The jazz club Neue Tonne Dresden (official name; in normal parlance and historically often short jazz club Tonne or "Tonne") is one of the most famous jazz clubs in eastern Germany.
It goes back to the jazz interest group (IG) founded by the Dresden city organization on March 18, 1977 in the Kulturbund der GDR , which at that time organized jazz concerts in student clubs, lecture halls and cinemas in the city for some time. After the IG members had expanded the barrel vaults under the ruins of the Kurländer Palais and moved into them on March 13, 1981, the term barrel became more and more popular for the IG Jazz. The ton developed into one of the most famous jazz clubs in the GDR. Through numerous concerts, including in cooperation with the International Dixieland Festival Dresden , it brought the binalready well known in the 1980s. In 1985 it held 79 concerts, which attracted a total of 14,000 visitors.
In June 1990 the jazz club Tonne e. V. , which was housed in the barrel vault of the Kurländer Palais until spring 1997. As a result of the planned reconstruction of the palace, the association moved to Dresden's Waldschlösschen area , where it finally had to file for bankruptcy in the summer of 2000.
On November 21, 2000, friends of jazz founded the jazz club Neue Tonne Dresden e. V. , who finally moved into the cellar vault of the Kulturrathaus on Königstrasse in the Inner New Town in April 2002 . After the city of Dresden had terminated the lease in 2015, had as a water break the wings, the lighting and sound system's local damage and the operator then required by the city for damages,  , the club moved to his old home in the meantime reconstructed Kurländer Palais.
Tonne now offers a little more than 100 concerts and events each year, the association is co-organizer of the Boskovice / Moravia (Czech Republic) festival and has launched its own mini-festival called “Jazzwelten”.
The jazz club also wants to offer internationality and top quality in the normal monthly program. In addition to musicians from the USA, France, Italy and the neighboring Czech Republic, the Neue Tonne presented musicians from Germany, Portugal, Australia, Japan, Scotland, Poland, Slovenia, Serbia, Hungary, Austria, Sweden and Switzerland to the Dresden jazz audience in 2004 alone , Finland and Norway.
The club cooperates with the Carl Maria von Weber Academy of Music in Dresden .
- Termination: jazz bin must go. In: Neustadt ticker. July 7, 2015, accessed July 15, 2015 .