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The medieval markets at Moritzbastei and Torhaus Dölitz are definitely among the highlights of WGT each year.Soak in the atmosphere at Torhaus Dölitz, where lots of stalls sell clothing, accessories, hearty food and drink among shady trees or demonstrate traditional arts and crafts.The official programme is released just shortly before the festival so keep checking this guide regularly for updates and the official WGT website! (N) – Invsn (S) – Iszoloscope (CDN) – Ivo Nitschke (D) – Izabela Kaldunska (PL) – Jarboe (USA) exklusives Akustikkonzert – Johnny Deathshadow (D) – Kammerchor Der Schlosskapelle Saalfeld (D) – Karin Sherret (GB) – Kathrin Christians (D) – Kid Dad (D) – Kite (S) – Klangstabil (D) – Klez.e (D) – Klimt1918 (I) – Konkurs (Blush Response & Sarin) (USA/CDN) – Landscape Body Machine (CDN) – Larrnakh (H) – Laura Kopsch (D) – Lea Porcelain (D) – Lebanon Hanover (GB) – Leipziger Ballett (D) – Les Fragments De La Nuit (F) – Lolita Komplex (A) – Lucifer’s Aid (S) – Lukas Dreyer (D) – Machine De Beauvoir (D) – Magadan (CZ) – Maike Brümmer (D) – Martin Schmeding (D) – Masquerade (FIN) – Massive Ego (GB) – Matthias Eisenberg (D) – Männerchor Leipzig Nord (D) – Metusa (D) – MGT & Friends (GB) – Michael Schönheit (D) – Midgards Boten (D) – Miguel Blanco (E) – Mlada Fronta (F) – Moon Far Away (RUS) – Moritz Eggert (D) – Myrkur (DK) – Nachtblut (D) – Nachtwindheim (D) – Nicole Sabouné (S) – Nikolas Schreck (USA) – Nim Vind (CDN) – Noisuf-X (D) – Novakill (AUS) – Nox Interna (D) – Odroerir (D) – Ohm (CDN) – Orchester Der Musikalischen Komödie (D) – Ordo Rosarius Equilibrio (S) – Percival (PL) – Peter Bjärgö (S) – Peter Heppner (D) – Philipp Schupelius (D) – Pouppée Fabrikk (S) – Principia Audiomatica (HR) – Psyclon Nine (USA) – Punch’N’Judy (D) – Ragnaröek (D) – Red Cell (S) – Red Mecca (S) – Rendered (D) – Revolting Cocks (USA/B) exklusives Konzert in Deutschland 2017 – Ritual Howls (USA) – Romuvos (LT) – Rotersand (D) – Rotting Christ (GR) – RRoyce (D) – S. They are valid for all events and include public transport in the city of Leipzig.Camping on the festival site is not included – you will need an additional „Obsorge“ ticket for 25,- Euros for that.Every year, the streets of Leipzig are swarming with people dressed in black. „WGT“ is the world’s largest goth festival and takes place each year over 4 days on Whitsuntide weekend – this year celebrations are held from June 2-5, 2017. , we from Leipzig Tourism have put together a WGT Guide for you – including all you need to know about the festival, the shows and events, how to get around, where to stay and lots of cool Leipzig tips. This year, over 200 bands and artists have been announced and will be taking the stage at different locations all over the city.All of a sudden, a black tram line starts operating, the shops in the city center start dressing their windows in black and the newspapers‘ headlines are all „Leipzig is black“. Approximately 20,000 goths and people of all dark styles such as cybergoths, metalheads, steampunks, neo-Victorians, dark romantics, dark electro, industrial, medieval and fetish fans will meet in Leipzig and attend over 200 live concerts and cultural events. Apart from the main festival area in the south of Leipzig (the old „agra“ trade fair area), there are live concerts on a variety of stages all over the city (mostly indoor venues), in clubs and even in churches and at the opera. The following bands have been announced for WGT 2017 so far (as of end of May): 13th Monkey (D) – Ab Inferis (A) – Aeon Sable (D) – Ah Cama-Sotz (B) – Ah! K (S) – Saigon Blue Rain (F) – Sündenrausch (D) – Scary Bitches (GB) – Schneewittchen (D) – Sex Gang Children (GB) – She Past Away (TR) – Shireen (NL) – Sinistro (P) – Sixth June (SRB) – Skaluna (D) – Skeletal Family (GB) – Skinny Puppy (CDN) exklusives Konzert in Deutschland 2017 – Slavomir Rozlach (PL) – Soft Kill (USA) – Soviet Soviet (I) – Spiritual Front (I) präsentieren „BLACK HEARTS IN BLACK SUITS“ – Stahlmann (D) – Stefanie Bühler (D) – Suicide Commando (B) – Superikone (D) – Sutcliffe Jügend (GB) – Sylvaine (N) – Sylvgheist Maëlström (F) – Tanzwut (D) – Technique (BR) – The 69 Eyes (FIN) – The Agnes Circle (GB) – The Breath Of Life (B) – The Creepshow (CDN) – The Devil And The Universe (A) – The Eye Of Time (F) – The Firm Inc.
June 2-4, Leipzig city centre, more information on their website.Saturday, June 3, from 9 pm, Westwerk, Karl-Heine-Str. You can find more information here, Facebook Event here.