Dutch Delta Sounds

The festival presents a tropical blend of adventurous music from all parts of the globe rooted in Dutch soil: arabicana, latin, salsa, tango, kaseko, ethio-pop, jazz cross-overs, reggae, afrobeat & more exotica.

Wednesday Sep 7 in Bimhuis & Thursday Sep 8 in Paradiso Noord.

Extensive conference programme

The conference programme during the day is intended for music professionals from both home and abroad and includes keynotespeakers, paneldiscussions, presentations, networksessions, speed-dates, filmscreenings.

Wednesday Sep 7 in Bimhuis & Thursday Sep 8 in Paradiso Noord

Ahaddaf Quartet

Roots & routes: The alchemy of ud and double bass, intertwined with percussion and piano, has become their unique trademark.

Boi Akih Duo

Bridging East & West: The musical heritage of the Indonesian archipelago and European impro-jazz transformed into a new musical idiom.


Carel Kraayenhof Ensemble

Top-notch tango: Bandoneon virtuoso Carel Kraayenhof is also one of world’s leading composers of tango.          

Goksel Yilmaz Ensemble

Journey through the Lands of Morning:  A rich repetoire of Turkish, Syrian and Lebanese and original compositions steeped with influences from jazz and blues.


Ethiopic blend, best of both worlds: Soul food from a global star in the making.

Nils Fischer & Timbazo

Timba muy explosiva: Founder Nils Fischer, one of Europe’s best percussionists, selected top flight musicians, including three sublime salsa vocalists.


NO Blues

100% arabicana: A hybrid of Oriental taqsim and American folk and blues.


Rumbata Beat Band

Latin with a beat: Spicy Latin music seasoned with jazz and swing.



The Dubbeez

Vital vintage reggae: This young dub reggae collective from Amsterdam prove that good reggae is timeless.



Roadmovie for the ear, combining influences from the Middle East, Eastern Europe and South America.



Virtuoso and seductive: A daring crossover of reggae, drum ‘n bass, Balkan, jazz and classical music.



Not instant but espresso: Afrobeat mixed with funk, jazz and electronica.


Ronald Snijders

Funky flute & Suri jazz: Flutist and composer Ronald Snijders, distilles his unique sound from the rich Surinamese multicultural well.



Argen-teenyboppers: This quartet transforms classic tangos, milongas and folk into anarchistic improvisations.


Conference program

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