Selected bands must be prepared to play a concert for 45-50 minutes in one of the following venues in Groningen:

The playdates are:

  •  The weekend of 21, 22 23 October
  •  The weekend of 28, 29 30 October
  •  The weekend of 4, 5, & 6 November

The exact dates, times and locations are published on this website; the semi-finalists receive an email.   


On November 13th at 20:00hrs the five winners of the semi-finals are announced. These 5 winners are invited to play at the finale on November24th,.  The last round will be in the center of Groningen, at Der Aa-Theatre.