Music festivals in the Netherlands: Summer 2019

Music festivals in the Netherlands: Summer 2019

Summer in the Netherlands means it's time for some of the best music festivals in Europe. These high-quality events feature everything from big names in the electronic scene to hip-hop heavyweights and legends of classic rock.

The top festivals this summer in the Netherlands

Here's our pick of some of the top music festivals in the Netherlands in June, July and August 2019.

Please note that the ticket prices listed do not include service or membership charges that may be applicable to the purchase price. All ticket prices (in euros) are for one-day passes unless otherwise indicated.

Festivals in June 2019 in the Netherlands

Here's what's happening in June:

Best Kept Secret Festival

  • Date: May 31-June 2
  • Where: Beekse Bergen, Hilvarenbeek
  • Tickets: 85 euros
  • Featured artists: Christine and the Queens, Kraftwerk 3D, Carly Rae Jepsen, Bon Iver, Charlotte Gainsbourg, The Raconteurs

Diynamic Festival

  • Date: June 1
  • Where: Amsterdamse Bos, Amsterdam 
  • Tickets: 48,50 euros
  • Featured artists: Francesco Tristano, Adriatique, Apparat, Elax AKA Boys Noise, Gerd Janson, Mano Le Tough, Tale of Us, Solomun, Stimming, Magdalena

Free Your Mind Festival

  • Date: June 1
  • Where: Stadsblokken, Arnhem
  • Tickets: 44,25 euros
  • Featured artists: Joris Voorn, Boris Brejcha, Patrice Baumel, Sasha, Amelie Lens, Keanu Joshi

Amsterdam Open Air

  • Date: June 1-2
  • Where: Gaasperpark, Amsterdam
  • Tickets: 134,50 euros for the Campsite Weekender ticket 
  • Featured artists: Broederliefde, Claire Lyons, Claptone, Colin Benders, DJ Ellen, Disco Dolly Soundsystem, Joris Voorn


  • Date: June 8-10
  • Where: Megaland, Landgraaf
  • Tickets: 100 euros
  • Featured artists: The Cure, Mumford & Sons, Jamiroquai, Lenny Kravitz, George Ezra, Tenacious D

Juliana Pop

  • Date: June 15
  • Where: IJsbaan, Julianadorp
  • Tickets: 23,85 euros
  • Featured artists: Quintino, De Jeugd van Tegenwoording, Mamihlapinatapai, Rob De Nijs. Johnny & the Gangsters of Love, Vaart


  • Date: June 8-9
  • Where: Het Rutbeek, Enschede 
  • Tickets: 35,50 euros - 53,50 euros
  • Featured artists: Kriss Kross Amsterdam, Brennan Heart, Chris Stussy, Amelie Lens, Ronnie Flex, Broederliefde, Anotr

Indian Summer Festival

  • Date: June 28-29
  • Where: Langedijk 
  • Tickets: 55 euros 
  • Featured artists: Scooter, Wulf, Famke Louise, Kraantje Pappie, Miss Montreal, Golden Earring, Ronnie Flex


  • Date: June 28-30
  • Where: Zuiderpark, The Hague
  • Tickets: Free (48,50 euros on Saturday Night) 
  • Featured artists: Skunk Anansie, Tears for Fears, Nile Rogers & Chic, Ronnie Flex & Deuxperience, Walk Off the Earth

Nomads Festival

  • Date: June 29-30
  • Where: Rhonepark, Amsterdam
  • Tickets: 34,46 euros
  • Featured artists: Cinnaman, Anthea, Boris Werner, Julian Alexander, Ryan Elliott, Samuel Deep, Tom Trago


  • Date: June 29-July 1
  • Where: Spaarnwoude (Houtrak), Amsterdam 
  • Tickets: 59 euros - 74 euros
  • Featured artists: Adam Beyer, Adriatique, Apollonia, Colin Benders, Nina Kraviz, Ricardo Villalobos, Victor Ruiz, Tale of Us, Sam Paganini

Festivals in July 2019 in the Netherlands

Here are the top festivals in July:

Amsterdam Roots

  • Date: July 2-10
  • Where: Oosterpark, Amsterdam
  • Tickets: Free
  • Featured artists: Malphino, Afrotronix, A Mili, Liraz, Santrofi, Femina, Jeremu Dutcher, The Nordanians, Luedji Luna

Down the Rabbit Hole

  • Date: July 5-7
  • Where: Groene Heuvels, Beuningen 
  • Tickets: 169 euros
  • Featured artists: Editors, Janelle Monae, Underworld, Thom Yorke, Foals, De Staat, Balthazar, Grace Jones, Ronnie Flex

​​​WOO HAH! Festival

  • Date: July 12-14
  • Where: Beekse Bergen
  • Tickets: 53,90 euros - 75,90 euros 
  • Featured artists: London on Da track, Flatbush Zombies, Kodak Black, Ocean Wisdom, Young Ellens, Deejay Abstract

North Sea Jazz Festival

  • Date: July 12-14
  • Where: Ahoy, Rotterdam 
  • Tickets: 95 euros 
  • Featured artists: Burt Bacharach, Diana Krall, Avishai Cohen (trumpet), Bobby McFerrin "Gimme 5", Jamie Cullum, Chucho Valdez, Janelle Monae, Ms Lauryn Hill

90s on the beach

  • Date: July 12
  • Where: Cattenbroekerplas Beach, Woerden
  • Tickets: 30,35 euros 
  • Featured artists: Vengaboys, Paul Elstak, Party Animals, Lange Frans, Nakatomi, Sylver (Sylvy Live On Tape) and DJ Jeroen Post


  • Date: July 12-14
  • Where: Weert-Noord, Weert 
  • Tickets: 69 euros - 120 euros
  • Featured artists: Snow Patrol, Sting, John Fogerty, Skunk Anansie, Daryl Hall, The Specials, James Morrison, Kodaline

Electronic Family

  • Date: July 20
  • Where: Den Bosch
  • Tickets: 49,50 
  • Featured artists: Above & Beyond, Andrew Bayer, Estiva, Ferry Corsten Presents: System F, Ilan Bluestone,  Ruben de Ronde

Welcome to the Future

  • Date: July 20
  • Where: Het Twiske, Amsterdam
  • Tickets: 59,25 
  • Featured artists: Adriatique, Benny Rodrigues, Enzo Siragusa & Archie Hamilton, Ici sans merci, Joseph Capriani, Luuk van Dijk 

Milkshake Festival

  • Date: July 27-28
  • Where: Westerpark, Amsterdam
  • Tickets: 52,70 euros
  • Featured artists: The Jawbreakers, Doppelganger, Baybjane, Love Bailey, The Black Madonna, Latifah, Dai Burger

Reggae Rotterdam

  • Date: July 28
  • Where: Kralingse Bos, Rotterdam
  • Tickets: 37,50 euros 
  • Featured artists: UB40, The Wailers, Morgan Heritage, Wyclef Jean, Spice, David Rodigan, Aba Shanti-I, Lee Scratch Perry, Stonebwoy, Moortje

Dekmantel Festival

  • Date: July 31-August 4
  • Where: Amsterdamse Bos and other venues, Amsterdam 
  • Tickets: 43 euros - 61 euros
  • Featured artists: Roisin Murphy, The Transcendence Orchestra, DJ Storm, Jon Hopkins, Dekmantel Soundsystem, Solar & Cinnaman

Festivals in August 2019 in the Netherlands

Here are the top festivals to look forward to in August:


  • Date: August 3
  • Where: South Beach, Scheveningen
  • Tickets: Free
  • Featured artists: TBA

Dance Valley

  • Date: August 10
  • Where: ​​​​​​​Spaarnwoude, Amsterdam
  • Tickets: 63,75 euros 
  • Featured artists: Benny Rodrigues, Bizzey, David Guetta, Ferry Corsten, Kriss Kross, Scarphase, Tony Junior

Appelsap Fresh Music Festival

  • Date: August 10
  • Where: ​​​​​​​Flevopark, Amsterdam 
  • Tickets: 46,45 euros 
  • Featured artists: Maleek Berry, Wilde Westen, Rimon, Ares, Benjiflow, Colorful Soundsystem, Flohio, Abstract, Idaly, Snelle​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


  • Date: August 16-18
  • Where: ​​​​​​​Walibi Holland, Biddinghuizen 
  • Tickets: 210 euros 
  • Featured artists: New Order, Royal Blood, The National, The Good, the Bad and the Queen


  • Date: August 23-26
  • Where: Haarlemmermeer
  • Tickets: 67,50 euros - 82,50 euros 
  • Featured artists: Dmitri Vegas & Like Mike, Claptone, Oliver Heldens, Martin Garrix, Brennan heart, Warface, Psyko Punkz​​​​​​​

Into the Great Wide Open

  • Date: August 29-September 1
  • Where: Vlieland
  • Tickets: 153 euros 
  • Featured artists: Yola, Yung Nnelg, Sophie Hunger, Squid, Niklas Paschburg, S10, Kokoroko!, Helena Geland

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Perhaps you've been on the fence about where to go. If that was the case, we hope our suggestions have been useful! Get your tickets before they sell out!

Rachel Deloughry


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