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From Chemnitz to the world of Balkan music

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Tino Grasselt in action at DJ in Baikaltrain Disco, UT Connewitz. (Photo: Andreas Lamm)

“If you have any problems, you can come to my clinic and I’ll give you some Balkan herbs to cure them.” In other words: music and dance are medicine! Read our backstage story and find out how to win two tickets to attend the next Baikaltrain Disco at UT Connewitz (6 Oct).

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Renowned American pianist gives free concert in Leipzig

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American pianist Tristan Eckerson is about to enchant Plagwitz with his music. (Photo courtesy of Laure Ugolini)

Tristan Eckerson gives us personal insights into his beautiful music and a glimpse of what may be on tap at his upcoming Noch Besser Leben gig (19 September).

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Notenspur: unlocking Leipzig’s musical treasures

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Following the Notenspur. (Photo: Andreas Schmidt, courtesy of Notenspur)

The beauty of the project is that it can be actively enjoyed, with not only the sight and intellectual senses being awakened, but with the possibility of hearing music samples at each location, or imagining the songbird in a Leipzig park which inspired one of Mahler’s melodies.

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Trash, synesthesia & The Red Paintings

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Trash may be the creator of the experience, but he is far from selfish with it. He asks for volunteers to be human canvases and for people to paint them. Read more about the band here and catch them live @ Moritzbastei next Thursday.

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Teresa Bergman: longing for Leipzig still

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Teresa Bergman will perform in Leipzig, her favorite city in Germany, on 31 March. Photo: Tim Rochels

Singer Teresa Bergman, from New Zealand, tells us why Leipzig is “secretly [her] favourite city in Germany,” and invites us to come see her play at Horns Erben on 31 March.

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Blake Baxter: this is Detroit techno, bitches

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Blake Baxter at Distillery

Credited by many as one of the founders of Detroit House, Blake Baxter just keeps getting better.

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