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Countdown to Festival Start

All systems are go for this year's Tønder Festival. Here are a few practical tips before you set off for Tønder at the end of August.

16. August 2017|

A Band from Thy Conquer a Festival

Suddenly, it's there. That magic moment when everything gels: band, audience, music and atmosphere fuse into something that is greater than the sum of its parts. Late one night in 2015, in a big tent at Tønder Festival, Jonah Blacksmith gave us that moment.

14. August 2017|

The Tønder Talent Acknowledges his Roots

Jacob Dinesen's home town festival has been part of his musical upbringing. His second album, Brace Against The Storm, from 2016, turned the Tønder boy into a national celebrity.

31. July 2017|

When Satire Became Reality

In the summer of 2016, Loudon Wainwright III wrote a song called I Had A Dream, a mordantly funny vision of a future with Donald Trump as president. The songwriter could not imagine that his contemporary, the candidate, would be sitting in the White House today.

20. July 2017|

Videos from the artists 2017

Great videos from some of the musicians 2017: Ulaid, Romengo, Tami Neilson, Trad.Attack!, Lion Bear Fox, Grant-Lee Phillips and many more!

7. July 2017|

Tønder Festival wins top marks in Canada

A major Canadian travel agency names Tønder Festival one of the 34 best music festivals in Europe.

22. June 2017|

Parking

Festival guests with camping wristbands may park one vehicle (car, motorcycle or similar) per assigned camping lot. Unfortunately, Tønder Festival cannot provide parking areas adjacent to the festival site for guests without a camping wristband. Instead, we refer you to the four free public parking areas in the town of Tønder.

16. June 2017|

New Look Tønder Festival Site

Tønder Festival will present its music in new and improved settings this year, and will treat festivalgoers to new theme zones and a fresh focus on food, art, live radio, and artist talk. And Tønder Festival is taking the initiative on renewable energy.

12. June 2017|

Tønder Festival Full Programme

The final names have been added to this year's Tønder Festival line-up. Among them are Beoga from Ireland, Darlingside from USA and Frigg from Finland. And Niels Hausgaard, of course. The final programme is ready, and so is the Tønder Festival app.

1. June 2017|

Americana gold and Danish delights

The popular Danish band Jonah Blacksmith will top out Tønder Festival's Sunday evening, after a festive array of international performances from Colter Wall, Parker Millsap, Daiorí Farrell and many more.

3. May 2017|

Video interview: Mary Gauthier

Songwriter Mary Gauthier appeared at Tønder Festival in both 2015 and 2016. Listen to Mary Gauthier telling about her songwriting and much more in this backstage interview.

28. April 2017|

Who’s playin when

The music programme is nearly in place. Here you can see who's playing on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

1. April 2017|

Prizewinners and Hot News in Tønder

Add to this year's Tønder Festival bill: American prizewinners, Irish musical heroes, roots veterans and innovators, Scots bagpipe rock, real Mardi Gras Indians and a Danish star in the making from Tønder.

23. March 2017|

Exclusive Names at Tønder Festival

An array of new international names of high-flying musicians are now on the roster for this year's Tønder Festival: John Moreland, Karl Blau, Lion Bear Fox, Yola Carter, William Prince, Leyla McCalla and Mick Flannery.

27. February 2017|

Video interviews Artists 2016

Tønder Festival 2016: Backstage video interviews with The Avett Brothers, Anderson East, Signe Svendsen, Blind Boys of Alabama, Margo Price and Folkeklubben. See also interview with Rosanne Cash.

31. January 2017|

Eight New Names on Tønder Roster

More colours brighten the 2017 Tønder Festival palette. This year Tønder Festival will be presenting more exciting foreign artists, including Shovels & Rope from USA, Kaia Kater from Canada and Danni Nicholls from UK, all appearing in Denmark for the first time.

10. January 2017|

Lucinda Williams at Tønder Festival 2017

Here's a Christmas present for you from Tønder: the US singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams will be one of the top names at next year's Tønder Festival. And more names have been added to the roster: Allan Olsen, Hush, A.J. Croce, Romengo, Dallahan and Talisk.

28. November 2016|

More Names Booked for Tønder Festival 2017

While this year's Tønder Festival was still in full swing, deals were already being sealed with artists for 2017, among them Loudon Wainwright III and Grant-Lee Phillips. Now others are ready to be added to the roster: Marc Cohn, Daniel Norgren, Afenginn, GLAS, Réalta, Nive Nielsen and Homesick Hank.

31. October 2016|

Video interview: Rosanne Cash

We had a visit from Rosanne Cash at this year's Tønder Festival. Rosanne Cash visited our journalist team to talk both about her own career, her family and especially her father, Johnny Cash.

14. September 2016|

Photos Tønder Festival 2016

Photos taken by some of the professional photographers attending the festival 2016. Morten Fog, Bo Petersen, Madeleine Glindorf and Anni Hesselholt among others.

7. September 2016|

That Was Tønder Festival 2016

We at Tønder Festival wish to thank our audience, musicians and volunteers for a Festival of memorable musical moments, a fantastic atmosphere and a perfect, warm, late summer setting. Next year's Tønder Festival is already on the stocks.

29. August 2016|

Scots band cancels

Sadly, the Scottish band Shooglenifty have had to cancel their appearance at Tønder Festival 2016. American Jeffrey Foucault and his band step up to fill the slot.

23. August 2016|

Tønder’s a Draw

Festivalgoers will soon be leaving home to enjoy the music, the atmosphere and all the fun of the Festival site when the 42nd Tønder Festival opens for business. Two media people from the capital will be leaving their desks for a while and taking on the job of presenting music.

16. August 2016|

Eilen Jewell for Tønder

Once again, Tønder Festival is ahead of the game in introducing new musicians to the Danish audience. Eilen Jewell and her band are playing Tønder Festival on the Saturday.

29. July 2016|

Error in the programme booklet

Unfortunately there is an error in this years programme booklet. The price of our official CD is misprintet. You can view the correct prices online - the triple CD (3CD) can be preordered from our webshop.

7. June 2016|
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