Stadtgarten Köln

European Centre for Jazz and Contemporary Music.

The Cologne Stadtgarten is one of Europe's internationally recognized venues for contemporary and improvised music, regularly mentioned in the American Down Beat Magazine and has won many awards since the creation of the ‘APPLAUS Award for Venue Programming’ by the German government – in 2016 it was even awarded ‘Venue of the Year’. Each year, the Cologne Stadtgarten now hosts more than 400 events with a great variety of current music.