Patronaat is one of the top 10 music venues in The Netherlands. The Haarlem venue was started in 1984 and today it manages to present a distinctive program in both bands and electronic music.
Patronaat is located just 20 minutes from Amsterdam and was totally rebuild and reopened in september 2005. The building holds two halls and a cafe. The main hall has a capacity of around 950 and the second hall can hold about 300 persons. In 2007 Patronaat got voted 'BEST CLUB OF HOLLAND' by the Dutch audience at Nieuwe Revu's Nachttempel Elections.