About this festival
Punk im Pott is the largest indoor punk festival in Germany. It has taken place annually in the Ruhr area since 1999 ; initially in the Zeche Carl in Essen , since 2006 in the Turbinenhalle in Oberhausen . The festival always takes place on two days between Christmas and New Year's.
Many bands gave exclusive concerts at the Punk in the Pott Festival. Sphincter and hate played their farewell concerts and Eisenpimmel played their very first concert at Punk im Pott. Sphincters even played a "farewell concert" two years in a row. At Punk im Pott 2008, the 10th anniversary, Knochenfabrik and Blut + Eisen gave their first concerts after the Ruhrpott Rodeo Festival 2008 after both bands had a long concert break.
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