About Hurricane Festival
An innovative alternative pop music festival in Germany,
Hurricane Festival has a twin counterpart in the south, Southside Festival, which occurs in Neuhausen ob Eck on the same weekend and features the same lineup.
Hurricane Festival started in 1997, and Southside followed in 1999.
This three-day festival features more than 100 bands from big international names to well-known local talent and talented newcomers.
Hurricane Festival Lineup 2022
Kings Of Leon | Rise Against | Seeed | Deichkind | The Killers | Twenty One Pilots | Bring Me The Horizon | Kontra K | The Hives | SDP | Von Wegen Lisbeth | Mando Diao | Thees Uhlmann & Band | Giant Rooks | Kummer | Jimmy Eat World | Foals | LP | Bombay Bicycle Club | Swiss & Die Andern | Juju | Ferdinand fka Left Boy | KitschKrieg | Antilopen Gang | Bad Religion | Nothing But Thieves | Nura | While She Sleeps | Millencolin | Fontaines D.C. | Frittenbude | Blues Pills | Fil Bo Riva | Oh Wonder | Turbostaat | Provinz | Skindred | Mine | Half Moon Run | The Dead South | Neck Deep | Aurora | Mayday Parade | Lari Luke | Kelvyn Colt | Kollektiv Turmstrasse Live | Miya Folick | Brutus | Schrottgrenze | Hot Milk | Flash Forward | Blond | Helgen
And many more to come!
You can stay at the festival site with a tent, caravan, or campervan.
Camping is only available in conjunction with the Hurricane Festival Combi-Ticket, and a forgery-proof sticker for caravans and campervans need to be purchased in advance.
Link to Camping info: https://www.hurricane.de/en/event/camping-accomodation/
If you’d prefer to stay at a hotel, check out Hotel Das Stadidyll in Rotenburg a der Wuemme.
It’s few kilometres from the festival site – a distance you can easily cover on a bicycle!
The hotel is in a tranquil location in the centre of Rothenburg with a cycle path nearby.
How to get there
Scheessel is a village located in the north of Germany, about 45 km east of Bremen and 70 km southwest of Hamburg.
It’s possible to reach the festival site by road or train.
In keeping with the festival motto “Green rocks”, Hurricane Festival has set up an arrangement with Deutsche Bahn to allow visitors from across Germany to use their festival ticket in all local DB Regio AG trains to travel to and from the festival.
Take the train to Scheessel Railway Station, and from there, you can easily walk 1.5 km to the Hurricane Festival site.
If driving, there’s excellent information available on the festival website.