Shirma Rouse brings Hoop en Liefde to Luxor

Shirma Rouse

Shirma Rouse is considered one of the best soul singers in the Netherlands. The Rotterdam-based artist made a name as a backing vocalist with Chaka Khan, Michael Bolton, Alain Clark, Candy Dulfer and Anouk. Anouk represented the Netherlands in 2013 at the Eurovision Song Contest. Shirma Rouse was proclaimed as best backing vocal by The […]

Anna Rune presents For Monumental People in De Doelen


Anna Rune is the stage name of Belgian artist Anna De Volder. She’s graduated at the Rotterdam Conservatorium in 2016 and ever since she has lived and worked here. Saturday June 25 she presents her new album in De Doelen. Her concert is part of North Sea Round Town. In 2015 Anna Rune was the […]

North Sea Round Town 2022 brings the best jazz

North Sea Round Town 2022 Eric van Nieuwland

To get ready for NN North Sea Jazz an annual fringe festival takes place at various locations. North Sea Round Town 2022 offers the best jazz, blues, soul, funk, hip-hop, and more on stages all over town. There are hundreds of concerts from Thursday June 23 to Sunday July 10. In the run-up to NN North […]

Rotterdam Pride presents Roze Zaterdag at the Coolsingel

Roze Zaterdag Rotterdam Pride Danielle_van_der_Veeken

Roze Zaterdag (Pink Saturday) is organized at the end of June since 1977. The event offers space for celebration, meeting, and visibility in favor of sexual and gender diversity. Rotterdam Pride usually takes place in September but in honor of Roze Zaterdag the event will be in June with Roze Zaterdag on June 18 at […]

ICONS Live brings big nostalgic acts to Het Kasteel


On 3, 4 and 5 June Het Kasteel in Rotterdam will be the stage of the new concert series ICONS Live. Ja Rule and Ashanti, Paul Elstak, Armand van Helden, Martin Solveig and Roger Sanchez will take the stage during this new event. Registration for tickets is now open here. ICONS Live offers different concerts […]

It’s A Soulful Christmas with Michelle David & The True-tones

Michelle David & The True-tones

Michelle David grew up on gospel music. The North Carolina-born artist may have been singing all her life, but it was only in the 90’s when she toured the Netherlands, that her career really took off. She met the Dutch funk legends Lefties Soul Connection and together they recorded four Gospel flavored albums. As time […]

Burna Boy brings Space Drift Tour to Ahoy

Burna Boy

Acclaimed everywhere, Burna Boy is one of the most followed Africans on the internet at this moment. His coming show in Ziggo Dome was sold out in 19 minutes! So the Rotterdam-based organizer Bon Bon Entertainment decided to offer an extra show in Rotterdam Ahoy on November 20! Burna Boy was born as Damini Ogulu […]

A new OASE along the Maas-river

OASE - Schiehaven 2021

Oase is a place with a mission: planet first. It was a temporary physical sustainable mini-mall in the middle of the city centre at the end of 2019. Now there is a new spot alongside the Maas in a former wharf. This place will be a sustainable-social breeding ground and event space. This industrial warehouse […]

Free concert on the water

OVG Veerhaven Concert The atmosphere during this free open-air classical concert is truly enchanting: the transparent stage floats in the harbour and spectators can sit along the water or steer their own boat towards the stage. This is the perfect chance to attend a concert of the internationally-acclaimed Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra with the beautiful backdrop […]