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PROGRAM

We’re back with an extensive music program inspired by the sounds from all over the world. We also added some sports and other cultural program that belongs in a park. Scroll, select and enjoy!

Opening hours: Tuesday - Friday: 15.00 - 23.00, Saturday - Sunday: 14.00 - 23.00

Tickets: Tuesday - Friday & Sunday: €3,- at the door. Saturday: various

GRAND OPENING

14 juli 2022

After 3 years of yearning, longing and counting down, we are back on the roof and that means you will be enjoying frozen margaritas, the sun, beautiful people and the view from 30 metres up again. Also, this is the kick-off of a month full of music.


Line-up: Onna Paloma, Mundi, Peter Groovin, Mima’s Chio Manush Orkestra (LIVE) ⁣

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CABOVERDEVINYL NA TOP

15 juli 2022

We take you on a tropical trip to the Cape Verde Islands on Saturday the 16th. 🇨🇻 With a batuku (a traditional Cape Verdean music) live performance by Lantuna who will play batuku and an amazing surprise act. A legend straight from the Cape Verde Islands who will play a special set on this day. DJs with delicious zouksounds, Cape Verde vinyl, and vinyl from the PALOP countries. Expect nothing but heat, passion, top music, fun and party. We're bringing a piece of Cape Verde to Rotterdam 🔥 🔥 


Line-up: SoulNikki, Alex Figueira, Adison Fernando, Lantuna (LIVE), Surprise Act (LIVE)

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SOCIAL SPORT CLUB

17 juli 2022

After two days of frozen margaritas and bbq, this Sunday it's time for some healthy exercise. 🏃🏻‍♀️🤸🏾‍♂️🏋🏿 The Social Sportsclub organises a great workout on two Sundays with the most beautiful view over the city!  

 

⏱Start: 13.00 Join us this Sunday and/or Sunday the 31th of July.  

✏️Sign up via a DM to The Social Sportsclub.

➡️ @the_social_sportsclub  

💰Pay what you want, tag your workout buddy and see you there!

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SOULFUL SUNDAYS WITH BIRD

17 juli 2022

Birds flying high, you know how I feel... We feel definitely thrilled about our collab with Bird Rotterdam on sundays. Bird flies onto our roof once again on this 17th of July to delight us with the most fabulous jazz and related sounds. Bird Rotterdam stands for the best jazz music, a nice atmosphere and a touch of metropolitan rawness. And that is exactly what you can expect on these Sundays.


Line-up: Mich, Raffishraab, Remmit

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JUKEBOX SUMMER SESSION

18 juli 2022

Tuesdays may become your favourite day of the week. Four Tuesdays, you will find different local DJs behind the turntable during the Jukebox Summer Sessions, providing the ultimate end to your (working) day.


19/07💥 The first Sunny Tuesday will be hosted by 3 sunny guys. Wes (before that goodthingman), Tache and Rotational Force will enrich you with unexpected selections from all over the world.


Line-up: Tache, Wes, Rotational Force

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ROND DE TAFEL

19 juli 2022

DÂK would not be DÂK without its ping pong tables and the evenings when we all run around them like crazy. 🏓 🏓 Although these evenings have resulted in both new crushes and break ups, they are above all very much FUN!! Come and play or cheer on Wednesday 20 July or Wednesday 3 August.


Line-up: Strass, Muzikschafft, Boys Keep Swinging, The Smiths

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NEW YORK TRANSIT

20 juli 2022

The man, the legend who has the reputation of making our DAK shake like never before. ⚡️💥 DJ and producer Jurgen Bouman grew up in Rotterdam and lives and breathes the raw musical sounds of the city. New York Transit will take u on a ride across the best underground house, disco, funk and uk-garage woven by soulful vocals, lush piano chords and warm bass lines all with a HipHop-influenced approach. This is a night about inspiration, about exploring and respectfully ignoring musical boundaries. A night about dancing and desire to rock the floor and boogie down.


Line-up: Th'Acquisition, Luce Bree, Peter Groovin, Oberman

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REGGAE PON DI ROOF

21 juli 2022

Greetings! On Friday 22 July, you will slide into the weekend while enjoying the finest reggae sounds. This edition of Reggae pon di Roof brings you the best selectas you just can't miss.


Line-up: Mystic Pulse, Shamba Lion, JamJam Sound

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UPPER GROUND(S)

22 juli 2022

Grounds becomes Upper Ground(s) as they travel upstairs on Saturday 23 July and provide our DAK with a delicious portion of musical tunes. Expect music with sounds from all over the world, but also cool experimental beats from local artists. Something for everyone!


Line-up: Mundi, DJ Gea Russel, Kim Petite (LIVE), Michline (LIVE), Alexandra Alden (LIVE), Omar Ka Orchestra (LIVE), Eniless (LIVE)

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FUNK ON A SUNNY SUNDAY

23 juli 2022

Three local DJ heroes who together have over 120 years of experience behind the decks!  Sunday 24 July, they go back to their roots to treat us on a wonderful afternoon of steaming funk. 


DJ Tin Tin is known for his broad and excellent choice of jazzy music. Lloyd Burnet and André Dadi will bring you the best funk sounds in town. See you there!  


Line-up: DJ Tin Tin, Lloyd Burnet, André Dadi, Dick Ronteltap & Ruben Bolsius (Convoi Exceptional LIVE)

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JUKEBOX SUMMER SESSION

25 juli 2022

Tuesdays may become your favourite day of the week. Four Tuesdays, you will find different local DJs behind the turntable during the Jukebox Summer Sessions, providing the ultimate end to your (working) day.


26/07💥 The second DAK Tuesday we welcome Zeus. Zeus is a young DJ from Rotterdam North with a big heart for music. Thick Hip Hop beats and Smooth Sexy R&B are among the favourite genres from his rich collection. One thing is for sure, there is no doubt about Zeus' soulfulness.


Line-up: DJ Tardigrade, Zeus

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BOOGIE BOULES

26 juli 2022

Got balls?! Perfecto! Wednesdays are all about sports and fun and for this edition Mooie Boules and Boogie Express join forces for some amazing jeu de boules madness. 


Climb up our DÂK on the 27th of July and make sure to put your balls in the air or just watch and blame it on the sunshine, blame it on the BOOGIE! 


Line-up: Da'ud

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POWER FLOWER

27 juli 2022

Vessel 11 presents Power Flower with Esa en Amanda on the 28th of July. Sweet vibes from the 50ties, 60ties and 70ties. Californian summer of love, Motown and psychedelic. Be sure to wear some flowers in your hair. 


Line-up: Mundi, Esa & Amanda

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FUNKYARD SOUNDSYSTEM: ENDLESS SUMMER NIGHTS

28 juli 2022

A sweet & steamy summer night to kick-off your weekend. DÂK & Café Bakeliet organise this funky evening together. Get ready for a long summer night to remember. 

Funkyard is a collective of dj’s, vinyl connoisseurs and event organizers specialized in the genres of afro, high-life, dub, disco, latin, jazz, funk, boogie and hiphop. 


Line-up: Funkyard Soundsystem, Onno Paloma

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YARDBIRD

29 juli 2022

Some nights are simply legendary.. On Saturday July the 30th Yardbird and DAK once again join forces for a brand new edition of our famous rooftop party. Get ready for a day filled with the best music, food, frozen margaritas and some good old table tennis, while enjoying the amazing Rotterdam skyline. Please make sure to not miss out on this yearly Yardbird highlight.  The online pre sale tickets are unfortunately sold out! We will be selling the last 75 tickets at the door. Make sure to be at DÂK at 14.00.

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SOULFUL SUNDAYS WITH BIRD

30 juli 2022

Birds flying high, you know how I feel... We feel definitely thrilled about our collab with Bird Rotterdam on sundays. After a wonderful first edition, Bird flies onto our roof once again on the 31th of July to delight us with the most fabulous jazz sounds. Bird Rotterdam stands for the best jazz music, a nice atmosphere and a touch of metropolitan rawness. And that is exactly what you can expect on these Sundays.


Line-up: DJ FRM, Poiesz, Thelonious

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SOCIAL SPORTS CLUB

30 juli 2022

After two days of frozen margaritas and bbq, this Sunday it's time for some healthy exercise. 🏃🏻‍♀️🤸🏾‍♂️🏋🏿 The Social Sportsclub organises a great workout on two Sundays with the most beautiful view over the city!  

 

⏱Start: 13.00 Join us this Sunday and/or Sunday the 31th of July.  

✏️Sign up via a DM to The Social Sportsclub.

➡️ @the_social_sportsclub  

💰Pay what you want, tag your workout buddy and see you there!

DAK ROTTERDAM

JUKEBOX SUMMER SESSION

1 augustus 2022

Tuesdays may become your favourite day of the week. Four Tuesdays, you will find different local DJs behind the turntable during the Jukebox Summer Sessions, providing the ultimate end to your (working) day.

02/𝟎8☀️ Friend of the show Sousa plays funky Brazilian vibes to groovy Soul tunes from the 70s. But also raw Disco vibes to Deep Funk. It depends on his mood. Today he will bring some groovy relaxing vibes at DÂK.


Line-up: NO FUN, Sousa

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ROND DE TAFEL

2 augustus 2022

DÂK would not be DÂK without its ping pong tables and the evenings when we all run around them like crazy. 🏓 🏓 Although these evenings have resulted in both new crushes and break ups, they are above all very much FUN!! Come and play or cheer on Wednesday 20 July or Wednesday 3 August.

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MOMO x DÂK

3 augustus 2022

Yes! Our first collab! MOMO organises several cultural events in town including their own multidisciplinary discovery festival. The city of Rotterdam, with its enduring transformation and cultural development, is always the stage, but also a source of inspiration.

DÂK like no other shows this city in transition by yearly turning a parking garage in a park and show the visitors what could have been. Beau Zwart & Sykes perform an hours long DJ-set and Peter Somuah plays live trumpet.


Line-up: Sato, Beau Zwart, Sykes, Peter Somuah (LIVE)

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KEILECAFE SUMMER CAMP

4 augustus 2022

Does it get more eclectic than this line-up? Yes, we got some regulars and residents from Keilecafe to spin the wheels of steel, but combine it with Bill's High Five and you get the mix that Keilecafe stands for a permanent festival that sometimes is a relaxed city oase, other times a celebration of life with hundreds dancing the day and night away, depending on how they feel.


Line-up: Bill's High Five (LIVE), DJ Belanda, DJ Almelo, Tjetjoebetja

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CUBA AAN DE MAAS

5 augustus 2022

DÂK is built on traditions and a salsa night is definitely one of them. Together with Cuba aan de Maas we host an evening that ACTUALLY makes you feel like your in Cuba (and you can see the Maas). Various DJ's get you in the latin / salsa / bachata mood during the day and from 19.00 the OG salsa dancing begins with DJ Joel and from 21:00 Africari will be providing us with the best live music, and yes of course there is sangria, mojito and paella.


Line-up: Manos (DJ-set), DJF, DJ Joel, Africari (LIVE)

Price: €7,- at the door (€4,- until 17.00)

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PIANO LIGCONCERT REGINALD SOMAI

7 augustus 2022

This early sunday afternoon we have a special concert at DÂK. At 12.00h Reginald Somai plays his own compositions. Lay down and let yourself being caried away by the classical music. 


Reginald has a history in professional football but after an injury he was forced to quit. The 'normal' life was hard on him. He filled the void with playing and making music. Come and enjoy this talented your pianist.


Tickets: €10,-

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JAZZ ON A SUMMER'S DAY

7 augustus 2022

KINO and DÂK are pretty good friends. So when KINO decided to distribute Jazz on a Summer's Day (Ben Stern, 1958) last year our first musical collab was a fact. Together we present our own rooftop edition of Jazz on a Summer's Day. A tribute to the Newport Jazz Festival w/ Louis Armstrong and Thelonious Monk. We have over 180 years of jazz experience behind the decks playing singles only! No other than Benjamin Herman Trio performs live. 

PS. Start your day with watching Jazz on a Summer's Day in KINO at 12.30 or check www.kinorotterdam.nl/jazz for more viewings!


Line-up: Ton van Zanten, Maarten Laupman, Hans Grondsma, Benjamin Herman Trio (LIVE)

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'HET ZWARTE WAPEN'

7 augustus 2022

The Lion "The Black Weapen" (aka Het Zwarte Wapen) is a increadibly strong chess move against all white opening moves. Leo Jansen, born under the smoke of Rotterdam, was the inventor of this mighty weapon.


In honour of Leo 'The Lion' we host the first chess tournament 'Het Zwarte Wapen' at DÂK. Are you that flamboyant queen that rips apart her oponent? Show what you got


Time: 15.00

Price: €15,- including a drink

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JUKEBOX SUMMER SESSIONS

8 augustus 2022

Tuesdays may become your favourite day of the week. Four Tuesdays, you will find different local DJs behind the turntable during the Jukebox Summer Sessions, providing the ultimate end to your (working) day. 


09/𝟎8☀️ Infinite Pleasure is a record label based in Rotterdam with a focus on forward thinking electronic music, providing a platform for emerging talents. Label boss KRY and promotor Tino are the selectors this evening. So if you’re looking for sonic treasure, go get yourself some Infinite Pleasure.


Line-up: Sato, KRY, Tino

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DISCO BOULEN

9 augustus 2022

Got balls?! Perfecto! Wednesdays are all about sports and fun and for this edition Mooie Boules and Disco Boulen join forces for some amazing jeu de boules madness. Oh and, like at Mooie Boules, that includes a karaoke set-up. Climb up our DÂK on the 10𝐭𝐡 𝐨𝐟 August and make sure to put your balls in the air or just enjoy and dance the night away to the best disco tunes.

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OUDE JONGENS KRENTENBROOD

11 augustus 2022

DÂK residents from day one MF Andrade and Qoqonut are know for their funky and tropical vibe. Their closing of the first Cape Verdian DÂK night was legen...wait for it...dairy. For this last Thursday of DÂK they invited special guest DJ Mango. Together with opening act Berry (Haze) it makes a tropical fruit mix.


Line-up: Berry Haze, DJ Qoqonut, DJ Mango, MF Andrade

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BOB ROSS PAINTING PARTY

11 augustus 2022

A greener Rotterdam, what does that look like? Experience this during the Bob Ross Painting Party: Happiest Little Future. The second, second cousin of Bob takes you away on this adventure during this special rooftop painting party with a fenomanal view over the Rotterdam skyline. Join us and don't forget: We don't make mistakes, just happy little accidents.


Time: 19.00h - 21.00h

Ticket: €15 (including canvas, paint, pencils)

Outfit: bring some old clothes, you're painting after all

And remember: There are no mistakes, just happy accidents!

Organized by Kongsi with support of Rotterdams Weerwoord

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FESTA BRASILEIRA

11 augustus 2022

All the food trend watchers (or at least the one we know) say the same: coxinha's are here to stay! The best 'Brazilian bitterballs' are made by the boys (and especially mom) of Canuto's Kitchen. 


Together we host a fully Brazilian FESTA on the rooftop. Expect a lot of moqueca (traditional Brazilian fish stew), caipirinha and coxinha to eat and drink and move your ass on the music of Roda da Holanda (LIVE at 19h), Rachaila, Tache and Papa João


Line-up: Papa João, Tache, Rachaila and Roda da Holanda (LIVE!)

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THE FUNCTION (CLOSING EVE)

12 augustus 2022

We invited The Function for the DÂK closing party. The Function™ is a metropolitan catalyst for counterculture. It represents the current zeitgeist of multi-disciplinary creators and connectors. Through music, art, imagery and storytelling the Rotterdam based movement makes perspectives visible that would otherwise remain hidden — the so-called "unheard voices" of the city. The Function™  invites DJ Firmeza from the Lisbon based label Príncipe Discos and pays homage to batida — the ultimate synthesis and unique product of the children of the African diaspora.


Line-up: DJ Firmeza,Feurich, Ezri Jade, Mo Jakob, T-sha, RIV, Neila Moon (LIVE).           Tickets: presale: €10,-, at the door: €15,-

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