Rotterdam Pop Week

Rotterdam Pop Week

Nov 04, 2022Nov 13, 2022

Rotterdam Pop Week is the 10-day festival of pop music in the electrifying city of Rotterdam. For 10 days each autumn, Holland’s favourite harbour city becomes the ultimate pop haven, with more bands than you can possibly imagine.

What to expect at Rotterdam Pop Week

Now in its eighth edition, the festival welcomes 30.000 visitors to 225 events at 125 different venues across the city. These mind-boggling numbers show how popular, vibrant and versatile the festival is.

Rotterdam Pop Week was established in 2013 by Popunie, to showcase the depth and breadth of the Rotterdam pop music scene and to encourage new pop music initiatives. Rotterdam is a city that is famous for its excellence in culture and the arts, and this, of course, includes its pop culture.

Bands and artists at Rotterdam Pop Week

There are over 225 events taking place during the festival in Rotterdam. Here's just the tip of the iceberg of a few featured artists: Lenny Kuhr, Lilo, Girls in Woods, Vincent Bijlo, Niels Littooij, Saturnus, Esoteric, Poema Arcanvs, Majestic Downfall, Mourners Lament, When Nothing Remains, aya Bey, ROMderful, Zeitgeist Freedom Energy Exchange, Goya Gumbani, Touching Bass: Errol & Alex Rita (DJ Set), Mushroom Mosis, Anan Ya'ari & HVNLY, and many more1

Rotterdam Pop Week Venues

You'll find events related to Rotterdam Pop Week in all kinds of different venues, from concert halls and theatres to bars and restaurants. Here are a few of the prime locations:

  • WORM
  • Bird
  • Little Valhalla 
  • The goals 
  • Maassilo
  • Now & Wow 
  • Matrix
  • V2_
  • Old Luxor Theater
  • Faas Tasting Room 
  • The Goals Studio
  • Studio the Bakery
  • Wealth
  • Annabel
  • The Tub 
  • ....and many more

Get your tickets 

Get tickets now and hear music from endless bands. Tickets and information about programmes and venues are available on the Rotterdam Pop Week website.

Other first-rate music festivals taking place this season include Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) and  Mondriaan Jazz Festival.