Rotterdam Popweek - 10 days of music events and live shows

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The Rotterdam Popweek is all about popular music. It's also the only week that lasts 10 days! That's 10 days to truly experience the vibrancy and versatility of the Rotterdam pop scene through hundreds of diverse performances at over 100 locations.

The Rotterdam Popweek was first set up by the Popunie in 2013 to bring together existing and new pop-related activities and to put them in the spotlight. The 10-day event shows that much Rotterdam has a lot more local talent and activities than people often think. The Popweek is therefore also a good time to encourage new initiatives and bring them to the attention of the general audience.

What to expect at Rotterdam Popweek 2019?

The seventh edition of the Rotterdam Popweek will take place from Friday 1 to Sunday 10 November 2019. This year, there is an added focus on actively stimulating diversity in the line-up by focusing more on partnerships with other parties in Rotterdam's cultural field. This results in many special events that otherwise would not have existed without the Rotterdam Popweek.

Popweek Specials

Popweek Specials are "special events" that are definitely worth checking out:
Friday 1 November:
• Opening Popweek with expo and Rotterdam Popquiz @ Rotown

Saturday, November 2:
• Popronde Rotterdam at over 40 locations in the city centre

Sunday 3 November:
• IFFR Popweek Special @ WORM

Monday 4 November:
• Meet The Pro session #35: Publishing & Syncs @ Popunie office

Tuesday 5 November:
• Healthy Minds Create Alike theme evening in collaboration with Erasmus University @ Roodkapje

Wednesday, November 6:
• Open Jamsession @ Music Production Academy

Thursday, November 7th:
• Eggs & Marrowbone - The art of the Murder Ballad @ Rotown

Friday, November 8th:
• COLT NIGHTS (Winner Open Call) @ Superdisco
• Famous Karaoke with Wei Not Sing @ De Doelen studio

Saturday, November 9th:
• Wavefest Presents... @ Baroeg

Sunday 10 November:
• Popweek Special: Jackfest @ Bar3

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Rotterdam Popweek full schedule and tickets

For the full programme and additional details, check out the official website: Here you can filter on genre, date and location. You'll also be able to see which events are free and which require tickets.

Rotterdam Popweek event details

Rotterdam Popweek 2019

All over Rotterdam

Date(s) & Time(s):
1 - 10 November 2019

Popquiz, live concerts, jam sessions, workshops and more

Most events are free, some are paid

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Event type:
Music Week



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