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Denmark’s NorthSide to move site in 2021

Next year will be the last NorthSide at its current home, with the Danish festival upping sticks in 2021 in favour of a new, larger site elsewhere in Aarhus.

The festival, which started in 2010, currently takes place in the Ådalen river valley, near the Danish city of Aarhus.

NorthSide 2021 will occupy new greenfield festival grounds at Eskelund, also near Aarhus, which is more than twice the size of the Ådalen site – meaning “that a whole range of ideas and experiences which Ådalen could not accommodate can finally become a reality”, say organisers.

“The festival must be ‘a controlled chaos’, which is also the essence of what our guests expect: NorthSide must surprise, challenge and perhaps even disrupt them a bit,” explains festival CEO Brian Nielsen.

“In 2020, we will focus even more on creating the right atmosphere”

“The festival must never be ‘just another music festival’, which is why in 2020, we will focus even more on creating the right atmosphere, new scenes and party events at the festival.”

Tickets for NorthSide 2020, the last at Ådalen (which is being developed for residential use), go on sale on 1 October. The festival takes place from 4 to 6 June 2020.

Northside is owned by Down the Drain Group, itself now a subsidiary of Superstruct Entertainment.


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