Rotterdam’s infamous North Sea Jazz Festival has just announced the next wave of acts for it’s 2018 line-up. The Roots, Aloe Blacc, CeeLoo Green, Moonchild, JP Cooper and Moses Boyd Exodus and Anderson .Paak and The Free Nationals will all join an already jam packed line-up at the cities Ahoy Convention Centre.
Previous Lineups have included Kanye West, Tony Bennet, Lady Gaga and Jamiroquai.
You can get your tickets for North Sea Jazz Festival here, and check out the current line-up below:
Friday 13 July: D’Angelo, Emeli Sandé, The Roots & Friends, The O’Jays, Gary Clark Jr., Artist in Residence: Michael League & Snarky Puppy with Metropole Orkest conducted by Jules Buckley, Marcus Miller, R + R = NOW with Robert Glasper, Terrace Martin, Christian Scott, Taylor McFerrin, Derrick Hodge and Justin Tyson, Roy Hargrove Quintet, BADBADNOTGOOD, Ibeyi, Carla Bley ‘TRIOS’, WizKid, Charles Lloyd & The Marvels, Stanley Clarke Band, Kurt Elling Quintet with special guest Marquis Hill, Willie Colon, Maria Schneider & Ensemble Denada, Rohey, Ruthie Foster with Espoo Big Band, Tord Gustavsen featuring Simin Tander, Cameron Graves Trio, Moonchild, Jasper Høiby’s Fellow Creatures, Jérôme Hol, Hannah Williams & The Affirmations, Durand Jones & The Indications
Saturday 14 July: Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Earth Wind & Fire, Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, Leon Bridges, Gregory Porter ‘Nat King Cole & Me and Other Songs’ with Metropole Orkest arranged and conducted by Vince Mendoza, Artist in Residence: Michael League with Antonio Sanchez & Pedrito Martinez, Jett Rebel, Pharoah Sanders Quartet, Pat Metheny w/ Antonio Sanchez, Linda Oh & Gwilym Simcock*, JP Cooper, David Sanborn Acoustic Band, Con Brio, Nate Smith KINFOLK, Jazzmeia Horn, Moses Boyd Exodus, Robert Finley, Dulfer Plays Blues, Togo All Stars GoGo Penguin, Sons of Kemet, Mingus Big Band, Knower, Philip Catherine, Fred Hersch Trio, Chico Freeman Plus+tet, The Quartet.NL (Herman / Beets / Bennink / Glerum) en Nubya Garcia
Sunday 15 July: N.E.R.D, Aloe Blacc, CeeLo Green, Khalid, Artist in Residence: Michael League & Bokanté with special guests, Selah Sue Acoustic, Moses Sumney, Joshua Redman special guest with Billy Hart Quartet, HUDSON – DeJohnette/Scofield/Medeski/Colley, ‘Queen of Sheba’ – Angelique Kidjo and Ibrahim Maalouf. A symphonic concert composed by Ibrahim Maalouf with lyrics by Angélique Kidjo inspired by the legend of the Queen of Sheba*, Rubén Blades, Ruben Hein, Coely, Laurence Jones, Mike Stern/Randy Brecker Band featuring Dennis Chambers & Tom Kennedy, Harold Lopez Nussa Trio with Pedrito Martinez and Gregoire Maret, Mulatu Astatke, Keyon Harrold, Allison Miller’s Boom Tic Boom and the Ramón Valle Trio.Oumou Sangaré, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Eric Vloeimans’ Levanter, AVISHAI COHEN ‘1970’, Mulatu Astatke, Sevdaliza, Daymé Arocena, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Mathias Eick Quintet, Vijay Iyer Sextet