Make Plenty Of Room For Amsterdam On Your Festivals 2015 List

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Is Amsterdam the festival capital of the world? We think so, and here’s a few reasons why!

Pacha Festival 2015

“The Only Pacha Festival in the World”

Saturday May 23 // 13:00 – 23:00

Java Eiland, Amsterdam

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Pacha Festival will once again open the summer festival season in an unforgettable fashion at the heart of the city of Amsterdam. The exquisite location, a dock island surrounded by water, will be revamped into a true mini Balearic paradise. A day filled with the latest dance music accompanied by premium entertainment and like-minded souls, Pacha Festival 2015 will provide for a unique and memorable Festival experience. Amine Edge & Dance, Cassy b2b Yousef, Dennis Ferrer, Mark Farina, MK, Riva Starr, Roger Sanchez, Sneak and many more all play.




Amsterdam Open Air Weekender 2015
“Amsterdam’s Leading Open Air Festival Celebrates It’s 5th Year”
Saturday 6th & 7th June
Gaasperpark, Amsterdam
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The daddy of all Amsterdam Festivals, Amsterdam Open Air takes place under the sun across a full weekend at the spectacular Gaasperpark site outside Amsterdam. High grade production, secret stages, colourful crowds and attractions all make for a magical weekender experience. High profile live performances and esteemed headline DJ slots across the full electronic musical spectrum make this festival world renowned.

Main Acts:  Maribou State – Live, Black Coffee – Live, Surgeon, Ben Sims, Jackmaster, Tensnake, The Mole, Borrowed Identity, Breach, Detroit Swindle, Bondax, Kim Ann Foxman, Zeds Dead, Finnebassen, Bakermat, Claptone plus more.

Awakenings Festival 2015 – Netherlands
Saturday June 27th & Sunday June 28th.
Spaarnwoude Houtrak, near Amsterdam
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In terms of talent, Awakenings has arguably the strongest Electronic Music  lineup you’re likely to see anywhere in the world.  Last year the Awakenings organization finally got a chance to extend the festival from one day to a whole weekend – something long desired by both crew and visitors! In 2015 Awakenings returns as a Weekender, with a massive line up and an already legendary light- and special effects show.

The festival site, open from noon till 11 on both days, will see more than 100 artists performing in 8 spacious area’s, showing the best of techno in all it’s diversity.

Main Acts: Locodice, Luciano, Richie Hawtin, Dave Clarke, Jeff Mills, Jimmy Edgar, Scuba, Speedy J, Eats Everything, Julio Bashmore, Maya Jane Coles, Visionquest (Lee Curtiss, Ryan Crosson, Shaun Reeve), Nina Kraviz, Gabriel Ananda & Dominik Eulberg, KiNK (live), Klangkarussell (dj set), Alan Fitzpatrick, Maceo Plex, Recondite (live), Ricardo Villalobos, Sven Väth, Tale Of Us, Ben Klock & Marcel Dettmann, Henrik Schwarz (live), Joris Voorn, Kölsch, Nic Fanciulli and many more besides!
18 Hours Festival 2015 – Netherlands
Saturday July 11th
Balkanhaven Zaandam, near Amsterdam
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Ever wondered your way round a festival and never wanted it to end – or even worse, to already think of a suitable after party? As of now, there’s no need: 18hrs Festival will do both. 

On the 11th of July, 18hrs Festival will celebrate it’s 5-year anniversary. Embedded as the longest standing festival in terms of duration, 18hrs Festival will take place at the ‘Balkenhaven-terrein’ in Zaandam. In just under 10 minutes distance from Amsterdam, you can enjoy the vast array of techno, deep- and tech house infused beats 18 hours long until the break of dawn.


Situated on the banks of the North Sea Channel, 18hrs Festival will feature an outdoor stage which will be open until 11pm and an indoor warehouse blasting music until 6am. As we celebrate 18hrs’ 5-year existence, the Festival will be host to some exclusive and high profile stages.




Awakenings Festival 2015 – Netherlands
Saturday June 27th & Sunday June 28th.
Spaarnwoude Houtrak, near Amsterdam
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With the latest addition of DJ’s, STRAF_WERK announces its complete line up.

After presenting artists such as Jamie Jones and Hendrik Schwartz, the program is now complete adding Hot Since 82, Julio Bashmore, Aime Edge & DANCE and Skeam. On the 22nd of August, Sportpark Riekerhaven shall set the scene for the third edition of STRAF_WERK Festival.

Line-up STRAF_WERK Festival 2015

Jamie Jones, Hot Since 82, Skream, Henrik Schwarz (live), Julio Bashmore, Noir, Amine Edge & DANCE, Huxley, Boris Brejcha, Finnebassen, KiNK (live), Adana Twins, Matthew Dekay, Alex Niggemann, Friend Within, Barnt, De Sluwe Vos, Tom Trago, Job Jobse, Prunk, Samuel Deep, Kevin Duane, Nino&Frankie, Locklead, Luuk van Dijk

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