The Netherlands’ largest jazz festival, bringing the biggest musicians from the jazz scene and jazz related genre’s together for a musical gathering unlike any you have ever experienced!
Big (international) jazz artists
Three days of extraordinary performances
15 concert halls and 1300 musicians make North Sea Jazz an international extravaganza! Every year the festival presents a solid line-up.
During three days, the past, the present and the future of jazz can be experienced live at North Sea Jazz. Besides the solid jazz foundation, a variety of other genres can be enjoyed, such as blues, soul, funk, hip hop, world, pop and more! This year with The O’Jays, Khalid, Gregory Porter and the Metropole Orkest, Gary Clark Jr., Earth Wind & Fire, BADBADNOTGOOD, Knower, Mathias Eick Quintet and many more.
Music in the streets
Even before North Sea Jazz has even started music can be found anywhere in Rotterdam. Two weekes before the big festival North Sea Round Town presents young and famous musicians in the whole city. With free and paid performances at unexpected places, pop-ups, big jazz stages or just around your own corner. There's also festivals for children to be discovered and the Edisons Jazz/World are presented in the same period.