August 2012 - Buma Cultuur
Latest developments in pop music at Buma Rotterdam Beats
On 8, August 2012
A series of innovative musicians, DJs and producers will take to the stage on 15, 16 and 17 November for the third edition of Buma Rotterdam Beats (BRB). With these first names, the international business platform and showcase festival for hip hop, r&b, soul, reggae, dubstep and bass takes another step in the footprints of partner festivals Eurosonic Noorderslag and the Amsterdam Dance Event, to become the leading European platform within its own genre. Confirmed artists such as Hudson Mohawke (live) and Lil Silva from the United Kingdom, Pac Div and Nick Waterhouse in the United States, Iggy Azalea from Australia and The Opposites, SKIP&DIE, Jameszoo and Dope D.O.D. from the Netherlands, are all connected by their position at the forefront of the latest developments in the international pop music scene.
Amsterdam Dance Event bigger than ever
On 1, August 2012
This year the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), the world’s biggest club festival and leading business platform focused on electronic music, will be even bigger than previous years. With the addition of up to 15 new venues, the brand new program ADE Playground, the addition of an extra festival day and a program with over 800 international artists, the ADE confirms its position as the figurehead of the Electronic Dance Music scene. Initiator Buma expects more than 3,500 conference and 180,000 festival visitors from around the world during the seventeenth edition of the five-day event, which takes place from 17 to 21 October.