Stephan Thanscheidt, born in 1977, is the CEO of FKP Scorpio and as head of festival booking he is also responsible for a programme of over 25 festivals across Europe, based at the headquarters in Hamburg, Germany.
FKP Scorpio Konzertproduktionen GmbH was founded in 1990 by Folkert Koopmans.
Today, FKP Scorpio is not only one of the largest German organisers of tours and local concerts, but also the largest festival organiser in Europe with offices in 11 countries and more than 350 employees.
FKP Scorpio’s festival repertoire includes Hurricane, Southside, Highfield, M’era Luna, Rolling Stone Beach, Metal Hammer Paradise, A Summer’s Tale, Plage Noire and Deichbrand.
On the international side, FKP Scorpio hosts Provinssi (FI), Sideways (FI), Greenfield (CH), Gården (SWE), Indian Summer (NL), Best Kept Secret (NL), Tuckerville (NL), and Aairport (DK) among others.
FKP Scorpio´ artist roster includes musical giants such as The Rolling Stones, Blink-182, Ed Sheeran, Foo Fighters, Justin Bieber, James Blunt, Pixies and many more.
In addition to tours, festivals, shows and local concerts, FKP Scorpio is also the owner of the gourmet variéte theater PALAZZO, which opens its doors in the winter season in various European cities.
Be it music or entertainment, FKP Scorpio is constantly seeking newforms of creative and innovative entertainment.