The new Best Kept Secret festival takes place at Beekse Bergen in Hilvarenbeek for the first time from Friday 20th until Sunday 22nd June 2014.
Latest additions are Afterpartees, De Lux and Tomas Barfod.
Confirmed so far are: Belle & Sebastian, Franz Ferdinand, Interpol, Babyshambles, Chvrches, Daryll-Ann, George Ezra, Mogwai, Nils Frahm, Childhood, Elephant Stone, Girl Band, Jaakko Eino Kalevi, Larry Gus, Maydien, Oddisee, Pink Mountaintops, Pional (live), Radkey, School Is Cool, The Wytches, TRAAMS, Warm Soda, Caribou, Cheatahs, Circa Waves, Elbow, Fat White Family, Fucked Up, Metronomy, Pixies, Angus & Julia Stone, Slowdive, Lykke Li, James Blake, Midlake, The 1975, The Notwist, Wild Beasts, Breton, Broken Twin, Deap Vally, Eaux, Falco Benz, Heavy Times, Lyla Foy, MØ, Moddi, The Preatures, Thumpers, Truckfighters, Tijuana Panthers, Connan Mockasin, Miles Kane, Moss, The Horrors, together PANGEA, Archie Bronson Outfit, Ballet School, Bombay Show Pig, Jessy Lanza, Night Beats, Roosevelt, Ry X, September Girls, The Bots, To Kill A King, and Young Fathers.
For more details including which day each act is playing please see the Best Kept Secret Festival line-up page.
In the next few months another 50 acts will be added.
Tickets are priced at 119 euros without camping, or 139 euros with camping. Day tickets are priced at 64 euros for any day.
The festival site has a forest, beach, swimming water, nearby bungalow park and campsite, facilities and food and drink outlets.
On the festival site and the campsite, payments are only possible using tokens. It is not possible to use cash. Tokens can be purchased from various locations on the festival grounds and the campsite using cash or PIN.
Cashpoints are present on the festival site, where you can withdraw cash. Some token booths also have the option to withdraw cash. For your own safety, make sure you don't have too much cash in your pocket, or in your tent or bungalow. Unfortunately, burglars and thieves also visit festivals.
The Best Kept Secret festival campsite is a regular and official campsite. They are required by Dutch law to register their guests staying overnight (the so-called 'night registry') all campers must register name, residence and age at time of ticket purchase. Please email email@example.com to change info in the register prior to the festival. This information will solely be used for this purpose and will be treated confidentially.
The Netherlands has good rail, road, and airport networks. The festival is within easy reach by car, public transport and bicycle. The festival tries to be as green and sustainable as possible, so they recommend public transport or carpooling.
To get there take the train to Tilburg. From there, shuttle busses will leave for the festival site. Before you leave, check out ns.nl or an OV-app for up-to-date travel information.
The parking is open every day from 9am. A parking ticket for the entire weekend costs 10 euros, or 5 euros for a single day Make sure to have this amount with you in cash, so there is no unnecessary delay.
There is no minimum age for visiting Best Kept Secret festival, but the organisation has a minimum age recommendation of 16 years. If you are younger than 16 years old, then make sure you are accompanied by an adult. The normal entrance fee applies for young people. There are no special facilities for children on the festival site.
More information will be here when available.
latest on this festival
line-ups & rumours
festival home page
line-ups & rumours