MadNes Festival 2017 – a surf, skate and music festival on the beach of Ameland (The Netherlands)

MadNes Festival will take place on July 7, 8 & 9 on the beach of the island Ameland. MadNes is a weekend full of music, surfing, skating, culture, sustainability and lots more.

Confirmed acts: Buster Shuffle (UK) | Bökkers (NL) | Bohemian Betyars (HU) | Splendid (NL) | Call It Off (NL) | Gerson Main (NL) | Zer00’s Heroes (NL) | The Cool Quest (NL) | Death Alley (NL) | DJ. St. Paul (NL) | MFC Chicken (UK) | The Kava Kings (AUS) | Sean Koch Trio (ZA) | Pamb&Harsh (Major League) (NL) |  Roots Rising (NL) | Umeme Afrorave (NL) | Surf Aid-Kit (NL) | Admiral's Jazzics (NL) | Bjarke Ramsing (DK) | Primo Disco (NL) | MOTORKONTJE (NL) | The Burning Rooster (NL) 

Confirmed sports: Surf | Windsurf | Windsurf Yoga | Powerkite | Skateboard | Skateboard clinics |  Blokart | Kajak | Indoboard | Archery Tag | Rafting | Wakeskate | Slackline Basics | Slackline Rodeo | Slackline Jumpline | Monkey Gym | Masterclasses | KA Sail | Back To Nature Yoga | Mountainboarding | Beach Volleybal | Flatland Skimboarding | Wave Skimboarding | Beach Dodgeball | Waterparcour | Surfski | Cutback Wetsuits  | Janga Wetsuits

Confirmed cultural programme: Enge Buren (NL) | Lucky People Center | Beach dance | Rock 'n Roll Workshops | Graffiti | Dance performance | Otto Orgel (NL) | Reggae Verhalen - Techno Talen | Bigsby Singer Barber | Disco-dating | D.E.R.M's Silent Disco | MadNes Mini-Museum | Hoelala | De Blote Billen Meisjes | WildLights 

Tickets: an all-in MadNes ticket costs €119,50, we don’t sell day tickets. The all-in ticket includes all bands and DJ’s, clinics, 2 nights at the festival campsite, 1 x lunch, 1 x dinner, test boards, transportation on the island and transportation of your surfboard on the island. 

MadNes 2017 is sold out! You can check for second hand tickets on TicketSwap.

Check the Wagenborg website for all the info about the boat to Ameland.

The subscriptions for the clinics will start May the 12th. Keep an eye out on this page for more information!

Check our promo video!

We’ll see you at MadNes,

Sjors, Dilip, Symen, Floris & Steven

Questions? Send an email to!