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Please help protect the environment and keep your campsite clean!
In the Hofer Snack & Chill Area you have the possibility to use the grills there for free. Open fire is forbidden outside the Snack & Chill area and therefore we ask you not to bring your own barbecue.
The setting up of party tents is not recommended for reasons of security, space and environment. If you have one, please note that this is used by several festival visitors and covers at least 50% of the sleeping tent.
Children & Teenagers
The last version of the Lower Austrian Protection for Minors applies. Security is required to ensure compliance with this law. Children from 10 years old pay the full price.
Damages, Injuries & Theft
No liability is assumed for damages, injuries and theft on the entire festival grounds (park, camping and caravan sites, as well as on the core site, etc.)!
Please always keep an eye on your belongings.
Bathing and swimming in the river Traisen is basically possible, but the organizer advises caution! We point out that the Traisen is a running water, and swimming there can be dangerous. Attention! The organizer accepts no liability. Please take care of the environment, and do not throw trash into the river!
House rules for 2018 can be found HERE
Emergency Task Forces
Fire brigade: (+43) 122
Police: (+43) 133
Ambulance: (+43) 144
The fire brigade should immediately be informed if a fire breaks out anywhere, even if it appears to be already under control, or seems to be extinguished.
On both big stages, at the campsite as well as at the caravan site there is a station with trained medical staff.
Open air events can lead to unexpected measures due to the weather. (Interruption of performances, field evacuation, tent evacuations ...). These measures are announced through speakers, screens and security services. In this case, the instructions of the security service must be followed without contradiction!
If you are in danger of lightning storms or storms, please go to your cars and help other visitors without a car and offer your free places, if possible! (You can show free places by switching on the hazard flasher!) Please avoid dangerous spots such as big tents, trees towers and superstructures!
Ear protection is available at all box offices, at the entrance, at the info point and at the FM4 container.
Security checks happen at the entrance to the campsite and the site, where dangerous objects will be removed! According to our house rules, carrying dangerous objects is prohibited!
There will be Wavebreakers on both stages. When crossing maximum capacity the wavebreakers will be closed temporary during the concerts in oder to provide you with full safety and a comfortable concert experience.
The official festival app is available here:
At the entrance to the campsite, tickets are exchanged for festival wristbands. All tickets will be scanned for their authenticity without exception. If you have a print-at-home ticket please bring a printed version of your ticket, because the scanners don't work on your mobile phone.
Please keep the ticket ready when accessing the entrance to avoid delays. The wristbands are not transferable.
The freQuency festival is cashless. That's why there is no cash machine available at the festival site. The next cash machine is situated near the Merkur supermarket (about 500 meter walking distance)
The info counter / Lost & Found is located at the core area, left to the Space Stage. Here you will find all the festival-related information as well as information about train and bus timetables. During the festival you can ask there for found objects.
The Lost & Found container is situated near the entrance, where you got your festival wristband.
After the festival you can ask for your lost items here:
Lost & Found office St. Pölten
Town Hall, Parterre
Town Hall 1
3100 St. Pölten
Tel .: +43 (0) 2742 -333-3020
Mon., Wed. and Thurs. 7.30 am -04:00 pm, Tues. 7.30 am - 06:00 pm and Fr. 7.30 am - 01:00 pm
A deposit of EUR 10, - will be collected at the main entrance. After returning a full garbage bag you will get back 5 €. The rest will be retained as a garbage contribution and will be used 100% for the maintenance and full restoration of the St. Pölten Greenpark.
The deposit can be returned on Saturday from 12:00 until Monday 12:00. Anyone who has a tent or a backpack will be considered a camper, regardless of the ticket. Therefore you will have to pay garbage deposit.
Please help protect the environment and keep your campsite clean!
DAYPARK - SPACE STAGE:
Thursday to Sunday from 02:00 pm til 1 hour after the last concert.
DAYPARK - GREEN STAGE:
Thursday to Saturday from 02:00 pm til 1 hour after the last concert.
DAYPARK - WEEKENDER STAGE:
Friday and Saturday from 03:00 pm to 1 hour after the last concert.
NIGHTPARK - URBAN ART FORMS FLOOR, LET IT ROLL STAGE, SWITCH STAGE:
Thursday to Saturday from 11:00 pm until 06.00 am
Camping / Caravan / Komfort / VIP / Parking:
Wednesday from 10:00 pm until Monday noon. Entrance is open day and night.
Glamping (freQmansion, Bungalow, Fiver):
From Wednesday noon until Monday noon.
Early Camping / Early Caravan
Camping, Green Camping, Hofer Tickets:
Tuesday 09:00 am until Wednesday 10:00 pm
Komfort Tickets / VIP Camping:
Wednesday 08:00 am until 10:00 pm
Early Camping fee: 20 Euro/person
Early Caravan fee: 40 Euro/caravan
(only one ticket neccessary, no matter how many passengers)
Tickets are only available on-site at the festival area.
PRESS / GUESTLIST / VIP (main entrance DAYPARK at VAZ)
Tuesday to Sunday, 11:00 am until 11:00 pm
Thursday to Sunday from 02:00 pm until the end of the season on the Mainstage.
From Tuesday 09:00 (early camping) until Sunday evening. It is open day and night.
Wednesday, 10:00 am - 09:00 pm
Thursday - Sunday, 12:00 noon - 09:00 pm
Lost and Found (at the Info counter):
Thursday to Sunday from 02:00 pm until the last shows on the Mainstage.
Garbage deposit refund at the entrance to the Daypark site:
Saturday from 09:00 am until Monday 12:00 noon.
Shuttle bus St-Pölten train station>Green Camping > Festival grounds > train station
Wednesday: 08:00 am – 11:00 pm
Thursday: 08:00 am – 02:00 am
Friday: 10:00 am – 02:00 am
Saturday: 10:00 am – 02:00 am
Sunday: 10:00 am – 02:00 am
Monday: 06:00 am – 14:00 pm
The entrance is located near the left viewing plattform at the Space Stage. Access only with press band. Accreditation contacts can be found at press area on www.barracudamusic.at
The Space Stage (Main Stage) has its own wheelchair area located on a higher platform.
There is also a natural elevation in the area of the Green Stage which gives you a nice view.
There are sanitary stations at the campsite, at the caravan site and at the core site.
There are water-rinsed toilets at the large sanitary station at the campsite as well as at the caravan site and in the core area. In addition, larger mobile toilet stations are situated at several locations.
Further sanitary stations are located at the VIP-, Comfort- and Greencamping Area.
There are drinking water facilities in the sanitary areas on the camping and caravan site, in the core area near the Space Stage as well as the toilet stations located there.
We strongly advise you to not buy tickets from private sellers on the street. Unfortunately, there have often been problems with fake tickets, with which the entrance to the festival and camping grounds will be refused.
The VIP area is located on the right sided viewing plattform at the space stage. There is a limited number of VIP tickets for the VIP area. These include the access to the VIP area and the use of the VIP parking and the VIP campsite.
ATTENTION: Access to the VIP parking is guaranteed by all those arriving on time. For late arrivals it is possible that free spaces at VIP parking are no longer available! Please check the VIP tickets at the entrance.
What needs to be done at home?
What needs to be done at the festival?
You can top up the chip on site at every Top-Up- and Self Service Stations by:
By handing over cash, putting in your PIN or signing the credit card receipt the top-up is considered confirmed. Only your bank according to their TOS can help you with abuse of your bank card/credit card by third parties.
It makes sense to top up a suitable amount right away.
Should there be verifiable monetary advantages for the guest through handling errors, the guest is not authorized to spend this money. We reserve the right to correct these errors as soon as they become obvious.
Top-Up Stations are specially branded containers with assistance where
In addition, there are three main Top-Up Stations which are bigger and better staffed (one near the wristband issue point, one at the Space Stage, one at entrance to the Green Stage and one at the camping site near the food court), where you can also get your credit back in cash.
Here you see the Top-Up Stations at a glance: area map coming soon.
The main Top-Up Stations (area map coming soon) are staffed around the clock, we will spread our crew here according to the demand. We are offering this service at night, but we ask for your understanding that there will only be a small team on duty and longer waiting times are possible.
Generally there is no minimum top-up. But it makes sense to get a suitable amount of credit for the whole festival right away:
You can get your remaining credit transferred back to you online comfortably after the festival (only possible with personalization of the chip).
At the festival site
You can get your remaining credit back in cash directly on site at one of the main Top-Up Stations (one near the wristband issue point, one at the entrance to the venue and one at the camping site near the food court). For logistical reasons, unfortunately we have to round down the pay-out to 50 Cent increments e.g. your remaining credit of 7,80€ gets rounded down to 7,50€ in cash and you lose your claim to the difference.
We recommend to make use of the online retransfer in any case. We ask for your understanding that there might be longer waiting times during peak times like main departure time. Should it be impossible due to acts beyond our control to pay out the credit in cash on site, the online retransfer can still be arranged comfortably from home.
Notice that the cash pay-out is only possible until August 20th, 12:00 noon. After that the remaining credit can only be refunded via the previously described online transfer option during the stated time period.
A regular financial transaction with cash always takes more time e.g. for handing over the change. The chip reduces the duration to a minimum. There is no necessity to carry cash all the time and the system increases security and transparency of the payment transactions and leaves the guest free of care. For further benefits see the next point.
You can also personalize your chip, in order to do that you have to state the following info on www.frequency.at/cashless:
*The option to personalize your chip is possible from the first day of the festival on.
Thereby you can
State-of-the-art technology and encryption methods are being used to protect the data and credit balance of the guests. Reliability and data security are the main priority.
Every guest is obligated to handle their chip properly and carefully. We will not be liable for the lack of care of a chip (e.g. damage/loss/theft) or incorrect use by the guest.
If you personalized your card correctly our cashless crew can lock your card. Until the chip is completely locked there might be a slight delay due to updates. Therefore we can't guarantee to lock your card in real time.
If can not be hold liable for any misuse of your chip. So please always keep an eye on your chip and do not lose it!
Due to a special infrastructure a system failure is impossible in practice.
All transactions processed in EUROS.
If you have lost your Card you can alert our Card-crew - as long as your Card has been personalized already and the data is successfully stored in our system your Card can be disabled. It can take a few minutes until your Card is disabled completely. Due to delayed system updates we can't guarantee a card cancellation for 100 %.
Unfortunately we cannot be held liable for the misuse of your Card in the time until it can be completely disabled by us. Tip: Take good care of your Cards!
A breakdown of the system is virtually impossible. Thanks to the possibility of transferring data over the mobile network no special infrastructure is needed, professional monitoring of the system is being conducted online permanently. Should there be disruptions in the mobile network or the on-site internet connection, the system also works reliably in offline mode and is therefore fail-safe.
At the VOLUME signing tent powered by Red Bull MOBILE everyone can say hello to the stars, to make a photos and to get a signature.
About one week prior to the festival you can find the exact timetable on volume.at
Is situated in the Chill Out area right next to the GREEN STAGE Day Park.
The entrance to the Nightpark is situated outside the Daypark area at the Kelsengasse. The capacity is limited! At peak times longer waiting times can occur. Therefore pay attention to the "Nightpark traffic light", which lights up red when the maximum capacity of the Nightpark is reached.
Help us keep the campsite clean! Again this year, there is the ZIPFER can exchange initiative. For 15 empty collected beer cans (no matter which brand), you'll get one free 0,5 l beer can at ZIPFER tent s
Viva con Agua collects cups at our festival. For every cup they receive € 1, which is used for drinking water and sanitation projects in Malawi. You can find more information about this great project at www.vivaconagua.at
FM4 - Your Frequency radio
Straight after the core area on the way to the river Traisen you'll find the Party Zone. Every day bands, DJs and the Silent Disco will turn the campsite into a big party. During the day times you can either relax or dance there. At night our friends from Silent Disco Austria will prove that the silent does not always means quiet! Check it out!
Information about the schedule is available in the spring of 2018
Drinks, tabacco as well as DJs (playing electro, house and D'n'B) can be found there.
In Kooperation mit dem Ti:Kju - Twerk & Dance Studio erwarten Dich dieses Jahr gleich zwei po-bastische Events am Frequency 🔥🍑🔥
1. Twerk Workshop aka Twerkshop
12:00 – 13:00 Uhr
Treffpunkt: FQ18 Hyper Space aka Partyzone
Twerking ist ein Tanzstil in dessen Mittelpunkt ruckartige und kreisende Bewegungen mit der Hüfte stehen und bei dem der Fokus auf das Gesäß gelegt wird. Lerne bei diesem Workshop mit Fun & Action, wie Du Deinen Booty in Szene setzt und zum Shaken bringst! Keine Vorkenntnisse erforderlich.
2. Twerking Weltrekordversuch 🌍 @Green Stage
Einlass: 13:30 | Start Animationsprogramm + Rekordversuch: 14:00
🔥🍑 Schafft es das FQ18 ins Guinness-Buch der Rekorde? 🍑🔥
Um den in Amerika aufgestellten Rekord „Most people twerking simultaneously“ zu brechen, müssen mindestens 407 FestivalbesucherInnen zeitgleich für drei Minuten twerken. Die drei einfachen Moves, die Dir die Ti:Kju Crew vor Ort zeigt, schaffst Du auch locker ohne Twerking-Vorerfahrung!
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