Three Day Early Bird tickets to Lowlands including shuttle, camping and service charges, will be available for £120 on Ticketmaster UK from the 6th February. For more information and further announcements, stay tuned to www.lowlands.nl/en
This is the first wave of acts announced for the 24th edition of one of the biggest and longest standing European festivals. Held in the heart of The Netherlands,Lowlands is a central part of the summer calendar for thousands of music lovers each year.
During three days in August, the Lowlands city rises in the middle of Holland: with 55,000 inhabitants, around 250 performances, including: a comprehensive programme of good quality theatre, film, visual arts, literature, stand-up comedy, plus bars and global restaurants, market, campsites, live radio broadcast, daily newspaper, unique currency and even it’s own University! All divided over three areas and eight stages, most of which are inside tents.
Lowlands takes place in Biddinghuizen, an hour drive from Amsterdam. The nearest airport is Amsterdam’s Schipol, but both Rotterdam and Eindhoven are within reasonable reach. There are regular direct trains from Schipol airport to Dronten, the nearer train station, from which the festival provides free direct shuttle buses to the site to ticket holders.
Festival: Lowlands www.lowlands.nl/en
Dates: August 19th – 21st 2016
Where: Biddinghuizen (an hour from Amsterdam)
Line up so far: Disclosure, LCD Soundsystem, The Last Shadow Puppets, Oscar and the Wolf, Sigur Rós, Eagles of Death Metal, Chvrches, Collabs ft. Chris Liebing & Speedy J, Damian ‘Jr. Gong’ Marley, Flatbush Zombies, Ghost, Jamie Woon, M83, Oh Wonder, Paul Kalkbrenner, Philip Glass Ensemble – Koyaanisqatsi Live!, Recondite (Live), Rødhåd, Sleeping With Sirens, Sum 41, Tale Of Us, AURORA, The Black Madonna, Dr Krapula, Dub Inc, España Circo Este, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Giraffage, Islam Chipsy, Mick Jenkins, The Rumjacks, Tiggs Da Author and Sevn Alias.
Early Bird 3-Day Ticket: £120 including shuttle, camping and service charges, available on Ticketmaster UK from the 6th February.
Doors open: Thursday 18th (time TBC)
Doors Close: Monday 23rd (noon)
To get there: A number of low cost airlines operate daily flights from most UK airports to Amsterdam (Schipol). There are regular trains from Schipol airport to Dronten, an hour train ride. Free shuttle buses are provided by the festival to ticket holders from Dronten train station to the Lowlands festival site.