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Medieval Knights / Ritterfest Fest

Burg Bergkapfenberg - Kapfenberg

June 24 - 25  2017

This 20th  annual Middle Ages festival is held at the castle above Kapfenberg, Steiermark.  

There will be many knights,actors, charlatans, and vagrants.   

People from many countries will gather to celebrate together the beauty and fascination of  this era. For two days the Middle Ages will come alive on  6 different stages. A delight for all of the senses and an unforgettable weekend at the castle and Lorerohugel/ hill.

Saturday June 24th starting at 11:30 am – 24:00

Sunday June 25th 10:00am – 9:00 pm

Burg Oberkapfenberg  Kapfenberg

Mid Europe Wind Band Festival

20th July 11 - 16 2017

19th Mid Europe festival July 12-17th 2016

18th Mid Europe  festival July 14-19  2015,

17th Mid Europe festival  July 6th - 13th 2014


The International festival for wind bands will feature old and new, regional and international, traditional and modern concerts. There will be church concerts, open air concerts, formal concerts, and evening concerts.

CISM, a Mid-European competition of youth wind bands,

The  World Youth Wind Orchestra Project

Workshops and discussions will also be held.  

Featuring: Big Bands and and Music, Fashion Show, Jazz and Volksmusik.     

Over 30 ensembles and 2500 musicians from around the

World will bring there talent and enthusiasm to Schladming and Haus.   

Appreciative audiences will enjoy the inspiring performances

Instrument  manufactures exhibits

Tuesday  July 11th Grand Opening 7:00- 9:00 pm concert.

Congress Schladming

Orchestra: WYWOP-  World Youth  

Brass Orchester Project

7-9:00 pm Bavarian Police orchestra Band  

German Bundeswehr / Army Big Band

Wednesday July 12th

Open air Concert Buhne / Stage 2 Zentrum

2-3:00 pm

Tapei Zhong-Zheng Junior High School Wind Band

4- 5:00 Marching Band and Honor Guards Taipei First Girls  

High School, Taipei Taiwan

Stage 2 - Zentrum

4:30 - 5:30 Congress Schladming

Osaka Toin High School Wind Orchester, Japan

7:00 - 9:00 pm

First Girls High School Taiwan

7-8:00 pm Swiss Army Brass Band

Congress Hall Schladming  

7-8:00 Irish Youth Wind Ensemble

Haus, Church  

8:30 - 9:30 Schloss Pl Open Air  concert  

Tapei  Zhong-Zheng Junior High School Wind Band


German Bundeswehr Big Band,  

Congress Hall Schladming

‘Lange Nacht’  - Thursday July 13th  5:00 pm

Including fashion show  - Schladming town center

5 stages  held in Schladming  Main Square, Cento Park Platz, Anna Kappelle, Wetzlarer Pl. Haus town church Town Square  


4:30 -5:15

Orchester Military music Oberoesterreich Stage 2 Zentrum  

5- 6:00 Bad Waltersdorf town Band, Austria

Stage 3 Centro Parking Pl

5-6:00 Stage 4 Anna Chapel, Blech Brass Brothers

5:15 -6:15  Schladming  City Band

Stage 2 Zentrum

5:30 - 6:30 Stage 5 Post Hotel Voixx Bradler

6:15- 7:15  Fashion Show - Stage 2 Zentrum

6:30 - 7:30  Musikverein  Kleinsoelk Stage 3 Stage Centro Parking Pl

6:30 - 7:30  Stage 4 Anna Chapel

St. Martin Music Society   

7-8:00 pm Glocknermusikanten  Stage 5 Post Hotel

7:15 - 8:15 World Adult Brass Orchestra Project

Stage 2 Zentrum

7:45 - 8:45 Haus Music  Society Stage 1 - Wetzlarer Pl    

8:00 - 9:00 pm stage 3 Centro Parking Pl

South African College High School concert Band


8:30 - 9:30 stage 5 post Hotel

Blech Brass Brothers

8:45 - 9:45 SBO - Oeztal

Stage 2 Zentrum

9:15 Irish Youth Wind Ensemble

Stage 1 Wetzlarer Pl

9:45 -00:45 Stage 3, Anrass Brass,

Centro Parking Pl    

10:00 pm - midnight

Stage 4 Anna Chapel

Brass Band Pro Stany

10:00 pm -1:00 am  stage 2

Raaber Blechbaum

Friday July 14

5:30 - 6:30 pm Stage 2 Zentrum

Open Air  Concert  Weissenbach Music Society

6-7:00 pm Congresshall SBO - Oetztal

6:30 - 7:30 Haus, Town church

South African College High School concert Band

7:30 - 11:00 pm WM Park Planai

Saturday July 15

9-10:00 am Congresshall Youth Group Mooskirchen

9:00 am - 8:00 pm Congresshall Exihibit

9:30 - 10:30 Stage 2 SBO Oeztal

10:00 - 11:00 am Congresshall

South African College High School concert Band

11:00 am - 11:30 Congresshall

Youth Group Illertal Germany

11:30 - 12:30 Stage 2

Air Note Music School

11:30 - 12:00 Congresshall

Youth Group Goeppingen Germany

1-3:00 pm Stage 2

Youth Group Illertal Germany

3-4:00 pm Stage 2

South African College High School concert Band

3-4:00 pm  Congreshall Haifia Orchestra  

4:30 -5:30 Orchestra Society Hilgen Germany  

5- 6:00 Stage 2  Moooskirchen Youth Group

6:00 - 7:00 Congress World Adult Brass Project

7:00 - 8:00 Stage 2

Kiryat Tiron Symphonic Youth Band

7:30 - 9:00 pm Stage 2

Post Big Band Salzburg

Schloss Pl Haus

9-10:30 Congresshall

World Youth Brass Orchestra Project


9-12:00 Congresshall


9-10:00 Congresshall

Kiryat Tiron Symphonic Youth Band

10-10:30 Congresshall Haifa Orchestra

10:30 - 11:00  am Macau Youth Symphonic Band, China   

11:30 - 12:30 Stage 2 Zentrum, Haifa Orchestra

1-2:00 Closing ceremony Congresshall

Mooskirchen Youth Group   

LINZ  - Street Theater Spectacle

July 20 -22 , 2017

Over 100 artists, and groups performers from 40 countries.

One of the largest street festivals in Europe.

The Street Festival will feature Improvisational performances, music,

Dance and circus acts including: clowns, aerial and fire acrobatics,

and comedy acts.

There will be an Opening parade, and also evening performances

at various courtyard in center of Linz.  

A wide range of musical performances can be expected.  

Foldable stools will be available !   

Donau Festwochen  July 28 – August 15 2017

Stage of Old music and  New  

24th Festival held in Strudengau where the east Muhl region meets the Danube. A Musical Festival presentation held in July and August.

Claimed as as a stage of 2  languages- of old and modern music.

Opera rarities are featured at Schloss Greinberg.

Ticket  prices  vary from seating and location

From Euro 20 to Euro 50

Programs inc  unknown/ little know work from some of great masters of music history like Mozart, Telemann or Handel, and forgotten  music make it to the stage again at the festival.

This inspirational music program from the past to today includes a range for Baroque to Classical to some of today’s pulsating sound.  

Opening 25th  Donau Fest Wochen

Ensemble Vivante  

Tenorduette von Claudia Monteverdi


Held at Schloss Grein

Giovanni Battista Mariani  ( 1634 - 1697)

La Lisarda 3 acts

Arkadenhof Schloss Greinberg

Held in Rittersaal  in bad weather


Euro 34 - 50 online

At  counter Euro 37 - 53   

Aug 5/6 /11/12/13

Friday July 28th

8:00 pm Greinberg castle
4360 Grein Donau

Saturday July 29th

8:00 pm Abbey  church

Ardagger 3300 Stift Arddagger

Sunday July 30th

11:00 am

Stifts church Waldhauser ( #4391 )


Wenesday Aug 2nd

8:00 pm

Stift church 4342  Baumgarrtenberg


Friday August 4th

8:00 pm  Filiakircher Altenburg

4322 Windhaag Perg

Sunday Aug 6th

11:00 am

Vierkanthof 3300 stift Ardagger

Tuesday Aug 8th

8:00 pm City Cinema

Grein / Donau

Thursday Aug 10th  2017

8:00 pm  Parish church

Bad Kreuzen 4362

Sunday  Aug 13th

11:00 am Strinberg Museum

3351 Saxon  

Tuesday Aug 15th


438 St. Nikala

Jult 25 - Aug 15 th  2017


4324 Rechberg

Symphonies, Solo  Concerts

From the masters including

, Haydn, Schubert


Beloved  famous  

Also by Mozart , Johann Sebastian Bach,

Beethoven unfinished

Ebensfroh  and trinkfest

Summer poetry  Johann Goethe

v Busch  

Villacher Kirchtag  and brauchttums week  

July 30  – Aug 6th 2017  12:00pm

Villacher Kirchtag  - Austria ‘s largest  traditional  Volksfest

National costume parade.

Mix of traditional and ancient customs

Festival for everyone  from all walks of life

amusement park, enjoy traditional Folks groups from around Kaernten and the Alps – Adria region, and Europe

There are presentations and shows on a numbers of stages around the center of town.

Neuburger Culture Days  July – 8 – 23  2017

Orchestra concerts, Chamber concerts,  

Singing evenings, Recitals,

One of the most important cultural initiatives in Steiermark. Founded by by Gerhard Track, under the artistic leadership of Gottfried Holzer for many years. For the last 20 years under Stefan Vladar

Literary  evening, seminars  

Large Choir, Orchestra concert at opening – in the Monastery    

Opening July 8  2017

7:30pm Neuberger Muenster

Euro 36 - 49

Gustav Mahler

Slovakian Philharmonic and Choir

Sunday July 9th

6:00 pm Dormitorium

Euro 38 / 40

Recital Tzimon Barto - piano

Featuring Joseph Hydn, Franz Liszt

Thursday July 13th

6:30 pm Gruenanger church

Organ: Works of Bach, Olivier Messiaen, Kohnau

Euro 32  

Friday July 14th

7:30 pm Neuburger Muenster

Chanting for Peace, Juedeo - Christian tradition

Timna Brauer,  Vox Gatica

Early Christian Gregorian Choral Choir  

Euro - 36

Saturday July 15

Some Like it Hot

Tribute to Billy Wilder and the golden age of film

With many well known songs

7:30 Dormitorium

Euro 38 / 40

July 16

6:00 pm  Ludwig van Beethovan

Christain  Altenburger and Mayda Amare

Euro 38 / 40 Violin and piano

Thursday  July 20

7:30 VAZ Kasppellen

Jazz concert  Gerold Preinfalk

Euro 32  

Friday July 21

Steirische Knoepferl, a musical trip trough  local Volskultur

7:30  VAZ - Kapellen

Euro 38 / 40

Saturday July 22

7:30 - Dormitarium

Euro 38 / 40

Music of Gustav Mahler

Evening songs

Piano Stefan Vladov

Baritone Bo Skovhus

Sunday July 23


Euro 38 / 40

New Russian Quartette

Featuring Tschaikowski

Jazz and Blues Fest July 14-16th 2017

Local and  International stars

Held at Schloss Gamlitz, in Gamlitz.

Including International performers

A culinary experience to be enjoyed also, for an entertaining weekend !

Open Air Concert Sun June 29th 2014

‘Carmina  burana’ - tells tales of the changeability of luck and good fortune. This is thought to be Carl Orffs best know work.

Held at the Kasermatten,  

Kaiser–Josef Platz 10 Graz.  8:00 pm

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