Since 1974, the BIMHUIS has been the stage for groundbreaking musicians of all generations, from home and abroad. After 3 successful evenings in 2018, Amsterdam Roots and Bimhuis continued their collaboration in 2019 with a concert-series dedicated to celebrating music from countries ranging from India to Brazil. In 2020, Amsterdam Roots x Bimhuis is proud to present two festival nights during the Amsterdam Roots Festival week in June.

Luedji Luna | July 2019

Luedji Luna sold out Bimhuis during her performance at Amsterdam Roots Festival 2019. With her songs and poetic lyrics she sheds new light on the African origins of Brazilian music.

Sarathy Korwar & UPAJ Collective
+ The Nordanians | July 2019

For his new album ‘My East in Your West’, Sarathy Korwar selected music from jazz heroes and Indian musicians who attempted to bridge the gap between Western and Eastern music in the 1960s and 70s.

Jeremy Dutcher | July 2019

Canadian tenor and composer Jeremy Dutcher closed Amsterdam Roots festival 2019, with his (self-composed) astounding music based on the old Wolastoq songs, accompanying himself on piano.