The following is a collection of the most captivating festivals to look forward to in 2020. If you are aware of any that is not on the list, let us know. Here at HardstyleHumor, we value your feedback.
- Defqon 1
The festival’s outstanding rays of light and the fireworks make beautiful scenery. The fireworks look very splendid against the dark sky. The anthem song – one tribe makes the attendees emotional. Everyone is on feet dancing and jumping joyfully. Shirts have no use for others here who are lost in the melody of the song. It’s pretty fun watching them though.
The fun thing about this festival is how people gather like-minded spirits. The atmosphere is electrifying as everyone is on the haste to follow the beats. The Sub Zero project and D-Sturb – Heroes of the night, is appealing to the ears. A variety of small tents and the motorbike heroics are just icing on the cake.
Decibel outdoor is a music festival held in Hilvarenbeek, the Netherlands over one day. This year it’s scheduled for 21-23 August and one needs to get their eardrums checked since this is the loudest festival on the planet. The Atmozfears & LXCPR – Live loud anthem song, is insane and sounds like a track from another world! The first kick of this song is mental.
Dominator is a music festival held at E3 Strand, Eersel, the Netherlands over one day. The Dominator 2019 Aftermovie is amazing and capable of getting one goosebump when watching it. The tracklist, Angerfist & Nolz(Rally of retribution), Deadly guns & Warface(Last resort), The & Furyan & Alee(Guerilla Warface), Nosferatu & Sefa(Killer beat) and Deadly guns( get dissed) made the 2019 edition epic.
- Harmony of hardcore
Steered by Angerfist, last year’s edition of this festival was a masterpiece. Ophidian, the god or Mozart of industrial hardcore never disappointed in the creation of the festival’s anthem – Bring on the orchestra. There’s a cool atmosphere in the song, an awesome melody bringing about lots of emotions.
This a music festival held in Helvoirt, Netherlands. In 2019 edition, Adaro made the festival’s anthem song- I’m alive. The familiar feature with the event is the availability of different places to stay together and various games to take part in.
- Ground zero
Ground Zero Festival is a hardcore festival which takes place in Bussloo, The Netherlands. Anchored in the niche electronic style focused on high BPM, the night festival annually curates a line of hardcore, uptempo, Frenchcore, industrial, and underground artists. This year’s edition scheduled for August will not hold due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. This festival has the best of stage production pyrotechnics and audio/visual effects spread across its ten musical areas. In the festival’s 2019 edition, Partyraiser & Bulletproof – Dark Elements, was the anthem that caused frickin goosebumps.
The Fatality is a Raw outdoor festival that takes place in the Geffense Plas, Oss, Netherlands. This year’s edition will take place on the 1st of August. In last year’s show, Regain proudly presented the official Fatality 2019 anthem. The song had holly screeches from hell! The track was so insane!
- Masters of Hardcore
Mater of hardcore is the name of a Dutch hardcore music label and its related music festival events. With Miss K8 in the mix, this 2019 festival was a fascinating place to be. The top tracks Playah – Noise in the void, N -Vitral ft Sovereign king – vault of violence, and Tha Playah-My misery (N-Vitral remix) rocked the show.
Sunglow Festival is an electronic music festival held in Recreatrieoord, Binnemmaas, South Holland, the Netherlands over one day. 2020 Sunglow festival is scheduled for September 12-13.
- Supersized Kingsday
Supersized Kingsday Festival is a hardcore music festival in Best, the Netherlands. It takes place on the legendary king’s day, where the whole country celebrates the king’s birthday, with street parties, festivals, and activities. This is the biggest Kingsday party in the country. Since 2014, the festival has been held at Acquabest, a large, welcoming recreation park equipped with grassy areas and a large lake. The King wants all the styles represented, with nine areas decorated in the traditional bright orange for artists from all hardstyle genres.
Titanium is a hardcore outdoor festival. It will be held on Saturday, 8th May 2021 in Middelwaard, Vianen Netherlands. The crazy beats and screeches certainly make this festival harder than steel! Angernoizer ft Da mouth of madness -Titanium graced the previous edition as the anthem song.
Hardfest is an electronic music festival in Enschede. In 2019, a gigantic explosion of orange and inexhaustible energy broke loose on the beautiful grounds of the University of Twente in Enschede. The thickest combinations, recent live acts, best classics, and the finest talents were present to celebrate King’s day. Three bright orange areas, with a MAIN where you go all out on the best hardstyle sounds, the RAW where you rage until you drop and a HARDCORE stage where the bpm’s hit you at high speed presented an appealing show.
Impaqt is an electronic music festival in Avignon in southeastern France. Spanning the electronic music spectrum, the festival offers a 12-hour celebration of house, techno, psytrance, hardcore, and more. D-Block and S-te-Fan- Brace yourself was the last year’s official anthem of the festival.
- Karma outdoor
This is an Oldschool and Hardcore Classics music festival in Eindhoven. Last year’s edition featured sets from Paul Elstak, Neophyte, The Stunned Guys, and more. The previous edition took place at Landsard Beach, Eindhoven, the Netherlands from 29-30 June.
- Karnaval festival
Karnaval festival is a party full of Brabant fun, cheerfulness, and craziness. This festival requires one to put on their party animal and get going. The festival has an outdoor mainstage, a mega indoor party tent, a very cozy party café, the party cabin, and the infamous Intents Boombox. The next edition of this festival will be held in Moergestel on 13 and 14 February 2021. Mental Theo & Zany PartyfrieX-Naar De Klote graced last year’s edition as the festival anthem.
- Old school gangsters
This is a music festival in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The festival caters to all fans that cherish old school tracks and beats. The next edition of this festival will take place on May 29, 2021.
This is an annual hardstyle and hard dance event in the Netherlands. It’s a major attraction held by Q-dance, and considered to be one of the leading hardstyle events attracting nearly 30,000 people annually. The festival’s common genres are hardstyle, hardcore, hardhouse, hard trance, and subground. B-front -symphony of shadow rocked the show in the last year’s edition.
Tomorrowland is a Belgian electronic dance music festival held in Boom, Belgium. It stretches over two weekends and sells out in minutes. This year’s edition will not take place due to the coronavirus pandemic. The next edition is scheduled for 16-18 and 23-25 of July 2021. Jay Hardway and Sonderling music group steered last year’s show with the festival’s anthem songs.
Bassrulers is an outdoor festival held in Waterhoefke, Steenbergen, Netherlands in May. The minimum age allowed for this festival is 16 years. The 2019 Bassrulers festival was a festival with as much as 6 stages with a maximum diversity of the harder styles! TWSTD & MickeyG ft Luca -Memories was the 2019 Bassrulers anthem song.
Dream Village is a dance music festival in Breda, The Netherlands. Heading into its 10th-anniversary edition in 2019, the year marked a decade of hardcore partying! Anchored in harder styles but also offering other sounds, Dreamvillage annually curates a lineup of the best and brightest DJs and live acts from hardstyle and beyond. The festivals are packed with a range of activities, games, foods, and drinks to make soak up every last second of the season.
Emporium festival is a dance music festival in Wijchen, Netherlands. Its recent lineups have included Lost Frequencies, Headhunterz, JeBroerd, and more. In addition to the music, you can also enjoy the animal kingdom at the most beautiful zoo in the Netherlands which can be found at De Berendock. Polar bears, dolphins, and elephants await you there!
- Free festival
The free festival is an EDM, Hardstyle, Hardcore, Uptempo, Freestyle music festival in the Netherlands. The 2019 edition featured sets from Mental Theo, Korsakoff, Warface, Angerfist Live, and more. The Viper-Wild & Free graced 2019 show as the festival’s anthem song.
- Into the summer
This is a music festival held in Zwolle, Netherlands. This year’s edition was canceled due to the COVID 19 pandemic. The next edition will take place on 19th June 2021 in Zwolle.
The Qontinent is a harder styles music festival in Wachtebeke, Belgium. Put on by bass events and Q-dance, two of the premier hardstyle promoters in the world, the festival is three days of all-out raving. Featuring five stages, the Qontinent annually assembles an all-star lineup of the biggest DJs and live acts from the harder style of electronic music. Devin Wild – Island of intensity was last edition’s anthem song.
Mysteryland is the original electronic music festival, taking place on the outskirts of Amsterdam. Dating back to 1993, the festival is widely considered the first music festival to solely represent the electronic music. Priding itself on offering a lineup composed of the biggest and the best acts from across the wide spectrum of electronic genres, EDM, house, techno, hardstyles, and beyond are all represented.
Ozora Festival is one of the most influential psychedelic trance festivals in the world. It is held in Ozora, Hungary. One of the most immersive festivals in the world, OZORA’s six music stages are just the beginning of the festival experience. Artists fill the festivals with color, while activities, workshops, and more combine with a scenic site worth of exploration to create something truly consciousness-rising.
Pussy Lounge Wintercircus is a music festival in Best, Netherlands. It is a real wintery freestyle paradise with a crazy show of sexy dancers, inflatables that fly around, confetti, and C0-2 guns. What makes this edition so special, is that it’s an outdoor festival in a full winter theme. On the terrain of Aquabest, you can find an immense and warm festival tent where you can go completely crazy from beginning to end.
Qapital is relatively a new hardstyle and rawstyle festival hosted by Q-Dance that has taken place at the Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam since 2013. Like many other festivals, this year’s Qapital is called off due to COVID 19 Pandemic. The festival consists of top tracks like Mind Dimension – Room Rocker whose screeches are frickin awesome!
Shockerz is the leading indoor RAW event, combining a strong line-up with a unique story and dedicated following. Shockerz 2019 is a multi-genre music festival in Rosmalen, Netherlands. In addition to the music, Estaciones Sonoras Verano also has a program of food and drink. Rejecta ft Last Word – Chaos complete, was the official 2019 Shockerz anthem.
Snakepit 2019 is a hardcore music festival in Eindhoven, Netherlands. It recent lineups have included F.Noize, Deadly guns, Andy The Core, and more. This festival is characterized by an uptempo hardcore gathering. The Double Headed Snake was the official Snakepit 2019 anthem. The next edition of this festival will be held on 5th December 2020 in Klokgebouw, Eindhoven, Netherlands.
Supremacy is a hardcore electronic music festival in Den Bosch, Netherlands. The festival is a one-day all-out rager of a party. With an unrelenting lineup of the biggest names in hardstyle, Supremacy is not for the faint of heart. Pounding drum kicks, driving baselines and apocalyptic synths will blare through the festival’s state of the art sound system all night long. Supremacy is known for its outrageous atmosphere as well as its persuasive stage production and pyrotechnics. Crypsis and Nolz – Out of the dark graced 2019 edition as the festival’s anthem.
Syndicate festival, held in Dortmund, Germany, is a harder styles party that takes place every October. The doors of the city’s Westfalenhallen open for one night each year, representing the core of the harder styles sub-culture, from the uniquely dedicated and energetic fans to the biggest artists in the scene; Destructive Tendencies, Miss K8, and the hardcore legend Angerfist are all regular Syndicate performers. The consistently supreme lineups are spread across four stages within the expansive indoor arena, transforming the Wastfalenhallen, with blinding lasers and pounding sound production, into a haven for the harder styles. D-Fence ft Mr. Hide-The Sonic storm was the official Syndicate 2019 anthem.
Thunderdome is legendary for its hardcore music. Ever since its first edition in the nineties, the concept grew up to become the number one Hardcore-brand in the world. Dither- To the death was the epic anthem for the festival in 2019 edition.
- EDC LAS VEGAS
Electric Daisy Carnival(EDC) Las Vegas is the flagship event for one of the truly global electronic music brands of the last 25 years. The festival takes place in Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas in the United States of America. The festival also hosts EDC Week, which takes over Sin City May 15-22 with everything from morning beach parties to nighttime club raves to get the party started for the main event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
- Heaven Outdoor
Heaven outdoor is a house and techno festival in Vlaardingen, the Netherlands. Set outside of Rotterdam, the festival is a classical summertime urban escape festival. Featuring a wide range of electronic sounds, Heaven Outdoor spreads a lineup of party-starting DJs across four stages, turning its site into a one-day dance utopia. Set on the Surfplas in Vlaardingen, the festival takes place in a scenic location with the waterfront on one side and the forest on the other.
- Dreambeach festival
Dreambeach Villaricos is an enormous dance music festival held on the sands of Playa de Villaricos on Spain’s Costa Almeria. Each summer, the festival’s lineup includes a vast array of DJs and live performers, with shows from the finest names in EDM, house, techno, drum and bass, trance, hardstyle, rap, and more. Across five days, expect not just memorable sets from some of the biggest artists in the scene, but also spectacular levels of production – from sounding and lighting, to stage design and pyrotechnics.