The unmissable concerts this winter in Vienna

November 21, 2017

The unmissable
concerts this
winter in Vienna

November 21, 2017

Vienna Würstelstand's says

We know it’s hard getting your life together enough to research, plan ahead and buy tickets for a concert weeks from now. We also know exactly what you need to get through the dark and cold days of winter. And yes, alcohol might help as well, but we cannot always resort to this, can we? So we’ve put together a list of some great concerts happening this winter from some great musicians.

Here’s a list of 28 gigs you shouldn’t miss in Vienna during winter 2017. Grab your friends and dance the coldness out of your system, while enjoying some awesome music at these:

Catastrophe & Cure

When: TUE, November 21, 8pm
Where: Wiener Konzerthaus
Entry: 20.40€, buy your ticket here

Recommended if you like: checking out local indie talent, bands that grab your attention without being pushy or loud, ever so cooly closing your eyes and listening to the music

Indie-pop made in Austria on stage: Like Elephants

Like Elephants

When: WED, November 22, 8pm–11pm
Where: Chelsea
Entry: 8€/12€

This Wednesday is a good day to check out some quality Austrian indie-pop musicians aka. Like Elephants. And no, they don’t sound like elephants (we know, we’re disappointed too). Expect a mix of dreamy guitar-riffs, synth-sounds & danceable boppy indie-pop bounce to their music. Here’s a song of them. SEe for yourself if you like this kinda’ music:

Recommended if you like: checking out the local indie talent, supporting Austrian musicians, ever so cooly closing your eyes and listening to the music

Electropop at its finest with Lali Puna at the Arena

Lali Puna

When: WED, November 22, 10pm–11pm
Where: Arena Wien
Entry: 18.50€, buy your ticket here

They like to shake things up, and they’ve just released a dancefloor-friendly album – Lali Puna, ladies and gents’. The electropop band out of Germany are back with their emotional songwriting and energetic rhythms, and will be taking to the stage at the Arena. Get your ticket here and show up to their gig on Wednesday! If you’ve never heard of them before, here’s a taste:

Recommended if you like: electro-pop, ever so cooly closing your eyes and listening to the music, getting a warm feeling inside, gin and tonic, warm feelings inside from the gin and tonic, that feeling of elated freedom

Alice Cooper with special guest Europe

When: MON, November 27, 7:30pm
Where: Wiener Stadthalle
Entry: 59.90€, buy your ticket here

Recommended if you like: musicians that have been around forever, nostalgia of a time you never lived, big speakers and big sound, heavy guitar riffs, collecting old records, hard and heavy rock, leather jackets and eye make-up

Hurts

When: MON, November 27, 8pm
Where: Gasometer
Entry: 34.99€, buy your ticket here

Recommended if you like: synthie pop, electro music with old school stuff weaved in and out, synthesizers in your beats, dancin’ until the early morn’, British dudes

Mando Diao

When: MON, November 27, 8pm
Where: Arena Wien
Entry: 37.80€, buy your ticket here

Recommended if you like: IKEA, pretty boys from the North, FM4 radio station, dancin’ until the early morn’, dancing until your feet hurt

Ásgeir

When: TUE, November 28, 7pm–11pm
Where: Arena Wien
Entry: 29€, buy your ticket here

Recommended if you like: people from the North, unpronounceable song names, fairies, Björk, musicians that know their shit, ever so cooly closing your eyes and listening to the music, singer-songwriter,

Nazareth

When: WED, November 29, 8pm–11:30pm
Where: Szene Wien
Entry: 34.70€, buy your ticket here

Recommended if you like: bands from the early hard rock generation, big speakers and big sound, heavy guitar riffs, collecting old records, hard and heavy rock, bands that have been around forever

Olympique

When: WED, November 29, 8pm
Where: WUK
Entry: 25€, buy your ticket here

Recommended if you like: checking out local alternative rock talent, the grungy, industrial setting of the WUK, supporting local musicians, ever so cooly closing your eyes and listening to the music

5/8erl in Ehr’n

When: THU, November 30, 8:30pm
Where: Porgy & Bess
Entry: 28€, buy your ticket here

Recommended if you like: the Viennese dialect and charm, trying to improve your Wienerisch but failing miserably, supporting local musicians, songs about soccer players, Jazzy wistful tunes

Gogol Bordello

When: THU, November 30, 8pm
Where: Arena Wien
Entry: 34.50€, buy your ticket here

Recommended if you like: dancing like you’ve never danced before, gypsy-punk, not giving a fuck what other people think about you, closing your eyes while dancing like a drugged up hippy

007 – the music of james bond wien

When: SAT, December 2, 7:30pm
Where: Wiener Konzerthaus
Entry: 42.96€–97.18€, buy your ticket here

Recommended if you like: discussing which one was the best Bond so far, Vodka Martinis (shaken, not stirred, of course!), totally realistic explosions in a movie, dreaming about Bond Girls, pocket hanckerchiefs

Milky Chance

When: MON, December 4, 8pm
Where: Gasometer
Entry: 31.60€, buy your ticket here

Recommended if you like: musicians from Germany, dancin’ until the early morn’, dancing until your feet hurt, Folktronica, singer-songwriter

Voodoo Jürgens w/Naked Lunch, Peter Doherty & Stefanie Sargnagel

When: WED, December 6, 7pm–11:30pm
Where: Gasometer
Entry: 29.90€, buy your ticket here

Recommended if you like: supporting local talents, dark humour, Austropop, trying to improve your Wienerisch but failing miserably while being hilarious

Marteria

When: FRI, December 8, 8pm
Where: Gasometer
Entry: 41.90€, buy your ticket here

Recommended if you like: German musicians, rap, fluffy white clouds, bouncing up and down to a Hip Hop tune with one hand in the air, smoking ze’ wacky tabacky, hip hop, wearing a flat-brimmed baseball cap

FM Belfast

When: SAT, December 9, 8pm
Where: Grelle Forelle
Entry: 23.50€, buy your ticket here

Recommended if you like: electro pop music, nodding your head to the music ever so cooly while leaning on the bar, gin and tonic, Iceland, being a regular face at Vienna’s most popular clubs and bars, feeling the beat

Mick Flannery

When: THU, December 1, 7pm–10pm
Where: Theater am Spittelberg
Entry: 20€, get your tickets here

Recommended if you like: singer/ songwriters, rugged irishmen, Tom Waits, great voices, grungy club concerts, songs that move you, songs that make you want to make love slow and tender like…with socks on, live events, fireplaces

Foreign Beggars / Support: P.TAH

When: FRI, December 1, 7pm–9pm
Where: Grelle Forelle
Entry: 24.80€, buy your ticket here

Recommended if you like: hip hop mixed with dubstep, bouncing up and down to a Hip Hop tune with one hand in the air, smoking ze’ wacky tabacky, hip hop, wearing a flat-brimmed baseball cap, British dudes

Noga Erez (IL) • Wien

When: THU, December 7, 8pm–11pm
Where: fluc + fluc_wanne
Entry: 14.80€, get your tickets here

Recommended if you like: electronic music, great voices, discovering new music, grungy club concerts, live events,

Mighty Oaks

When: MON, December 11, 7pm–10:30pm
Where: Ottakringer Brauerei
Entry: 29€, buy your ticket here

Recommended if you like: indie folk music, checking out talented musicians, unique concert locations, ever so cooly closing your eyes and listening to the music, singer/songwriter music, listening to emotional lyrics

Ankathie Koi

When: WED, December 13, 9:30pm–12am
Where: Chelsea
Entry: 12€/14€, buy your tickets here

Recommended if you like: supporting local talents, electro pop music, dancing until your feet hurt, music that sounds like it’s coming from a different period in time, synthesizers in your beats, electro music with old school stuff weaved in and out

Attwenger

When: THU, December 14, 9:30pm
Where: Chelsea
Entry: 18€

Recommended if you like: the Viennese dialect, supporting local talents, dancing to some funny music, accordion music, listening to Alpine folk music with a twist

Shantel & Bucovina Club Orkestar

When: THU, December 14, 8pm–12am
Where: WUK
Entry: 22€, buy your ticket here

Recommended if you like: Balkan music, dancing like you’ve never danced before, gypsy-punk, not giving a fuck what other people think about you, closing your eyes while dancing like a drugged up hippy

Disney in Concert

When: SAT, December 16, 7pm–10pm
Where: Wiener Stadthalle
Entry: from 61.70€, buy your ticket here

Do we really need to put a video or link to the music here? Don’t we all know the Disney songs by heart, anyway? And to be quite honest, we couldn’t agree on which Disney song to put here – it started a huuuuge argument.

Recommended if you like: the circle of life, building a snowman, Hans Zimmer, singing along to all the soundtracks of your childhood movies, letting go, the bare necessities, dressing up as a princess or prince when home along

Onk Lou & The Better Life Inc.

When: TUE, December 19, 7:30pm–11pm
Where: WUK
Entry: 18€, buy your ticket here

Recommended if you like: singer-songwriters, bearded men, supporting the local talents, street musicians, troubadours, dreaming of lying on the beach with a cocktail in your hand

Kommando Elefant

When: WED, December 20, 9:30pm
Where: Chelsea
Entry: 14€

Recommended if you like: indie-pop-electro music, checking out the local indie talent, partying in intimate locations that are so intimate you’re wearing other people’s sweat, grungy locations