Kurt-Masur-Platz 1, 04109 Leipzig
Club, est. 1982


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Moritzbastei is Leipzig's largest cultural centre. Until 1990 Moritzbastei was the student club of the University of Leipzig. Today it has become the most important (sub)cultural address in Leipzig's nightlife. Every year, about 160,000 people attend our events and more than 100,000 guests take advantage of our gastronomic offers.

Moritzbastei Betriebs GmbH works on behalf of the Moritzbastei Foundation. This mission is: Moritzbastei fosters academic and cultural life in Leipzig. And this with strict financial independence. Moritzbastei works without institutional support.

Our mission is culture. This is as international as the artists who perform with us. Our guests come from all over the world. We offer culture at student prices.

We offer culture of students for students. The Moritzba (...) Show morestei is open to anyone who appreciates a tolerant atmosphere and whose life cannot be imagined without culture. Moritzbastei is a member of the European cultural network TRANS EUROPE HALLES. Show less

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Die Moritzbastei ist Leipzigs größtes kulturelles Zentrum. Bis 1990 war die Moritzbastei der StudentInnenclub der Uni Leipzig. Heute hat sie sich zur wichtigsten (sub)kulturellen Adresse in Leipzigs Nachtleben entwickelt. Jährlich besuchen ca. 160.000 Menschen unsere Veranstaltungen, dazu kommen noch einmal über 100.000 Gäste die unsere gastronomischen Angebote nutzen.

Die Moritzbastei Betriebs GmbH arbeitet im Auftrag der Stiftung Moritzbastei. Dieser Auftrag lautet: Die Moritzbastei pflegt das akademisch-kulturelle Leben in Leipzig. Und das bei strikter finanzieller Unabhängigkeit. Die Moritzbastei arbeitet ohne institutionelle Förderungen.

Unser Auftrag ist Kultur. Diese ist international wie die Künstler, die bei uns gastieren. Unsere Gäste kommen aus aller Welt. Wir bieten Kultur zu (...) Show more studentischen Preisen.

Wir bieten Kultur von Studenten für Studenten. Die Moritzbastei ist offen für alle, die eine tolerante Atmosphäre schätzen und aus deren Leben Kultur nicht wegzudenken ist. Die Moritzbastei ist Mitglied im europäischen Kulturnetzwerk TRANS EUROPE HALLES. Show less

  • Venue characteristics

    Size and capacity (audience)

    • medium (up to 500) (7 User)
    • large (up to 1000) (2 User)
    • very large (more than 1000) (1 User)

    Type of venue

    • separate venue (10 User)


    • good (5 User)
    • average (5 User)

    Backstage room available

    • yes (10 User)

    Merch selling possible

    • yes (10 User)

    Non-smoker location

    • yes (10 User)
  • Event concepts

    Which kind of payment do bands receive normally?

    • fixed payment (5 User)
    • none (1 User)

    If true, do newcomers and local bands get booked?

    • yes (4 User)
    • rarely (1 User)

    Does the club actively advertise events?

    • yes (3 User)

    Venue can be rented for own events

    • yes (5 User)
  • Stagecraft


    • available (10 User)

    Size of stage or performance-area respectively

    • small (up to 5 m²) (1 User)
    • average (5-12 m²) (6 User)
    • large (more than 12 m²) (3 User)


    • available (10 User)

    Stage lights

    • available (10 User)

    FoH personell

    • present (10 User)

    Preparation and soundcheck

    • early afternoon (2 User)
    • late afternoon / evening (6 User)
    • negotiable (1 User)


    • equipment must be dismantled and loaded after the sow (7 User)
    • equipment can be left there over night (1 User)
    • negotiable (1 User)

    Loading and unloading situation

    • loading/unloading directly at building or stage entrance respectively (9 User)
    • nearby (1 User)
  • Location, arrival, parking


    • city centre (9 User)

    Arrival by car, parking

    • location has sufficient parking space (4 User)
    • no or insufficient parking space, parking is possible nearby (5 User)

    Arrival by public transport

    • good (9 User)
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