Amsterdam's Dekmantel Festival announces first wave of acts with 3 Chairs, DJ Harvey and

Detroit collective lead a bill heavy on tag teams and double bills.

The first wave of acts has been announced for this year’s Dekmantel Festival in Amsterdam, led by 3 Chairs – the supergroup comprising Moodymann, Theo Parrish, Marcellus Pittman and Rick Wilhite.

The bill also features several intriguing team-ups, including Axel Boman and John Talabot as Talaboman, Tessela and Truss as TR//ER and Blawan and Surgeon as Trade, while Gerd Janson and Prins Thomas will join forces for a set and regular pals Jackmaster and Oneman will present their Can U Dance set.

Robert Hood, Shackleton and Nicolas Jaar will bring their live sets to the festival while Moritz von Oswald Trio will perform with Max Loderbauer and legendary drummer Tony Allen.

Dekmantel Festival takes place in the forest of Amsterdamse Bos from August 1–3, 2014. For more information and tickets head to the festival’s website.

Watch the artist announcement and check out all the confirmed acts below:



Nicolas Jaar (live)
3 Chairs: Moodymann, Theo Parrish, Rick Wilhite & Marcellus Pittman
Jamie XX
Mount Kimbie (live)
Tale of Us
DJ Koze
DJ Harvey
Joy Orbison
Ostgut Ton Showcase
Trade: Blawan & Surgeon
Talaboman: Axel Boman & John Talabot
Moritz von Oswald Trio featuring Max Loderbauer & Tony Allen (live)
Hessle Audio: Ben UFO, Pangea & Pearson Sound
Robert Hood (live)
Karenn (live)
Levon Vincent
Oscar Mulero
Luke Slater aka L. B. Dub Corp
Jackmaster & Oneman present Can U Dance
Gerd Janson & Prins Thomas
Plaid (live)
Shackleton (live)
Tessela & Truss present TR//ER (live)
Tom Trago
Paranoid London (live)
Juju & Jordash (live)
Makam (live)
San Proper
Dekmantel Soundsystem



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