28.09.2022 - 01.10.2022 | 05.10.2022 - 08.10.2022



Two weeks in the Wilder Kaiser region with folk music stars

The Musikherbst Alpine music festival in Ellmau, an idyllic Tirolean mountain village, has been a must for all friends of folk music for more than 25 years! The Alpine region’s most famous folk music festival featuring the absolute stars of the genre inspires guests from around the world!

Be on hand at the end of September and beginning of October when the top stars from the folk music scene - Hansi Hinterseer, Marc Pircher, Francine Jordi, Vicky Leandros, Howard Carpendale, Melissa Naschenweng, and many more - share the stage at the marquee in the village centre of Ellmau to the delight of an international audience.

During the two-week Musikherbst event, the expansive Ellmau farmer's market will take place every Saturday during the day with over 50 exhibitors from the region! On Thursdays and Fridays, the region will also offer a great day programme featuring an excursion to the Wildpark Aurach in addition to a fantastic ‘breakfast pint’ event on the mountain.

Tickets for the Musikherbst am Wilden Kaiser available online!

Secure your ticket for the Musikherbst from 28.09.2022 to 01.10.2022 and 05.10.2022 to 08.10.2022 in our ticket shop.


2022 Musikherbst Alpine music festival programme

Traditional evenings - Wednesdays, 28 September and 5 October 2022

Today’s traditional evening features a rich variety of attractions including the arrival of the Bundesmusikkapelle Ellmau brass band, Tirolean dancing, authentic music and singing performances, a welcome ceremony featuring the mayor of Ellmau and the tapping of the first beer barrel.

Start: 8:00 pm:

Traditional evening performances

  • All the best from the Bundesmusikkapelle Ellmau brass band
  • Marc Pircher
  • Family ensemble "Oesch's die Dritten"

Stimmungsabend (good-mood evenings) - Thursdays, 29 September and 16 October 2022

An evening dedicated to the exuberant mood must not be missing at the Musikherbst am Wilden Kaiser. Tonight delivers what it promises: an entertaining programme with top artists!

Start: 8:00 pm

Stimmungsabend (good-mood evening) performances

  • Melissa Naschenweng - The talented Carinthian with her pink harmonica will heat up the tent right at the start
  • FANTASY - Malinowski and Martin Hein alias FANTASY will seduce you to a journey into fantasy
  • Jürgen Drews - the international pop singer will thrill you with his numerous, well-known hits

‘Schlager’ music evening - Fridays, 30 September and 7 October 2022

Great and top-class Schlager stars make Friday night an unforgettable experience.

Start: 8:00 pm

DAILY PROGRAMME: Enjoy a panoramic morning pint on the mountain!
Kick off a fantastic day high up in the mountains! As you make your ascent in the Kitzbühel Alps region, you will be treated to stunning views of the surrounding mountains – and at the top, you can enjoy a traditional morning pint with live music to boot. Feel free to dance, toast the new day and soak up the spectacular panoramas!

Schlager evening music performances

  • Kerstin Ott: The exceptional artist inspires with her warm and open manner, her dreamlike voice and the lyrics that get under your skin.
  • Howard Carpendale: rousing, entertaining and sometimes thoughtful: you can expect an extraordinary concert with Howard Carpendale's unique voice and a lot of emotion.

Star evenings - Saturdays, 1 October and 8 October 2022

Today the star evening awaits you, with the top stars of the scene. Francine Jordi, Nik P and Hansi Hinterseer provide a brilliant conclusion to the music autumn at the Wilder Kaiser.

Start: 8:00 pm:

DAILY PROGRAMME: Large farmers' market:
With specialities from across the region, this traditional farmers’ market is a feast for the senses. A wide variety of stalls will be offering typical local produce including cheese, farmhouse bread, traditionally-distilled Tirolean schnapps and farmhouse bacon. Long-forgotten handicraft traditions will also be on show, with visitors able to get a real taste of how life is lived up in the mountains both then and now. And in a nod to the Wilder Kaiser Musikherbst music festival, a number of locations will feature traditional live music to help you get into the spirit before the evening performances!

Star evening performances

  • Francine Jordi - Her dazzling Swiss charms are sure to conquer audience members’ hearts
  • Nik P - "A star that bears your name..." with Nik P the spark ignites from the first moment.
  • Hansi Hinterseer - The charming Kitzbühel native always knows how to delight audiences!

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