Ezra Collective

Young Generations of Jazz Jazz is constantly on the move, not least because young generations continually provide exciting new impulses. One of the striking new sounds of the British “new wave” is Ezra Collective, a set of young musicians from the creative hotbeds of the London jazz scene. Fluid and innovative, they mix jazz, hip-hop,…

A festival downtown

A Festival Downtown

A Festival Downtown presents exciting, progressive and mostly electronic music at a unique location right in the centre of Rotterdam. During one day, Nieuwe Binnenweg will be transformed into a festival site with various indoor and outdoor locations. The complete line-up is huge and can be found on the website. Make sure to check out…

Operator Radio, an online radio platform dedicated to alternative and cutting-edge music in Rotterdam and beyond

The Sound Of Rotterdam

If you’ve ever had a beer at Biergarten, you might’ve noticed the blue shipping container overlooking it. Decked out as a radio broadcasting studio, it’s home to Operator Radio, an online radio platform dedicated to alternative and cutting-edge music in Rotterdam and beyond. Jeff van Hoek, also known by his DJ moniker ‘Jeff Solo’, is…

Learning and understanding opera

Opera course at De Doelen

Learning and understanding Opera The opera course is a joint initiative of  De Doelen, Luxor Theater and Theater Rotterdam which aims to make opera understandable and accessible to everyone. The course takes the visitor past three operas in three different theatres, and every opera visit is preceded by a course evening. The three-course evenings take…

National Tattoo

National Tattoo

Military Music Shows The National Tattoo, one of the most prominent military tattoos in the world, will be celebrating 200 years of military music this year. The entire evening will feature diverse music and impressive light shows. The Dutch national military orchestras will work together with military and civilian orchestras, artists and groups from all…

Motel Mozaique

Fabrique Mozaique

One time only pop-up concerts Motel Mozaïque brings high-quality pop concerts by national and international bands to the harbour or the centre of Rotterdam. This summer, Belgium Rock ‘n Roll band Triggerfinger is coming over to celebrate their 20th anniversary in the “Onderzeebootloods” and Dutch Hiphop artist Typhoon comes back to treat his fans with…

Culinesse

CuliNESSE

Culinary party at Nesselande From Thursday 29th to Saturday 31st of August, CuliNESSE celebrates its ninth edition of the culinary music festival. In Rotterdam-Nesselande you can once again enjoy culinary delights from several renowned restaurants in the region, performances by famous artists and numerous other activities. This year’s line-up features Di-rect, Clouseau, Waylon, Guus Meeuwis,…

The most romantic weekend

The most romantic weekend

Het weekend van de Romantische Muziek For over 30 years, The Park at the Euromast is the most romantic place to be. This year, for the first time, the “Day of the Romantic Music” is held the entire weekend in the park. The event is for all ages, including live performances of classic and romantic…

Singer songwriter Xavier Rudd

Surfing Sing A Song Writer

Xavier Rudd Concert The surfing singer-songwriter Xavier Rudd is coming to Rotterdam! Already one of Australian music’s all-time greats, he has touched people’s lives worldwide. Known for his hits “Follow the sun” and “Spirit Bird”, his music is both spiritual and hopeful. His journey has taken him to almost every continent on the planet so…

Concerts in the park at Dudok

Concerts in the Park

Heerenhuyskamerconcerten at Dudok in the Park. In the middle of the green park around the Euromast, you’ll find the former Heerenhuys, now known as Dudok in het Park. The building is a national monument from1750. Every Sunday morning, concerts take place in the Parkzaal, an intimate venue with room for all types of music: jazz,…