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Sat 18 October

Jerusalem in My Heart

Jerusalem In My Heart (JIMH) is an audiovisual live trip. The heart of this amazing group is since 2005 producer and musician Radwan Ghazi Moumneh.

Sat 27 September

Roots & Cultures #7 | Romy van Hirtum & Dion Roman

Every month Roots & Routes works together with RAAf ans Albeda College Rotterdam for a special evening full of young talent.

Every edition of Roots&Cultures there are two showcases performed by young artists which all study ‘music & production’ at the Albeda College in Rotterdam.

Sun 21 September


music, food and more music! glitching borders, with colloid, beneath the blanket & le supralittoral of brown.

Thu 18 September


18 September we begin with DISTRACT VIBES and LE SEUL ÉLÉMENT. You are welcome from 20.30 hrs. Koffie5euro.

Thu 30 October

Harry Merry presenteert: Orama Adelic Palooza Omatic

Rotterdams biggest cult phenomenon presents: Rock-Opera!

Music lovers: count your blessings, because Harry Merry released a new album! A real rock opera album called ‘Orama Adelic Palooza Omatic “. WORM has the honor to welcome him on the 30th October! And you need to be there too!

For more information and tickets go to the website!

Sat 11 October

ZS (us) + THE NEST (de) Exclusive NL show!

*** Attention: starts early, live sets end around 22:30 !!!***

Thu 16 October

8bit boogie: Papiro & Stu + DSR Lines + Ogon Batto

Here they come: Stu and Papiro. What they say about themselves: ‘Our 2 sets together produce a certain vulcano effect driving the crowd nuts. It worked very well here and so we decided to do this big tour together now.’

Sun 05 October

Desert Mountain Tribe + Those Foreign Kids

Desert Mountain Tribe is a real psych-rock band from London, who recently released their new EP. The band made themselves famous by performing on the biggest gigs in England, where they shared the stage with met Wovenhand, Damo Suzuki, The Telescopes and many more. The band plays epic psych-rock with a Oasis-attitude and a little touch Tame Impala.

You can see them play on October 5th in WORM!

For more information and tickets, go to the website!

Sat 04 October

King Shiloh Soundsystem

Once again we have the honour to invite the Mighty King Shiloh Soundsystem in Rotterdam. Give Thanks! We’re also inviting a special guest and veteran in the dub world all the way from the UK! This one gonna be huge!

For more information and tickets, go to the website!

Fri 26 September

Terrie Ex & Ken Vandermark + Plan Kruutntoone

The sharpest guitarist from the Netherlands in corporation with the finest tenor saxophonist from the US. An event you can’t miss!

Go for more information and tickets to the website

Fri 19 September


Under the banner of the “Global Activism” project WORM and INCUBATE festival presents a one time corporation between the Tanzanian hiphop crew WATENGWA and the Dutch PYRAMYTH collective.

Sat 04 October

King Shiloh Soundsystem: The mighty King Shiloh is back with Murray Man!

Once again we have the honour to invite the Mighty King Shiloh Soundsystem in Rotterdam. Give Thanks! We’re also inviting a special guest and veteran in the dub world all the way from the UK! This one gonna be huge!

Thu 25 September

CRITICASTER presents: Aphex Twin’s new Album Syro

The return of the already legendary live album review night! After three editions with Daft Punk, Boards of Canada and Awanto3, this Time its Syro, the first Aphex Twin album since 2001! Will it live up to our expectations???

Sat 20 September


Come and listen to a variety of Songbirds Singer/singer/songwriting artists that will undoubtedly give you goosebumps. It will be sensual, beautiful & fragile but also uplifting and joyful. Let’s celebrate life!

Fri 10 October

All Eyes On: J ROCC

All Eyes On brings Stones Throw Legend J Rocc back to Rotterdam. The legendary hiphop Dj who was a part of hiphop/scratch crew “The Beat Junkies”.

Fri 12 September

Fireconcert with Elma Plaisier & Friends

Elma Plaisier is coming, with a number of friends, to the Thipi. Yes! :) Elma Plaisier, singer of Half Way Station, working at the moment on the new album “DODO” of Half Way Station, which will be released on November 13, 2014 (Rotown, Rotterdam and TB release party in Paris). The songs of Half Way Station will be made through musical ideas from all four (now five) the band members.

Fri 05 September

Vuurconcert met David Benjamin

David Benjamin, young talent from The Hague, in the Thipi. He is busy recording his new EP, but this friday he comes to bring his voice in the Thipi.

Fri 12 September

PuntKomma Muziek: Lucebert

On the 12th of septerm PuntKomma Muziek will continu. This time the work of the poet Lucebert will take centre stage. A night filled with poetry, images, music, poets and film.

Sat 04 October

Standup ‘69 EP release party

Rotterdam based ‘Noisy Indie Space Rockers’ Standup ‘69 are releasing their first EP at Vessel 11!

Fri 05 September

Rotterdam Riot

The Bat Bites Release Party + The Copyrights (USA) & Not Scientists (FR)