The Netherlands, one of the festival's "strongest, most longstanding partners", will be the partner nation for The Great Escape 2018
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Dutch Music Export is bringing artists Jarreau Vandal, YĪN YĪN and Chef’Special to London for the Dutch Impact Party at IFF
By Anna Grace on 23 Sep 2019
Dutch Music Export (DME) will take the International Festival Forum (IFF) by storm on Wednesday 25 September with its Dutch Impact party.
“Our first participation in the event will be nothing less than legendary, with a killer line-up, unlimited Dutch ‘stroopwafels’ and an open bar,” comments the DME team.
The Netherlands is often seen as the gateway to Europe for touring artists. With a vibrant clubbing circuit, a festival landscape like no other, and a down-to-earth, no-nonsense mentality, the country is considered by many as an all-time favourite for live music.
While promoters like Mojo, ID&T and Friendly Fire are among the top globally when it comes to promoting shows and creating festivals, the Netherlands also has a vast musical landscape with an incredible diverse range of domestic artists throughout all different types of musical genres. Make no mistake: there’s a lot this small country has to offer when it comes to live music and events!
“Our first participation in the event will be nothing less than legendary, with a killer line-up, unlimited Dutch ‘stroopwafels’ and an open bar”
Working with the best Dutch professionals and artists, DME has become a well-respected and trusted household name in the international music industry. For over 15 years, it has been showcasing and supporting the best up-and-coming Dutch artists, which has not been without results. Partly with support from DME, artists like Sevdaliza, Within Temptation, Kovacs and Jacco Gardner have grown to be legendary artists with a world-wide fan base.
For DME’s first participation in IFF, three incredible Dutch artists who are more than ready for the big festival stages will play a showcase at best venue of the IFF evening: the Monarch. Neo-soul legend Jarreau Vandal (Paradigm Agency, pictured), Asian psych-rockers YĪN YĪN (BLiP Agency) and funk indie whirlwind Chef’Special (Filter Music Group) will show you that when it comes to live music, the Dutchies are on top of their game!
Dutch Impact party at IFF will take place on Wednesday 25 September from 9 to 11.30 p.m. at the Monarch in Camden, north London.
Dutch Music Export is powered by Dutch Performing Arts Fund and Buma Cultuur.
IFF 2019 takes place from Tuesday 24 to Thursday 26 September.