A Memorable Christmas Concert

Enjoy a memorable Christmas concert in the beautiful Laurenskerk! Conductor Pieter Jan Leusink has compiled a special and varied programme, with special compositions by Bach, Händel and Vivaldi. From spectacular to quiet, from passionate to tender, the Christmas classics sung by a choir sound heavenly in this historic church. Ticket prices start from €52,50 per…

Jazz and the City

Closer to Jazz Sessions Let’s swing! Closer to Jazz brings music back to where it belongs: in the middle of the city, close to the people, with a series of weekly evening concerts and jam sessions at the Stadsbrasserie Rotterdam. After an opening concert, the jam sessions starts and everyone can share the stage. Entrance…

Mirror Mirror on the Wall…

Immerse yourself in the ultimate Chirstmas experience at Hudson’s Bay! The popular department store, Hudson’s Bay, offers an assortment of fashion, beauty, lifestyle and home, designed by exclusive brands and popular designers. From Tuesday 27 November to Thursday 27 December, they will surprise guests with a magic mirror on the shop floor. Through the advanced…

Afro Funk Phenomenon

Jungle By Night These nine Amsterdam-based musicians have toured all over the world, surprising audiences with their vibrant, very danceable shows. Their style is best described as a combination of afro-beats, ethio-breaks, Turkish psych and hot cumbia. Tickets for this concert are €19 and can be bought through Rotown’s website. > 29 November, Maassilo (Charlois)…

Latin Vibes

Salsa aan de Haven – Fall Fiesta – Ladies Edition If salsa, bachata and kizomba music and dance are your thing, this huge Latin party is one for you. Take part in workshops and enjoy shows by the greatest Latin dancers. The party is held regularly at different locations, so check out the de Doelen…

Heroics on Noordereiland

Wedged between the city’s north and south is a unique area of Rotterdam called Noordereiland. Nowadays it’s a peaceful suburb, but it wasn’t always that way. During the Second World War, Dutch marines stood their ground on the old Hef Bridge, valiantly defending the city. Words: Evelien Baks Noordereiland is a residential island lying in the…