Sun 08 July
George Lewis, Jr.’s aka Twin Shadow, make New Wave 80’s pop in the line of legends like Morrissey and Depeche Mode. Check out out his latest album on sunday at Rotown.
doors open 21:00 starts 21:30 fee 11,00 euro
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Join the Stroop workshop and make your own syrup!
Get ready for the first edition of RDM Sneaker Event, two days…
JOEY RAMONE Project Space is pleased to host the solo…
JOEY RAMONE is proud to host the 2nd solo exhibition in the…
SØVN presents Cacoph (JP), Bazgrol (UK), Andrea Bruera (IT),…
Guitarist and composer Reinier Baas is one of the main drivers…
35 & Still Alive is here to prove that people above 30 still…
Ben van den Dungen began his career in the early 80s with the…
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Oldschool dancing on highly swinging tunes from the 50’s, 60’s &…
At In Living Color DJ Rob Manga and VJ Supreme Cuisine spice up…
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Contemporary electronics, with: Le Révélateur (CA) (Root…
Wed 30 September
Rachael Yamagata’s beautiful voice has enchanted many before. This artist touches our hearts at one moment and cheer us up the second later. Yamagata is a pre-eminent performer. We are joyfully awaiting her return to Rotown.
Wed 29 April
Grounds presents Dutch Music Community, a new way of making music and compose music. Can you think about a band which never repeats itself? That’s exactly what you can expect of the Dutch Music Community!
This month with a famous American band as special guest…
Sun 10 May
Sunday 10 may will Orange Sound Effect kick-off their new liveshow. Kate Orange will present the new liveshow, start the fundraising for the new album and on this evening we will celebrate Kate’s birthday and Javier, the drummer, his birthday. Good reasons for a party!
Sun 26 April
Contemporary electronics, with: Le Révélateur (CA) (Root Strata / NNA) + No Ufo’s (CA) Spectrum Spools / Public Information + Black To Comm (DE) (Dekorder / Type / De Stijl) + Caterina Barbieri (IT) (Important Records) + Black Zone Myth Chant (FR)(High Wolf) + Bulk Eraser (NL) Das Ding + Falafel Biels
Thu 07 May
Influenced by J Dilla, but also by the likes of Pete Rock and The Roots, Black Milk makes head bangers that embody the musical history of Detroit: raw, rough and very soulful at the same time. On top of J Dilla(!), Black Milk worked with Elzhi, Royce da 5’9 and Guilty Simpson and performed some incredible shows with his band Nat Turner. Reasons enough to enjoy his live performance at BIRD on Thursday May 7th.
Sat 25 April
SØVN presents Cacoph (JP), Bazgrol (UK), Andrea Bruera (IT), Guybrush (EU)
Fri 24 April
“An intoxicating colourful garden with a variety of flowers branching out to samba, blues, world music and original tunes”; that’s how Melissa Oliveira’s debut album is described. She recorded In my garden in Boston with special guest musicians Greg Osby and Jason Palmer. Time to invite this young jazzy singer who studied at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. Inspired by her own roots and by making use of the Portuguese guitar, she will take you to a jazzy place where these flowers grow and flourish.
Fri 24 April
FAKE LIVE EVENT with: – BISMUTH (nl) – MR. MARCAILLE (fr) – JELLE BUMA (nl) – NEUROPÄPSTE (nl) – SIMONIS / MAYOR (nl)
Fri 24 Apr 2015 | 20:00 – 01:30 hrs @ DE PLAYER, Rotterdam | Admission: € 6,-
FAKE Magazine is a newly resurrected Dutch music magazine with strong DIY ethics. Chief editor Wim van den Herik and his minions aim to put a handle on relevant developments in local and international scenes. For the occasion of the release of FAKE’s April edition, DE PLAYER and FAKE co-curate this event as a reflection of FAKE Magazine’s content.
Fri 24 April
Get out of the basement and on to the stage! It’s time for another Open Mic Night in your favourite Living ROOM!
Fri 01 May
On May 1, Stephanie Francke releases her second album called ‘Ripples’ in the Eduard Flipse hall in de Doelen.
Sat 30 May
The ‘Scherzando Trio’ is a classical trio musicians who are supplemented by a storyteller.
Wed 06 May
Witnessing war War is terrible, but at the same time daily life continues, more or less. For some groups of people living in Rotterdam war is a real memory, for others it is just something they know from stories.
Tue 30 June
More often, Rotown and Motel Mozaique combine forces to get the best (inter)national acts to play a larger stage in Rotterdam. This time, we managed to get two of the bigger stars in contemporary reggae to share the stage of Maassilo. Tarrus Riley and the Black Soil Band will be supported by guests Alaine and Dean Fraser, and Collie Buddz, who worked together with Beyoncé and Joey Bada$$ amongst other, will close this amazing reggae bill.
Fri 24 April
SPRING FEST with LOST HARBOURS from the United Kingdom and REAPPEN, a solo act from New Jersey, we invite you to celebrate SPRING with us @ Koffie5Euro.
Thu 30 April
This duo made the soundtrack for the movie ‘Blue Caprice’ last yeat, full of dark, ominous sounds. Their album ‘Never Were The Way She Was’ appears on the renowned label Constellation Records. The result is music in which violin and sax go together in a very unorthodox way.
Sat 25 April
Guitarist and composer Reinier Baas is one of the main drivers of a new generation of Dutch jazz musicians
Sun 19 April
New Orleans and rhythm ‘n’ blues classics in LantarenVenster!
Sun 19 April
All the king’s daughters is a great band from Haarlem. It is a small band formed around the singer-songwriter twin sisters Nina and Laura Philips. The Folk/Pop duo was able to release their first EP in January, after successfully finishing a crowd funding campaign.
Sun 03 May
Experience the ultimate Sunday afternoon vibe with The Breakfast Club at BIRD. It’s a home away from home for people who want to finish and start the week in relaxing manner. On Sunday, May 3rd you can start your afternoon with a brunch full of delicious delights. Afterwards, you can enjoy the sounds of songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Gosto.
Sat 18 April
For the afterparty of Radicals #1, we travel from the 20th floor of Hofpoort to an underground basement in Rotterdam-Noord. Our friends from the Tar Hallow-label are taking over our former home, on Teilingerstraat 128, for an nightly program of Techno.