03. July 2018 Konzerte & Shows

CONNECT 2018: International Avantgarde of Electronic Music Artists meets at Halls 8a and 8b

13 October will see the holding of CONNECT in Düsseldorf. The Electronic Music Festival brings musical artists of the international avant-garde together with an international audience. CONNECT is co-presented by two well-established and renowned Festivals in this field: Awakenings (Amsterdam) and Time Warp (Mannheim).

This means the location continues to establish itself as a destination in the electronic soundscape.  Düsseldorf is the birthplace of electronic music – and, at the same time, one of the major digital business hubs in Europe. Halls 8a and 8b provide an authentic setting for this encounter between the music scene and digital industry.


Adam Beyer - Amelie Lens - Bart Skils - Charlotte de Witte - Chris Liebing - Dubfire -Jamie Jones - Job Jobse - Joris Voorn - Joseph Capriati - Kölsch - Len Faki - Loco Dice - Maceo Plex - Marcel Dettmann - Monika Kruse - Nina Kraviz - Pan-Pot - Ricardo Villalobos - Richie Hawtin - Rødhåd - Solomun


13 October 2018

8.00 pm – 10.00 am

Halls 8a and 8b of Messe Düsseldorf

Tickets for CONNECT can be purchased at

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