SWR3 New Pop Festival
From: Thursday, September 20 2007, 3:00 pm
to: Saturday, September 22 2007, 6:00 pm
Every year in September SWR3, one of Germany's most popular radio stations, brings up-and-coming bands to the south-western towns of Baden-Baden and Rastatt for the New Pop Festival. The event is renowned for its unusual venues, which include the TV-Studio 6, Baden-Baden's intimate theatre and the DaimlerChrysler Werk Rastatt, a car manufacturing plant.
Bands who have played in Baden-Baden in the past have often had their breakthrough shortly afterwards in Germany, Alanis Morissette being the most famous example.
The line-up in 2006 is as promising as ever, boasting acts including Irish guitar talent Wallis Bird, Nordic folk singer Tina Dico, British singer-songwriter James Morrison, Britpop act The Feeling and energetic US group Scissor Sisters.