With names including Aeroplane, Todd Terry and Flight Facilities, disco and electro will set the tone of the Apenkooi stage on Saturday. Amsterdam will be honored to welcome Belgian rave queen Raving George, treating Open Air to merciless electro. Open AIR – BY MTV has booked big names including Tiga, Hercules & Love Affair Soundsystem, Redlight and Marbert Rocel. Format will start the weekend at full throttle with heroes of techno Paco Osuna, Joop Junior and Ici Sans Merci. Format godfather Juan Sanchez will take place behind the decks on both Saturday and Sunday. On Sunday Robert Hood and Sandwell District as well as homegrown Egbert, Mirella Kroes and Kevin Arneman will be present. This year, GirlsLoveDJs will have enough DJ’s to sink a ship, including de Jeugd van Tegenwoordig, The Flexican & MC Sef and Yellow Claw.
Carnivale pulls out the theatrics once again and rolls out a list of names that make you applaud spontaneously: ONNO, tINI, Guti, Sneak, Cassy and indestructible tech-house artists Matthias Tanzmann and The Martinez Brothers. Thenew but certainly not modest hosting partners Diepzinnig and Straf_Werk have put deep-house on the Amsterdam nightlife map during the past year. With names including Benoit & Sergio and Laura Jones, these hosts are not too shy to make their first Amsterdam Open Air stages spectacular.
After the success of hosting partners de Nachtspelen and PLAK during previous editions, they have become an unmissable part of the program. A creative and intimate setting from both parties can be expected once again. Hip Hop fans can indulge at the stages hosted by new partners BAWS and SFFRMKRS. Chasing The Hihat completes thefestival.
Besides lavish entertainment for the ears, there will of course be much to see and taste. The large assortment of creativity and culture by Collective Losse Schroeven, the PaardenKracht Photobooth, Gino’s Italopop Disco and many others set the mood for flirtatious endeavors. The Food Line-up dishes up an oasis of artisan caterers. These names are just a selection of the list of creative partners that can be found at the festival.
The Rock ‘n Roll Dream Hotel by Models at Work, where guests can turn their stay at the camp site into a mini vacation, will make their debut this year. The Rock ‘n Roll Dream Hotel consists of various tipis accommodating 2, 3 or 6 guests, with many amenities for maximum comfort. Guests check-in at the Dream reception, are escorted to their tipis by Models at Work piccolos and are treated to breakfast in bed by one of the beautiful Models at Work chambermaids. After breakfast, tipi guests are escorted to the festival. The Rock ‘n Roll Dream Hotel with all of its surprises is hidden away inTipitown at the Amsterdam Open Air camp site.