This summer Rotterdam will once again host the largest indoor music festival in the world on the 8th, 9th and 10th July….The North Sea Jazz Festival!

Organizers have just has announced the first set of confirmed artists for 2016. The three day event will see performances from artists like Simply Red, Level 42, The Roots, Gregory Porter, Jill Scott, Buddy Guy and Diana Krall.

Other named performers include Snarky Puppy, fusion pioneers Steps Ahead featuring Mike Mainieri, Eliane Elias, Donny McCaslin, Marc Johnson, and Billy Kilson, blues guitarist Walter Trout, saxophonist Donny McCaslin, award-winning drummer Antonio Sanchez and Migration and a special celebratory performance from Chick Corea (acoustic and electric).