Reggae Rotterdam Festival presents Lauryn Hill and Sean Paul in Ahoy

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The fifth edition of Reggae Rotterdam Festival will take place in Ahoy. After several editions in the Kralingse Bos the festival goes southwards. On July 29 the festival presents an impressive line-up with Sean Paul, Stefflon Don, Beenie Man and Lauryn Hill among others. The reggae festival will use the inside and outside parts of […]

CUPRA City Garage Rotterdam is also a place for art and music


The young Spanish car brand CUPRA has stood out for its unconventional way of doing things, and for creating more than just a brand of cars. The brand operates several CUPRA City Garages. Here, in addition to showcasing the cars and lifestyle, they organize unique experiences. After a pop-up the CUPRA City Garage opened its […]

Let’s have a Kunstenaarsbal, the official afterparty of Rotterdam Art Week

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The Kunstenaarsbal will close out Rotterdam Art Week with an arty afterparty at De Doelen. On Saturday, February 11, the Kunstenaarsbal offers a unique and multidisciplinary evening and night full of visual arts, photography, performance, theatre, audiovisual art, and music. It’s the first edition in Rotterdam and brings different generations, disciplines, and groups from all […]

Let’s get the The Party Group started

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The Party Group is a Rotterdam-based hospitality company consisting of several popular venues. They are ready to celebrate Christmas. De Beurs, De Vrienden Live, George Cocktails & Food, Villa Thalia, and Spaanse Poort are all part of The Party Group and all offer a special program. Villa Thalia is a big venue and offers diverse […]

Scumbash 2023 presents The Exploited, The Toy Dolls and more

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Schorem is a notorious old-school barbershop in the city center. Besides a love for classic cuts they also love music like psychobilly, punk, garage rock, roots and related music styles. On Saturday, February 4, 2023 Schorem, therefore, presents Scumbash 2023, a festival dedicated to their favorite music. The scene of the fifth edition is once again […]

Rufus Wainwright and Amsterdam Sinfonietta play Luxor Theater


Rufus Wainwright has established himself as one of the great male vocalists and songwriters of his generation. Together with Amsterdam Sinfonietta he offers a concert with some own songs, covers and classic works in the New Luxor Theater. Musically Rufus has collaborated with artists including Elton John, David Byrne, Boy George, Joni Mitchell, Pet Shop […]

Candlelight Concerts at the Laurenskerk

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Candlelight Concerts are a series of classical music concerts. Aimed at democratizing access to classical music by allowing people to enjoy live music and candlelit performances played by local musicians in various stunning locations. The Laurenskerk will be the backdrop for two concerts this Thursday and Friday. Thursday, October 20 there is a concert with […]

The BIG IDEA invites two renowned international ensembles

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The magnificent RDM Onderzeebootloods will be the backdrop for a spectacular performance fusing music and contemporary dance. The Big Idea Foundation invites the renowned international ensembles Sasha Waltz & Guests from Berlin and Bang On A Can All-Stars from New York to Rotterdam to create a large-scale performance with young local artists. Between 27th and […]

An entire weekend of Patricia Kopatchinskaja

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De Doelen is organizing a one-time festival, unique in the Netherlands, around the idiosyncratic violin phenomenon Patricia Kopatchinskaja – PatKop for short. She invites one of her favorite artistic partners, the top orchestra Camerata Bern, over to Rotterdam.  Director of de Doelen Janneke Staarink: “Patricia Kopatchinskaja is one of the most idiosyncratic musicians of our […]

Sinfonia Rotterdam brings world star Maxim Vengerov to Rotterdam


Universally hailed as one of the world’s finest musicians, and often referred to as the greatest living string player in the world today. Sinfonia Rotterdam invites the master violinist Maxim Vengerov for a masterclass and the opening of the Sinfonia Classics Series. The concert Burlesque Folk Music in de Doele on September 22 is the starting signal […]