Festival ABC

The festival ABC was compiled to answer most of your questions. We will update and augment it regularily. If you still have questions left, just contact us!


Bags
Backpacks and bags larger than DINA4 must be handed in at the cloakroom.
Of course, no weapons, drugs or drinks of any kind should be included.

Banner
Become an official supporter of the Hamburg Metal Dayz and spread our banner. You can download it here.

Box office
Info coming when the festival is around the corner.

Children
Kids up to and including 12 years of age can attend free of charge if accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Persons under 16 years of age are only allowed in if accompanied by a parent or legal guardian with written consent of the parents. Persons between 16 and 18 years of age have to leave the markthalle by midnight. For more info, click here (German only).

Handicapped people:
The person attending with a handicapped guests that needs to be accompanied doesn't have to pay the entrance fee.

Comedy
Yes, there is laughing in Metal. A list of the comedians cracking you up at the Markthalle can be found here and in the running order.

Doors open
The opening times will be announced at a future dates and included in the Running Order.

Drugs
We will not tolerate drugs at the Hamburg Metal Dayz. What happens to those that get caught selling illegal substances should be obvious: They get thrown out, handed over to the police and charged. So don‘t even think about it. Thanks.

Exhibitions
More info here.

House rules
The house rules of Markthalle are valid.

How to get there
The Markthalle is located close to Hamburg‘s main station. More info can be found here.

Industry representatives
Delegates and accredited journalists of the Reeperbahn Festival get free access to the Markthalle. Invited industry representatives of the Hamburg Metal Dayz can obtain reduced accreditations to the Reeperbahn Festival including all B2B events at www.reeperbahnfestival.com.

Meet & Greets
Fans will be able to meet some of the bands at the Markthalle‘s foyer to get stuff signed, take pictures, shared drinks and ask all the questions they always wanted to ask. The time schedule can be found in the running order.

Merchandise
You can be buy Merch from all bands playing at the merch booth as well as Hamburg Metal Dayz gear.

Panels & roundtable discussions:
At the Hamburg Metal Dayz the scene is not only coming together for the shows, but also to discuss the scene and the business of heavy music. All panels and roundtable discussions are open for industry people and professionals as well as fans and up-and-coming musicians. For a list of topics and the schedule, click here.

Presale
Tickets and pricing info for the Hamburg Metal Dayz can be found here.

Press & media
Please click here.

Racism
Our slogan „Metalheadz against racism“ says it all: We absolutely do not tolerate any racism and extremism, and we count on your support. We will not accept any such postings on our sites. Any kind of NS material, shirts of racist bands and trade with such items are forbidden. Nazis have no place at the Hamburg Metal Dayz. Racist, sexist, homophobic or other disturbances will cause eviction from the event.
Thanx for your support!

Readings
A lot of entertaining, enlightening or plain funny books have been written about the wonderful world of heavy music. And you can hear some of it at the Metal Dayz. Who‘s reading what and when can be seen here or in the running order.

Running Order
Who‘s playing when, all the meet & gretts, the workshops, the panels, the comedy feature - all this can be seen here.

Security & crew
Hamburg Metal Dayz would not be possible with out these people, so please be nice - and they will be, too!

Smoking
Smoking is forbidden at the Markthalle just like it is in any other public space. For all guests wanting to smoke we will offer a smoker‘s room or the possiblity to smoke outside. Guests not adhering to this while get thrown out. We appreciate your understanding.

Terms & Conditions
The terms & conditions can be found here and on the back of your ticket.

Tickets
Tickets and pricing info for the Hamburg Metal Dayz can be found here.

Violence & vandalism
We don‘t tolerate it. If the inventory or any other gear gets vandalized, charges will be made.

Workshops
Metal pros demonstrate their chops, show tricks and answer your questions at the workshops and clinics. For the schedule, please refer to the running order.