“Strandkorb Open-Air” will not start until July in Hamburg

Can still chill a bit: Sasha’s two concerts have also been postponed to July. Photo: Olaf Heine

If we have learned one thing in the past few months, it is that everything will be different – quite often, anyway. What was still valid a moment ago can be invalid again. Now the “Strandkorb Open Air” has hit the port: the organizers are postponing the start of their series of shows to July because they are currently not allowed to let as many spectators as planned on the cruise terminal site. Actually, it would have started there on June 19 with VNV Nation.

“In the current ordinance to contain the spread of the corona virus in the Hanseatic City of Hamburg, new resolutions were passed at the beginning of the week that make it impossible for us to implement the hygiene concept as planned,” says organizer Michael Hilgers. “We decided to start the concerts in July. Fortunately, alternative dates could be found for all shows! “

The new resolutions made it impossible for us to implement the hygiene concept as planned.

Michael Hilgers, organizer

The concerts of VNV Nation, Pietro Lombardi, Götz Alsmann, Heinz Rudolf Kunze, Gentleman and Sasha are affected by the postponements. All concerts are to be rescheduled at the Steinwerder Cruise Center, the tickets remain valid.

The organizers now hope that by July it will be possible to receive more than the currently admitted 500 spectators on the site. Originally, they had expected up to 1,300 visitors – divided into 600 beach chairs.

“We ask the visitors to find out about the current hygiene regulations of the concept on the homepage or the social media before the event,” continues Hilgers. The reason is that the flexible pandemic situation could also change hygiene conditions – such as mandatory testing. “We thank all visitors for their understanding and cooperation.”

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This is what the new program looks like:

July 1st: Götz Alsmann (relocated from June 22nd)

July 2nd: Feuerengel (A Tribute To Rammstein)

July 3: Gregor Meyle

July 4th: Lina (new show!)

7. Juli:            God Save The Queen

July 8th: Culcha Candela

July 9: Hamburg Olé – additional show

10. Juli:          Mono Inc.

11. July: Daniel Wirtz

July 12: Heinz Rudolf Kunze (relocated from June 23)

July 13: Sasha (relocated from June 28)

July 14: Helge Schneider & The Snyders

16. Juli:          Fiddler’s Green & Special Guest – Irish Summer Nights

17. Juli:          In Extremo

July 19: Sasha – additional show (rescheduled from June 27th)

July 20: Pietro Lombardi (relocated from June 20)

July 21: VNV Nation (relocated from June 19)

22. Juli:          Comedy Splash

July 23: Third election

July 24th: Hamburg Olé

25. July:          Beyond the Black & Kissin‘ Dynamite

For gentlemen (moved from June 26th and 26th) the new dates are still pending.

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