5 Days Off


March 4, 2015 - March 8, 2015

5 Days Off brings a cutting-edge electronic music program where well-known artists from across the globe perform alongside up-and-coming talents in the most exciting venues in Amsterdam.

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  • Cross-cut of international electronic music
  • Renowned artists and up-and-coming talent
  • City-wide indoor festival

Wide variety of music acts and arts

The event is not only a platform for the electronic music scene, there is also a strong focus on a wide diversity of media art disciplines, such as experimental films, electronic music videos and art installations, which manifest in the ever evolving club culture. 5 Days Off shows a diverse program which spans the genres of minimal, techno, hip hop, dubstep, house and UK Bass.

What’s hot in electronic music

Over the last ten years 5 Days Off has become a city-wide festival and aims to show a wide spectrum of what is happening in electronic music today. Spread over three of Amsterdam’s best venues, each of which is an amazing place in itself and worth a visit no matter what, and each bringing its own special and unique experience to the table.

Extensive program

The world famous Paradiso proudly presents new beats including dub step, hip-hop and electro-beat, whereas the Melkweg hosts the modern disco sounds. Before the nighttime program kicks off, the festival presents an art program in De Balie. This program showcases film, photography, media art, graphic design, fashion, and lifestyle in combination with electronic music.

If you’re planning a visit to Amsterdam in early March, this event's great range of music styles combined with spectacular media art performances is surely worth catching until the very last beat.

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Weteringschans 6-9
1017SG Amsterdam
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