Pack your bags and get ready for – MS Dockville 2015 in Hamburg, Germany (Art & Music in One)

The Basics

Friday, August 21st, 2015 – Sunday, August 23rd, 2015
Hamburg, Germany

Experience visual art and music in a truly unique way at MS Dockville, embracing an eclectic mix of musicians, bands and DJs from all over the world who come together on Europe’s biggest river island.

Arriving after its sister event MS Artville, which is a three-week pop-up art village that invites artists to come and create its identity, MS Dockville takes this new world and injects some music into its life, bringing with it Django Django, Caribou, Interpol and tonnes more.

Split between intimate woodland stages and and larger main stages, MS Dockville’s world of diversity is a wonder for literally everyone, conspiring into a weekend you won’t forget in a hurry.


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  • Interpol
  • Django Django
  • Caribou
  • José González
    Prinz Pi
  • Four Tet
  • Little Dragon
  • Friska Viljor
  • Alle Farben
  • Roosevelt
  • Boys Noize
  • Lexer
  • Bear’s Den
  • HVOB
  • Young Fathers
  • Hauschka
  • Rødhåd
  • Niconé & Sascha Braemer
  • Stwo
  • Recondite
  • Son Lux
  • The Avener
  • Blomqvist [live]
  • Shura
  • Jack Garratt
  • Felix Jaehn
  • Jonas Mantey
  • Egokind & Ozean
  • KlangTherapeuten
  • Sylabil Spill
  • Findus
  • Fjaak [live]
  • Sekuoia
  • Klaus Johann Grobe
  • hubbabbaklubb
  • Draufund Dran
  • Ought
  • Warm Graves
  • Nod Ones Head
  • Trashlagoon
  • Weisser Rabe
  • Luka
  • Hade
  • Fjörn & Branz
  • Feast
  • Occupanther
  • Dave DK
  • Jonah
  • Andreas Moe
  • Fort Romeau
  • Tropics
  • All We Are
  • Benjamin Booker
  • Die Vögel
  • Sylvan Esso
  • Ibeyi
  • Ásgeir
  • FM Belfast
  • Tom Odell
  • Sizarr
  • Darwin Deez
  • Talisco
  • Dan Deacon
  • Antilopen Gang
  • Låpsley
  • Vaults
  • eRRdeKa
  • Zugezogen Maskulin
  • Daniel Bortz
  • Pool
  • Niklas Ibach
  • The Glitz
  • Douglas Greed (Freude am Tanzen / Jena)
  • Ennio
  • Davidé
  • Yuko Yuko
  • Sväva
  • Jack the Hustler
  • The Last Things
  • Sherlock Dope
  • Die Orsons
  • Rangleklods
  • Suff Daddy
  • Fatoni
  • Hayden James
  • RSS Disco
  • Into Lala
  • Golf
  • Powel
  • Wohlwill
  • Mis-Shapes
  • Liebemachen
  • King Kong Kicks
  • Der Bürgermeister Der Nacht

The Venue

MS Dockville 2015


MS Dockville
21107 Hamburg

The festival takes place on Europe’s biggest river island in the Hamburg district of Wilhelmsburg with many parts of the festival located directly in front of the river Elbe.

Accomodation In The Area

A&O Hamburg City

Spaldingstraße 160

Just a 5 minute walk from Berliner Tor Train Station and one stop from Hamburg Central Station, this hostel has a 24-hour reception with free Wi-Fi available in public areas. Bright, non-smoking rooms with private bathrooms are offered at the A&O Hamburg City. Rooms are decorated in sunny yellow colours, and all bed sheets and towels are provided. Breakfast or half-board meals can be booked at the hostel and there are also vending machines for snacks and drinks, and packed lunches can be prepared on request. In the evenings, guests can relax in the Astra Bar and there is also a games room with billiards, table football and a Wii games console. Bikes can be rented from the reception.

SIDE Hotel

Drehbahn 49

The first and only 5-star design hotel in Hamburg, SIDE Hotel is located near the inner Alster Lake which combines luxury with design and wellness. SIDE Hotel features spacious accommodation, a spa with pool and a rooftop terrace overlooking Hamburg. Each of the 178 guest rooms have a warm atmosphere, a flat-screen satellite TV with Sky channels and a stylish bathroom. Enjoy an international buffet breakfast every morning while in the evening, try a cocktail and steak served in the exclusive [m]eatery bar & restaurant. The SIDE Spa includes a gym, sauna and hot tub, relax and enjoy a massage or beauty treatments. Guests can also relax in the spa’s Sky Lounge on the 8th floor, which features a minimalist design. The hotel is just 2 underground stops from Hamburg Central Station and private parking spaces and a public garage are available at the SIDE.

Gresham Carat Hotel

Gresham Carat Hotel Hamburg

Sieldeich 5

Located in the Hamburg’s Veddel district, this Irish-style hotel is just a few minutes to the Hamburg Harbour and is within a 12-minute walk from The Veddel S-Bahn Train Station. All 90 guest rooms are modern and feature high-quality furniture, Samsung flat-screen TV’s, tea/coffee facilities and a private bathroom. Restaurant Limerick offers a luxurious buffet breakfast in the morning and an all day menu in the afternoon until night. Try an Irish Guinness in the Shannon Bar which also serves refreshing cocktails and international liqueurs in an inform atmosphere. Big sporting events are also shown at the bar. The S-Bahn train station provides a direct connection to Hamburg Main Station. There is a 24-hour reception service that provides supervised parking.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I get to MS Dockville?

    BY PLANE: If you’re flying into Hamburg Airport, firstly take an S-Bahn line S1 to Hamburg Jungfernstieg before line S3 to Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg. Once here, it’s around a 15 minute walk to the festival site which will be signposted.

    BY TRAIN: If you’re arriving into Hamburg Hbf, take a number 34 bus to Mengestraße, which is around a six minute walk from the festival. You can alternatively take a €25 taxi from the station to the site.

  • Is there an age restriction?

    Those 18 or under must be accompanied by an adult, and the festival recommends not bringing children under 8.



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