Music lovers of all sorts find their way to Rotterdam. Music has always played a significant role in Rotterdam. The Kralingen Popfestival took place here in 1970 and was the first pop extravaganza in the Netherlands. Now the many music festivals in Rotterdam will blow you away with the best world acts.
Buma Rotterdam Beats / several locations
The best hiphop, R&B, dubstep, soul and reggae in Rotterdam can be heard across town at various locations. Buma Rotterdam Beats has a conference programme during the day and a music festival in the evening.Festivals, Music festival, Tip (Things to Do), Highlights, Audiovisual, Do-like-a-local, Nightlife & Clubbing,
Port of Rotterdam North Sea Jazz Festival / Ahoy Rotterdam
The world-famous jazz festival, where you can hear styles such as New Orleans jazz, swing, bop, free jazz and avant-garde jazz, and where you can also listen to blues, funk, soul, R&B, hiphop and Latin.Festivals, Pop/Jazz/World, Music festival, Tip (Things to Do), Highlights, Tip (Places to Go),
Robin Rotterdam Unlimited (dates tbc) / Centrum Rotterdam
July 24, 25 and 26 the city of Rotterdam will be transformed in one big party. With all the best of culture, music, dance, art, spoken word and of course Summercarnival. There will be many performances around the city. And the best thing: it's for FREE!Festivals, Music festival, Summer, Tip (Things to Do), Highlights, Rotterdam Unlimited,