Synchronised Swimmers – De Dolfijn Amsterdam
De Dolfijn Amsterdam (The Dolphin Amsterdam) are the reigning champions of synchronised swimming. Their mesmerising performance is described as a combination of choreographed acrobatics and ballet in the water. The act comes to the Uitmarkt in association with Amsterdam Fringe Festival, another impressive arts celebration taking place in September.
Saturday 26 August // 17:15-17:25 // Website (Dutch) // Photo: Remko Duppen
Hot on the heels of their appearance at De Parade, this Amsterdam-based band takes the stage once again at the Uitmarkt. The sound described as ‘nouveau soul’, a combination of engaging lyrics and funky beats, is created under the leadership of frontman and composer Bart Rijnink. Catch laGarçon* on Saturday night at the Marine Terrein.
Sunday 27 August // 17:30-20:00 // Website (Dutch)
Soul Flower Revolution Concert
50 years have passed since the summer of love took place, and today, the concept of giving peace a chance remains as relevant as ever. The Uitmarkt celebrates this moment in music history with a free spirited gig by artists such as Sven Hammond, Edsilia Rombley, Leona Philippo, Thijs Boontjes, Jeangu Macrooy and Michelle David.
Saturday 26 August // 22:30-23:30 // Website (Dutch)
Teddy’s Last Ride
Promising young dancers from the dance company of the same name explore concepts of personal identity and coming of age in ‘Teddy’s Last Ride’. The choreography tells a story based on Chuck Palahniuk’s novel, ‘Haunted’, and borrows visual cues from contemporary subcultures and illegal underground raves.
Saturday 26 August // 17:00-17:30 // Website (Dutch)
Club NYX and ClubUp Silent Disco
Take advantage of a rare opportunity to experience Amsterdam’s National Maritime Museum (Scheepvaartmuseum) as a party venue. Top-rated DJs from Club NYX and ClubUp will get you up on the dance floor at this silent disco, with a line-up of tunes that vary from house and techno to hip hop and R&B.
Friday 25 August // 21:00-21:45 // Website (Dutch)