In these turbulent times, many people are shackled to their homes.

People working in the cultural sector also had to change their agendas. keeps track of the new initiatives that have arisen from this.

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Shawn Mendes Releases Concert Film Through Netflix

"I know you miss the live shows," said singer Shawn Mendes.

"That's why we're releasing my Toronto concert as a concert movie on Netflix."

The concert film can be streamed on Wednesday from 9.01 am.

Wednesday, November 18 at 6:22 AM

Martijn Koning and Art Rooijakkers via live stream Climate Comedy Night

The fourth edition of the Climate Comedy Night will take place online on Wednesday due to the corona crisis.

Martijn Koning, among others, can be seen via a free live stream from 8 p.m.

Art Rooijakkers talks the evening, with King Kiki Schippers and Rayen Panday, together.

Tuesday, November 17 at 10:55 AM

Leiden Student Choir gives live stream

concert The Leiden Student Choir, together with Orchestra Collegium Musicum, provides two live stream concerts with works by Antonio Vivaldi and Béla Bartók, among others.

The concerts can be viewed for free on December 13 at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. via the orchestra's website.

Thursday, November 12 at 9:29 AM

Music festival Le Guess Who?

both offline and online

The Utrecht music festival Le Guess Who?

takes place in hybrid form this year.

In addition to a physical program adapted due to the corona pandemic, the organizers will also offer an online TV channel for free from 13 to 15 November.

Tuesday, November 10 at 4:46 PM

Benefit concert with Stevie Wonder and Céline Dion 

The American non-profit organization Nurse Heroes has announced a benefit concert on Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 26).

The benefit concert, which is intended to raise money for essential medical workers, will include Stevie Wonder, Céline Dion, Gloria Estefan, Emily Estefan, Andrea Bocelli, The Black Eyed Peas, Josh Groban, Carole King, Maluma, David Foster , Katharine McPhee-Foster, Leslie Odom Jr., Pitbull, Allen Stone, and The Wailers.

The event is hosted by Whoopi Goldberg.

Billy Crystal and Oprah Winfrey will also be involved in the event.

A choir of fifty nurses will also perform.

The concert will take place on the night of 26 to 27 November at 1.00 am Dutch time.

It can be followed worldwide on the website of the organization.

Tuesday, November 10 at 8:28 AM

Armin van Buuren puts DJ set online

Armin van Buuren played a DJ set during the AMF presents Top 100 DJs Awards 2020. The DJ has made the set available via his YouTube channel.

Monday, November 9 at 6:26 AM

Metallica gives pay-per-view concert for the first time Metallica will give a pay-per-view concert

on Saturday for the first time in the history of the rock band.

The proceeds from the acoustic performance will benefit the rock band's charitable foundation.

Thursday, November 5 at 4:29 PM

Mauritshuis gives first digital live tour

For the first time, the Mauritshuis in The Hague will give a live tour.


Girl with the Pearl


the Goldfinch

and the paintings by Rembrandt van Rijn can be seen from home on Sunday 15 November from 3.30 pm.

Virtual visitors can ask questions about the artworks via a chat function.

Thursday, November 5 at 8:41 AM

Pathé treats free film online for two weeks

Now that the cinemas are temporarily closed again due to the tightened measures, Pathé is once again treating the whole of the Netherlands with Pathé Thuis.

From Thursday, the Dutch will receive a film every day during these fourteen days that they can watch at home via the streaming service.

Pathé announces the film of the day every day at 9 a.m. via social media.

Among others,

Hotel Mumbai



will be on display.

Creating a Pathé Thuis account is free and there is no subscription fee.

Wednesday, November 4 at 9:22 AM

Halina Reijn and colleagues tell stories from 

Alice in Wonderland

Halina Reijn, Ramsey Nasr and Jacob Derwig, among others, tell stories from the book 

Alice in Wonderland

by Lewis Carroll.

The episodes can be viewed daily from 5 p.m. on the International Theater Amsterdam website.

Tuesday, November 3 at 5:01 PM

K3 gives live stream

concert K3 will perform again for the first time since February.

The girl group will give a live stream concert next Friday.

Hanne, Marthe and Klaasje will present their new album

Dance of the Pharaoh.

The record is part of the film of the same name that K3 recorded last summer.

"Normally we present our album to a select audience. We are therefore happy that for the first time in the history of K3 our album presentation is being streamed live", says Klaasje.

Fans who want access to the live stream must register before November 12 at 

Tuesday, November 3 at 7:56 AM

Bruce Springsteen makes radio show from home

From November 8, Bruce Springsteen's radio show 

From My Home To Yours can

be heard between 10:00 and 12:00 on KINK's theme channel KINK DNA Classics.

For fourteen episodes, the singer plays music from his own collection and talks about the special zeitgeist of the present.

Monday, November 2 at 5:46 AM

British band Gorillaz gives live stream concerts in December

The British band Gorillaz gives

live stream

concerts on December 12 and 13.

Tickets are sold through the Gorillaz website.

In September, the band announced a single featuring The Cure vocalist Robert Smith.

The song is part of the musical series 

Song Machine


Thursday, October 29 at 9:35 AM

GoodFellas can

be seen in cinemas

again after thirty years


can be seen in Dutch cinemas again from 26 November.

It is a special 4K restoration with digitized image and sound.

The gangster film follows the lives of three 'goodfellas' who are part of one of New York's most famous families.

The 1990 gangster movie was directed by Martin Scorsese.

Joe Pesci won an Oscar for his


role in


, which was the movie with the most swear words for a while.

The word 'fuck' appears 246 times in the true event-based film starring Robert De Niro and Ray Liotta, mainly thanks to Pesci's character Tommy DeVito.

Thursday, October 22 at 9:03 AM

Online lectures on Rembrandt's oeuvre

The Hammer Museum in Los Angeles offers three online lectures on the paintings, drawings and paintings of Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669).

The first lecture focuses on the self-portraits of the Leiden artist.

The lectures, led by museum director John Walsh, start weekly on Mondays at 7:00 am Dutch time.

Thursday, October 22 at 8:08 AM

Sam Feldt gives live stream concert with band

Sam Feldt will give a live stream

concert on


The DJ promises to bring a band "with saxophone, keyboard and drums".

Tuesday, October 20 at 11:12 AM

Kylie Minogue will give a live stream


on November 7

Kylie Minogue will give a

live stream

concert on November 7, the day after her album

Disco is


The concert, which

is called

Infinite Disco

, can be followed from 9 p.m. and tickets cost 17.50 euros.

Ticket owners can also watch the show afterwards.

The Australian pop star recently released all of the singles



Say Something


the album


Join me on a journey to my INFINITE DISCO, a performance spectacular streamed across the globe on November 7!

🌎🌍🌏 ...


Avatar Author Kylie Minogue Moment of places 22:00 - 19 October 2020

Monday, October 19 at 9:05 AM

Virtual exhibition Karel Appel in Dubai

Opera Gallery in Dubai exhibits work by Karel Appel (1921-2006),

Gulf Today



The Dutch painter and sculptor broke through in the 1940s as a member of the artist collective Cobra.

Cobra stands for Copenhagen, Brussels and Amsterdam, the cities where the initiators came from.

Thursday, October 15 at 6:27 PM

Literary festival Crossing Border online this year

The literary festival Crossing Border will take place online this year.

The organization reports that all performances can be followed via livestreams.

Interviews and performances can be followed by Connie Palmen, Joost Oomen and Nana Adjoa, among others.

Various international bands also perform.

The festival lasts from 3 to 8 November.

Wednesday, October 14 at 8:49 AM

Niall Horan wants to raise money with show for crew

Niall Horan is currently touring Europe - a show on October 17 in the Ziggo Dome was also on the agenda - but the corona virus threw a spanner in the works.

Part of his crew has been forced to find other temporary work and that is why the former One Direction singer wants to help them.

"The people who work behind the scenes are being forgotten," the artist told the



"And those are the people with mortgages and families."

From Friday, October 16, fans can buy a ticket to the concert that Horan will give on November 7 at the Royal Albert Hall.

He hopes that at least 60,000 tickets will be sold.

He donates all the proceeds to his crew members.

Wednesday, October 14 at 8:37 AM

DI-RECT gives live stream


in Kurhaus

Now that it has become clear that live concerts are not planned for the time being (at least not on a larger scale), DI-RECT has decided to give a show in Kurhaus in Scheveningen and live stream it.

The band will perform the repertoire with a string and wind orchestra.

"Together with our fans, we want to have something to look forward to and end this bizarre year musically with dignity," said the band from The Hague.

Tickets for the show on December 11, 2020 are on sale from Friday October 16.

Tuesday, September 1 at 6:46 AM

Boef gives corona-proof performance in Utrecht

Boef will give a performance in the Scala Theater in Utrecht on 23 October.

The rapper promises a "completely corona-proof" performance and gives previews of the theater setup that should make this possible.

Saturday, August 29 at 4:29 PM

Highlights festival Into The Great Wide Open on NPO2 Extra On

Saturday from 6.30 pm, NPO2 Extra will broadcast a two-hour special about festival Into The Great Wide Open.

Highlights can be seen from performances by Typhoon, Eefje de Visser, Ben Howard, Fresku and Wende Snijders, among others.

Tomorrow's Broadcast isn't the only one this weekend.

Tonight the @vpro will be broadcasting highlights from Into The Great Wide Open on @ NPO2extra for two hours from 6:30 pm.

With headliners like Ben Howard, but also homegrown bands and audience favorites like Charles Bradley and SUUNS.


Avatar AuthorIntoTheGreatWideOpenMoment of places13: 44 - August 29, 2020

Tuesday, August 25 at 6:26 AM

Diplo and Blackbear guest artists at live stream concert Ellie Goulding

Ellie Goulding has Diplo and Blackbear as guests at her live stream concert around her fourth studio album

Brightest Blue


The DJ and singer-songwriter and producer can be seen on Wednesday at Goulding's

The Brightest Blue Experience

, which will be broadcast from the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

Thursday, July 30 at 6:59 AM

Roxeanne Hazes does sold out intimate concert

After the intimate concert of Roxeanne Hazes in the Tolhuistuin in Amsterdam was quickly sold out, the singer has decided to give a second concert in the Vondelpark Openluchttheater on 29 August.

"To prevent more than the permitted 250 visitors, the site will be closed," said Hazes.

Monday, July 27 at 9:00 AM


Pride can

be seen for free during Pride week

Due to the corona crisis, Pride week will be canceled in 2020.

That is why streaming platform Cinetree offers the film 


 from Monday 27 July to Sunday 2 August for free via its own website.

The movie


is based on the true story of the initiative Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners.

During Gay Pride of 1984, a group of gay rights activists decided to raise money for the striking British miners.

The special collaboration envisioned by the activists, however, did not appear to be obvious: the miners were embarrassed and did not want to receive their support.

Thursday, July 9 at 12:13 PM

Ronnie Flex gives a performance with a four-course dinner

On Friday 31 July, Ronnie Flex will give a dinner show where guests will be presented with various performances between 20:00 and 01:00.

The special dinner takes place in the Rotterdam Maassilo and consists of four courses.

Brotherly Love applies the same concept on July 11, Bizzey puts on a show on July 17.

Thursday, July 9 at 6:42 AM

Dj Paul Elstak gives dinner show

On July 31, Dj Paul Elstak gives a dinner show in Puttershoek, South Holland.

The DJ promises a three-course dinner followed by a two-hour DJ show by himself.

Wednesday, July 1 at 9:50 AM

Xander de Buisonjé celebrates birthday with dinner shows

Xander de Buisonjé turns 47 on 19 July and celebrates it with four dinner shows in Amsterdam and Rotterdam.

"What could be more fun than celebrating it on stage?"

said the singer about his birthday.

Wednesday, July 1 at 9:29 AM

Roxeanne Hazes gives open air concert

Roxeanne Hazes gives an open air concert on 21 August in the Tolhuistuin in Amsterdam.

"This concert takes place during a dinner in the garden, provided by the great chefs of Restaurant THT," said the singer.

"During this evening, the guidelines of the RIVM regarding COVID-19 will of course be taken into account."

Monday, June 29 at 13:46

Akwasi and others at North Sea Jazz 2020 in Concert

Gregory Porter, Ibrahim Maalouf, Benjamin Herman, Michelle David and Akwasi, among others, will perform on July 11 during the North Sea Jazz 2020 in Concert live stream: Metropole Orkest & Friends.

The performances can be seen on NPO2 from 11.15 pm and via various streaming platforms.

Monday, June 29 at 12:41 PM

Broederl Liefde gives a dinner show in Maassilo

On Saturday 11 July, Broederl Liefde will give a dinner show in the Maassilo in Rotterdam.

Guests can enjoy a four-course dinner during an evening program between 8:00 PM and 1:00 AM.

Thursday, June 25 at 5:14 AM

Talk show

M will

broadcast from Carré on 1 July

The talk show 

M will be

broadcast from the Royal Theater Carré in Amsterdam on 1 July and reflect on the possibility for theaters to reopen their doors during the corona crisis.

From 7 p.m. there will be performances by Freek de Jonge, Shary-An, G-Roots, Igone de Jongh and Marijn Rademaker, among others.

Monday, June 22 at 07:55

Concert dedicated to the fight against coronavirus

On 27 June 

Global Goal: Unite for Our Future - The Concert will take


Via YouTube, Twitter and Facebook, among others, Justin Bieber, Shakira, Coldplay and Miley Cyrus will perform at the event to fight the corona virus with the proceeds.

Billy Porter, Charlize Theron, Chris Rock and David Beckham will also be present.

Dwayne Johnson presents the event organized by the Global Citizen Foundation and the European Commission.

Thursday, June 18 at 9:29 AM

John Legend gives concert via YouTube and Twitter

John Legend will give a concert via YouTube and Twitter on June 25.

The concert starts at 0.00 am on the night from Thursday to Friday.

Tickets are free and any contributions will go to Legend's campaign against what he believes is too widespread detention of prisoners in the United States.

Thursday, June 18 at 8:04 AM

Racoon gives online live concert from Soestdijk Palace

Racoon will give an online live concert from Soestdijk Palace on 5 July.

The band will not only play the big hits, but will also perform a number of unreleased songs for the first time.

Afterwards, the band members have a question and answer session with fans.

Wednesday, June 17 at 8:35 AM

Dinand Woesthoff will give an acoustic concert in the Amsterdamse Bos

Dinand Woesthoff will be performing in the Amsterdamse Bostheater on 8 August 2020.

The singer and guitarist, who said in conversation with "that he can no longer be that guy of 25", promises a small-scale acoustic concert.

Sunday, June 14 at 13:47

Douwe Bob plays pop-up show on Terschelling

Douwe Bob has a surprise in store for all his fans on Terschelling.

While walking the mudflats he realized "that there are a lot of people, but no music".

That is why Douwe Bob decided to give a pop-up show on the beach on Monday.

"If you feel like it and you are on Terschelling, then we will see if we can turn things upside down with a distance of 1.5 meters", the singer said on his Instagram.

The performance starts on Monday at 2 p.m., on the mudflats in front of Paviljoen de Walvis in Terschelling.

Saturday, June 13 at 7:29 PM

Park Paleis Soestdijk temporarily open to the public

In July and August, the park of Paleis Soestdijk is

open to the public

on Wednesdays and Fridays.

The monuments Watertoren and the Playhouse of the former princesses are opened.

Activities are also organized, such as walks through the park, a walk with the sheep herd and picking flowers in the Nursery.

Saturday, June 13 at 2:35 PM

Ferris wheel from radio station SLAM!


organizes a giant wheel rave at a secret location in the Netherlands on 4 July, together with the Dreamfields Festival.

Interested parties can win a ticket for a place in one of the gondolas via the radio station.

Friday, June 12 at 3:07 PM

Concert at Sea becomes Concert at Home

Now that Concert at Sea is canceled in 2020, the festival organizes Concert at Home, with performances from the archives.

The organization promises "a special interactive program from Zeeland that can be viewed via a livestream".

Concert at SEA will be Concert at HOME. On June 25, 26 and 27, we will be making a special interactive program from Zeeland that can be viewed via a livestream on and our Facebook page.

# CAS2020 #concertatsea


Avatar Author Concert at SEAMoment of places 12:39 - 12 June 2020

Tuesday, June 9 at 7:53 PM

Simon Keizers

Ik & Simon

theater show in parts online

Simon Keizer will put the first fragment from his Ik & Simon theater show online via his Ik & Simon YouTube channel "very soon", the musician reports via the same medium on Tuesday.

Half of Nick and Simon recorded the theater show in 2016.

Tuesday, June 9 at 5:58 PM

Virtual chamber choir opera Spinvis

The Dutch Chamber Choir presents on June 19 at 18:00 a virtual chamber choir opera singer-songwriter Spinvis.

Choir of Chambers is about a chamber choir at the time of the corona crisis.

The performance can be viewed via the website of the Nederlands Kamerkoor.

Friday, June 5 at 13:34

Defqon.1 will take place at home this year

Hardstyle party organizer Q-dance announced on Friday that Defqon.1, the largest dance event in the Netherlands, will have an online edition this year.

Defqon.1 at Home will be a three-day online festival, where more than eighty artists will perform virtually.

As with normal editions, the organization will also provide a final show this time. 

Defqon.1 at Home takes place from 26 to 28 June.

Wednesday, June 3 at 11:26 AM

Festival site organizes 'Festileagues'

Festival platform Festileaks will be Festileagues this summer.

In the absence of the traditional festival summer, they organize a game in which festival goers form teams, complete assignments and earn points.

The winning team, consisting of a maximum of five people, will have access to sixteen festivals in 2021 at home and abroad.

Wednesday, June 3 at 11:19 AM

FunX DJ Fernando Halman presents exam party 

FunX DJ Fernando Halman will present the online graduation party End of Exams Party on Thursday 4 June between 20:00 and 21:00.

At the party, Bizzey, The Partysquad, Willie Wartaal and Josylvio will perform as part of the National Results Day, as it has been dubbed by Minister Arie Slob (Primary and Secondary Education).

During the End of Exams Party, viewers have a chance to stay at camping De Appelhof on Terschelling twice.

Wednesday, June 3 at 10:39 AM

Davina Michelle concert at Pathé and Pathé Home

All thirty Pathé and Euroscoop cinemas will screen a concert on 8 and 9 July that Davina Michelle recorded in an empty AFAS Live.

The concert can be seen exclusively via Pathé Thuis from 10 July.

Ticket sales for the cinema screenings start on June 11.

Wednesday 3 June at 10:30 am

Suzan & Freek give

a live stream concert On Sunday 21 June, Suzan & Freek will give a live stream concert from the Hedon pop venue in Zwolle from 7 pm.

Viewers can decide for themselves what they pay for it.

"We miss you, we are really looking forward to performing again and that is why we are going to do something that we are very much looking forward to," said the duo.

Tuesday, June 2 at 7:57 AM

Thomas Berge starts drive-in event

Thomas Berge has set up a drive-in event in collaboration with Tim Coronel.

The singer announces on Instagram that he will perform at the event, but that a film will also be shown and a DJ will be present.

He deals four free cards.

Monday, June 1 at 11:40 AM

Dave Roelvink's ex starts YouTube series about criminal law

Julia Mekkes has put the first episode of her YouTube series 

Julia Werkt


The criminal lawyer, who confirmed in October that her relationship with DJ Dave Roelvink is over, promises viewers a glimpse into her work.

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