5 Days Off, Electronic Music Festival in Amsterdam
Every year at the beginning of March, the Amsterdam nightlife fills with clubbers, electronic beats and musicians from all over the world. Why? The 5 Days Off electronic music festival whose reputation has spread world wide. In 2013 the festival will take place from the 6th to 10th of March.
A spin-off of the Belgian Festival, 10 Days Off, the 5 Days Off in Amsterdam offers fans of electronic music five days of partying and live music, with performances, exhibitions and multimedia art rounding out the festival.
The 5 Days Off in Amsterdam has grown rapidly since its beginnings and the festival takes place behind two of the most famous nightclubs in Amsterdam: Melkweg and Paradiso. So that festival goers get to see some sun during the festival, they can visit De balile to participate in some of the activities running concurrently, art and photographic exhibitions, multimedia exhibitions and fashion shows.
Program 5 Days Off 2013
The program for 5 Days Off always combines well known artists as well as up and coming young talent from all over the world. Past editions have included Daft Punk, Dizze Rascal, The Gaslamp Killer, Flying Lotus and Mono Lake. Artists at 5 Days Off 2013 include:
Maceo Plex – Hudson Mohawke – Bloody Beetroots – James Holden – Tale Of Us – AraabMuzik – Netsky dj-set – Baauer – Gilles Peterson – Booka Shade – Modeselektor dj-set – Nathan Fake – Floating Points – A Made Up Sound – Benji B – Luke Abbott – Mr Scruff – Benjamin Damage – Camo & Krooked dj-set – George FitzGerald – Fred V & Grafix – Lone dj-set – Addison Groove – InnerAct – Midland – Lukid – Anstam – Bambounou – Cosmin TRG – Akkachar – Audio Culture – Brutuzz – Chris Julien – Conforce – Dam Mantle – Daniël Bortz – Danny Brouwer – Dekmantel Soundsystem – Detroit Swindle – DJ+ – Eprom – ESHU – Hannes Rasmus – Homework – Jackson and his Computer Band dj-set – Jameszoo – Job Jobse – Jorn Liefdeshuis – Krampfhaft – Luke Slater – Makam – Mattikk – MC Dynamite – MC Wrec – Mees Dierdorp – Melon -Mike Dehnert – Mike Mago – Nymfo – Olff – Pamb & Harsh – Pfadfinderei – Phon.o – Riptide – Ron Flatter – Roswitha – S.P.Y. – Shed – SHMLSS – SPACEGIRLS – The Magician – Tom Trago – Wesley Matsell – William Kouam Djoko.
- Admission: 85€ for the 5 Days Off festival pass, individual tickets are also available.
- When: 6-10 March 2013
- Where: Melkweg, Paradiso, De Baile (Leidseplien, Amsterdam)