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Fri 01 August

PopUp 010 #5: Port of Call & We Sell Guns

PopUp 010 is Rotterdams first and only pop-up pop venue. (Semi) acoustic gigs in unexpected locations such as churches, warehouses and galleries.

Fri 08 August

Deceased Squirrel On The Phone & Lo-Fi Terrorist

Deceased Squirrel On The Phone, from the Czech Republic and the Lo-Fi Terrorist from Utrecht in Koffie5euro.

Wed 23 July

The Dictators NYC + Accelerators @ Rotown

The Dictators will come for the first time to the Netherlands.
One of the first Punk bands. Heck, it wasn’t even called Punk at the time. Raw Rock’N’Roll with a middle finger! The Ramones, Blondie & Bruce Springsteen(The Boss sings on their album Blood Brothers) are fans!

Wed 23 July

Flash Prince

This Wednesday Flash Prince a dream-space pop astronaut with Nikki and Hinde. We are Free and open from 20:00 Hrs.

Fri 25 July

Open Mic at ROOM

Every last Friday ROOM organizes her monthly Open Mic Nights together with host and singer/songwriter Dolf Beijers. This musical highlight of the month, is one you shouldn’t miss out on!

Thu 10 July


Twentytwo musicians, all from different musical disciplines, give one big outdoor concert. Expect the unexpected, at a surprising location.

BBQ BROWN x BBQ BIERGARTEN Roger Brown & Marnix Benschop rocking the grill

BBQ&BAR open at 17.00 hrs.

CONCERT at 20.00 hrs.

Thu 24 July

MiMa #27: Tav Exotic (BE) + Das Ding Modular (R’dam) + JSCA (R’dam)

MiMa #27: Electrokraut / Modular synth / Machine music

Sat 27 September

GoGo Penguin & Get The Blessing

In September ‘BIRD loves Good Music’ a unique collaboration between BIRD and Good Music Company will commence. Two British bands GoGo Penguin and Get The Blessing are at the front lines of the UK jazz scene. Expect classic and electronic music, triphop and mostly a lot of jazz.

Thu 03 July

Mega BBQ Finissage

This Thursday the exhibition of Florian Borstlap is coming to an end. For months this singer/songwriter has worked in the studio to produce his own songs but he’s finally finished. He will perform his new album for the first time to the koffie5euro audience.

Sat 11 October

Bill Laurance Project ft. Michael League & Robert ‘Sput’ Searight from Snarky Puppy

On the 11th of October the second edition of BIRD loves Good Music takes place, a unique collaboration between BIRD and Good Music Company. This time Bill Laurance, who is known for the famous band Snarky Puppy, takes place on the stage. Specially for this performance Bill brings co-band members Michael League and Robert “Sput” Searight.

Sat 05 July

North Sea Round Town

Denise Jannah was born in Suriname, South America. She moved to Holland with her family in the mid ’70s. In 1989 she won the third prize at the Internationales Liederfestival “Menschen und Meer” in Rostock, former D.D.R.

Fri 25 July

010 Sessions: Feaver

Every month RAAF and Urban City Guide present you the famous 010 Sessions.

Sat 12 July

RAAF Round Town: Andro Biswane’s Afro Sonic Project

During North Sea Round Town we introduce RAAF Round Town.

Mon 27 January

Roadkill + Conorach @ V11, Wijnhaven

Roadkill brings you the perfect formula for Heavy Metal. Conorach is known for its energetic and dynamic shows. Heavy / Power Metal with Folk Elements. At the Red Lightship called V11 in the Wijnhaven.

Fri 12 September

BIRD presents: Giovanca

Singer, songwriter, actress, model, columnist and – yes, indeed – orthopedist Giovanca seemed to come out of nowhere, but nothing could be further from the truth. She’d been working on her career for years. Her first record, Unsigned: The Mighty 8, was released in 2007 and received nothing but praise. Since the release of her second record, Subway silence, Giovanca is an artist that definitely belongs in the top ranks of Dutch musicians.

Fri 20 June

Triphouse Rotterdam presents Future Beats

The Tripstream broadcast of Friday the 20th of June is going to be an awesome evening! With a very special line up, Rotterdam meets The Hague! Expect a lot of funk, hiphop, disco, live played music, some SP rawness and some laidback love making music! Free entrance.

Sun 29 June

The buddy MOKOGINTA sessions

During this special “North Sea Jazz Round Town” programme Budy Mokoginta presents three (Rotterdam’s) live bands of his choice. Not to miss!

Sat 28 June

Gin & Jazz - Late Night Jazz Sessions

As part of the North Sea Round Town program The Student Hotel is hosting a series of intimate live jazz concerts at her restaurant The Kitchen. Renowned jazz artists such as Leslie Nielsen, Stefan Lievestro, Boris van der Lek / Egon Verhoeven Band and Michael Varekamp will provide intimate live jazz performances in living room atmosphere.

Sat 28 June


Lillian Vieira; became famous as the charismatic leadlady of the Brazilian-Electronic formation Zuco 103 now with her own Samba soul formation.

Thu 26 June


This is a mandatory show if you want to hear music that equals pure energy! Black Pus = Brian Chippendale, the masked drummer of the amplified tribe of two; LIGHTNING BOLT.