From 4 - 28 July 2013 WMC Kerkrade is the place to be for the World of Wind Music!

Every four years WMC Kerkrade invites the best bands in the world of Wind Music to compete on the highest musical level. More than 20,000 musicians visit Kerkrade every edition, performing for 550,000 visitors and music lovers. So join our festival and show the world what you can do!


More than 300 different contests and concerts, performing at more than 10 locations. A sparkling Fringe Festival with many (cover)bands and other spectacular activities, Kerkrade is the place to be whether you are into wind music or not. 

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Mars & Show contest on it’s way!

Last weekend the contest between 20 mars and show bands got started. Click here for the overview of mars and show contests

WMC Kerkrade Experience

The rich history of WMC Kerkrade also supplies a lot of fun anecdotes. Not only about music, but also about marriage proposals in a full stadium, friendships with host families that have been lasting for years, musical 'feuds', etc. The WMC Experience!    

Practical information

Tickets? Click here
Program? Click here


Meet the people behind WMC Kerkrade 2013. Read all about the preparations for the 17th edition. You can find more information about our Board Members, WMC-Office staff and our many volunteers here.