Beat City Festival 2008

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Beat City. A recurring outdoor festival. Beatstad this year on August 30, 2008 in The Hague. Big names such as Within Temptation, Leaf and the rock band Live in America attend this festival.


Beat City, an open-air festival, had its debut in 2005. Beatstd focuses on music. Beatstad focuses on artists from The Hague. In 2005 the festival began with artists like Kane, Frontline and Golden earing. In 2005 and 2006 was Beatstad only open to residents of The Hague. From 2007, the festival is held on the Malieveld in The Hague and is accessible to all residents. This year also saw for the first time an international artist.


The total yield of Beatstad goes to the Dutch Red Cross. In 2007, the proceeds went to the charity. The Red Cross provides relief to victims of disasters and conflicts. The Red Cross provides shelter, food, clothing, water and medical assistance. This initiative came about because the Hague in 2007 was renamed the Red Cross City.

Programme 2008

The festival site is open from 15:30 until 23:15. The first show starts at 17.15uur and the last show will last until 23:00.
Live is a great rock band from America. The band was formed 20 years. Big Hits Live are ?? I Alone, The dolphin ?? s Cry and Run to the Water ??. Live will close this year Beatstad.
Within Temptation
Within Temptation is the best-selling Dutch band worldwide. They have several top 10 hits, more than two million selling albums and touring worldwide from Japan to America.
The dike
Though the dike existed for over 25 years. With hits like ?? Dancing on the volcano, I can not do it alone, Big heart ??, they will worry again Beatstad for a great performance.
In 2005, the five band members from Utrecht started together. They already have a few nice, catchy pop songs to their credit.
All Missing Pieces
The youngest artists performing on Beatstad. The boys are 14, 12 and 10 years. In 2007 they broke through in the Netherlands with their hit ?? I Want You to know ??. They will be the opening act during Beat City.


The festival takes place at the Malieveld in The Hague. Malieveld is easily accessible via the A12 by car, but it is advisable to go by public transport. Would you come with the car, you can park at the various car parks in The Hague. Do note that not all car parks are open 24 hours.
Public transport
Malieveld is within walking distance from Central Station in The Hague. You do not want to walk you can always take the bus or tram.


The tickets cost ?? 20.00 and can be purchased online through the website of Beat City.