NorthSide Festival, Aarhus, Denmark

NorthSide Festival, Aarhus, Denmark

June 6-8

NorthSide Festival is one of the largest and most anticipated music events in Scandinavia. Every year in early June, tens of thousands of music lovers from all over Europe flock to the picturesque Danish city of Aarhus to immerse themselves in an atmosphere of rock 'n' roll, dance, and unrestrained fun.

History of the Festival

The history of NorthSide dates back to 2010 when a group of enthusiasts decided to revive the traditions of major rock festivals in Denmark. Inspired by the success of legendary open-airs like Roskilde Festival, they aimed to create a vibrant and memorable event that would embody the free spirit, creativity, and genuine passion for music.

Program and Headliners

The NorthSide program impresses with its scope and diversity

The NorthSide program impresses with its scope and diversity. Multiple stages feature performances by both renowned stars of the global rock scene and rising talents from around the world. Past headliners have included legends such as Metallica, Rammstein, Iron Maiden, Slipknot, and many more.

But NorthSide is not just about rock music. Here you can hear the best representatives of hip-hop, electronic dance music, indie rock, and other genres. The festival strives to cover all facets of contemporary musical culture, offering something for every music lover.

Dates and Venue

In 2024, NorthSide Festival will be held from June 6 to 8 in the city of Aarhus

In 2024, NorthSide Festival will be held from June 6 to 8 in the city of Aarhus, the second-largest city in Denmark, located on the Jutland Peninsula. The festival venue is on the picturesque shores of Aarhus Bay, creating a unique atmosphere and allowing attendees to enjoy the beauty of northern nature.

How to Get to the Festival?

You can reach Aarhus and the NorthSide festival site in various ways:

  • By Air: The nearest international airport is Aarhus Airport. You can also fly to Copenhagen or Billund and continue by train or bus.
  • By Train: Aarhus has direct rail connections with Copenhagen, Hamburg, and other major European cities.
  • By Car: Special parking zones are provided near the festival site for motorists.
  • Public Transport: Buses and taxis run regularly from central Aarhus to the festival venue.

Practical Tips for Visitors

To fully enjoy the NorthSide atmosphere, we recommend taking care of a few important things in advance:

  1. Accommodation: Book a room in one of Aarhus's hotels or consider camping on specially equipped sites near the festival.
  2. Food: Numerous food courts at the festival offer a variety of dishes to suit all tastes. You can also bring your own food and drinks (except glass containers).
  3. Clothing and Gear: Considering the changeable Danish weather, bring warm clothing, raincoats, and comfortable shoes. Don't forget sunglasses and hats.
  4. Safety: Follow festival rules and staff instructions. Do not leave valuables unattended and be cautious in crowds.
  5. Entertainment: Besides the music program, NorthSide offers various activities, workshops, fairs, and other entertainment. Don't miss the opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the festival atmosphere!

Every year, NorthSide Festival attracts tens of thousands of music lovers from around the world, becoming a true celebration of music, freedom, and youth. Join this grand event and discover the unique atmosphere of Danish rock 'n' roll!