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Fri 12 September

Rocket Science

“For over a year Rocket Science has been launching the most diverse dance projectiles into the Rotterdam Nightlife. On Friday, September 12th, the Rocket Science Shuttle heads back into space for an evening of the best nu-disco, UK-bass and future-house. After successful editions with greats like Zed Bias and Bondax, Rocket Science will this time be visited by Amsterdam’s royal couple Detroit Swindle and the acclaimed British producer and DJ: Leon Vynehall.

Sat 26 July

Kriterion Presents Roffa Mon Amour Afterparty

To celebrate the final night of Roffa Mon Amour’s Silent Rooftop Cinema, Kriterion will host the official afterparty right across the street at it’s intimate pop-up cinema location on the Zomerhofstraat.

Sun 03 August

Yardbird x Discoflamingo: The Rooftop Marriage

After a long period of flirting, late night phone calls and multiple diners by candlelight, two of Rotterdams most popular club nights finally decided it was time to get married! Together with the pop-up city park DÂK, Yardbird and Discoflamingo will bundle their powers for an exclusive rooftop party at the Katshoek garage!

Wed 16 July

Spot. ░

Laughs ‘n drinks by the fridge, beers ‘n smokes out front and getting wild on some gooood music in the living room. Fundamentals of a sweet soulful home made party. Boogie Friday brings you a new place to call your own, your very own sweet Spot.

Fri 01 August

The Rotating Assembly

Founded on the dance floor and deeply rooted in club culture The Rotating Assembly creates a place where house music dominates. A clubnight Inspired by legendary New York clubs and events such as Shelter and Body and Soul. Johnny Ghetto, Rancidy Deep Journey, Soulroots and Phil Peoples mix deep soulful house tunes, afrobeat, disco and rare grooves. Their mission is simple: dance, dance, dance!

Fri 25 July

In Living Color

With ‘In Living Color’ DJ Rob Manga and VJ Supreme Cuisine present a soul(full) mix of video clips. Soul, funk, hip hop, R&B, reggae, boogie and disco melting together in an audiovisual spectacle. From Motown to Stax via Uptown to Def Jam: go on a musical journey in image and sound.

Sat 19 July

Spacegirls | Pop On Acid | Damoon

A new cult movement is spreading over the city of Rotterdam. CULT CLUB is all about the new age cult heroes of today. And to be honest, which person doesn’t have a favorite cult hero nowadays? CULT CLUB is about carrying out new movements. This is typically represented by our visitors and also by our performing artists. Expect a night of magical dancing in the dark.

Sat 12 July

Diep Weekend edition - Saturday 12 July

Giving you the opportunity to enjoy your weekend with the finest jazz, soul, hip hop, and beyond in a unique setting…. The finest DJs play their best selection free from the constraints of the four-to-the-floor while you can relax and enjoy the view.

Wed 09 July


After the spectacular win over Costa Rica by penalties, we will face the Argentina of Lionel Messi — who quite easily rolled up the Belgians in their quarter final match-up.

Can Holland get another shot at winning the World Cup and advance to the finals like we did in 2010 in South Africa? Can we all jump in the Hofplein fountain once again? It will al be shown at the Biergarten, Bar & Hollywood terrace!

Thu 17 July


Summer has arrived! And the spotlight is on BAR honey!!

We’ll kickstart the next edition of Rotterdam’s hottest free for all disco to house club-night in BARs patio of pleasure with bbq burgers, ice lollies and tunes.

Thu 31 July

LOSGELD “Special Summer Vibe Edition”

Expect HipHop, Rock, bangers, beer, cheese and weirdness!




From: 23.00 hrs.

Fri 04 July


The first Quarter finals are here!
We will showcase these matches this friday on the BIG screen, especially for all the German, French, Brazil and Colombian people that want to see the match. All other nationalities are obviously also welcome to join our Friday Drinks / the Perfect Match combination.

Wed 09 July

Spot. ░

every Wednesday evening, free entry. Laughs ‘n drinks by the fridge, beers ‘n smokes out front and getting wild on some gooood music in the living room. Fundamentals of a sweet soulful home made party. Boogie Friday brings you a new place to call your own, your very own sweet Spot.

Fri 11 July

Heavy Load | The Mirror of Confusion | Special guests: Trap & Mike Costez

The Heavy Loaders are back in BAR, bringing you only massively grand tunes al night long. Total Mirror of Confusion.

This edition we invited special guests all the way from Arnhem; TRAP & MIKE COSTEZ from the WORK THEM crew will join our night of mirrors to bring the east-west-country-side-connection to life!

Fri 18 July

DE LOBBY | Skybar edition

DE LOBBY is a new network event at unique locations in the city.

Fri 08 August

Toffler presents Taras van de Voorde | All Night Long

Friday the 8th of August Taras van de Voorde will play ‘all night long’ at Toffler. Besides a DJ and producer he is one of Rotterdam’s well known and steady artists in the house and techno scene. Taras will also celebrate his birthday and all together this promises to be an exciting summer night!

Sun 29 June

Holland VS Mexico | The Perfect Match | June 29 on 2 Big Screens

We begin our second stage of the World Cup with the round of 16 versus Mexico. Another South-American team with great history. Always dangerous strikers and colorful goalkeepers. Not as colorful and vicious as our Dutch team nowadays – say hello to our friends on Louis’ bench…

Sat 05 July

Pantropical: The Paradise Bangkok Molam Iinternational Band + DJ’s Maft Sai (th) & Afrobot (nl)

During this PANTROPICAL it’s all eyes and ears on the extravagant Thai pop culture of the 1960s and 1970s. This is the very first showcase in Rotterdam for this music, with a special live set by the Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band as its pièce de résistance. A must for fans of music that is currently being put out on fine labels such as Soundway, Finders Keepers and Sublime Frequencies!

Sun 29 June

World Cup: Holland - Mexico

The first hurdle has been taken!

We will show the match in our very own Cinema! This means you can enjoy Robin and Arjen on a gigantic screen.

And of course we will serve another delicious Daghap (Mexican Fajita’s, of course!) for only 5,-

Sat 19 July

Tropicalista [Offical Afterparty Zomercarnaval]

Rotterdam Unlimited, BIRD & The Grapevyne celebrate the 30th anniversary of Zomercarnaval.

Tropicalista brings you tropical sounds mixed with modern soul, house, R&B and many classics!