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Roadburn 2017 Ticket Onsale Date: October 20!

Posted on Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

We’re very aware that people are awaiting an announcement from us regarding the line up for Roadburn 2017. We’re working on that right now and will have some news for you within the next couple of weeks – we’re putting the finishing touches to the first batch of announcements, with more to follow. We hope you’ll agree that they’re worth the wait!

In the mean time, we want to give you advance warning that tickets for Roadburn 2017 will go on sale on October 20! Mark your calendars now, and save your pennies! We’ll have more details available before they go onsale regarding pricing and links etc. But we can tell you now that they will be sold via TICKETMASTER once again, and also will be available to purchase in person from the 013 venue in Tilburg (NL) at our annual onsale party!

In case you missed the news this summer… we have some good news for visitors to Roadburn from outside of Tilburg! After some careful negotiating with local authorities, we can confirm that non-Dutch residents will be able to gain access to Tilburg’s coffee shops and can legally purchase marijuana products – as long as they are wearing a Roadburn wristband!

We’re well aware that this part of our culture is appealing to visitors and we’re very happy to be able to include you during Roadburn 2017. The city of Tilburg has always been very welcoming to Roadburners, and this is yet another extension of that welcome. Tilburg has several recommended coffee shops and we’re sure locals will happily point you in the right direction. So, if you like, you can now go forth, smoke and have a good time!

In the mean time, as with previous years, Marcel Van De Vondervoort (Torture Garden Studio) and his amazing team have captured the essence of Roadburn 2016 in these incredible audio recordings, hosted by VPRO 3voor12, Holland‘s major cultural network.

Dive straight in and relieve Roadburn 2016 here.

Stay tuned for more announcements in the first week of October – and, as ever, thank you for your continued support of Roadburn Festival!

Walter, Becky, and all at the 013 venue.

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Roadburn Festival 2016: The Emotional Connection Has Never Been Stronger

Posted on Monday, April 18th, 2016

Roadburn 2016 was the first edition to take place in the new and improved 013 venue. We were overwhelmed by how well the line up came together, how many of you were supportive and bought tickets – we knew it was going to be a great edition before it started […]

A-Z of Roadburn 2016: Everything You Need To Know!

Posted on Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

We’ve gathered together all of the essential information to ensure that your Roadburn experience goes without a hitch this year. A – Access! First thing’s first! You will need to swap your ticket for a wristband before you can access the festival stages. Because we have Cult of Luna playing […]

Roadburn 2016 Official Exhibition: The World of Becky Cloonan

Posted on Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

It’s no secret that Roadburn has a strong leaning towards art and creativity, and we’re proud to announce that a new chapter in our ever-evolving love affair with music and art comes to fruition at this year’s festival. For 2016, Becky Cloonan has created our incredible artwork, and with her […]

What Is Best In Life? The Official Roadburn 2016 Artwork By Becky Cloonan

Posted on Thursday, September 10th, 2015

We at Roadburn are ecstatically proud to unveil the official artwork for Roadburn 2016, lovingly wrought by acclaimed comic-book illustrator Becky Cloonan who will be following in the illustrious footsteps of such predecessors as Michel Langevin, Costin Chioreanu and Arik Roper. Born in Pisa, Italy, in 1980 and first coming […]

Hear It Here: Roadburn 2015 Audio Streams On Line: Acid Witch, Bongripper, Der Weg Einer Freiheit, Ken Mode and Thou Among Others

Posted on Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

We may be at the height of summer this week, with temperatures soaring, but we’re reflecting back on April when we had Acid Witch, Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell, Bongripper, Death Hawks, Der Weg Einer Freiheit, Kenmode, Mugstar, SubRosa, Thou, and The Tower all play at Roadburn 2015. Thanks to Marcel […]

Hear It Here: Roadburn 2015 Audio Streams On Line: Argus, Bell Witch, Monolord, Svartidaudi and Uzala Among Others

Posted on Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Today we’re continuing with our series of audio streams from Roadburn 2015, and as ever we bring them to you with huge thanks to Marcel van de Vondervoort (Torture Garden Studio) and his recording team, and VPRO 3voor12. Anthroprophh – Live at Roadburn 2015 Argus – Live at Roadburn 2015 […]

Hear It Here: Roadburn 2015 Audio Streams On Line: Bongripper, Goatwhore, Primitive Man, Salem’s Pot and The Golden Grass Among Others

Posted on Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

We have another batch of audio streams from Roadburn 2015, thanks to Marcel van de Vondervoort (Torture Garden Studio) and his recording team, and VPRO 3voor12. This time around we’ve captured a good cross section – everything from Scott H. Biram’s laid back blues to Goatwhore’s blistering aggression. Also featured […]

Hear It Here: Roadburn 2015 Audio Streams On Line: Eagle Twin, Lazer/Wulf, Minsk, Mortals and Sun Worship Among Others

Posted on Thursday, April 30th, 2015

We pride ourselves on the attention to detail at Roadburn – from the bands we pick, to the artists that exhibit, the curators that we invite and everything in between. This attention to detail extends to the audio recordings that we make of the bands that perform at the festival. […]

Roadburn 2015 Officially Sold Out!

Posted on Saturday, April 11th, 2015

We’re over the moon to announce that Roadburn Festival has sold out completely! This year, thanks to the introduction of day tickets, we’ve been able to welcome more people than ever before to Roadburn – with over 4000 Roadburners arriving at our home at the 013 venue in Tilburg. With […]