What’s On September 27-29: Weekend events in Luxembourg

Whether you're a hip-hop head, Steampunk enthusiast or history buff, this weekend has a little in store for everyone

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September 27-29: Downton Abbey, Kinepolis, times vary

Excitement is high at Downton Abbey when the Crawley family learns that King George V and Queen Mary are coming to visit. But trouble soon arises when Mrs. Patmore, Daisy and the rest of the servants learn that the king and queen travel with their own chefs and attendants - setting the stage for an impromptu scheme and other shenanigans.



September 27-29: Rambo: Last Blood, Kinepolis, times vary

Vietnam War veteran John Rambo tries to find some semblance of peace by raising horses on a ranch in Arizona. He's also developed a special familial bond with a woman named Maria and her teenage granddaughter Gabriela. But when a vicious Mexican cartel kidnaps Gabriela, Rambo crosses the border on a bloody and personal quest to rescue her and punish those responsible.



September 27-29: Fire Will Come, Utopia, times vary

Amador Coro has been condemned for having provoked a fire. When he gets out of prison, nobody is waiting for him. He returns to his hometown, a small village hidden in the mountains of rural Galicia, to live with his mother, Benedicta, and their three cows. Life goes by slowly, following the rhythm of nature. Until one night when a fire starts to devastate the region.



September 27: Innerspace, Cinematheque, 8:30pm

A scientifically miniaturised marine unexpectedly finds himself floating around the body of a hypochondriac, and trying to outwit saboteurs who want the device that shrank him. Attempts by his colleagues to retrieve the little man - protected inside a tiny submersible - are hampered by the would-be thieves.



September 27-29: Les Hirondelles de Kaboul, Utopia, times vary

Summer 1998, Kabul in ruins is occupied by the Taliban. In love despite the daily violence and misery, Mohsen and Zunaira want to believe in the future. But a senseless act by Mohsen will upset their lives forever.



 

Music

September 27, T The Boss, Rockhal, 8:30pm

T The Boss is a Luxembourg-based artist, rapping in his native tongue. After a short hiatus, T The Boss is ready to take on new musical challenges heading into 2020. Over the past years he has played numerous live shows all around Luxembourg, performing in venues such as Kulturfabrik, Rockhal, Den Atelier, Aal Seerei Diekirch or at festivals like Food For Your Senses and Fête de la Musique.



September 27: Amanda Palmer, Conservatoire, 7:00pm

Amanda Palmer announces further tour dates for 2019 including a Luxembourg show as well as a new single ‘Voicemail for Jill’, the latest track from her forthcoming solo album There Will Be No Intermission, out 8 March next year. The touring show itself will feature Palmer on solo piano and ukulele, with no band accompaniment; a night of graphic, honest, and funny storytelling and songs that Palmer claims will be her “most human and vulnerable stage-show to date.”



September 27: Bonga, Philharmonie, Philharmonie, 8:00pm

Without a doubt, he is the musical figure most strongly identified with Angola: José Adelino Barceló de Carvalho, also known as Bonga. «The Seeker», as his name is freely translated, is not only the most well-known musician of the Southwest African state. Now 75 years old, he looks back on a turbulent life and serves as a symbol of integration for the entire Portuguese-speaking population of the African continent.



September 29: Heritage Days: Lucilin, Villa Louvigny, 11:00am

The ensemble for contemporary music "United Instruments of Lucilin" was founded in 1999 by a group of passionate Luxembourgish musicians. It's the first Chamber music ensemble of Luxembourg dedicated to the promotion and creation of works from the 20th and 21st century. Lucilin is a creation platform gathering interpreters, composers and artists of every board and its aesthetic horizon covers all fields of contemporary creation.



September 29: Heritage Days: MAZ, Villa Louvigny, 1:00pm

As a young talent, MAZ raises the hope of the Luxembourg hip hop scene with his impressive flow and both technical and lyrical mastery. Inspired by Ocean Wisdom, Token, Eminem or Ed Scissor, the young rapper passes through different sounds and atmospheres, from the boom bap old school to the trendiest trap wave. His first album, Immortalization, was released in 2018.



 

Other

September 28-29: Steampunk Convention, Fond-de-Gras, times vary

Victorian-style dress, steam trains, an electric factory housing exhibitions, workshops, music and more! This convention is all about Steampunk, giving visitors a glimpse at what our world might look like if electricity hadn’t been invented and if steam power still reigned supreme.


September 28: Ultraschall Sessions: Fall Edition, den Atelier, 8:00pm

In association with the Ultraschall Collective, den Atelier will be hosting an evening full of House Music, Berliner Luft, Jägershots, and a tasty Foodtruck. Swing by on 28 September to catch musical acts such as DJ Huv, Fonclair and Rixter at the Rooftop of den Atelier.



September 28-29: Urban History Festival, Lëtzebuerg City Museum, 10:00am

On the weekend of 28-29 September, which is part of the European Heritage Days, the Lëtzebuerg City Museum highlights its native street, that of the rue du Saint Esprit. It is a street full of architectural heritage, cultural influence and a rich history. Together with various actors of the Rue du Saint-Esprit, the Lëtzebuerg City Museum invites you to its Urban History Festival where visitors can discover the ancient and contemporary history of this street through a diversified programme of exhibitions, art installations, open houses, visits, concerts, workshops and other activities.



September 29: Kropemannsfest, Redange, times vary

Numerous visitors flock to Redange on the last Sunday of September. The traditional folk festival offers fun and entertainment for the entire family. Ceramics, jewellery, culinary delicacies and much more are offered at the sales stands. Since the folk festival is organised in honour of the mythical creature Kropemann, his presence at the festivities is a must.



September 29: ING Route du Vin Half Marathon, Remich, 3:00pm

More than 50 years ago, the ING Route du Vin Half marathon (21.098 km) was the first ever road race held in Luxembourg. Since it has become an annual event along the scenic Mosel riverside. Although the runners include some of the world’s best, belonging to the Top 100 in the world, most of them take part just for fun.