Dekmantel has been forced to postpone the 2020 edition of its flagship Amsterdam festival.

The decision follows the announcement earlier this week from the Dutch Prime Minister banning all large-scale gatherings through to August 31 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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The festival announced the postponement in a statement, confirming the 2020 line-up will now play next year’s festival.

DJ Harvey, Floating Points and Batu were set to headline the main stage this year, with the likes of Sherelle, Aquarian, object blue, DJ EZ, Helena Hauff, and many more featuring on the bill.

All 2020 tickets will be valid for 2021, which is scheduled to take place across August 4 to 8 that year. Ticket holders will be emailed with full information regarding their options soon.

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News for the aan't IJ programme, which takes place on the Wednesday and Thursday, is set to follow shortly.

See Dekmantel’s full statement below.

Dekmantel Festival’s 2020 edition has been postponed for a year

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