Kingsday 2016 is almost there. Of course, Amsterdam will be at the epicentre of Kingsday celebrations, with hundreds of thousands of people expected to visit the capital. Luckily, there are many alternatives to escape the overcrowded, drunken wilderness, with many underground-minded events located safely in the periphery of the city. That’s why we’ve lined up the best Kingsday events to visit on the 27th of April.
#05 Thuishaven | KINGSDAY | Thuishaven + Warehouse Elementenstraat, Amsterdam
Amsterdam’s Sunday phenomenon Thuishaven is celebrating it’s three year anniversary this Kingsday, and have invited their closest artists to come and play, like Dennis Ferrer and Andre Hommen, Lexer, Nic Fanciulli and many more.
Nic Fanciulli | Karotte | Dennis Ferrer | Guti | dOP | Luna City Express | Andre Hommen | Guti | Lexer & more
#04 VOLTT Koningsdag | KINGSDAY | NDSM-Docklands, Amsterdam
Nothing but the best of local friends to be found in the booth at VOLTT Kingsday, so prepare for a cozy soirée with the best in house, techno and other leftdial electronica.
Job Jobse | Ryan Elliot | Axel Boman | Awanto3 | Makam | Cinnaman | Beesmunt Soundsystem | Jasper Wolff | Frits Wentink & more
#03 Nassau Festival | KINGSDAY | Olympisch Station, Amsterdam
Nassau Festival is taking over the Olympic Area this Kingsday. A new collaboration of Amsterdam based promoters STRAF_WERK, REAKTOR, infamous tech-curator De Sluwe Vos and THUMP. All hosts deliver one stage, resulting in a wide variety of acts and sounds.
Jamie Jones | The Martinez Brothers | Henrik Schwarz (Live) | Eats Everything | Detroit Swindle | Luuk van Dijk | Oscar Mulero | Carl Craig | Mind Against | Mathew Jonson (Live) | tINI | Boris Werner | Jimmy Edgar | De Sluwe Vos | Gerd & Serge | Samuel Deep & Wouter S.
#02 Loveland van Oranje Festival | KINGSDAY | Meerpark, Amsterdam
Loveland has expanded its festival terrain, taking place at Amsterdam’s Meerpark, to suit its expansive headliner-packed line up.
Agoria | Benny Rodrigues | Guy Gerber | Kölsch | Pan-Pot | Secrey Cinema b2b Egbert (Live) | Tom Trago
#01 Oranjebloesem | KINGSDAY | Blijburg Aan Zee, Amsterdam
Oranjebloesem has given Amsterdam something special during Kingsday for the last two years, creating an atmosphere that doesn’t amplify the Kingsday feeling, but rather generating the perfect secluded community for like minded people who wish to escape the inner city Kingsday madness and do take part in something different. Next to that, they have outdone themselves regarding programming, with Amsterdam’s favourite superstar DJ/enfant terrible Seth Troxler topping the bill.
Seth Troxler | Mystery guest | KiNK | Joris Voorn | Gerd Janson | Tsepo | Pieter Jansen | Interstellar Funk | Dollkraut | SHMLSS | Festimi & more