30.09. - 04.10.2023 | 04.10. - 08.10.2023



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, Howard Carpendale 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 30.09. to 04.10.2023 and 04.10. to 08.10.2023 in our ticket shop.


2023 Musikherbst Alpine music festival programme

Traditional evenings - Saturday, 30 September and Wednesday 4 October 2023

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) - Sunday, 1 October and Thursday 5 October 2023

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

  • Andy Borg
  • Ronja Forcher
  • Giovanni Zarella

‘Schlager’ music evening - Monday, 2 October and Friday 6 October 2023

Great and top-class Schlager stars makes the 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

  • Sonja Liebing
  • Maite Kelly
  • Howard Carpendale

Star evenings - Tuesday, 3 October and Saturday 7 October 2023

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
  • DJ Ötzi
  • Hansi Hinterseer

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