Music in the Netherlands

Here you find a description of the Dutch music map: venues, festivals, orchestras, ensembles, production houses, knowledge institutions and unions.


Pop music

About record companies, booking agencies and publishers, pop venues, festivals, pop umbrellas, Dutch music abroad, awards and competitions, media.



About jazz ensembles, venues, festivals, awards and competitions, agencies, media and publishing jazz music.


Classical music

About ensembles, orchestras, opera companies, venues, festivals, media, competitions and awards in classical music.


Production houses

About workshops and production houses that support young, beginning musicians and composers to build a professional practice.



About institutions for research ans archives, unions and professional associations and knowlegde institutions.



Intermediaries perform different services. What do you contract out, what does it cost? Where do you find booking agencies in the Netherlands?


Cultural policy

About government measures that contribute to the preservation, development and distribution of arts and culture.