Tag: Het Twiske

Interview: Steven Julien

One of the most prominent representatives of London House Music, Steven Julien (aka Funkineven) will return to Amsterdam for the first ever Lente Kabinet weekender. With his Apron Records imprint instrumental in introducing the likes of Greg Beato and Shanti Celeste to the world, and inimitable technical skills behind the decks, Steve Julien is a complete (and unique) voice in contemporary dance. Born and raised in West London with Grenadian blood, his first foray with rhythm came as a dancer, MC and beatmaker, before moulding smooth cuts of his own, as representative on his 2009 debut EP with Eglo Records. ... Read more

Lente Kabinet Festival Announces Full Lineup For First Ever Weekender

After six memorable editions, the little sister event of Dekmantel Festival, Lente Kabinet Festival has set up a weekender for the first time as 2018’s festival event. With its focuses on avant-garde music and arts set against the stunning natural decor of Amsterdam’s Het Twiske, Lente Kabinet, along with its local partners Red Light Radio, Cineville and Subbacultcha, will see bring the likes of Motor City Drum Ensemble, Peggy Gou, Hunee, R&B singer/songwriter Kelela, jazz-funk hero Kamaal Williams and Congolese street-and DIY artists KOKOKO! and across the 26 – 27 May 2018 weekend. Furthermore, the festival includes the likes of ... Read more

Party Report: Lente Kabinet 2017

Amsterdam’s Lente Kabinet festival is the annual little sister to it’s renowned Dekmantel event. Organized by the same minds, and frequently featuring similar artists (albeit at less than 1/3 of the latter’s multi-day, city-wide offering), Lente Kabinet is something of a precursor to the massive summer events to come (I mean, the English translation has “Spring” in it…but most of you knew already that already), as well as a (welcome) relief from the barrage of open format, mainstream festival events which tend to monopolize and create a complacency toward all those arbitrary definitions of “underground” out there. My own experience ... Read more

Pleinvrees Announces Joris Voorn, Stephan Bodzin, Max Cooper For 2017 Festival

With a motley collection of melodies, slew of live performances, and a ton of artists coming in from Berlin, Pleinvrees Festival sets itself apart from the (crowded) field. After having announced their move to Het Twiske, Pleinvrees now reveals the full lineup for the 2 September event, which will feature everyone from Joris Voorn, Worakls, Stephan Bodzin to Oliver Koletzki, ROD, Andhim, and Max Cooper, to Reinier Zonneveld and Satori. You can check out the full list of names below, but with over 40 artists spread across 5 stages (including hosts The Gardens of Babylon and Katermukke), there’s something for ... Read more

Pleinvrees Moves To Het Twiske For 2017 Festival

After time spent at Overhoeks and Sportpark Riekerhaven, Amsterdam’s Pleinvrees Festival moves to Het Twiske for its 2017 edition. One of the most splendid natural areas in The Netherlands, Het Twiske has hosted several renowned festivals over the years including Welcome to the Future and Lente Kabinet. On 2 September, the massive green space will welcome Pleinvrees and its 15000 loyal fans, local DJ favorites, and International stars. Music wise, Pleinvrees will host 5 stages, which includes Kattermuke and one of the city’s fastest rising event series The Gardens of Babylon with more announced soon showcasing a diverse selection of ... Read more

Lente Kabinet 2017 Announces The Black Madonna, Matthew Herbert, Helena Hauff For 6th Edition

For its sixth year, the breathtaking surroundings of Het Twiske will host Lente Kabinet Festival. A decicated Spring time celebration of electronic music, art, and culture, Lente Kabinet Festival 2017 will put additional focus on its selection of live acts geared toward the broadly interested electronic music enthusiast, who’s discerning tastes require in depth programming of a unique nature. The lineup will not disappoint as acts like the inspiring Aksak Maboul and Véronique Vincent, experimental electronics Powell, energetic percussion duo Ninos du Brasil and the psychedelic one man band Silver Apples take to the stage. DJ sets will come from ... Read more

Welcome To The Future Brings Festival Season Indoors This November

If you can recall, back in July’ Welcome to the Future was all set to unleash a massive lineup on Amsterdam during the highly competitive summertime festival season. That event would see the likes of Art Department, Hot Since 82, and Pan Pot, amongst many more descend on the beautiful Het Twiske. Unfortunately, on that particular mother nature didn’t comply, forcing the cancellation of the festival, amongst many other’s in the city. Perhaps it was all for the best as Welcome to the Future will now bring its outdoor experience indoors to the massive Warehouse Elementenstraat over a two day ... Read more

Bad Weather Conditions Get Festivals Cancelled

Due to the current weather conditions in and around Amsterdam, we are very sorry for the visitors of and organizations behind festivals like Welcome To The Future, Puur Festival and Live On Stage for having to cancel their entire event. Festivals like Lost & Sound, Klamme Handjes and Stekker found other solutions than canceling their event. Having taken precautionary measures at the onset of today’s weather report, it seems as though nature has prevailed and forced WTTF, Live on Stage and Puur in making the difficult decision to cancel their event. With consistent rain, cool temperatures, and strong winds anticipated as lasting throughout ... Read more

Preview: Welcome to the Future 2015

The annual gathering of house and techno enthusiasts that is Welcome to the Future returns to the beautiful Het Twiske, Amsterdam on 25 July 2015 with another celebration of music, love, and art bringing together creative minds across a spectrum of artistic disciplines.  As many veterans of the festival know, it is one that proudly stands for intimacy, a forward thinking musical vision, great sound and a big green heart. The overwhelming beauty of the Het Twiske grounds is one that makes patrons, as well as festival organizers, fall in love with the space year after year. This is why, ... Read more