Posts by Jack Dolan


Horst Festival 2019: Arts and music hold equal sway at the pioneering Belgian festival

Asiat, Vilvoorde-North, Belgium 13 September

ZeeZout Festival 2019: A new beginning for the intimate Amsterdam party

Tuinen van West, Amsterdam 7 September

Lowlands Festival 2019: an intricate, eclectic offering for all kinds of music fan

Walibi Holland, Biddinghuizen, Netherlands 16 August
Peggy Gou © Tim Buiting

Lente Kabinet 2019: The Amsterdam festival retains its intimate charm whilst broadening its scope

Het Twiske, Amsterdam 25 May
Horst Festival

Belgium’s Horst Festival launches open call for artists, architects and musicians

The arts and music festival is opening up a series of creative labs across July and August


Orpheu the Wizard, I-F, Ferro and Âme to play Rotterdam’s Perron this month

Perron has unveiled its May listings

Snowbombing 2019 Denis Sulta © Andy Hughes / Fanatic

Snowbombing 2019: Despite setbacks, the festival’s 20th edition delivered on its crowd-pleasing promise

Mayrhofen, Austria 8 April
Blawan Drift Festival 2019 © Yannick van de Wijngaert

Blawan, British Murder Boys and Jameszoo in residence for Drift Festival

The Dutch event heads to De Vasim, in Nijmegen, on 8-9 June 2019

Le Guess Who? 2018: A well-refined formula for a rich and diverse city-wide festival

Utrecht, Netherlands 8 November
Moody Mehran

Moody Mehran

The Iranian-born, Rotterdam-raised selector comes through with hypnotic mix of gritty techno and 80s new wave

TodaysArt 2018 © Marc Mikaelian

TodaysArt 2018: An ambitious programme joining the dots between innovation and accessibility

The Hague, Netherlands 21 September
Letta Mbulu, Strange Sounds From Beyond © Pierre Zeylstra

Strange Sounds From Beyond took us on a voyage of musical discoveries

Noorderlicht, Amsterdam 23 June
James Holden, Rewire

Rewire Festival 2018: Diverse perspectives and challenging art comes to The Hague

Various venues, The Hague 6 April
© Maarten Nauw

Fiber and The Rest Is Noise explore the intersection of audio and visuals

Muziekgebouw aan t' IJ, Amsterdam 5 January

Guest curators and a diverse line-up, Le Guess Who? surprises once again

Various venues, Utrecht 9 November

How Dekmantel turned an Amsterdam favourite into a Croatian paradise

The Garden, Tisno 24 August

Lente Kabinet 2017: From best kept secret to Amsterdam institution

Het Twiske, Amsterdam 27 May
Hello Stockhausen review

Complex ideas brought to life at Hello Stockhausen! in Amsterdam

Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ 17 March

Beats, slopes and scenery at Polaris Festival

Verbier, Switzerland 9 December

Seven Davis Jr

Universes Ninja Tune

Lente Kabinet

Het Twiske, Amsterdam 30 May


Damogen Furies Warp

Toro Y Moi

What For? Carpark Records

Laura Groves

St John on Bethnal Green 10 March

Oneohtrix Point Never, Nico Mulhy and James McVinnie

Union Chapel 20 February