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Since 1989, Dour has been a force to be reckoned with on the European festival circuit.

Taking over the Belgian countryside each and every summer, Dour is known for its diverse and multi-faceted musical programme, taking in everything from head-spinning electronic music to cutting-edge rap and hip-hop, pop and R&B, and more. You don’t have to take our word for it, though: just look at this year’s line-up. From Aphex Twin – who appeared at Dour ahead of the release of his brand new EP, which also doubled as his first official release in five years – to Yung Lean and Bladee, 070 Shake, Boy Harsher, Eliza Rose, the programme found common ground between stars-of-the-future and long-time faves from across the musical spectrum – and across nine stages, and five days.

Get back into the festival groove below through a gallery of images captured at Dour 2023.

@dourfestival Day 1 at #dour2023 🫶🏻🥹✨ #dourfestival #music ♬ son original – Dour Festival