Once you arrive in Groningen, we would like to welcome you at The Artist Village. This is where you pick up your accreditation, and it is the best place to hang-out, relax and enjoy your dinner & breakfast. Next to the Artist Village, we have our hotelships. Everything is conveniently located next to each other so you can just roll out of bed to your well deserved breakfast!
Location & getting there
Those of you travelling by car to the city of Groningen are welcome to drive up to the Artist Village, located at Suikerlaan 20, Groningen. You can start following the yellow signs with “Artist Village” once you see them. There is enough space to park your car or van here as well.
If you are coming to Groningen by train, you can use our shuttle services from the train station to the Artist Village. This shuttle will depart every 30 minutes. A full schedule overview of the times will be published here soon.
For navigation to the Artist Village and hotelships, please go to Suikerlaan 20, Groningen, and follow the yellow signs with ‘Artist Village’ once you see them. You can also take the shuttle bus when you are arriving in Groningen by train.
Check-in & Check out
Check-in: from 15.00 hrs onwards
Check out: 12:00 hrs (noon) on Thursday, Friday and Saturday | 13.00 hrs on Sunday
Please check your callsheet for hotel information. If you want an extra night or room, please contact our artist production team to check the possibilities. An extra single room will cost €115,- per night, an extra double room will cost €125,- per night. You have to pay this when checking in. You can pay by card (credit* or debit) or cash.
*Creditcards take a surcharge of 4%
Catering at the Artist Village
All artists and crew are welcome to enjoy their dinner & breakfast at the Artist Village. Please take a close look at your callsheet for locations and times.
Breakfast is served between 09.00 hrs and 12.00 hrs (noon) from Thursday to Saturday. On Sunday breakfast will take place between 10.00 hrs and 14.00 hrs. You can drop by for a cup of coffee any time of day!
Please check your call sheet for the specific dining times on the day of your showcase. You can dine free of charge for the agreed amount of band members. It is possible to buy some extra dinner tickets for €17,50 at the artist desk.
For bands that don’t have time to eat at the Artist Village, restaurant dining close to the venue has been arranged. Please take a look at your callsheet for specific information.
During the day and at night, a bar is open at the Artist Village for you to drop by, relax, and unwind.
Wednesday: 09.00 till 04.30
Thursday: 09.00 till 04.30
Friday: 09.00 till 04.30
Saturday: 09.00 till late