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Fri 30 October

Hefty! release party Strand - Maleza hosted by Lowriders

With the new Hefty! we expand the party to the foyer with some amazing freshness.

This is all about new music in the range of bass, beats and electronics or as a friend put it down: The standard on how cross-over genre music should sound like.

Sat 17 October


Rotterdam icons Nino&Frankie will play there third ‘all nighter’ at TOFFLER on Saturday 17th of October!

Fri 16 October

Toffler presents 90 Degrees - All Night Long

Promising artist 90 Degrees will play his first ‘all nighter’ at TOFFLER! With his unique and gentle sound this will most likely turn out to be quite a musical adventure. The young one already played side by side with big artists such as Mind Against, Eagles & Butterflies, Josh Butler and also was part of the line-up at Undertone and Blendfest.

Thu 08 October


The best indie disco in town! Are you always curious for the latest music of the best alternative bands and brand-new artists? Rotown’s resident DJ team will serve you the best (new) music there is!

Thu 01 October


The best indie-disco in town!
Are you always curious for the latest music of the best alternative bands and brand-new artists? Rotown’s resident DJ team will serve you the best (new) music there is!

Sat 24 October


Once again BF serves you your bimonthly dose of HipHop & RnB. Let the MPC time machine bring you back and forth through the best sounds of the past 25 years and the dopest fresh joints.

Sat 31 October


Dress like a Beauty or Beast:
Sledgehammer Sucker / Oscar Wilde / Venus in Furs / Twin Freaks / Poltergeist Playboy / Hairy Horror Handjob / Faster Pussycat Kill Kill / Beastie Boy on the Rocks / Dada Acid / A Girl Walks Home Alone / Tokyo Antichrist / Rosemary’s Baby / Jack the Zipper

Thu 22 October

Niko. Opens Annabel “Her Face, His Face”

Her place, his face. Her curves, his swerve. Her skirt, his shirt. Her hips, his lips.

Niko. loves Annabel.

I’ve took a new turn with my thursday nights. From now on you’ll find me hanging out at my girls place; Annabel.

Sat 24 October

Niko. & Yardbird present: TEARS

Niko. and Yardbird presents: TEARS at the newest club in town Annabel.

Special guests: BBC Radio One’s wonderchild Benji B, The British pirate radio pionier Oneman & Patta Soundsystem.

Thu 31 December

Nachtduik NYE 2015

The New Year’s Eve lineup for Nachtduik in Rotterdam features Jeff Mills, Nina Kraviz and more.

Sat 17 October

Roffa Balboa Salon

Live: gipsy swing from the Thomas Baggerman Trio. Balboa: enjoy the sophisticated & energetic swingdance from the 1930s. New to Balboa? Join the taster class!

Sat 17 October


AAPS is quite a group of people with a lot of different characteristics all going their own way, but with one thing in common: the free state of mind. It’s the innovation and creativity which brings most of the hyperactivity in harmony.

Sat 26 September

Blocktoberfest | pop-up Oktoberfest Block Party

Saturday September 26th from 13:00 hrs till 23:00 your beloved Biergarten is going to be the place to rock your Dirndl and Lederhosen. DJ’s, Acts & Dancing, Bockworstober & Burgermadness.

Sat 24 October

Bordello A Parigi X BAR

The infamous record label Bordello A Parigi is back for another night of quality music with Void Vision (live), Mystic Bill, Alessandro Adriani, SHMLSS, Ohana Hana, Dany-E, Vanzetti & Sacco!

Sat 26 September


After a legendary night last may, Disco Dolly and Triphouse Rotterdam just had to team up again for another epic party at favo hotspot BAR!

Fri 09 October


Selections is coming to Bird! This time with Max Abysmal, One&Only & Dani White.

Sat 10 October


Heartbreak, heart broken, heartache and love sick. A broken heart is just the growing pain necessary so that you can love more completely when the real thing comes along.

Thu 24 September


Every Thursday there’s a NEW place to be with the finest tunes: THROWBACK @Annabel

Sat 03 October

Confetti Club II Rotterdamse Schouwburg

All night night owls, party virtuosos, and pub tigers pay attention! On the 3rd of October their will rise a full moon high above the skyline of Rotterdam and this can only mean one thing: Confetti Club is back!

Sat 03 October

Oktoberfest in Café Voorheen Voigt

Oktoberfest in Café Voorheen Voigt: Famous German autumnparty. Giant beer, “Schlager” music, German sausage, pretzels, Lederhosen and Dirndl guaranteed fun in Café Voorheen Voigt.