The Dutch summer festival season just got way hotter!
Celebrating its 24th edition, Mysteryland Netherlands is going all out this year, joining forces with some of today’s leading international labels and platforms in the world of electronic music, as well as conquering new music genres within the electronic spectrum. Over the weekend of August 26th – 27th, the festival base at Haarlemmermeer near Amsterdam, will witness over 100, 000 guests raving to 250 DJs and live electronic acts on spellbinding stages. While the Main Stage will form the centre piece of this musical tour de force, hosting big room acts, Q-dance will pursue their relentless presentation of the Hardstyle genre with stunning stage designs and finales.
The world’s no. 1 House label will bring back their all-time Spinnin’ Sessions at the legendary Big Top Tent, hosting the most prominent EDM artists. The Sunday of August 27th will see Mysteryland premiere its first ever electronic live stage – The Big Top Live, where some of today’s hottest live electronic bands will perform. Sven Väth’s legendary German techno institute Cocoon is also returning to Mysteryland, after a hiatus of a few years, along with the scene’s leading techno, tech house and deep house artists. For industrial techno heads, ‘The Baron of Techno’ Dave Clarke, will be presenting another stage, where A-lister techno producers that are the Englishman’s friends will take to the decks.
The Vunzige Deuntjes stage, broadens the range of musical styles where you can grind to hip-hop, R’n’B and dancehall evergreens. Holland’s top hip-hop blog, Puna, is staging the best rappers of the Low Lands. Among the many firsts at Mysteryland 2017, drum ‘n’ bass is making its thumping debut with two of the genre’s most renowned labels represented: Ram Records and Hospital Records.
Jamie Jones’ acclaimed Paradise will be making a tech house + deep house debut at the Dutch summer festival. Also, Barcelona’s infamous Elrow is returning for another insane weekend with tech house stompers, confetti avalanches and stunning show and stage features! What’s not to be missed is Kris Kross Amsterdam at the Crazy Town stage for an eclectic mix of nichely produced dance music. Lastly, Diplo’s imprint Mad Decent will take over the final day for some stomping dance floor craziness!
That’s not all, folks! As always, the LGBTQ-minded Milkshake Festival is also on board with a roster of hysterical acts and fabulous musicians. The Healing Garden will continue their function as a ceremonial space, for gurus and shamans, to welcome attendees on the profound journey to find your inner self.
Early Bird tickets are sold out. Starting Wednesday, March 8th, you can sign up for the lineup pre-sale, bringing you not only the opportunity to win exclusive prizes, but most importantly; you’ll be the first to hear Mysteryland’s hottest artists on the 2017 lineup!
Watch the official Mysteryland 2016 Aftermovie which takes you on an ethereal journey, rediscovering the connections of music, energy, rhythm, vibes and spirituality, amidst magical surroundings. Look out for the enlightening segment with South African producer and DJ, Nozinja, the pioneer of Shangaan Electro: