Appelsap Fresh Music Festival 2016, first announcements

JAZZ CARTIER, SECTION BOYZ, D.R.A.M., BENJI-B presents DEVIATION, BEA1991, CINNAMAN and ELF KID are some of the first names to perform at Appelsap Fresh Music Festival 2016.

On Saturday, August 13, Appelsap Fresh Music Festival will descend on the Flevopark in Amsterdam to showcase the very best – and latest – in Hiphop, R&B and Electronic Music. All early bird tickets are sold out. Regular tickets go for 39,- euro via

Last year's festival billed headliners Skepta, Rich Homie Quan,

Mobb Deep and Stormzy. More names for 2016 will be announced soon.

Appelsap x ADE at SXSW

On March 17th, Appelsap organizes together with Amsterdam Dance Event a special showcase of Dutch talent: Patta Soundsystem: FS Green & Lion Kojo (NL), Cinnaman (NL), Bea1991 (NL) and a special guest performance by Elf Kid (UK). 

About Appelsap

Appelsap Fresh Music Festival is famous for introducing the latest in international Hiphop and Bass artists to a Dutch crowd. In previous years the festival welcomed headliners such as Kendrick Lamar, Disclosure, Travi$ Scott, Stormzy, Lunice, Rich Homie Quan, Flatbush Zombies, Rashad & Spinn, French Montana, Danny Brown, ScHoolboy Q, Machinedrum, Theophilus London, Jesse Boykins III, music platform Boiler Room and Los Angeles’ finest party The Do-Over all to appear for the first time in the Amsterdam open air. Other names that billed earlier Appelsap line ups are Hudson Mohawke, Waka Flocka Flame, Skepta, Clipse, Action Bronson, Pharoahe Monch, Rustie, Major Lazer, DJ EZ, J. Dilla, Rich Medina, DJ Riz, Krept & Konan, Jackmaster and Kurtis Blow. Some of the best DJ’s are the festival’s best friends: FS Green, Cinnaman, SP, Lefto, Benji-B, Vic Crezée, The Flexican and Breach are all well known returning guests.

First names of Appelsap 2016

Jazz Cartier (CA)

Section Boyz (UK)

D.R.A.M. (US)

Benji-B (UK)

Deviation stage


Elf Kid (UK)

Noisey stage


Rotjoch United


Mula B & Louis

Vic Crezée

Mairo Nawaz


Yung Internet

About Appelsap

Appelsap 2019
Saturday August 10 — Flevopark Amsterdam

Appelsap brings world-class Hiphop, R&B, grime, electronic music and Dutch talent to Amsterdam.

Since starting out as a free summer jam back in 2000, Appelsap has grown into the groundbreaking festival it is today. Its line-up ranges from local talent to the elite of world-class Hiphop, Grime, R&B and progressive electronic music. Despite the festival’s continuing growth, the convivial atmosphere is still as tangible as it was during the early days. Besides fresh music, there is a wide range of international cuisine and activities for kids (who can get in for free under 12).

Appelsap is famous for introducing fresh acts to a Dutch Crowd. In previous years Appelsap premiered acts like Kendrick Lamar, Travi$ Scott, Migos, Young Thug, Skepta, Stormzy, J Hus, Dave, Disclosure, 070Shake, slowthai, Lunice, Flatbush Zombies, French Montana, Danny Brown, ScHoolboy Q, Theophilus London and music platforms like Boiler Room and Soulection in the Netherlands. Other names that billed earlier Appelsap line ups are Lil Wayne, Hudson Mohawke, Waka Flocka Flame, Clipse, Action Bronson, Pharoahe Monch, Fat Joe, Rustie, DJ EZ, J. Dilla, Rich Medina, Krept & Konan and 67. We count some of the world's best DJ’s as our good friends: Tiffany Calver, Cinnaman, Amy Becker, Benji-B, Oneman, Patta Soundsystem, Abstract, Vic Crezée and Mairo Nawaz are all well known guests who often return to the festival.