NorthSide’s debut on the Danish festival scene was a one-day festival on 19 June 2010, where all five acts were Danish. Since then, the festival has evolved into a three-day event with international top names with a big focus on ecology and sustainability. On this page you can get an overview of the more than 100 bands and soloists who have visited Ådalen and Eskelunden over time.


In 2022, NorthSide took place at Eskelunden between June 2-4.


Alex Vargas, Andreas Odbjerg, Artigeardit, Asger Techau, Ashibah, Burhan G, Cheff Records, Clara, Coco O., Dopha, Drew Sycamore, FVN, Hans Philip, Jada, Jonah Blacksmith, Jung, Kashmir, Lewis Capaldi, Mekdes, Mew, MØ, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, RoseeLu, Saveus, Scarlet Pleasure, Spleen United, Suspekt, Tessa, The Avalanches, The Minds of 99, Thomas Helmig, Tom Misch, Undertekst.

ELECTRA: AmyElle, ARTBAT, Baime, Ben Böhmer, CamelPhat, Colyn, Cristoph, Denis Horvat, DJ Cemetary & DJ Poul Bones, Henri Matisse, HOSH, James Hype, Joris Voorn, Kris O’Neil, Kölsch, La La, Nora En Pure, Pete Tong, Prom Night.


In 2019, NorthSide took place at Ådalen between June 6-8.


Alice in Chains, Alice Merton, Barselona, Benal, Bikstok, The Blaze, Bon Iver, Cautious Clay, First Aid Kit, Foals, Georgia, Gnags, Hop Along, Idles, Jada, Jonah Blacksmith, Kaytranada, Keane, Khalid, Kurt Vile & the Violators, L.O.C., Lydmor, Major Lazer, Mark Ronson, Masego, Michael Kiwanuka, Migos, The Minds of 99, Nas, New Order, Novo Amor, Peter Sommer, Phlake, Pond, Saveus, The Streets, Suspekt, Tame Impala, Tove Lo.


In 2018, NorthSide took place at Ådalen between June 7-9.


A Perfect Circle, Aurora, Beck, Björk, Body Count feat. Ice-T, Cigarettes After Sex, C.V. Jørgensen, D/Troit, Deerhunter, Diplo, Dizzy Mizz Lizzy, Father John Misty, Findlay, Francobollo, Future Islands, Gang Of Youths, Gilli/Kesi, Greta Van Fleet, Jimmy Eat World, Kellermensch, Liam Gallagher, Lydmor, Marvelous Mosell, Mashrou’ Leila, MC50, Mike D, N.E.R.D., Nik & Jay, Queens of the Stone Age, Rex Orange County, Rhye, Richie Hawtin, Rival Sons, Rostam, Sleaford Mods, Soleima, The Internet, The National, The War on Drugs, Thundercat, Tom Grennan, Tyler The Creator, Warpaint, Yungblud


In 2017, NorthSide took place at Ådalen between June 09-11 with 40,000 guests.


Radiohead, Frank Ocean, The Prodigy, Richard Ashcroft, Run The Jewels, James Blake, Ride, Bastille, The 1975, Tom Odell, Thomas Helmig, Tina Dickow, Mø, Suspekt, Sort Sol, Rasmus Walter, Primus, Thomas Dybdahl, 2manydjs, The Afghan Whigs, The Kills, Veronica Maggio, Mando Diao, Helgi Jónsson, Agnes Obel, Peter Sommer & Tiggerne, Phlake, WhoMadeWho, When Saints Go Machine, Folkeklubben, Saveus, Chinah, Liss, Bisse, Lightwave Empire, IAMJJ og Off Bloom.


In 2016, NorthSide took place at Ådalen between June 17-19 with 30,000 guests.


Alex Vargas, Av Av Av, Beach House, Beck, Bernhoft, Bloc Party, Blossoms, C Duncan, Caribou, Coasts, Damien Rice, Deftones, Den Sorte Skole, Digitalism, Duran Duran, Flume, Iggy Pop, Jake Bugg, Jamie Lawson, Jamie xx, Lukas Graham, Malk de Koijn, Marvelous Mosell, Phlake, Puscifer, Samm Henshaw, Scarlet Pleasure, Sigur Rós, The Chemical Brothers, The Minds of 99, Ukendt Kunstner, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Velvet Volume, Wilco, Wolf Parade, Yeasayer og Yelawolf.


In 2015, NorthSide took place at Ådalen between June 12-14 with 35,000 guests.

Alt-J, Antony and the Johnsons, Ben Howard, Broken Twin, Calexico, Carl Barât and the Jackals, De Eneste To, Death Cab for Cutie, Earl Sweatshirt, Emilie Nicolas, FKA Twigs, George Ezra, Go Go Berlin, Grace Jones, GusGus,Incubus, Interpol, Jack Garratt, John Grant, José González, Little Dragon, Matthew E. White, MØ, Placebo,Rangleklods, Savages, Seasick Steve, S!vas, Spids Nøgenhat, St. Paul and the Broken Bones, The Black Keys, The Minds of 99, The Jesus and Mary Chain, The Parov Stelar Band, Scarlet Pleasure, Ulige Numre, Underworld, Wolf Alice, Wu-Tang Clan, Years & Years.


In 2014, NorthSide took place at Ådalen between June 13-15 with 35,000 guests.


Ane Brun, Arcade Fire, A$AP Rocky, Baby in Vain, The Blue Van, Bombay Bicycle Club, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Chorus Grant, Cold Specks, Donkey Roadshow & Special Guests, Flogging Molly, Franz Ferdinand, James Vincent McMorrow, Jurassic 5, Lana del Rey, Lars H.U.G., Lucy Love, Lulu James, Mew, The Minds of 99, The Mountains, Mount Kimbie, MØ, Nabiha, The National, Nina Persson, Oh Land, Pixies, Quadron, Queens of the Stone Age, Reptile Youth, Rhye, Royal Blood, Röyksopp and Robyn Do It Again 2014, Rudimental, RY X, Temples,Turboweekend, White Lies, WhoMadeWho, Wild Beasts.


In 2013, NorthSide took place at Ådalen between June 14-16 with 25,000 guests.


Arctic Monkeys (UK), Keane (UK), The Flaming Lips (US), Nephew (DK), Trentemøller (DK), Alt-J (UK), Band of Horses (US), The Knife (S), Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds (AUS), Portishead (UK), Phoenix (F), Kaizers Orchestra (N), Kashmir (DK), When Saints Go Machine (DK), Spleen United (DK), Gogol Bordello (US), Fun. (US), Ellie Goulding (UK), Peter Sommer (DK), Tom Odell (UK), The Eclectic Moniker (DK), Bikstok Røgsystem (DK), Biffy Clyro (UK), Love Shop (DK), Shaka Loveless (DK), Frightened Rabbit (UK), Kings of Convenience (N), Everything Everything (UK), Daughter (UK), Tegan and Sara (CA), The William Blakes (DK), Deap Vally (US), Imagine Dragons (US), Passenger (UK), Mø (DK), Jagwar Ma (AUS), The Floor Is Made of Lava (DK), Fallulah (DK), Left Boy (A), Rasmus Walter (DK), Kristina Renée (DK).


In 2012 NorthSide expanded to 3 days in Ådalen on the 15th-17th of June, and 20,000 guests.


Justice (F), Snow Patrol (US), The Stone Roses (UK), Garbage (US), The Hives (S), James Blake (UK), Kasabian (UK), Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds (UK), The xx (UK), Eagles of Death Metal (US), Emeli Sandé (UK), The Gaslight Anthem (US), The Kooks (UK), Marina & The Diamonds (UK), Bat For Lashes (UK), Bombay Bicycle Club (UK), Little Dragon (S), Miles Kane (UK), Noah & The Whale (UK), Kashmir (DK), D:A:D (DK), Lukas Graham (DK), Malk de Koijn (DK), Oh Land (DK), Suspekt (DK), The Asteroids Galaxy Tour (DK), Choir of Young Believers (DK), Dúné (DK), Freja Loeb (DK), Turboweekend (DK), VETO (DK.



Asbjørn And The Strange Ears, Band of Horses (US), Boho Dancer, Crystal Castles (CA), De Eneste To, Editors (UK), Elbow (UK), Fallulah, Interpol (US), Jamie Woon (UK), Suede (UK), Søren Huss, The Floor Is Made Of Lava, The Naked and Famous (NZ), The Rumour Said Fire, The Streets (UK), The Vaccines (UK), Thomas Dybdahl (N), Tina Dickow, Turboweekend, Veto og White Lies (UK).


NorthSide  was held for the first time at Tangkrogen in Aarhus in 2010 as a one-day festival with an all-Danish line-up: Nephew, Mew, Veto, Turboweekend og Selvmord.