Brainwash Festival takes place every year in October. Alongside the festival, we organise events such as the Brainwash Nights, Brainwash Specials and the Brainwash Book Clubs.

On this page, we give you an overview of events that are suitable for non-Dutch speakers. Visit our Dutch-language website for a full overview.

2 june 2023
nick cave and seán o’hagan: faith, hope and carnage

The legendary musician, composer and writer Nick Cave and journalist Seán O’Hagan are coming to Amsterdam to discuss their best selling book Faith, Hope and Carnage in a unique Brainwash Special.

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30 june – 2 july 2023
brainwash @ down the rabbit hole

This year once again we will be taking a trip Down The Rabbit Hole with a specially compiled programme. The announcement of the wonderful things we’ll be doing will be made in June, so keep an eye on our website and Instagram.

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29 october 2023
brainwash festival

One day, 60 programmes and an abundance of radical ideas, great performances and clashing visions. On 29 October 2023, it’ll be time for the Brainwash Festival again. Early Bird tickets are on sale now.

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