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…

Now&Wow

Good news for all you party people! The legendary club Now&Wow has reopened its doors in Factory 010 in the south of Rotterdam. Expect an international vibe where art, fashion and humour come together. The club is divided into three rooms: the Now room, Kiss My Ass and Disco l’Amour. Dance the night away to techno, house,…

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…

Ecclectic Festival Village

REC. Festival The area around Annabel and Biergarten will be turned into a festival village with concerts showcasing various musical genres, including disco, soul, afrobeat, hip-hop, indie and future R&B. The festival is the place to discover new sounds, as it attracts up-and-coming stars, alongside legendary acts. Keep an eye on the website for the…

Festival for Jazz Lovers

Festival Jazz International An indoor festival promising a huge variety of high-quality concerts! For jazz lovers and connoisseurs, this is the go-to event to discover new sounds and enjoy the best acts over there. Thanks to the festival’s small scale, the concerts are very intimate. See the website for ticket details and updates on the…