Rotterdam is probably best known for its many festivals and events. Music lovers of all sorts and sport enthusiasts attend these many events taking place all throughout the year. Dudok, is a lively meeting point in the heart of Rotterdam and the famous Hotel New York is another hotspot for locals, especially on a sunny afternoon on the terrace after a day of shopping, overlooking the city's skyline, the harbour and the river. Rotterdam is also home to a vibrant club scene - explore fashionable clubs, such as Club Rotterdam, The Thalia Lounge and Waterfront, and you're sure to have a great night out on the town.
Rotterdam not only has a great selection of clubs, but also has many great venues where you can enjoy live music to suit all tastes. Rotown is one of the most famous venues where up and coming bands can be spotted and classical music, Jazz can be found at Heidegger and BIRD and music concerts are performed in De Doelen by the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra.