Dutch World Directory
Guide to 300+ active world contacts in the Netherlands
A b2b overview of prominent Dutch musicians and organizations who are currently active within the Dutch world music scene. Although far from complete it will give you a head start!
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The music of the RotterdamThe Netherlands based band Rabasa is deeply rooted in the musical traditions of Cape
Verde. The alluring and distinctive vocal sounds of Cape Verdean music are accompanied by acoustic instruments
such as guitar, cavaquinho, diatonic accordion and percussion.
Representing the YALLAH! YALLAH! club nights with up-to-date dance music from Iran to Morocco.
Introducing the new urban latino artist MAURINO.
And representing Womex showcase bands for NL/B: YossiFine & Ben Aylon, Mariachi Flor de Toloache, Marina Satti and Cairo Concepts!
RIGHTABOUTNOW INC. is het urban performing arts platform in Amsterdam. Een actueel, artistiek platform met productionele expertise. Voor RIGHTABOUTNOW INC. is diversiteit de krachtigste en belangrijkste bron van culturele identiteit, artistieke vernieuwing, maatschappelijke verandering en innovatie. We brengen jonge kunstenaars uit verschillende culturen, disciplines en subculturen samen om diversiteit om te zetten in artistieke uitingen. RIGHTABOUTNOW INC. werkt samen met gelijkgestemde organisaties uit het buitenland om samenwerkingsprojecten op te zetten.
Ritmundo explores adventurous music around the globe: online Radio Ritmundo with DJ/programmer Stan Rijven, by cd-compilations, and on stage. Latest project is the Dutch Delta Sounds concertseries: Old Roots, New Routes. A selection of high quality semi acoustic ensembles based in the Netherlands, on tour from February - May 2020.
Amsterdam's own Saskia Laroo unleashes November 1, 2019 her latest album and live project 'Trumpets Around the World' with original funkydance flavors, hip-hop and worldvibes melded together. Be ready for an interactive groove experience with this composer/bandleader's units and her all that jazzy trumpet. Audiences all ages and cultures welcome!
Young professional bandoneon player with several projects like LocosLindos, RoffaTangoTrio and the tangofusion band simoNEO.
Simone is known for her stylistic tango playing and for reaching out to different genres like jazz. She plays around the world and keeps looking for new ways of integrating the bandoneon into other styles
Research, Recording, Production, Publishing
Local music from all over the world. Authentic traditional bands playing folk, balfolk, gipsy, klezmer, Balkan, rebetika, smyrnaïka, maqam, overtone singing, flamenco, fado and more.
Stadsherstel Amsterdam (The Company for City Restoration) carefully restores historic buildings in and around Amsterdam. Heritage sites such as De Duif, Amstelkerk, Posthoornkerk, Museum ’t Kromhout, Zonnehuis and Vondelkerk are given a new life and offer the perfect ambiance for live music from all over the world!
The NGO funds the presentation of world music in the vibrant central city Utrecht. We support local organizations to initiate and realize concerts throughout the city: a wide array of sub-genres, in diverse locations. We do so by providing small grants, advise and connecting peers in the industry.
A great jump-off point for both EU tours and local talent!