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Complete line-up of the Third edition of Dutch Double Bass Festival announced!

Full ticket sales now live for the festival on October 29th and 30th!

Dutch Double Bass Festival programmes 18 revolutionary bassists and their groups in Rotterdam! At the third edition of DDBF you will hear American bass beast Ben Williams with his band, the classical bassist of the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra with international soloist Božo Paradžik feat. Eric Vloeimans, multi-Grammy Award winner Dave Holland with guitarist John Scofield, Podium Witteman trio Dominic Seldis, Sasha Witteveen and Mike Boddé, and YouTube star Kinga Głyk on the Bass guitar with her band. Check out the Programme page for the complete line-up. The bass is indispensable to all music styles, which is why Dutch Double Bass Festival programmes straight through different music styles. From Classical ensembles to Jazz and Funk groups. With 18 concerts, Q&A’s, exhibitions and of course delicious food and drink. And all of that in the brand spanking new Theater Zuidplein in Rotterdam! As well as your ticket, all visitors to the festival are required by the Dutch Government to have coronacheck, more information can be seen at coronacheck.nl/en/ Buy your tickets now to not miss out.

Complete line-up of the Third edition of Dutch Double Bass Festival announced!

Full ticket sales now live for the festival on October 29th and 30th!

Dutch Double Bass Festival programmes 18 revolutionary bassists and their groups in Rotterdam! At the third edition of DDBF you will hear American bass beast Ben Williams with his band, the classical bassist of the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra with international soloist Božo Paradžik feat. Eric Vloeimans, multi-Grammy Award winner Dave Holland with guitarist John Scofield, Podium Witteman trio Dominic Seldis, Sasha Witteveen and Mike Boddé, and YouTube star Kinga Głyk on the Bass guitar with her band. Check out the Programme page for the complete line-up. The bass is indispensable to all music styles, which is why Dutch Double Bass Festival programmes straight through different music styles. From Classical ensembles to Jazz and Funk groups. With 18 concerts, Q&A’s, exhibitions and of course delicious food and drink. And all of that in the brand spanking new Theater Zuidplein in Rotterdam! As well as your ticket, all visitors to the festival are required by the Dutch Government to have coronacheck, more information can be seen at coronacheck.nl/en/ Buy your tickets now to not miss out.

Janek Gwizdala to replace Hadrien Feruad

Carlos Santana's bassist new to the lineup

The Hadrien Feraud & Philip Lassiter Band has unfortunately had to cancel their appearance at DDBF for personal reasons. We are however thrilled that Janek Gwizdala will be replacing their time slot at the festival. The bassist to stars such as Carlos Santana, John Mayer and Billy Cobham, Gwizdala has released no less than 12 albums under his own name and has established himself as one of the most important bass educators in the world. At the festival he will be performing with drummer Nico Vicarro (i.a. Mike Stern band) and on keys, Tom Cawley (i.a. Peter Gabriel).

Janek Gwizdala to replace Hadrien Feruad

Carlos Santana's bassist new to the lineup

The Hadrien Feraud & Philip Lassiter Band has unfortunately had to cancel their appearance at DDBF for personal reasons. We are however thrilled that Janek Gwizdala will be replacing their time slot at the festival. The bassist to stars such as Carlos Santana, John Mayer and Billy Cobham, Gwizdala has released no less than 12 albums under his own name and has established himself as one of the most important bass educators in the world. At the festival he will be performing with drummer Nico Vicarro (i.a. Mike Stern band) and on keys, Tom Cawley (i.a. Peter Gabriel).

Early Bird ticket sales for DDBF 2021 have begun!

October 29th and 30th 2021 in Rotterdam

At the third edition of Dutch Double Bass Festival you get to see and hear how beautiful the bass is!

Especially for our friends and fans, the sale of the Early Bird two-day tickets has now begun, from €66 for €60 per ticket. This gives you access to the entire third edition of Dutch Double Bass Festival on October 29th and 30, 2021 in Rotterdam’s Theater Zuidplein. Make sure you buy your tickets quickly to save your front row seat!

For legendary jazz bassists like Dave Holland, with guitarist John Scofield; and Hadrien Feraud (bassist to Chick Corea, among others) and his band, but also bassists from world, pop and classical music. You’ll get to hear the bassists of theNederlands Philharmonisch Orkest. Anyone who has ever been to Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw or National Opera is familiar with this fantastic Orchestra – one of Europe’s best, with a broad repertoire from Bach to Wagner. In a first, this top orchestra’s bass section will be giving a concert on their own! And with none other than international star soloist Božo Paradžik, who not only has performed with the world’s best orchestras but has also racked up millions of hits on YouTube with his solo work.

In total, DDBF programmes more than 17 performances with the bass in the spotlight, as well as Q&As, bass builders and much more.
Keep an eye on this site, because in the near future we will announce the rest of the international lineup here!

Early Bird ticket sales for DDBF 2021 have begun!

October 29th and 30th 2021 in Rotterdam

At the third edition of Dutch Double Bass Festival you get to see and hear how beautiful the bass is!

Especially for our friends and fans, the sale of the Early Bird two-day tickets has now begun, from €66 for €60 per ticket. This gives you access to the entire third edition of Dutch Double Bass Festival on October 29th and 30, 2021 in Rotterdam’s Theater Zuidplein. Make sure you buy your tickets quickly to save your front row seat!

For legendary jazz bassists like Dave Holland, with guitarist John Scofield; and Hadrien Feraud (bassist to Chick Corea, among others) and his band, but also bassists from world, pop and classical music. You’ll get to hear the bassists of theNederlands Philharmonisch Orkest. Anyone who has ever been to Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw or National Opera is familiar with this fantastic Orchestra – one of Europe’s best, with a broad repertoire from Bach to Wagner. In a first, this top orchestra’s bass section will be giving a concert on their own! And with none other than international star soloist Božo Paradžik, who not only has performed with the world’s best orchestras but has also racked up millions of hits on YouTube with his solo work.

In total, DDBF programmes more than 17 performances with the bass in the spotlight, as well as Q&As, bass builders and much more.
Keep an eye on this site, because in the near future we will announce the rest of the international lineup here!

Complete line-up of the Third edition of Dutch Double Bass Festival announced!

Full ticket sales now live for the festival on October 29th and 30th!

Dutch Double Bass Festival programmes 18 revolutionary bassists and their groups in Rotterdam! At the third edition of DDBF you will hear American bass beast Ben Williams with his band, the classical bassist of the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra with international soloist Božo Paradžik feat. Eric Vloeimans, multi-Grammy Award winner Dave Holland with guitarist John Scofield, Podium Witteman trio Dominic Seldis, Sasha Witteveen and Mike Boddé, and YouTube star Kinga Głyk on the Bass guitar with her band. Check out the Programme page for the complete line-up. The bass is indispensable to all music styles, which is why Dutch Double Bass Festival programmes straight through different music styles. From Classical ensembles to Jazz and Funk groups. With 18 concerts, Q&A’s, exhibitions and of course delicious food and drink. And all of that in the brand spanking new Theater Zuidplein in Rotterdam! As well as your ticket, all visitors to the festival are required by the Dutch Government to have coronacheck, more information can be seen at coronacheck.nl/en/ Buy your tickets now to not miss out.

Complete line-up of the Third edition of Dutch Double Bass Festival announced!

Full ticket sales now live for the festival on October 29th and 30th!

Dutch Double Bass Festival programmes 18 revolutionary bassists and their groups in Rotterdam! At the third edition of DDBF you will hear American bass beast Ben Williams with his band, the classical bassist of the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra with international soloist Božo Paradžik feat. Eric Vloeimans, multi-Grammy Award winner Dave Holland with guitarist John Scofield, Podium Witteman trio Dominic Seldis, Sasha Witteveen and Mike Boddé, and YouTube star Kinga Głyk on the Bass guitar with her band. Check out the Programme page for the complete line-up. The bass is indispensable to all music styles, which is why Dutch Double Bass Festival programmes straight through different music styles. From Classical ensembles to Jazz and Funk groups. With 18 concerts, Q&A’s, exhibitions and of course delicious food and drink. And all of that in the brand spanking new Theater Zuidplein in Rotterdam! As well as your ticket, all visitors to the festival are required by the Dutch Government to have coronacheck, more information can be seen at coronacheck.nl/en/ Buy your tickets now to not miss out.

29 – 30 Oct

Theater Zuidplein Rotterdam

International music festival: Spotlight on the bass

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