News / 12 August

Berliner Pilsner Music Award: All the way to the final!

The Berliner Pilsner Music Award will once again be one of the highlights on the opening night of this year’s Berlin Music Week on 3 September at Berlin’s Postbahnhof. Three acts are going to perform live on stage – with only one of them joining last year’s winner Otto Normal on the winner’s track.

The finalists are yet to be cleared but the nine semi-finalists are Philipp Dittberner, Weltraum Power, Jonah, Four Phonica, Lion Sphere, Dazzle, Venom is Bliss, Hashtag Proberaum and Kolumbus Kill. All nine are the last ones standing out of almost 350 entries.

These artists of the genres Rock, Rap, Singer-Songwriter but also Electro are now participating in the Butcherroom-Battles at Berlin’s ORWOhaus, where two of the three finalists will be chosen.

The dates

10 August 2014

Weltraum Power, Hashtag Proberaum, Jonah

17 August 2014

Kolumbus Kill, Venom Is Bliss, Dazzle

24 August 2014

Four Phonica, Philipp Dittberner, Lion Sphere

The battles are broadcasted live at!

The remaining acts will have their last chance to become the third finalist on 30 August at Magnet Club.

The final

During the final a jury will rate the performances and choose the winner afterwards. Besides the three finalists I Heart Sharks are also going to perform. The trio already convinced at last year’s Berlin Music Week and released its second album Anthems this spring.

The jury

Music Producer Michael Beckmann

Rapper Bass Sultan Hengzt

Music Docent Dr. Lutz Fahrenkrog-Petersen

TV and Radio Moderator Silke Super

Festival Organiser Julia Gudzent

Riverside Studios Founders Martin Eyerer and Tassilo Ippenberger

as well as scene experts from and Berliner Pilsner


Tickets are available for 10 Euros at the box office.

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