Featuring Tony Bennett, Van Morrison, Lenny Kravitz and D’Angelo
The 37th edition of the North Sea Jazz Festival, the world’s largest indoor jazz festival with the highest concentration of concerts, is once again presenting a spectacular programme this year. It showcases performances by world-class artists including Van Morrison, Tony Bennett and Rufus Wainwright and his band. The opening night concert will star Lenny Kravitz. The festival will take place on 6, 7 and 8 July at Ahoy Rotterdam and is expected to attract between 65,000 and 70,000 visitors.
This year’s North Sea Jazz Festival is looking forward to welcoming more than a thousand artists who will together provide 150 performances. The highly diverse programme offers something for every music lover. D’Angelo is returning to the festival twelve years after his legendary debut at North Sea Jazz. Michael Kiwanuku, who won the BBC Sound of 2012 award earlier this year, will also take to the stage. The festival will furthermore boast performances by top artists such as Robert Cray, Brad Mehldau, Jill Scott, Joe Bonamassa, Hugh Laurie, George Benson and Rumer. The line-up also features performances by leading Dutch artists including Caro Emerald, Benjamin Herman and The Kyteman Orchestra. Eric Vloeimans, a Rotterdam native and popular guest performer at the festival, is entering into an extraordinary partnership this year with celebrated Syrian clarinettist Kinan Azmeh and internationally acclaimed Sri Lankan pianist Dinuk Wijeratne.
Tickets and more information
Click here for more information about the North Sea Jazz Festival and an impression of last year’s event. Day tickets for the North Sea Jazz Festival cost € 79.00 (excluding fees and charges) and 3-day tickets cost €189.00 (excluding fees and charges). For more information and tickets sales, please visit www.northseajazz.com. Please go to www.northseajazzhotels.com for hotel reservations. For additional information about travel, accommodation and tourism in Rotterdam, please visit Rotterdam Marketing at www.rotterdam.info.
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