Accreditation requests will be open till Friday the 26th of October. Please contact to request your accreditation.

Locations/opening hours per day


Pop venue Annabel is the biggest venue of the festival. Headliners, live acts and two thrilling club nights will be hosted in the club.

Schiestraat 20, 3013 AH Rotterdam

REC. opening hours

Wed 19:00 - 23:00

Thu 19:00 - 23:00

Fri 18:00 - 05:00

Sat 18:00 - 07:00


Rotterdam’s most legendary techno club will open her doors for two nights only, exclusively for REC. Festival. The ‘bunker’ has a fine techno line-up waiting for the lovers of electronic music.

Schiestraat 42, 3013 AH Rotterdam

REC. opening hours

Fri 18:00 - 07:00

Sat 18:00 - 07:00


Rotterdam’s most colourful underground club is again a part of REC. With a an exquisitely curated electronic line-up, the club and hang-out is the perfect playground for REC. visitors.

Schiekade 201, 3013 BR Rotterdam

REC. opening hours

Fri 23:00 - 06:00

Sat 23:00 - 06:00


One of the smaller venues of REC. Festival, is underground site Club Transport. Just like Perron, the club opens her doors exclusively for REC., as it has been closed for the past months. With a steamy r&b programme, the club’s low ceiling will be dripping.

Schiestraat 18, 3013 AH Rotterdam

Fri 23:00 - 05:00

Sat 23:00 - 05:00


REC. Festival is more than just a music programme, as one of the finest arthouse cinemas in the city joining the movement as well. On two moments, MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. 

will be screened in the cinema just off Nieuwe Binneweg.

Gouvernestraat 129-133, 3014 PM Rotterdam

Screening Wed 31 Oct - 21:00

Screening Sun 04 Nov - 15:00


Apart from music and film, REC. Festival wants to share some art too with their visitors. Right in the cultural hart of Rotterdam, showroom MAMA welcomes REC. visitors on Friday the 2nd to get in touch with their favourite movie/comic character. Complete with outfits, props and backgrounds, a cosplay photoshoot set op in the showroom at Witte de With.

Witte de Withstraat 29 - 31, 3012 BL Rotterdam

REC. opening hours

Fri 19:00-23:00


Submerge in video-art, clouds and music at TENT, located at Witte de Withstraat. Check out the video-installions of 'Only Weeds Emerge', and group exhibition 'Who do you think you are' curated by singer-songwriter Sabrina Starke. On Saturday, singer-songerwriters showcase their songs at TENT from 15:00 onwards.

Witte de Withstraat 50, 3012 BR Rotterdam

FRI 11:00-21:00

SAT 11:00-18:00


Map REC Festival

Note: Subway station Stadhuisplein is temporarily closed, there will be no subways betweens Central station and Beurs Station


In the surrounding area’s of the festival site, parking on the streets mostly unavailable. Car parks (paid) in the central area of Rotterdam are available (limited). Please note that taking public transport or your bike is the easiest way to get to the festival site.

Public transport to Central District


Take tram 7, 21, 23, 24, 4, 8 or 25 to tram stop Weena. From there it’s a 2 minute walk to the festival site.


Take bus 38 to busstop Weena. Nightlines B4 and B5 also stop at this stop.


Rotterdam Central Station is a 5 minute walk from the festival site.


please note: subway stop Stadhuisplein is closed during rec. vol. 3. we advise you to walk from central station - 5 minutes - or subway stop beurs - 10 minutes.


REC. Festival is easily reachable by bike. Just navigate to one of the festival venues and park your bike in the designated areas.


REC. Festival does not work with tokens. Annabel, Transport and Perron are PIN ONLY venues. In BAR visitors can pay with both cash and pin.


For this year's edition of REC., we have a variety of tickets available so you can piece together the festival experience you love. You are able to purchase the following tickets for REC. Vol. 3:

- a REC. // Weekend Passe-Partout (valid for ALL events on Friday AND Saturday, and the possibility to purchase a +concert ticket for just €10)
- a Day Pass for the Friday or Saturday (valid for ALL events on Friday OR Saturday)
- a single ticket for a single event (see events below)
- a single ticket for one of the +concerts (only valid for the H.E.R. or Yasiin Bey show).

House rules

• REC. Festival has a zero tolerance policy in regards to drugs. The possession and/or dealing of drugs is prohibited at REC. Festival.

• REC. Festival reserves the right to refuse / deny (further) access to visitors in a drunken state and/or under the influence of drugs.

• REC. Festival has a minimum age of 18+ to all club venues. Every visitor needs a valid ID, passport or drivers license to identify themselves at the entrance or upon request.

• The only exception to the above written rule, are the H.E.R. and Yasiin Bey +concerts, which you are allowed to enter when you are over 16, or chaperoned by an adult.

• Possession of drugs, glass, plastic bottles, cans, fireworks, (fire) arms and/or other dangerous otherwise prohibited items (umbrella's, selfie sticks) are not allowed. Neither are substances, food, (alcoholic) drinks and/or animals.

• Prescribed medicines are allowed only when you bring a written prescription.

• REC. Festival has a zero tolerance policy on verbal or physical abuse, discrimination or racism expressed against anyone. REC. Festival is festival where everyone can be their true self and should feel safe. Always feel encouraged to tell our staff when you see or experience any of the above.

• Visitors of REC. Festival must be properly dressed. Offensive, provocative or indecent clothing (this includes football shirts) is not allowed on the festival grounds.

• REC. Festival will automatically have the right to use all video or photo material made on the festival terrain, free and without notice.

• It is not allowed to make professional audio or video recordings without written permission from the organization. Want to request a press accreditation? Please send an email to

• Visiting REC. Festival is at the visitor’s own risk. REC. Festival takes no responsibility for any damages on any grounds whatsoever, which directly or indirectly arise out of acts or omissions of REC. Festival.

• Glasses and/or cups (empty or filled) are not allowed to be taken outside the festival area.

• REC. Festival requests visitors to alarm security or staff in the case of a calamity.

• REC. Festival staff will always have the final say in these matters and/or matters not covered by these house rules. Always follow instructions of REC. Festival staff.

• By entering the festival grounds visitors agree to have read and understood these house rules and agree to comply with and be bound by these house rules. 

Ear plugs

Ear plugs will be available at the venues.


Smoking is only permitted outdoor or in designated area’s.

Cigarettes will be sold at the venues.