London Calling is the showcase festival for new bands in Paradiso, Amsterdam. Twice a year Paradiso hosts the two-day- festival where several bands play in the Main and Small Hall. The first edition took place in july 1992. Eversince bands like Bloc Party, Blur, The Libertines, White Lies, Florence & The Machine, Hudson Mohawke and Franz Ferdinand made their dutch debut on stage during London Calling. The next edition of the London Calling festival in Paradiso takes place on Friday May 26th and Saturday May 27th. Please see the the line-up page on this site for details.