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MOJO CONCERTS PRESENTS

DUTCH FESTIVAL GUIDE 2014


MOJO CONCERTS PRESENTS

DUTCH FESTIVAL GUIDE 2014


INTRODUCTION

Please find herewith your copy of our annual Dutch Festival Guide in which we present a summary of the music festivals organized, booked or partly booked by Mojo Concerts in Holland. All festivals are listed in chronological order. For each event basics such as date and location can be found, alongside further practical and background information. We hope it will be a useful tool in your tour planning for 2014. If you have questions regarding any of the festivals please get in touch with your booking contact at Mojo Concerts.

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INDEX

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5 Days Off Appelpop Bluesrock Festival Bospop BRUIS festival Curaçao North Sea Jazz Crossing Border Dauwpop Distortion EuroSonic Festival de-Affaire Festival Mundial FortaRock XL Huntenpop Into The Great Wide Open Jera On Air Liberation Festivals Lowlands Festival Metropolis Motel Mozaïque Moulin Blues Night of the Proms Nirwana Tuinfeest Noorderslag Noorderzon North Sea Jazz Paaspop Parkpop Pinkpop Pitch Rhythm & Blues Night Ribs & Blues Roadburn Songbird Festival Speedfest Strp Summer Darkness Take Root Where The Wild Things Are Zomerparkfeest Zwarte Cross

A Live Nation Company P.O. Box 3121 2601 DC Delft The Netherlands Phone +31(0)15-2121980 Fax +31(0)15-2144445 Web www.mojo.nl / www.livenation.nl Bertus de Blaauw b.de.blaauw@mojo.nl David van Schuylenburch d.van.schuylenburch@mojo.nl Gideon Karting g.karting@mojo.nl Hidde Pluymert h.pluymert@mojo.nl Jarn van Strijen j.van.strijen@mojo.nl Jeps Salfischberger j.salfischberger@mojo.nl Kim Bloem k.bloem@mojo.nl Maurice Spijker m.spijker@mojo.nl Michelle Kuypers (North Sea Jazz) m.kuypers@mojo.nl Nicoline de Kock n.de.kock@mojo.nl Rob Trommelen r.trommelen@mojo.nl Ron Euser r.euser@mojo.nl Sander Grande (North Sea Jazz) s.grande@mojo.nl NOTE

This guide was compiled by Mojo Concerts and is meant to be as complete as possible. Nevertheless, we do realize that important details might sometimes be missing. Please feel free to contact us if you have any suggestions or questions. For more information on this booklet, please contact:

Mojo Concerts - Suzette Kramer, s.kramer@mojo.nl Ontwerp Unit20

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Amsterdam Tiel Tegelen Weert Maastricht Willemstad The Hague & Enschede Hellendoorn Eindhoven Groningen Nijmegen Tilburg Nijmegen Ulft Vlieland Ijsselsteijn various major cities Biddinghuizen Rotterdam Rotterdam Ospel Rotterdam Lierop Groningen Groningen Rotterdam Schijndel The Hague Landgraaf Amsterdam Groningen Raalte Tilburg Rotterdam Eindhoven Eindhoven Utrecht Groningen Zeewolde Venlo Lichtenvoorde

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CONTENTS

FESTIVAL GUIDE 2014

EUROSONIC 15-17 JANUARY

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VALKHOF FESTIVAL 12-18 JULY

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NOORDERSLAG 18 JANUARY

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ZWARTE CROSS 24-27 JULY

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5 DAYS OFF 5-9 MARCH

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DE WERELD DRAAIT BUITEN TBC JULY

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WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE 7-9 MARCH

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SUMMER DARKNESS TBC JULY

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MOTEL MOZAÏQUE 4-5 APRIL

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ZOMERPARKFEEST 7-10 AUGUST

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ROADBURN 10-14 APRIL

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APPELSAP 9 AUGUST

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PAASPOP 18-20 APRIL

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INTO THE GRAVE 9 AUGUST

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MOULIN BLUES 2-3 MAY

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LOWLANDS FESTIVAL 15-17 AUGUST

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RHYTHM & BLUES NIGHT 3 MAY

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NIRWANA TUINFEEST 15-17 AUGUST

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LIBERATION FESTIVALS 5 MAY

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NOORDERZON 21-31 AUGUST

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DAUWPOP 29 MAY

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HUNTENPOP 22-23 AUGUST

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FORTAROCK 31 MAY

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CURAÇAO NORTH SEA JAZZ TBC AUGUST

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DOKK’EM OPEN AIR TBC JUNE

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BLUESROCK FESTIVAL 6 SEPTEMBER

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PINKPOP 7-9 JUNE

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BRUIS FESTIVAL 5-6 SEPTEMBER

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RIBS & BLUES 7-9 JUNE

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INTO THE GREAT WIDE OPEN 5-7 SEPTEMBER

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JERA ON AIR 13-14 JUNE

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APPELPOP 12-13 SEPTEMBER

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FESTIVAL MUNDIAL 28-29 JUNE

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TAKE ROOT 13 SEPTEMBER

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PARKPOP 29 JUNE

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CROSSING BORDER 12-15 NOVEMBER

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PITCH 4-5 JULY

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SPEEDFEST 15 NOVEMBER

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METROPOLIS 6 JULY

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DISTORTION 16 NOVEMBER

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WOO HAH 6 JULY

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NIGHT OF THE PROMS TBC NOVEMBER

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NORTH SEA JAZZ 11-13 JULY

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SONGBIRD FESTIVAL 23-24 NOVEMBER

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BOSPOP 12-13 JULY

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EUROSONIC GRONINGEN 15 - 17 JANUARY 2014 CONTACT Name

Robert Meijerink Company

Eurosonic Noorderslag E-mail

bookings@eurosonic.nl eurosonic.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre pop, rock, alternative, dance Established 1995 Location Groningen, various locations (clubs, bars,

cafés, churches, etc) Capacity 5.000 Stages 30 Extra’s music business conference during the day in De Oosterpoort, Groningen Program references The XX, Daughter, Efterklang, Ben Howard, Jacco Gardner, Ewert & the Two Dragons, Jake Bugg, C@C, Noisia EuroSonic presents a wide range of Europe’s finest on numerous locations throughout the city of Groningen. Together with European booking agents, 60 ETEP festivals, the EBU, Yourope and Network Europe, who support the program, EuroSonic compiles the program of the most extensive and progressive showcase festival in Europe.

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NOORDERSLAG GRONINGEN 18 JANUARY 2014 CONTACT Name

Joey Ruchtie Company

Eurosonic Noorderslag noorderslag.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre pop, rock, alternative, hiphop, dance Established 1986 Location De Oosterpoort, Groningen Capacity 5.000 Stages 7 Extra’s music business conference during the day in

De Oosterpoort, Groningen Program references Kensington, Blaudzun, Skip&Die,

Traumahelikopter, Mozes & the Firstborn, Kraantje Pappie, Maison du Malheur Noorderslag has been the main gauge of the state of affairs in Dutch pop music for 25 years. De Oosterpoort presents the best Dutch acts performing on various stages. The very best in every genre, from hip-hop and urban to intimate pop music, avant-garde, dance, alternative and everything in between.

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5 DAYS OFF AMSTERDAM 5-9 MARCH 2014 CONTACT Name

Maurice Spijker David van Schuylenburch Hidde Pluymert Company

Mojo Concerts 5daysoff.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre techno, dubstep, house, UK basss Established 2001 Location Amsterdam city centre

(Paradiso/Melkweg/De Balie) Capacity 2.000 Stages Paradiso / Melkweg / De Balie Program references Daft Punk, The Gaslamp Killer, SBTRKT, Hudson Mohawke, Flying Lotus, Jeff Mills, Dizzee Rascal en Monolake 5 Days Off is an urban music festival for a young audience in the heart of Amsterdam. The festival presents five days of electronic music in combination and interaction with media art, photography, film, audience, design and fashion. Musically, it brings a cutting edge program that reputable names and emerging talents complement each other. 5 Days Off shows a diverse program with various genres, from minimal and techno through hip hop and dubstep, house and UK Bass.

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WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE ZEEWOLDE 7-9 MARCH 2014 CONTACT Name

Bertus de Blaauw Company

Mojo Concerts wtwta.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre alternative Established 2013 Location Center Parcs De Eemhof, Zeewolde Capacity 3.800 Stages 3 Extra’s tropical swimming pool and other activities Program references Of Monsters and Men, San Cisco,

John Coffey, Patchanka, Jake Bugg, Balthazar, Villagers, Benji B The festival is located at the beautiful bungalow park De Eemhof in Zeewolde, which is about 30 minutes away from Utrecht/Amsterdam. With 600 bungalows/ appartments, Where The Wild Things Are is the first bungalow weekender of its sort in Holland. Visitors can enjoy a line-up of quality alternative music. Think Lowlands, Motel Mozaique or Into The Great Wide Open. In the comfort of their own bungalow enjoying music with friends.

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MOTEL MOZAÏQUE ROTTERDAM 4-5 APRIL 2014 CONTACT Name

Ron Euser Company

Mojo Concerts motelmozaique.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre alternative, indie, pop, folk, electronic Established 2001 Location 7 venues in the city centre of Rotterdam Capacity 8.000 Stages app. 9 Program references 2013 headliners: The Veils,

AlunaGeorge, Laura Mvula, Jaga Jazzist, Daughter 2012 headliners: Patrick Watson, Django Django, Ane Brun, Maccabees, Soap&Skin The Motel Mozaïque Festival offers a mix of pop, dance and alternative music, theatre and visual arts. At several venues (clubs, theater and even a church) in the city centre of Rotterdam the festival showcases new and upcoming movements in different art disciplines, and the crossovers between. Also visitors can spend the night in a playful, exciting way. Locations are turned into a real motel, where festival visitors spend the night and an artist collective takes care of breakfast. During the daytime young, creative guides lead you to special places within the festival or in Rotterdam for an incredible experience: from rooftopbars to mini concerts at constructionsites.

ROADBURN TILBURG 10-14 APRIL 2014 CONTACT Name

Jeps Salfischberger Company

Mojo Concerts roadburnfestival.com

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre stonerrock, doom, psychedelica, indie &

avant-garde metal Established 1999 Location 013, Tilburg Capacity 2.500 per day Stages 4 Extra’s seminars and expositions Program references Monster Magnet, Neurosis,

Godflesh, Swans, Saint Vitus, Motorpsycho, Sunn O))), Down, Voivod, Black Mountain, Killing Joke Originally a spin-off of the Roadburn website, Holland’s very own Roadburn Festival has become Europe’s leading underground festival for psychedelic, avant-garde, doom or any other variation of leftfield sonic pleasures that push the boundaries of music. It brings together bands, fans and media from around the world. Despite it’s international acclaim, Roadburn retains an underground vibe and ethics.

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PAASPOP SCHIJNDEL 18-20 APRIL 2014 CONTACT Name

Jeps Salfischberger Company

Mojo Concerts paaspop.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre pop, rock, metal, dance, theatre Established 1987 Location De Molenheide, Schijndel Capacity 20.000 per day Stages 11 Extra’s festival campsite, stand up comedy Program references Skunk Anansie, The Bloody

Beetroots, Anouk, The Offspring, Flogging Molly, Within Temptation, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Paul Kalkbrenner, Chase & Status As the opener of the Dutch outdoor season, Paaspop holds a distinctive position on the Dutch calendar. The innovative and multifaceted three-day festival is located in an attractive village of marquees which are beautiful decorated. Paaspop has no fewer than 11 stages including a theatre and 2 dancetents. In 2012 over 150 bands and dj’s performed on Paaspop.

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MOULIN BLUES OSPEL 2-3 MAY 2014 CONTACT Name

Bertus de Blaauw Company

Mojo Concerts moulinblues.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre blues, roots Established 1986 Location Meijelsedijk, Ospel Capacity 4.000 per day Stages 2 Extra’s market, camping ground Program references BB King, Bill Wyman and his

Rhythm Kings; Lester Butler; Dr John, The Paladins, Dirty Sweet, Los Lobos, Bo Diddley, Koko Taylor Biggest Blues festival in Holland. Enjoy Blues and Roots music in a welcome and relaxed atmosphere. Both visitors and artists love Moulin Blues!

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RHYTHM & BLUES NIGHT GRONINGEN 3 MAY 2014 CONTACT Name

Bertus de Blaauw Company

Mojo Concerts rhythmbluesnight.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre rhythm & blues, roots, blues, soul Established 1991 Location De Oosterpoort, Groningen Capacity 3.500 Stages 5 Program references Betty Wright, Rosanne Cash, Popa

LIBERATION FESTIVALS 5 MAY 2014 CONTACT Name

booking department Company

Mojo Concerts 4en5mei.nl

Chubb, Charles Bradley and his Extraordinaires, Jimmie Vaughan, Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, The John Spencer Blues Explosion, Dana Fuchs The international summit of the roots and rhythm & blues music under one roof, this is what the Rhythm & Blues Night for nearly quarter century offers. Making a festival where everyone is generously served, both lovers of the quiet work as the fan of the grand gesture and bold riffs.

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre pop, rock, dance, world music Established 1992 Location Haarlem, Vlissingen, Rotterdam, Den Bosch,

Leeuwarden, Groningen, Almere, Amsterdam, Assen, Wageningen, Zwolle, Utrecht, Roermond Capacity various Stages various Extra’s markets, theatre, film, theme-programs Program references Anouk, Raphael Saadiq, Triggerfinger, Vive La Fête, Destine, Goose, Nada Surf, De La Soul, Epica, C-Mon & Kypski In the Netherlands, Liberation Day is celebrated on May 5 with festivals in over 14 cities. Most events are free and held outdoors. Young people are invited to celebrate the concept of freedom, in all its aspects, ranging from elementary human rights, such as freedom of speech, to modern-day political themes.

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DAUWPOP HELLENDOORN 29 MAY 2014 CONTACT Name

Jeps Salfischberger Company

Mojo Concerts dauwpop.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre rock, alternative, pop, metal, dance Established 1995 Location Festival site Hellendoorn Capacity 15.000 Stages 4 Extra’s theatre acts Program references The Cult, Fun Lovin’ Criminals,

Tiësto, Alanis Morissette, Anouk, Volbeat, Biohazard, Boys Noize, Deep Purple, the Kyteman Orchestra, Kaiser Chiefs, Therapy?, Will and the People The Dauwpop festival takes place on Ascension Day and kick off bright and early at 11 AM. The line-up consist of popular and upcoming international acts as well as successful Dutch bands. The program also features fun-acts, DJs and theatre. Dauwpop takes places on an unique location in the middle of the woods and takes the audience into a very special experience.

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FORTAROCK NIJMEGEN 31 MAY 2014 CONTACT Name

Rob Trommelen Jeps Salfischberger Company

Mojo Concerts fortarock.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre rock, metal Established 2009 Location Goffertpark, Nijmegen Capacity 40.000 Stages 3 Extra’s metalmarket, biergarten, sponsoractivities Program references Rammstein, Volbeat, Slayer,

Machine Head, Opeth, Hatebreed, Motörhead, Anthrax, Meshuggah & Trivium The 6th edition of the rock- and metalfestival will again take place in the famous, beautiful Goffertpark in Nijmegen. The park hosted great events in the past such as Dynamo Open Air, Ozzfest, Fields of Rock and Sonisphere. FortaRock - all about Heavy Music!

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DOKK’EM OPEN AIR DOKKUM TBC JUNE 2014 CONTACT Name

Jeps Salfischberger Company

Mojo Concerts dokkemopenair.eu

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre Metal, Hardrock Established 2002 Location Dokkum Capacity 4.000 Stages 2 (1 open air, 1 marquee) Extra’s Festival market, campsite, telephone application,

band contests (regional ánd international) for the opening slots Program references Testament, Iced Earth, Amorphis, Marduk, Six Feet Under, Symphony X, Jorn, Peter Pan Speedrock Full metal madness! Two days on the Frisian countryside filled with the best and loudest metal music. Every year, more than 20 bands from all over the world travel to Dokkum to give exclusive and mind blowing performances. Testament, Iced Earth, Arch Enemy, Obituary and Death Angel are just a few of the great acts that visited Dokk’em Open Air in recent years. Don’t miss it in 2014!

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PINKPOP (45TH EDITION) LANDGRAAF 7-9 JUNE 2014

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Rob Trommelen Company

Mojo Concerts pinkpop.nl

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FESTIVAL FACTS Genre pop, rock and dance Established 1970 Location Megaland, Landgraaf Capacity 60.000 per day Stages 3 Extra’s Full RTV and Internet coverage, campsite facilities,

festivalmarket and sponsoractivities Program references Bruce Springsteen (2x), Pearl Jam (2x), Rage Against The Machine (4x), The Smashing Pumpkins (3x), Red Hot Chili Peppers (3x), The Prodigy (3), Robbie Williams, Lenny Kravitz (4x), Metallica, Coldplay, Green Day (2x), Muse (4x), Snow Patrol (2x), Foo Fighters (2x), Radiohead (2x), Underworld (2x), Placebo (4x), The Killers (2x), Kings of Leon (2x) Pinkpop is the oldest and ‘uninterrupted’ outdoor pop festival in Europe. Over the years, the three-day festival has been visited by over 2.2 million unique visitors. The festivalsite is Megaland, located in the South of the Netherlands near the German border. Pinkpop has three stages, a festivalmarket and four campsite areas (with a total capacity of 50.000 campers). Many performers started their international music careers on Pinkpop. © photo Sascha Teschner

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RIBS & BLUES RAALTE 7-9 JUNE 2014 CONTACT Name

Jeps Salfischberger Company

Mojo Concerts ribsenblues.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre blues, roots, rock, soul Established 1997 Location Raalte Capacity 25.000 Stages 2 Extra’s kids corner, BBQ, theatre Program references Salomon Burke, Walter Trout, John

Mayall, Cuban Heels, Los Lobos, The Hoax, Ian Siegel, De Dijk, Canned Heat, Joe Bonamassa, Level 42, 10CC Biggest blues festival in the Netherlands, wich takes place at Pentecost every year. It is a real family festival with the best music en best ribs of the whole country. The festival doesn’t has an entrance fee, everybody is free to go. In 2011 more than 50.000 people visited the festival, a record in the history of the festival.

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JERA ON AIR YSSELSTEYN 13-14 JUNE 2014 CONTACT Name

Jeps Salfischberger Company

Mojo Concerts jeraonair.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre metalcore, hardcore, punk, emo, ska, folk,

dubstep, drum n bass Established 1992 Location Festivalterrein Agrobaan Ysselsteyn Capacity 5.000 Stages 4 Extra’s foodstands, live punkrock karoake bar, festival-

market, skate-area, creative compound Program references A Day To Remember, Parkway Drive, The Ghost Inside, Anti Flag, Asking Alexandria, Mad Caddies, Agnostic Front, Madball, Lost Prophets, Pendulum Jera On Air is a two day Alternative Festival in Ysselsteyn, Limburg, Holland, organised by volunteers only. It originated in 1992 and is still standing strong. The festival Jera On Air consists of: four stages, a creative Area, a festival market and all kinds of entertainment. It is a well-known festival with a relaxed atmosphere and a good reputation. It offers national and international punk, hardcore, emo, ska, folk, drum and bass and dubstep and electro acts.

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FESTIVAL MUNDIAL TILBURG 28-29 JUNE 2014 CONTACT Name

Bertus de Blaauw Company

Mojo Concerts festivalmundial.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre r&b, hiphop, world, dubstep, afro, drum & bass,

soul, reggae, ragga, dub, dancehall, reggaeton, latin, salsa, balkan, rock, electro Established 1987 Location Tilburg Capacity 20.000 Stages 5 Extra’s Program references Fat Freddy’s Drop, Matisyahu,

Hanggai, Balkan Beat Box, Spoek Mathambo, Tigerstyle, Schlachthofbronx, Mokoomba, Jazzsteppa, Kumbia Queers, Shantel & Bucovina Club, Orkestar, GNUCCI, Coely, Baloji, Qeaux Qeaux Joans Festival Mundial is THE major urban festival in the Netherlands where various cultural shapes arising from urban melting pots, and intersecting non-Western culture with settled art forms, are central. Festival Mundial is a full two-day event focussing mainly on music but also on dance, (street) theater and circus. Everything revolves around the meeting of different disciplines, cultures and people.

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PARKPOP THE HAGUE 29 JUNE 2014 CONTACT Name

Bertus de Blaauw Company

Mojo Concerts parkpop.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre pop, rock, urban, world music Established 1980 Location Zuiderpark, The Hague Capacity 500.000 Stages 3 - outdoor Extensive festival market and catering Program references Amy Macdonald, Sheryl Crow,

Kim Wilde, Nena, Blondie, Eddie Kowalczyk, The Kooks, Jamie Cullum, Triggerfinger, Sinéad O’Connor a.o. Parkpop has a rich history, going back to the 1980’s, which includes performances of several great names on the national and international pop stage. The festival has grown from one stage and a few thousand visitors into a mega-event with three stages, hundreds of thousands of visitors and a variety of fringe activities, all concentrated in the Zuiderpark of The Hague. Parkpop is Europe’s largest pop festival that is free for all.

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PITCH AMSTERDAM 4-5 JULY 2014 CONTACT Name

Maurice Spijker David van Schuylenburch Hidde Pluymert Company

Mojo Concerts pitchfestival.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre electronic music Established 2011 Location Cultuurpark Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam Capacity 10.000 per day Stages 6 Program references The Weeknd, Die Antwoord,

SBTRKT, Gui Boratto, Modeselektor, Mr. Oizo, Benga, Crystal Fighters, Flying Lotus, Bugge Wesseltoft & Henrik Schwarz, Chromeo, Jamie Woon, The Gaslamp Killer PITCH is a contemporary music festival on a post-industrial site in the heart of Amsterdam. Exploring the near future of electronic music, PITCH mixes full live bands, semi-live and dj performances with an exciting decor and visuals into an eclectic festival experience with the emphasis on live music. With its 5 indoor venues and 1 park stage the festival offers a broad scope on the most important developments in the electronic genre. Within 2 editions PITCH has grown from 8500 visitors in 2011 to well over 15000 in 2012, both completely sold out.

METROPOLIS ROTTERDAM 6 JULY 2014 CONTACT Name

Gideon Karting Company

Mojo Concerts metropolisfestival.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre alternative popmusic, hip hop, world music

(new music first) Established 1988 Location Zuiderpark, Rotterdam Capacity 50.000 Stages 4 Extra’s children’s program Program references Smashing Pumpkins, The Prodigy,

Wu Tang Clan, Interpol, The Strokes, Xavier Rudd, The Vaccines, The XX, Moke, Tamikrest Metropolis Festival brings new music first. Over 40 (inter)national promising live-acts perform on several stages in the park during this free entrance festival. Bands like The Smashing Pumpkins and The Strokes started their live career in Europe at the Metropolis Festival.

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WOO HAH AMSTERDAM 6 JULY 2014 CONTACT Name

Jeps Salfischberger Company

Mojo Concerts woohah.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre hip hop Established 2013 Location Interpolistuin, Tilburg Capacity 3.500 -7.000 Stages 3 Extra’s market, dj’s, mc’s and more Wishlist Mac Miller, Chance the rapper, Meek Mill,

EL-P, Mos Def, Chevy Woods, A$AP Ferg, 2Chainz, Death Grips, Curren$y With WOO HAH!, the Netherlands welcomes a new festival on the block. The southern part of the country has shown to be a strong market besides Amsterdam for hiphop clubshows; WOO HAH! aims to bring the freshest, dopest beats and rhymes by both the coolest and hottest hiphop artists from around the globe in a festivalformat. Can we get a “WOO HAH!” ?!

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NORTH SEA JAZZ ROTTERDAM 11-13 JULY 2014 CONTACT Name

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre a wide variety of jazz music, complemented with

Michelle Kuypers Sander Grande Kim Bloem

blues, gospel, funk, sould, R&B, hip hop, world beat and Latin Established 1976 Location Ahoy, Rotterdam Capacity 70.000 Stages 13 Extra’s the summer festival with a wide range of jazz and jazz related music Program references Prince, George Benson, Larry Graham, Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock, Diana Krall, Gregory Porter, BB King, Dee Dee Bridgewater, John Legends and many, many more

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Mojo Concerts northseajazz.com

At the festival all contemporary styles of jazz, and music related to jazz, funk, soul, salsa, blues and gospel are being programmed. The festival gives and overview of the latest developments in black music. Special features at the festival include a.o. an Artist in Residence, and a clinics & educational program. We administer the Paul Acket Award ‘Artist Deserving Wider Recognition’. Additional: art exhibition and the festival market.

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BOSPOP WEERT 12-13 JULY 2014 CONTACT Name

Rob Trommelen Company

Mojo Concerts bospop.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre pop, rock, blues Established 1980 Location Sportpark Boshoven, Weert Capacity 9.000 per day Stages 2 Extra’s 24-hours bar, festivalmarket and

sponsoractivities Program references Neil Young, Sting, ZZ Top, Joe

Cocker, Iron Maiden, John Fogerty, Santana, UB40, Bryan Adams, Simply Red, Foreigner, Toto, Lenny Kravitz, Amy Macdonald, Crosby, Stills and Nash Over the years, Bospop has grown into a musical spectacle with an international reputation. Despite the growing number of visitors, this festival has always been able to maintain its intimate atmoshere. Bospop 2013 was completely sold out.

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VALKHOF FESTIVAL NIJMEGEN 12-18 JULY 2014 CONTACT Name

Ron Euser Company

Mojo Concerts valkhoffestival.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre pop, rock, singer songwriter, electronics, dance,

metal, experimental Established 1986 Location Valkhof Park, Nijmegen Capacity 12.500 per day Stages 4 Extra’s free entrance, no commercial sponsorship Program references Bombino, Savages, Animal Collective,

Jonathan Wilson, Ben Howard, Konono nr 1, Kurt Vile and the Violators, Jose James, Jamie Lidell, James Vincent McMorrow, Matthew Dear, Prefuse 73, The Bees, The Rapture, Caribou, Four Tet, John Grant, Cashmere Cat, Getatchew Mekuria, Colin Stetson, St. Vincent, John Grant, Fink, SBTRKT, Soulwax, Battles, Mount Kimbie, Sharon Jones and the Dapkings, Austra Valkhof Festival is a 7-day music festival with a free entry. During it’s 27th-year existence, the festival has become a haven for thousands of music lovers who come to enjoy and discover new music of all genres. Many acts played here in a early stage of their career. With its mix of live open-air music and intimite atmosphere people from all walks of life enjoy meeting each other at the beautiful Valkhof park.

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ZWARTE CROSS LICHTENVOORDE 24-27 JULY 2014 CONTACT Name

Jeps Salfischberger Company

Mojo Concerts zwartecross.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre all except dance and jazz Established 1997 Location De Schans, Lichtenvoorde Capacity 60.000 Stages 12 Extra’s field theatre, stunts, crazy motorcross Program references The Black Crowes, Status Quo,

Volbeat, Obituary, Papa Roach, Within Temptation Dan Baird, Opeth, Blondie, The Datsuns, Bloodhound Gang, Kate Nash One of the most bizarre festival in The Netherlands, where almost every musicgenre - only jazz and dance are not featured - are combined with stunts on motorcycles and a crazy motorcross. Zwarte Cross (Black Cross) has campsite spots available for 15.000 visitors.

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DE WERELD DRAAIT BUITEN AMSTERDAM TBC JULY 2014 CONTACT Name

Ron Euser Company

Mojo Concerts dewerelddraaitbuiten.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre pop, rock, alternative, singer songwriter Established 2013 Location Westergasfabriek - Amsterdam Capacity 11.000 per day Stages 6 Extra’s stand up comedy, spoken word, science Program references Ben Howard, Vampire Weekend,

Triggerfinger, Lianne La Havas De Wereld Draait Buiten is a spin off of the popular daily infotainment tv show ‘De Wereld Draait Door’. The festival is located nearby the center of Amsterdam and is a platform for new young local and international artists and also established artist. Besides live music the festival offers stand up comedy, literature, art, science etc.

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SUMMER DARKNESS UTRECHT TBC JULY 2014 CONTACT Name

Jeps Salfischberger Company

Mojo Concerts summerdarkness.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre gothic, dark underground, lifestyle Established 2003 Location Tivoli Oudegracht, Tivoli de Helling, Ekko,

Leeuwenberghkerk, Domplein in Utrecht Capacity 2.000 per day Stages 5 Extra’s art exhibition, dance nights, fashion shows,

steampunk fantastique, dark underground market Program references The Soft Moon, Covenant,

Apoptygma Berzerk, Welle:Erdball, Peter Hook, Combichrist, VNV Nation Summer Darkness is the dark underground festival of the Netherlands, and takes place in Utrecht. This city is full of canals and historic and gothic premises. Summer Darkness outshines in a mixture of music, fashion, arts, market and dark underground dancenights. It brings together a varied array of bands, dj’s and genres today’s underground has to offer. New-wave, ambient, electro, pagan, balfolk, neo-folk, EBM, darkwave, synthpop, futurepop, neo-classical, industrial, noise and now also witchhouse: take your pick, it’s all there.

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ZOMERPARKFEEST VENLO 7-10 AUGUST 2014 CONTACT Name

Nicoline de Kock Ron Euser Company

Mojo Concerts zomerparkfeest.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre all genres Established 1977 Location Julianapark, Venlo Capacity 20.000 Stages 5 Extra’s dance, theatre, film, literature, art and science Program references Omar Souleyman, The War

On Drugs, Hudson Mohawke, Staff Benda Bilili, Toots Thielemans, Heino, Jamie Woon, Bas Koster, Rowwen Heze, LaBrassaBanda Zomerparkfeest is a large, multi-day, admission free, cultural festival in the heart of Venlo. With over 80.000 visitors in four days, and a program containing 80+ acts, the Zomerparkfeest is one of the largest festivals of its kind. The emphasis of the program is on music in all genres. In addition there are performances in dance, theater, film, literature, art and science. The Zomerparkfeest is a summer culture cocktail of stature. 37 years long!

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APPELSAP FRESH MUSIC FESTIVAL AMSTERDAM 9 AUGUST 2014 CONTACT Name

Jeps Salfischberger Company

Mojo Concerts appelsap.net

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre hip hop Established 2000 Location tba, Amsterdam Capacity 10.000 + Stages 4 Program references Waka Flocka Flame, French

Montana, Flatbush Zombies, Kendrick Lamar, Disclosure, Rustie, Machinedrum, Lunice, Schoolboy Q, Danny Brown. We love hip hop, soul, jazz and r&b as much as their electronic nieces and nephews. We program our festival from a hip hop heart. Always trying to bring together the best artists in a unique and original way. Appelsap started out as a block party in the beautiful Oosterpark in Amsterdam. We will hold it down with 4 stages:
1 hiphop stage, 1 electronic music stage (in collaboration with Colors Amsterdam), 1 fresh talent stage and a “Live” music stage.

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INTO THE GRAVE LEEUWARDEN 9 AUGUST 2014 CONTACT Name

Jeps Salfischberger Company

Mojo Concerts summerdarkness.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre death, thrash, black, heavy, stoner Established 2011 Location Oldehoofsterkerkhof, Leeuwarden Capacity 4.000-5.000 Stages 1 Extra’s small metal market, afterparty from 00.00 in

local venue Program references Bolt Thrower, Enslaved, Satyricon,

Paradise Lost, Devin Townsend, Sodom, DevilDriver, Hell, Grave, Corrossion of Conformity Into The Grave is a 1-day, 1-stage metalfestival in the centre of Leeuwarden, Holland. It is a down-to-earth festival with a keep-it-simple attitude and it is run almost entirely by volunteers. De line-up has 8 bands. First edition in 2011 had 2.000 visitors who saw Devin Townsend, In Solitude and Aborted Last year’s second edition drew 3.500 to see Bolt Thrower, Enslaved and Hell amongst other. For 2013 the line up is: Paradise Lost, Satyricon, Sodom, DevilDriver, Heaven’s Basement, Junglerot and Bliksem.

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A CAMPINGFLIGHT TO LOWLANDS PARADISE BIDDINGHUIZEN 15-17 AUGUST 2014 CONTACT Name

booking department committee Company

Mojo Concerts lowlands.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre alternative music, art, theatre, comedy, science,

movies etc Established 1993 Location Evenemententerrein Walibi Holland, Biddinghuizen Capacity 55.000 Stages 12 Extra’s own news paper, sauna, on site television station,

great horeca, camp site Program references Foo Fighters, Skrillex, Muse, Arctic Monkeys, Bloc Party, Queens of the Stone Age, Arcade Fire, Elbow, Kings of Leon A Campingflight To Lowlands Paradise is exactly what it promises to be: a true backpacker’s Garden Of Eden and Holland’s most adventurous cultural outdoor event. For three days in August, a township with 55,000 inhabitants arises in the middle of the country. About 250 different acts and performances, dozens of restaurants from all corners of the earth, food and drink stalls, a large market with everything from clothes and CD stores to a tattoo shop, relax rooms with brain massages,a local radio station, a daily newspaper and, last but not least: seven luxury campsites with hot showers.

NIRWANA TUINFEEST LIEROP 15-17 AUGUST 2014 CONTACT Name

Jeps Salfischberger Company

Mojo Concerts nirwanatuinfeest.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre rock, metal, alternative Established 1972 Location Meervensedijk 4, Lierop Capacity 2.500 per day Stages 1 Program references Life of Agony, Sepultura, Monster

Magnet, Fun Lovin’ Criminals, Danko Jones, Flogging Molly, Madbal, Agnostic Front, Triggerfinger, Hatebreed Nirwana Tuinfeest is a small festival with big names. This festival is organised by volunteers only and because of that the atmosphere and charm are praised. Nirwana Tuinfeest existed for about 37 years and is well known festival within the scene.

© photo Bart Heemskerk)

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NOORDERZON FESTIVAL 21-31 AUGUST 2014 CONTACT Name

Bertus de Blaauw Company

Mojo Concerts noorderzon.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre pop Established 1991 Location Noorderplantsoen, Groningen Capacity 6.000 Stages 2 Program references Daughter, Noisettes, Haim,

Bosnian Rainbows, Lord Huron, Lucy Rose, Brendan Benson, The Staves, Puggy, La Chiva Gantiva, Maison du Malheur, Deap Sea Arcade, Ms Mr Noorderzon in the Noorderplantsoen & downtown Groningen city for ten days on a row in August. The Noorderzon has grown from a small scale music festival into an internationally-profiled cultural event, spanning eleven days and receiving upwards of 135.000 visitors.

HUNTENPOP ULFT 22-23 AUGUST 2014 CONTACT Name

Bertus de Blaauw Company

Mojo Concerts huntenpop.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre all styles Established 1990 Location Dru-park, Ulft Capacity 20.000 Stages 5 Extra’s street theatre, children’s program, fair Program references The Offspring, Anouk, Within

Temptation, Caro Emerald, Triggerfinger, Soulfly, Junkie XL, Shantel, Saybia, Fun Lovin’ Criminals, Sister Bliss, Guano Apes, Pendulum Huntenpop is a festival with various stages, tents and open air, situated in the country side. Presenting a wide style of music through international and national artists, as well as a focus on local talents.

© photo Tim van Veen

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CURAÇAO NORTH SEA JAZZ WILLEMSTAD END OF AUGUST 2014 CONTACT Name

Sander Grande Kim Bloem Company

Mojo Concerts & Fundashon Bon Intenshon curacaonorthseajazz.com

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre jazz, latin, soul Established 2010 Location Willemstad, Curaçao (Dutch Antilles) Capacity 12.000 per day Stages 4 Extra’s in the week before the festival free and ticketed

concerts are organised on several locations on the island. Program references Prince, Diana Ross, Alicia Keys,

Stevie Wonder, Juan Luis Guerra, Santana, Branford Marsalis, Nathalie Cole, Joshua Redman Curaçao North Sea Jazz is organised by the same team as the North Sea Jazz festival in Rotterdam. In four years’ time the festival has grown into thé event of the Caribbean. The concept of the festival is to program Latin, jazz and soul music simultaneous on four stages for two days. One of the stages is nearby the sea.

BLUESROCK FESTIVAL TEGELEN 6 SEPTEMBER 2014 CONTACT Name

Bertus de Blaauw Company

Mojo Concerts bluesrockfestival.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre blues, bluesrock, rock Established 1984 Location Tegelen Capacity 4.000 Stages 1 Extra’s small festival market Program references Jimmie Vaughan, Joe Bonamassa,

Rory Gallagher, Walter Trout, Canned Heat, Hank III, Gov’t Mule, Popa Chubby, Cuby+Blizzards, Dana Fuchs, Los Lonely Boys, The Paladins Bluesrock Tegelen was organized for the first time in 1984 in theater “De Doolhof” (the labyrinth), originally built for open-air biblical performances in the 1930s. A special feature of this one-of-a-kind location is the special roof over the visitors’ area. Each year, seven to eight acts perform at the festival in these picturesque surroundings in this Limburg town near the German border. The festival presents music styles varying from blues to rock.

© photos Andreas Terlaak

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BRUIS MAASTRICHT 6-7 SEPTEMBER 2014 CONTACT Name

Ron Euser Company

Mojo Concerts bruismaastricht.nl

INTO THE GREAT WIDE OPEN VLIELAND 5-7 SEPTEMBER 2014

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre alternative pop rock Established 2007 Location Prins Bisschopsingel 55 Maastricht Capacity 9.000 Stages 3 Extra’s festival market Program references La Pegatina, Handsome Poets,

CONTACT Name

Ron Euser Company

Mojo Concerts intothegreatwideopen.nl

Ferdinand, Efterklang, Agnes Obel, Crystal Fighters, Alt-J, Django Django, Bonobo, Tallest Man On Earth, Kings Of Convenience, Gregory Porter, Tune-Yards, Perfume Genius, Reggie Watts.

Chef’s Special, Goose, Will and the People, Infadels, De Staat, Villagers, dEUs, Viva La Fete The Bruis festival is a free outdoor festival with a wide range of quality pop music, located in the south of the Netherlands. The 2014 edition takes place at the Prins Bisschopsingel in Maastricht and brings you the best music!

Mixed festival on Vlieland, a beautiful isle in the North of Holland. The heart of this new festival is music but it is mainly the context makes the festival unique: located in the middle of nature, surprising programme, visual arts and extraordinary activitities. Into The Great Wide Open is for all alternative music lovers, adult and child, who are looking for a calm and rich atmosphere. A relaxed three-day festival.

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FESTIVAL FACTS Genre various Established 2009 Location Vlieland (isle in the North of Holland) Capacity 6.000 Stages 4 Program references Whitest Boy Alive, Kurt Vile, Franz

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APPELPOP TIEL 12-13 SEPTEMBER 2014 CONTACT Name

Ron Euser Company

Mojo Concerts appelpop.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre pop, rock Established 1992 Location Waalkade Tiel Capacity 60.000 per day Stages 3 Program references Madness, Bush, Caro Emerald,

Goose, Therapy?, Will and the People, Selah Sue, Wende The Appelpop festival is a free two day festival. It is one of the largest and most popular festivals of the Netherlands. Visitors and artists appreciate the unique atmosphere and location of the festival. Appelpop takes place in a beautiful location next to the town centre of Tiel and the river Waal, which is Europe’s most intensively used waterway. Visitors can enjoy a wide variety of bands on three stages: major national and international headliners, upcoming indie bands and local talents.

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TAKE ROOT GRONINGEN 13 SEPTEMBER 2014 CONTACT Name

Bertus de Blaauw Company

Mojo Concerts takeroot.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre roots, americana Established 1998 Location De Oosterpoort, Groningen Capacity 3.000 Stages 4 Program references Bon Iver, Calexico, The Tallest Man

on Earth, Mark Lanegan & Isobel Campbell, Kris Kristofferson, Sean Rowe, Joe Pug, The Milk Carton Kids Each year, a high-quality cross section of American Roots Music is presented in music centre De Oosterpoort in Groningen. In eight hours’ time, Take Root stages authentic and progressive music on four separate stages.

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CROSSING BORDER THE HAGUE & ENSCHEDE 12-15 NOVEMBER 2014 CONTACT Name

Bertus de Blaauw Company

Mojo Concerts crossingborder.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre alternative, pop/rock, literature Established 1993 Location Royal Theatre, National Theatre, Theater aan

het Spui: The Hague Capacity 10.000 Stages 15 Extra’s November 13/14: Crossing Border Enschede at

locations: Atak and Wilminktheater Capacity 5.000, 5 Stages Program references Sigur Rós, Coldplay, The National, Rufus Wainwright, The Black Keys, Patti Smith, Mumford & Sons, Fleet Foxes, Lou Reed, Louis Theroux Crossing Border is the foremost international, interdisciplinary literature and music festival in Europe. Experience glittering moments of live music, unique encounters with authors on stage, special film screenings and more.

SPEEDFEST EINDHOVEN 15 NOVEMBER 2014 CONTACT Name

Jeps Salfischberger Company

Mojo Concerts speedfest.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre speedrock, rock & roll, garage, punk, metal,

psychobilly, hardcore, outlaw country Established 2006 Location Klokgebouw Strijp-S, Eindhoven Capacity 4.750 Stages 3 Extra’s various specialised DJ’s Program references Airbourne, Monster Magnet,

Danko Jones, The Bronx, Black Label Society, Triggerfinger, Life Of Agony, Entombed, Heideroosjes, Pentagram, Red Fang Internationally renowned festival organised by Peter Pan Speedrock (NL). On Speedfest one finds legendary underground bands and classic bands from various ‘ hard genres’ such as speedrock, rock & roll, garage, punk, metal, psychobilly, hardcore and outlaw country. Therefor Speedfest is unique in its kind regarding line-up and atmosphere. Nowadays visitors come from abroad, even all the way from Turkey!

photo Gavin Friday (c) Haags Uitburo

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DISTORTION EINDHOVEN 16 NOVEMBER 2014 CONTACT Name

Jeps Salfischberger Company

Mojo Concerts distortionfest.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre rock, alternative, metal Established 2012 Location Klokgebouw, Eindhoven Capacity 4.500 Stages 3 Extra’s metal market, DJ’s Program references Meshuggah, Fear Factory, Devin

Townsend Project, Opeth, Decapitaded, Miss May I, For Today, Texas in July, Heart In Hand, Death Angel, Hard Resistance Distortion is a new metalfestival that focusses on thrashmetal, djent, hardcore, crossover, metalcore, speedmetal.

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NIGHT OF THE PROMS ROTTERDAM TBC NOVEMBER 2014 CONTACT Name

Kim Bloem Company

Mojo Concerts notp.com

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre pop meets classic Established 1990 Location Ahoy, Rotterdam Capacity 10.000 to 30.000 Stages 1 Extra’s a symphony orchestra performs together with

pop and rock stars in a mind-blowing setting Program references The Jacksons, Anastacia, Mick Hucknall, Joe Cocker, Simple Minds, Sting, Macy Gray A fun-filled musical spectacle based on a unique concept, where a symphony orchestra performs well-known classical hits and accompanies international pop and rock stars when they bring their modern-day classics. At Night of the Proms, the audience is carried away by romantic music, sings along with timeless pop tunes and moves to the groove.

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SONGBIRD FESTIVAL ROTTERDAM 23-24 NOVEMBER 2014 CONTACT Name

Gideon Karting Company

Mojo Concerts songbirdfestival.nl

FESTIVAL FACTS Genre singer / songwriter, young adult pop Established 2011 Location De Doelen, Rotterdam Capacity 7.000 Stages 6 Program references Maria Mena, Matt Simons, Tom

Odell, Pete Murray, Ben Howard, Michael Kiwanuka, Lianne La Havas, Matt Corby The two day Songbird festival presents a selection of the finest young adult contemporary artists in an indoor location in the centre of Rotterdam. With 3 seated and 3 standing rooms, the venue can accommodate 3.500 people per day.

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