DÂK is back on the roof

DÂK iris van den broek

For a month a concrete but green parking garage in the center of Rotterdam will be transformed into a summer city park. DÂK takes place on the roof of the APCOA Parking between Westblaak and Witte de Withstraat. July 15 is the start of an event full of music, BBQs, drinks, and social gatherings 30 […]

BoogieBall is the official afterparty for North Sea Jazz

Boogieball Macy Gray Marcel_Boshuizen

With the return of North Sea Jazz Festival, BoogieBall is also back. BoogieBall is the now legendary Official North Sea Jazz Afterparty. Artists who have played at NSJ at Ahoy will come to BIRD to jam or to DJ on July 8 and 9. It will be the 13th edition. The past few years, big names […]

Raluca Baicu and Edwin van Andel are new programmers at de Doelen

Raluca Baicu is one of the new programmers at de Doelen

With the appointment of Raluca Baicu and Edwin van Andel as programmers Jazz and Pop, an exciting new musical era has begun for de Doelen. Raluca Baicu currently programmes all the jazz concerts that de Doelen presents in collaboration with partners in the city. From now on, Baicu will take on the entire jazz programming […]

Blijdorp Festival 2022 brings Speedy J, Philou Louzolo and Soul Clap

Blijdorp Festival 2022 soul-clap

After two years of absence, Blijdorp Festival will make a grand comeback. On Saturday, August 6 in the familiar Roel Langerakpark. Blijdorp Festival 2022 brings 50 artists on 6 different stages. From local legends like Speedy J to international names like Seth Troxler and Soul Clap. Loyal visitors who bought a ticket in 2020 or […]

Show us your salsa moves

Salsa meets Jazz Open Air During summer, the Jazz and Blues club BIRD organises open air salsa parties every Thursday in their own garden. DJ Phily and friends play sweltering Latin music for salsa lovers. Not yet a professional salsa-dancer? Don’t worry, join the magical atmosphere in the Garden of BIRD, have a nice cocktail, […]

Out on the terrace

There are small ones, large ones, ones that are highly visible, and ones that are well hidden. They may all be very different but they all have two things in common: amazing drinks and the ultimate summer feeling. After much deliberation, these Rotterdam terraces have made it through our strict selection process and are awaiting […]