Top10 summer music festivals in Rotterdam 2017

Rotterdam summer festivals top10Raw, Hardstyle, Post Punk, HipHop, Techno, House, Urban, R&B, UK, Dance, Underground, Reggae. Just choose your summer music festivals and go crazy!

In this blog post we show you the ten most prominent, striking, and innovative summer music festivals in Rotterdam. We’ll let you know which festivals are worth a visit. There are definitely a few big names, but also some new-, and free festivals.

These ten outstanding music events excel in different ways, like performing artists, location, or atmosphere. So we decided not to rank them, but to expose the festivals in order of appearance. Let’s get started.

Summer music festivals in Rotterdam 2017

LOUDFEST festival Rotterdam


Hardstyle fans, pay attention! Enjoy the very best at this new edition of Loudfest. A mix of famous artists en talents will blow you away. Expect only raw, exploding sets at a unique industrial atmosphere.

The Flying Dutch music festival Rotterdam

The Flying Dutch

This is the largest Dutch open air dance festival. Famous Dutch DJ’s like Afrojack, Don Diablo, Hardwell, Nicky Romero and Oliver Heldens alternate in the cities of Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Eindhoven.

Boothstock music Festival Rotterdam


The Boothstock festival is a unique open air dance party. Five area’s represent music styles like House, Techno, and UK. And a Hip-Hop and R&B area comeback. Come and see world class DJ’s in alternation with artists from Rotterdam.

Metropolis Festival Rotterdam


Since 1988 Metropolis presents striking, innovative and surprising music. This one-day free event provides a platform for talented upcoming bands and acts. This summer music festival features an exciting line-up of (inter)national artists with a great live reputation.

Eendracht music Festival Rotterdam

Eendracht Festival

Usually announced as a typical showcase festival. More than 100 music artists, poets, painters, and other creative people from Rotterdam show their talents on at least 15 stages.

Triangle Festival Rotterdam

Triangle Festival

This outdoor eclectic music festival follows the motto: when three right musical genres collide, they form the perfect triangle. The three stages are named after the metropolitan cities: Tokyo, New York and London. This festival brings you the freshest sounds from the UK, mixed with HipHop and R&B.

Reggae festival Rotterdam

Reggae Rotterdam

This Open Air Reggae Festival offers an international and innovative line-up at various stages. Surprising live acts in a soothing combination with top-level gastronomy of local entrepreneurs.

Blijdorp Festival Rotterdam

Blijdorp Festival

Enter a world of Art, Culture, Music & Happiness. Visit the mainstage for international headliners, and discover new bands on the live stage. Get lost in the tipi-village and don’t forget to look for that mysterious, secret area.

Rotterdam Rave Festival summer

Rotterdam Rave Festival

This industrial techno party brings promising DJ’s to Rotterdam. The festival site is divided into three areas: a Radiation area, a Powerhouse area, and an Exposure area.

Baroeg Open Air Festival Rotterdam

Baroeg Open Air Festival

The festival is characterized by its broad, underground programming. Each year there are three stages at the festival: the Main Stage, the Electronic Stage, and the Talent Stage.

Summer Festivals Rotterdam

Let’s celebrate the summer of 2017

It is impossible to expose all Rotterdam summer music festivals, so we invite you to tip your favorite ones. Let us know, in particular, what festivals have to be announced, next time.
Now it is time to celebrate the summer. So take your pick, and enjoy one or more summer music festivals. Let’s face the music… and dance.