Hardwell has announced he will retire from the stage indefinitely.
Dj the former world number # 1 Robbert van de Corput, better known as Hardwell, has just launched a bomb to the world of electronics. This has since announced that he will retire from the stage indefinitely, to recover his private and family life.
And while it will continue to produce and create music, there will schedule more tours or presentations, with the ultimate book on October 18, 2018 at the Ziggo Dome.
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Hello world, Ever since I was a little kid I dreamed of the life I live this very moment. A life filled with music, real human interaction and the freedom to express myself in the purest form I know. I have grown from an ambitious kid with everything to gain into the 30-year old I am today whilst evolving as an artist with triple the speed of my aging process. Over the past few years I’ve come to know myself better and better and over time I realized that there’s still so much I want to share with my family and friends, so many roads I’d like to explore, but being Hardwell 24/7 leaves too little energy, love, creativity and attention for my life as a normal person to do so. This is why I have decided to clear my schedule indefinitely to be completely liberated from targets, interviews, deadlines, release dates, etc. I’ve always dealt with all the pressure that comes with the heavy touring schedule, but for now, it felt too much, like a never ending rollercoaster ride. I always try to give myself 200% and in order to keep doing that, and feeding my creativity, I need some time off to be me, the person behind the artist and reflect on everything that happened the last few years. That means my touring schedule has ended yesterday on Ibiza on September 6th, 2018 with a bang. However, I will still do my All Ages show in the Ziggo Dome during Amsterdam Dance Event on the 18th of October 2018. I’ll keep making music and I will never let go of it and will always aim to continue to connect with my fans through it. Last but not least I want to thank every single one of my fans for the support so far. It is your love and dedication for all I’ve put out there that helped me evolve in more ways than I ever could have imagined, and I realize that I do owe everything to you all. My sincerest hope is that we will be able to continue this journey together. I want to come back stronger than ever, but for now, I’m just going to be me for a while. Robbert
Since I was a little boy, I dreamed of the life I live now. A life full of music, actual human interactions and the freedom to express the purest way that I know.
I went from being an ambitious child with everything to gain, the thirtysomething I am today, while I evolved as an artist three times faster than I aged.
In recent years I have know better and eventually I realized that there is much I want to share with family and friends, many ways I'd like to explore, but still Hardwell 24/7 leaves me with very little energy , love, creativity and attention for my life like a normal person.
That is why I decided to clear my schedule indefinitely to be completely free of objectives, interviews, deadlines, release dates, etc. I have always grappled with all the pressure tied to a demanding schedule of tours, but so far, I feel it too, like a roller coaster without end.
I always try to give myself 200% and to keep doing that and feeding my creativity, I need some free time to be the person behind the artist and reflect on all that has happened in the last couple of years. That means that my schedule of tours has ended yesterday in Ibiza, on September 6, 2018, big time. But also I will do my show "All ages" in the Ziggo Dome during the "Amsterdam Dance Event" on October 18, 2018.
I will continue making music, never leave and always try to connect with my fans through it.
Last but not least, I want to thank each and every one of my fans for the support so far. Is his love and dedication for everything I've thrown, which has helped me to evolve in more ways than I could have imagined and I realize that I owe everything to you. My sincere wish is that we can continue this journey together. I want to come back stronger than ever, but for now, I myself will be for a while.
A very sad for all fans of this great artist, who has had a tremendous approach to the world hard dance in the news lately. However, it is a totally understandable decision and we can only wish him well.
Author Rodrigo Barría
Content Creator & Community Manager. Valparaíso, Chile.