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Dutch Design Week announces music programme

06 September 2017

Again, this year, Dutch Design Week is about music too. Dutch Design Week, Effenaar and Friendly Fire announced the multiple-day music programme today. Order your tickets now online at and

Discover new music during Dutch Design Week

The future of music

From 21 until 29 October more than 70 national and international artists put on shows in various locations across the city. During the performances visitors will be exposed to the future of music through exhibitions, workshops and innovative stage design.


The line-up includes both new and established names from dance, folk, hip-hop and indie. This year there are 5 designers (including Joost van Bleiswijk), who will be increasing the concert experience with decor and stage design. The performances will take place in the Effenaar, TAC, Altstadt, Stroomhuis, Café Wilhelmina, The Student Hotel, Piet Hein Eek, FIFTH | NRE, De Oude Rechtbank and de Schuilplaats.



Visitors can experience music in a different way on the Ketelhuisplein. The DDW Music Lab will experiment with sound and workshops will be held about the latest developments and technologies in music.



MUSIC: Alex Vargas, Lefto, Joep Beving, Intergalactic Lovers, Yung Nnelg, The Fresh & Onlys, Lapalux, (Sandy) Alex G, And So I Watch You From Afar, Linde Schöne, Het Zesde Metaal, Paul Sinha, Priests, White Reaper, Ray Fuego, Chagall, Quiet Hollers, Pietju Bell + Woenzelaar, YAK, Alex Lahey, The Homesick, Girl Ray, Pip Blom, Torus, Elias Mazian, Harlea, Phoebe Bridgers, Matteo Myderwyk, Chelou, Frankie Rose, Cid Rim, Nambyar, Ares, Mairo Nawaz, The Sherlocks, Luke Howard, Diet Cig, Newmoon, Will Samson, Vagabon, Jalen N’Gonda, The Weather Station, blackwave., S4U, Nana Adjoa, Code Walk, Baywaves, Braz, The Howlin’, Figgie, Azure Hiptronics, Arp Frique, Downtown Boys, Feng Suave, Hytes, Lee Anderson and many others.

DECOR: Joost van Bleiswijk, Elvis Wesley, Studio Big Mistake and Tijs Gilde.

DDW MUSIC LAB: Strijbos & van Rijswijk and many others.



All performances (with the exception of the specials) are free upon presentation of your DDW Ticket (available online for €19 (incl. service costs). Without a ticket, admission is €5 (only on the door). The DDW Music Lab is also free without a DDW Ticket.


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For additional information, please contact the Effenaar via Laura van Gerven, Marketing & PR Effenaar (+31(0)40-239 36 66,, or Raffaela Vandermühlen, Head of Brand Strategy & PR Dutch Design Foundation (+31(0)40-296 11 50,,