Kronthaler Weiher (pond). Business is already flourishing in the beer garden and it’s not yet midday but in the evening the party really takes off when Radio Rock Antenne and live music let loose.

Date: beginning of August
Time: from midday till midnight
Location: leisure facility north at Kronthaler Weiher
Organiser: Erding branch of Water Rescue, Erdinger Weißbräu, BRK (Bavarian Red Cross) Erding, website >>

Belcanto Evening in Dorfen

The Lower Market Square transforms into an opera stage of the special kind when Dr Franz Erl presents a selection of historical recordings from his collection of rare records, adding information and anecdotes. Wine and finger food are served.

Date: last Friday in August
Time: 20 h
Location: Unterer Markt Dorfen
Organiser: Kultureller Arbeitskreis Dorfen (Dorfen's Cultural Committee), website >>

Orgelwoche, ErdingErding's Organ Week

During this week international musicians are guests in the late-Gothic town parish church and will transport you to a very special atmosphere when you hear the magnificent Rieger organ which is equipped with three manuals, 50 registers and 3,500 pipes.

Date: a week in October
Time: check programme
Location: town parish church of St. John's in Erding
Organiser: Pfarrcäcilienverein Erding,, website >>

Erding's Jazz Days

This is a chance to listen to and experience many aspects of jazz from Dixieland and swing to Gospel and spirituals. Numerous stars from international and German bands have been invited to the large county town of Erding which mutates into a metropolis of jazz during that weekend.

Date: Friday to Sunday at the beginning of November
Location: Kreismusikschule Erding (county music college), Erding's pubs and restaurants, town concert hall
Organiser: municipality of Erding, Tel. +49 (0)8122/408206,, website >>