News / 17-12-2018

back2school – latest info

The first snow has fallen, it’s almost Christmas eve: almost time for back2school! On the 24th of December, we will go back to the best Millennium Hardcore and Early Rave at the Maassilo in Rotterdam. Dust of your Nikes, because you’re pounding of your Christmas dinner, even before you got to take a bite. Cancel the get-together with your mother-in-law and make sure you’re there. Tickets are still available via the b2s ticketshop. Let’s go back2school!

Time table
Area 1 | Millennium Hardcore
22:00 – 23:30 The Masochist
23:30 – 01:00 Panic
01:00 – 02:00 Paul Elstak
02:00 – 03:00 Promo
03:00 – 04:00 Nosferatu & Endymion
04:00 – 05:00 Korsakoff
05:00 – 06:00 Noize Suppressor
06:00 – 07:00 Neophyte
Hosted by Alee

Area 2 | Early Rave
22:00 – 23:30 Stanton
23:30 – 00:30 Darkraver
00:30 – 01:30 Rob & MC Joe
01:30 – 02:00 MD&A live
02:00 – 03:00 Buzz Fuzz
03:00 – 04:00 Isaac & The Viper
04:00 – 05:00 Ruffneck
05:00 – 06:00 Vince
Hosted by Ruffian

Tickets for back2school are available via the b2s ticketshop.

Follow back2school online!
Photo material will be shared during back2scool on b2s’ social media channels. Like the back2school Facebook and b2s Instagram for live content. Always use the hashtag #back2school when you post something about the event on social media.

The minimum age for admission is 18. In the event of any doubt, guests may be asked to produce identification proving their age. Please bring valid proof of identification with you so that you do not risk being refused entry. Valid proof of identification includes a driving license, valid passport or identity card.

Cameras, SLRs and video cameras may be taken into the event. Take as many great photos and videos as you can and make sure to share them on social media! Professional recording equipment is not permitted without a media pass.

Lockers will be available for rent at back2school. Rental costs €7, which you can pay with cash as well as PIN. A locker can be shared with two or three friends and you will be able to access your locker throughout the event.

Tokens & PIN payments
Cash or PIN payments are possible at the token purchase. It is not possible to take out extra cash.

Smoking policy
Smoking is only allowed at the smoking areas.

Drugs policy
The organization adheres to the local police force’s drugs policy. This is a zero-tolerance policy. This means that no form of soft and/or hard drug is permitted, i.e. weed and hash are also prohibited. Police will be monitoring the situation closely.

Celebrate Safe
We celebrate safe during back2school. When you have questions about for example alcohol and/or drugs, go to the Celebrate Safe website. Always go to first aid with serious complaints. They are there to help you.

Do you think someone took too much drugs or alcohol? Make sure you immediately warn somebody from the organization, security or first aid.

Public transport
There are subways driving from Rotterdam Central Station to the Maassilo. Take subway D or E and get off at stop ‘Maashaven’. There are also several tramlines directed to ‘Maashaven’. For more information about public transport visit or

Car & parking
Maassilo is easy to reach by car. The location is centrally located in line with the Erasmusbrug and 500 meters away from ‘het Nieuwe Luxor theater’. There are enough (free) parking spaces on the quayside of the Maashaven.

More information
Check this website for more information about back2school.


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