Fri 28 August

CreativeMornings Rotterdam: ACTION!

CreativeMornings Rotterdam: ACTION!

Friday morning, August 28th, the already fifth edition of Rotterdam CreativeMornings will take place. This time with co-founder of Afdeling Buitengewone Zaken: Jeffrey Braun. He will be talking about this month’s theme: ACTION!


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Sat 03 October


To the delight of foodies everywhere: the third edition of culinary festival Rauwkost will be held on the 3rd and 4th of October in the Groothandelsgebouw.

Tue 01 September

Manifest: Animation Show & Tell

Manifest is a regular animation show & tell evening. Just like the school show & tell exercise, participants bring an animation clip that they love (that they didn’t create themselves) and they share with the audience what it is and why they chose it. Come to manifest to see what people are passionate about and why. Drink a beer and chat with the presenters about animation.

Sat 29 August

Indie-Pub ‘Back To School’

Rotown’s resident deejays are spinning the best (new) indie tunes - all night long! Free entrance.

Sat 29 August

Trash party##strictly vinyls!!!

A selection of the best music from the 60s to the 90s, the best of italo disco!! ragga jungle d’n b…strictly vinyls and happy people.

Wed 09 September

Andy, bloed en blond haar

“ANDY, BLOED EN BLOND HAAR” (Film, 1979, NL) is a Dutch language underground film set in the ” Doomdenken” era, based round the adventures of a small time gangster, and a society model. The latest offering in a continuing series based around underground Dutch cinema history at WORM.

Sun 13 September

Afro Latin Social Club

Have a blast at the Afro Latin Social Club. An afternoon filled with Kizomba and Bachata workshops. We’ll have the dance floor ready so you can show your newly acquired dance moves at the afterparty.

Fri 18 September

In My House with Philou Louzolo

In My House presents house like it was meant to be: open minded. If one DJ can adhere to this vision, it’s Philou Louzolo. At the moment he’s working hard on his route to success and after In My House heard his afro-futurism tracks it was clear: Philou Louzoulo and his warm sound is definitely at home in BIRD.

Mon 26 September

Nineties Tribute

BIRD pays tribute to the sound of the 90’s. The decennia of Yo! MTV Raps, Turn Up The Bass and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Off The Wall (VJ Supreme Cuisine & DJ ChocoMel) will honor the heydays of hip-hop, acid jazz, 90’s house and of course the best pop classics. Expect a feel good night with an arsenal of 90’s video clips and musicians.

Sat 12 September


SoulCity is a smoking club night filled with 70’s and 80’s soul classics, boogie and bossa. Think of all the greatest hits from James Brown, The Jackson Five and Earth Wind & Fire, Michael Jackson, Prince, Jamiroquai, The Bahama Soul Club and Erykah Badu… al played in vinyl!

Sat 05 September

BinnensteBuiten with Kyteman!

Eventyr & Motel Mozaïque present: BINNENSTEBUITEN (InsideOut) with … KYTEMAN

Tue 01 September

Kino Klub Goethe: Absolute Giganten

Kino Klub Goethe is back from the summer break, presenting you with one of Germany’s finest cult classics: Absolute Giganten. Come join us for the screening at the Goethe-Institut Rotterdam as always with an introduction by film expert Peter Bosma and a glass of German wine!

Fri 18 September


In my House presents house like it was in the early days: approachable and open minded. BIRD is the perfect venue to present the warmer side of house. If there is only one dj that fits this state of mind, it would be Philou Louzolo.

Sat 12 September


My goodness, PARELMOEDER is celebrating its 1 year anniversary with you guys! We’re bringing kitsch to a new level with the best classics of our youth and todays best hits. And this time we’re not only partying at BAR but also at the club where PARELMOEDER first started; Club NYX in Amsterdam. Good gracious what a joy, girls.

Wed 02 September


With heavy support from Vrooom, and this time at lovely Roodkapje Rot(t)terdam, Pantropical is proud to present the first ever concert of the magnificent Colombian trio Los Pirañas on Dutch soil, and a special live set of Dick El Demasiado with local musicians!

Fri 11 September

Mima 42: Yader (it, ve, be) + Ido Bukelman (isr)

And .. we’re back! With no other than, making:

Yader - abstract electronics (with members of Jooklo Duo & Bear Bones Lay Low)

Ido Bukelman - improv, solo guitar explorations

Tue 08 September

Draw me! (International Life Drawing Society)

Love to spend some nice evenings together with other artists, sketchers and creative souls? Enjoy drawing model with nice music playing on the background? Then you are welcome to visit the 1st Life Drawing session from International Life Drawing Society. Now in Rotterdam!

Wed 09 September

Music Talks #1 + Hiphop Ladies Night

Artistic symposium about gender inequality in (pop)music, including a performance, talkshow and hiphop ladies night

Sun 06 September


Swingdancing is hot, hip & happening in Rotterdam! Yet as old as your grandpa’s fedora and as hot as your nan’s snappin’ garters and explosive like a Louis Armstrong solo. It’s impossible to sit still and watch, so dust off your dancing shoes and let’s get hoppin’!

Sat 05 September

DIY - Weekend

After a hot summerholiday, we return to our illustrious participation society. But how self-sufficient are we? Wunderbaum, Het Tussenuur, LOKAAL, het Instituut voor Publieke Waarden and the Rotterdamse Schouwburg soften and disrupt these transition with a spectacular Do-It-Yourself-Weekend.

Sat 10 October

Doe Het Zelf Festival 2.0

Free independent music festival in the citycenter of Rotterdam.