Hurricane and Southside 2023: The most important information about the two festivals

Hurricane and Southside 2023
The most important information about the two festivals

Among other things, the Queens of the Stone Age perform at the Hurricane and Southside Festivals.

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From Thursday to Sunday the Southside and Hurricane Festivals take place. Here is the most important information about bands, tickets and how to get there.

With the Hurricane and the Southside, two of the biggest festivals in Germany are taking place again this weekend. Thousands of music fans will once again gather in Lower Saxony and Baden-Württemberg to celebrate extensively. Here you will find the most important information about the festivals.

How to get there: Where are the festivals held?

The Southside Festival takes place in Neuhausen ob Eck in Baden-Württemberg. If you want to travel by train, you can currently use the Germany ticket (49 euro ticket). However, getting there this way is likely to prove complicated. “We know that this year, unfortunately, there will again be restrictions in terms of accessibility to Tuttlingen station,” it says on the festival’s website.

Loud SWR is currently available on the railway lines several construction sites in the region. Anyone who wants to use the so-called Gäubahn, for example, is dependent on rail replacement services because of a track expansion between Horb and Neckarhausen. Delays on the railway line between Ulm and Tuttlingen are also to be expected. A shuttle bus takes visitors from the train station to the festival – and back.

As the broadcaster reports, the police also expect traffic obstructions in the greater Tuttlingen area. The organizers ask festival visitors who arrive by car, motorbike or mobile home not to listen to navigation systems in the vicinity of the festival, but to follow the signs.

Also at the Getting to the hurricane in Scheeßel in Lower Saxony – between Hamburg and Bremen – overcrowded trains and delays when arriving by car and train are to be expected due to thousands of visitors. The private railway company Metronom has about for the festival a special timetable with additional stops set up at Scheeßel train station.

How do I find my way around the festival?

Where is which stage? Where are the restrooms? And where can I find lockers? There are maps of the site for visitors on the festival websites, which are intended to answer such questions as quickly and easily as possible.

Which acts are performing?

The two festivals typically feature performances by largely identical acts, each on a different day. Numerous big names have been announced for both festivals this year as well.

An exception is Thursday. It starts on June 15th with warm-up parties before the festival really gets going on Friday. Antje Schomaker, Rogers, Zuzug Masculine and then Querbeat will play at the Hurricane on Thursday from 8 p.m. The Southside also starts at 8 p.m. with Rikas, Schmutzki, Frittenbude and finally Beauty & the Beats.

The highlights on the Southside on Friday include Nina Chuba (Red Stage, from 5:15 p.m.), Queens of the Stone Age (Green Stage, from 8:30 p.m.), Die Ärzte (Green Stage, from 10:30 p.m.). p.m.) and placebo (Blue Stage, from 12:30 a.m.). On Saturday it continues with the Donots (Green Stage, from 5:00 p.m.), Anti-Flag (Red Stage, from 7:00 p.m.), Peter Fox (Green Stage, from 8:30 p.m.), Billy Talent, among others (Green Stage, from 11:00 p.m.) and Kraftklub (Blue Stage, from 12:30 a.m.). On Sunday there will be performances by Trettmann (Red Stage, from 6:45 p.m.), Marteria (Green Stage, from 8:30 p.m.), Casper (Blue Stage, from 9:30 p.m.) and Muse (Green Stage, from 10:00 p.m.): 30 p.m.) on the program.

On the Hurricane, the performances of the acts mentioned will take place on other days. Kraftklub and Peter Fox appear on Friday, while Die Ärzte and Placebo appear on Sunday. The exact schedules of both festivals can also be found on the respective homepages.

Are there still tickets?

Both festivals don’t seem to be sold out at the moment. Festival passes (EUR 259) and day tickets for Thursday (EUR 49) or Friday to Sunday (EUR 119) can also be placed in the shopping cart for the Southside on the homepage (status: June 15, 2:15 p.m.). This is also correspondingly possible for the Hurricane. The festival pass is listed here for 249 euros. Day passes for Friday to Sunday are available for 119 euros.


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