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Concert hall De Oosterpoort Groningen

The DOBC takes place in the beautiful venue De Oosterpoort in Groningen, The Netherlands. The main concert hall in De Oosterpoort is known for its great acoustics. It has seating for 1150 people.

De Oosterpoort is located near the central station and the inner city of Groningen. It has easy access by car and public transport. Groningen is a vibrant city with plenty of hotels, restaurants and pubs within walking distance of the venue.


De Oosterpoort: Trompsingel 27, 9724 DA Groningen


Q-Park Oosterpoort (Trompsingel 23),

Q-Park Rademarkt(Rademarkt 27),

P-Damsterdiep (Damsterdiep 5).

Vibrant city Groningen

Countless bicycles and crowded outdoor cafés. The historic university city of Groningen is the youngest city in the Netherlands: the average age of its population is 36. The city radiates creative energy wherever you go. Groningen has a vibrant and famous nightlife. Bars in the centre are allowed to stay open 24 hours a day. All pubs and bars are within walking distance of each other making it super easy to hop from bar to bar. There are plenty of hotels in the city centre.

Easily accessible

Groningen is the largest city in the north of the Netherlands and is easy to reach. Groningen Airport Eelde is located a stone’s throw away from the city of Groningen. There is a frequent bus connection between the airport and the inner city. Bremen airport in Germany is only two hours away from Groningen and has a direct connection. Groningen is two-and- a-half hours by train from Amsterdam and Schiphol airport. From Eindhoven airport it is three-and-a-half hours to Groningen.