Zeche Carl

Wilhelm-Nieswandt-Allee 100, 45326 Essen
, est. 2000

zechecarl.de, vimeo.com/zeche

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The converted building of the Carl colliery has been offering a varied cultural program for more than 25 years, making it a supraregional highlight of Essen's cultural scene.

Numerous cabaret events and concerts, parties, courses and workshops, readings and exhibitions and much more take place in the colliery Carl. In addition, the Carl colliery also houses political institutions and self-help groups. Similarly, on the site of the colliery Carl was the open channel food.

The Carl colliery is not only a renowned location for live music and regular party events (New Deutsche Welle, Gothic / Industrial, reggae, gay parties) but also includes the restaurant "Malakow" and also offers courses in health, dance, music, design and self-defense.

But beyond these limits, the Carl colliery has supr (...) Show morearegional radiance. The event program contributes to this, ranging from concerts, comedy and cabaret events, readings to exhibitions and theater performances. Parties and dances complete the monthly calendar. Numerous local, national and international artists of different stylistic tendencies regularly like to be guests and enrich Essen's cultural scene. Show less

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Das umgebaute Gebäude der Zeche Carl bietet seit über 25 Jahren ein abwechslungsreiches Kulturprogramm und ist damit ein überregionales Highlight der Essener Kulturszene.

Zahlreiche Kabarettveranstaltungen und Konzerte, Partys, Kurse und Workshops, Lesungen und Ausstellungen und vieles mehr finden in der Zeche Carl statt. Daneben sind in der Zeche Carl auch politische Institutionen und Selbsthilfegruppen angesiedelt. Ebenso befand sich auf dem Gelände der Zeche Carl der Offene Kanal Essen.

Die Zeche Carl ist nicht nur renommierte Location für Live-Musik und regelmäßige Partyevents (Neue Deutsche Welle, Gothic/Industrial, Reggae, Gayparties) sondern beinhaltet auch das Restaurant "Malakow" und bietet zudem Kurse in den Bereichen Gesundheit, Tanz, Musik, Gestalten und Selbstverteidigung a (...) Show moren.

Aber auch über diese Grenzen hinaus hat die Zeche Carl überregionale Strahlkraft. Dazu trägt das Veranstaltungsprogramm bei, das von Konzerten, Comedy- und Kabarettveranstaltungen, Lesungen bis zu Ausstellungen und Theateraufführungen reicht. Partys und Tanzveranstaltungen ergänzen den monatlichen Kalender. Zahlreiche lokale, nationale und internationale KünstlerInnen unterschiedlicher stilistischer Richtungen sind regelmäßig gerne zu Gast und bereichern die Kulturszene Essens. Show less

  • Venue characteristics

    Size and capacity (audience)

    • medium (up to 500) (2 User)
    • large (up to 1000) (2 User)

    Type of venue

    • separate venue (3 User)
    • integrated into bar or similar (1 User)


    • good (2 User)
    • average (2 User)

    Backstage room available

    • yes (4 User)

    Merch selling possible

    • yes (3 User)

    Non-smoker location

    • yes (3 User)
  • Event concepts

    Which kind of payment do bands receive normally?

    • profit share, pay to play (1 User)

    Does the club actively advertise events?

    • little or not at all (1 User)
  • Stagecraft


    • available (4 User)

    Size of stage or performance-area respectively

    • average (5-12 m²) (1 User)
    • large (more than 12 m²) (3 User)


    • available (4 User)

    Stage lights

    • available (3 User)
    • available to some extent (1 User)

    FoH personell

    • present (2 User)
    • sometimes, with prior consent (1 User)

    Preparation and soundcheck

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


    • equipment must be dismantled and loaded after the sow (3 User)
    • negotiable (1 User)

    Loading and unloading situation

    • loading/unloading directly at building or stage entrance respectively (4 User)
  • Location, arrival, parking


    • city centre (1 User)
    • city, peripheral area (3 User)

    Arrival by car, parking

    • location has sufficient parking space (2 User)
    • no or insufficient parking space, parking is possible nearby (1 User)

    Arrival by public transport

    • good (4 User)
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