| Bochum, Germany|| 14 Jul – 17 Jul 2016|
| Bermudadreieck, German Mining Museum, Spitzingsee, Benediktbeuern Abbey, Höllentalferner|
Bochum Total Wikipedia
Bochum Total is an annual music festival in Bochum, Germany. Bochum Total usually begins on the first Thursday of summer break, in 2011, however, it took place from July 21 to July 24. It is a so-called 'Umsonst-und-draussen-Festival' (English: for free and outside) which means there are no charges for entering the festival area.
It is held in and around the amusement quarter of Bochum, the so called Bermudadreieck (English lit.: Bermuda Triangle). During the four days of the festival, the southern part of the downtown is blocked for car traffic, since some stages are built on regular streets. The artist playing and the genres are diverse, they range from jazz to heavy metal music.
It first took place in 1986 with only two stages whereas there are nowadays four and many events in the pubs, clubs and discotheques fringing the event that has become one of the biggest free music festivals in Europe.