Music in the Netherlands

Here you find more information about the Dutch music world: 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 and jazz in the media.


Classical music

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


Record companies

About majors and independents, record contracts and tasks of a label.


Production houses

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



Intermediaries/agents can provide various services. Who is who? What will you agree? What will it cost?


Professional associations

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



What the business side of a professional field looks like is currently widely discussed in podcasts. We have listed a number of interesting Dutch…