Europe’s leading outdoor techno festival Awakenings has announced the dates for this year’s edition. On Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th of June, Awakenings will take place at Spaarnwoude Houtrak for the 16th time.

AWAKENINGS Festival 2016

There will be 8 different stages, including 2 spacious and impressive open air stages, representing the broad variety of techno music – from traditional techno to fusion styles and back.

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photo © Dennis Bouman

As always, the newest and hottest techno kids on the block will perform next to the legends of the scene, resulting in almost 100 different artists and live acts performing over the course of two techno-packed days.


The second festival day, longtime collaborators Richie Hawtin, Drumcode, Electric Deluxe, and Joris Voorn will be hosting stages, bringing the very best they have to offer to their beloved Awakenings festival.


Awakenings is more than just top-of-the-bill techno music; the festival is renowned worldwide for it’s amazing sounds, lights and visions – the newest technologies will make this 16th edition memorable once again.


Awakenings has started to conquer the rest of the world with it’s own unique style and concept, hosting stages at festivals in Australia and India and bringing indoor editions to New York, Santiago, Antwerp and London, with more to be announced this coming year.


This year’s Awakenings Festival will feature, a.o., Adam Beyer, Sven Väth, Richie Hawtin, Dave Clarke, Ricardo Villalobos, Loco Dice, Nina Kraviz, Joris Voorn, Maceo Plex, Ben Klock, Voices from the Lake (live), Bicep, Jackmaster en Joseph Capriati.


awakenings festival fireworks crowd 

The entire line-up of Awakenings 2016 can be found at, where tickets for the weekender as well as separate day tickets can be purchased as off this Friday January 22nd

Joris Voorn at Awakenings Festival

Line Up

AWAKENINGS Festival 2016 full Line Up


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