BIRD invites you to 'celebrate the culture' at its very own festival: BIRDfest. Featuring diverse music and performances. Find details on tickets, schedules, and venues.

BIRDfest - date, location & artist line-up

HAPPENING 1–2 November 2024 | Looking for something to do in November? BIRD invites you to 'celebrate the culture' at its very own festival: BIRDfest. 

Birdfest 2024 is set to offer an exciting array of musical performances and cultural events, promising a vibrant atmosphere for attendees. Scheduled for Friday, 1 November and Saturday, 2 November, the festival will take place at various venues, including Annabel, BIRD, and MONO.


BIRDfest artist lineup

Visitors to BIRDfest can expect a musical mix of jazz, soul, hip-hop, disco, house, singer-songwriters, DJs, vocalists and multi-instrumentalists. This is the line-up so far:

Mulatu Astatke // Thee Sinseers & The Altons // Carista // Moor Mother // August Charles // RolRolRol // Corto Alto

BIRDfest event details

The festival will kick off on Friday evening, with doors opening at 19:00. The Saturday programme begins earlier, with live music starting at 16:00 and running until the early hours. Saturday’s events are divided into concert and club segments, providing a diverse range of entertainment options.

Tickets and age restrictions

Tickets for Birdfest 2024 are available for purchase online. Pricing varies, with options for early bird and regular tickets, as well as club-only tickets. Attendees must be at least 18 years old, or accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Festival logistics

Festival wristbands can be collected at Annabel on Friday and at BIRD on Saturday. There is ample parking available near BIRD, with fees applicable between 09:00 and 23:00. For those using public transport, the venues are easily accessible from Rotterdam Centraal Station. 

Payment and amenities

All festival locations accept card payments. A secured cloakroom is available at BIRD, while MONO offers an unsecured option.

About BIRD Rotterdam

BIRD, Rotterdam's main hangout spot for urban music and culture started out as a jazz club and quickly branched out into soul, hip hop, afro and electronic music. With BIRDfest, the venue aims to create the ultimate environment in which different musical styles come together.

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