Bonusz Festival Budapest is the annual mega party for electronic music fans: there are approx. 40 international (UK, USA, Netherlands, Austria, etc.) and Hungarian artists performing at Bonusz Festival in 4 of the great arenas of HUNGEXPO trade show complex in Budapest. Bonus Festival is usually at the beginning of October each year.
Official website: BonuszFesztival.hu
Some of the performers’ names: Dennis Ferrer (Grammy-nominated New York-based DJ), Ferry Corsten, Richie Hawtin’s legendary alter ego, Plastikman, Carl Cox, Sasha, the British DJ/ producer icon, Drumcode-boss Dam Beyer, Joris Voorn (Dutch DJ-producer), Spektre, the British techno live act, Gary Beck, Glasgow techno-titan rising star, Crookers, the Italian electro-house duo, Gareth Emery & Jochen Miller from the Netherlands, Dada Life Swedish producer duo, Guy J producer from the label Bedrock, Maya Jane Coles a talented up-and-coming DJ from London, Belzebass Italian formation, DJ Observer from Austria, Michal Breeth from Slovakia, and a long line of electronic music artists from Hungary such as Hot X, Palotai, Budai, Jay Lumen, Sterbinszky, Coyote, Dandy, Tristan, Collins, Poli, Hawky, Naga & Beta, Andro, Profile 25, Ludmilla, Nora Naughty, James Vole, Poleposition, Sikztah, Stereo Killaz, Svindler, Yvel & Tristan, Jutasi, Igor Do’urden, Wondawulf and Bergi
Venue of Bonus Festival Budapest
Hungexpo, 10th district of Budapest (Kobanya), entrance: Gate 1
Address: 1101 Budapest , Albertirsai út 10.
Getting there: M2 red metro line, Ors vezer ter metro stop, then a special Hungexpo bus will take you to the venue of the electronic music festival
Opening hours: 7 pm – 8 am
Phone: 00 36 30 30 30 220
Tickets / Entrance fees
to Bonus Festival Budapest: pre-ordered tickets are gradually getting more expensive 5990 HUF / 24 EUR or 6990 HUF / 28 EUR, 7990 HUF / 32 EUR, 8990 HUF / 36 EUR, on 15 October: 9990 HUF / 40 EUR. Online ticket orders: www.deadcode.hu/ticket
Miscellaneous info: minimum age for Bonusz Festival admission is 16 years of age. No video cameras are allowed. VIP tickets are also available. The official Facebook page of Bonus Festival Budapest is here.