Discount for Students on movies and shows.
Tired of never-ending lectures? Writing SWOT-analyses? Are you in need of an unforgettable night out? At Verkadefabriek you only pay €8 for a movie and € 10 for a theater/music/comedy-show. Think about it… that’s a lot cheaper than a night at the bar and for night you won’t forget.
At Verkadefabriek, you can watch the latest arthouse films, laugh with the best comedians, listen to intimate concerts, experience the new generation of artists, and drink beer with friends.
Student discounts are only available on the day of the show. Bring your (valid) student card or CJP-pas to the counter in Verkadefabriek to receive your student discount.
Check out our agenda!
HET NATIONALE THEATER - LANGUAGE
Wed, Sep 11th, 20.15H
Language barriers can hold people back from not only understanding each other's words, but cultures as well. Words and grammar determine how we see the world around us. Vanja Rukavina reveals how, as he takes us on a journey with words. Speaking six languages along with Rukavina’s high intelligence has helped him to create a holistic perception of the world. His love for languages and his Korean girlfriend have inspired his solo performance, Language. A plea for learning a new language, packed in an energetic and fun lecture.
PANAMA PICTURES - EACH TIME WE FALL, A CITY RISES
Thu, Sep 26th and thu Oct, 24th, 20.30H (try-out)
Fri, Oct, 25th, 20.30H (premiere)
Sat, 26th, 20.30H
Panama Pictures’ new show, Each Fall We Fall, a City Rises combines dancing, acrobatics, and live music in a modern story about people looking for stability in an unstable universe that won’t stop turning. A show filled with a variety of talents that both supports and threatens your comfort zone.
ARNO SCHUITEMAKER - THE WAY YOU SOUND TONIGHT
Mon, Nov 4th, 20.30H
That is The Way You Sound Tonight, a new show from choreographer Arno Schuitemaker, entangles pulsating dance and electronic music into a hallucinating dance performance. It was one of the highlights from the Holland Festival 2018 and Boulevard 2018 and it’s coming this season to the Verkadefabriek.
IVGY&GREBEN - DE VOORLOPERS
Sat, Dec 14th, 20.30H
In an era of negativity, Ivgi & Greben put the positive power of ideals first. Five dancers arrive on a distant planet to settle and create a life. The question is, where do they begin? How do they relate to each other? Which values and ideals will form the basis of their community?
JAZZ FACTORY - TEST PROPELLER FT. JEFF TAYLOR & HENRY HEY (US)
Sun, Sep 8th, 15.00H
The career of New York singer-songwriter Jeff Taylor took off thanks to collaborations with the some of the most prominent jazz musicians of New York such as drummer Mark Guiliana. Taylor is part of a group of saxophonist including Donny McCaslin, the band leader, who recorded his latest album Black Star with David Bowie.
BLUE ROOM SESSIONS - BORIS MCCUTCHEON & THE SALTLICKS (USA)
Tue, Sep 10th, 20.30H
Boris' roots lie in the Massachusetts countryside, but he has thrived in the mountains of New Mexico for some time. The place where his musical soul feels most at home. The term "New Mexicana" has already surfaced to describe his music. His music is a mixture of mostly Americana with many different influences such as folk, blues soul, country, pop and rock. This makes for one worthy season opener for the Blue Room Sessions.ns.
Sat, Sep 21th, 21.00H
BLUE ROOM SESSIONS - ROELOFS EN VAN BOMMEL
Tue, Sep 24th, 20.30H
After years of working together in the studio with many singer-songwriters and American bands, Mike Roelofs (keyboards and vocals) and Sjoerd van Bommel (percussion and vocals) have played together as a duo for several years. Their musical approach implements various music styles such as Americana, roots, gospel, a touch of jazz, but mostly swing with a kick of party music.
Fri, Oct 4th, 13.00H
Popronde is a nationwide traveling festival that takes place every autumn in 40 cities throughout the country. In 2019, Popronde takes over 41 cities: from Leeuwarden to Middelburg, from Venlo to Alkmaar, and from Deventer to Den Bosch, no city is safe!
Popronde has a bit of everything from metal to hip hop, from ballads to bass, from rock to blues.
JAZZ FACTORY - BERNARD VAN ROSSUM FLAMENCO JAZZ SEXTET
Sun, Oct 6th, 15.00H
Saxophonist Bernard van Rossum has played at many major festivals with his big flamenco band. Now, he has formed a sextet in which he combines the best of several worlds. With the powerful voice of flamenco singer María Marín, the uplifting guitar playing by Edsart Udo de Haes and the catchy saxophone solos by Van Rossum, it promises to be a hot afternoon in the Jazz Factory. With the addition, of the virtuoso Spanish pianist Xavi Torres the musical party is complete.
BLUE ROOM SESSIONS - CHRIS SMITHER (USA)
Tue, Oct 8th, 15.00H
Chris Smither is a bluesy singer-songwriter who has been active for more than five decades. Smither has a distinct voice that is enriched by whiskey and smoke. His extremely technical finger-picking guitar style creates an unforgettable experience and a unique sound.
JAZZ FACTORY - IKARAI 'MUHAMMAD'
Sun, Oct 20th, 15.00H
A tribute to the greatest boxer of the twentieth century, Muhammad Ali comes to Verkadefabriek in October. The epic battle between Ali and George Foreman in 1974, nicknamed the Rumble in the Jungle, seems to lend itself perfectly to a musical score: rhythmic and grace mixed with striking jabs and uppercuts. With the musicians positioned in a real boxing ring, it is sure to be an exciting fight between classical, jazz, and pop.
BLUE ROOM SESSIONS - CARTER SAMPSON TRIO
Tue, Oct 22th, 20.30H
Carter Sampson is a singer-songwriter from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Sampson is no stranger to our stage. She performed during the Hidden Agenda Christmas program in 2017 and once with her own trio in 2018. The Queen of Oklahoma is back in The Blue Room Sessions bringing with her both beautiful ballads and up-tempo numbers.
BLUE ROOM SESSIONS - EDGELARKS
Tue, Nov 12th, 20.30H
This duo is from Exmouth in Devon (UK). They played at countless folk festivals throughout the UK. While traveling, they wrote songs based on the experiences they gained along the way as the old troubadours did. They then did a number of major international tours through countries such as Canada, South Africa, the European Continent, and Australia.
BLUE ROOM SESSIONS - GUY DAVIS
Tue, Nov 19th, 20.30H
The blues man, Guy Davis, was born in New York City. However, his songs do not mirror city blues, but are reminiscent of the blues of the Mississippi Delta. His most recent album brings back the pure blues. It is evident from the track, Sonny & Brownie's Last Train, dedicated to Sonny Terry and Brownie McGee. Guy's 14th album consists of beautiful acoustic blues with warm vocals supported by his sublime guitar finger-picking.
BLUE ROOM SESSIONS - GUY VERLINDE, NIELS DE CASTER EN OLIVIER VANDER BAUWEDE
Tue, Dec 3th, 20.30H
In 2015, Guy Verlinde (also known as Lightnin ’Guy Verlinde) performed with the Finnish singer Ina Forsman in The Blue Room Sessions. However, this time around we are changing it up completely. Guy will perform together with Nils de Caster and Oliver van de Bauwede. Nils de Caster is a virtuoso multi-string man, best known for the Broken Circle Bluegrass Band. Olivier van de Bauwede is known for playing the acoustic guitar and particularly his sublime harmonica playing. You can expect one perfect night.
LAKSHMI - ADEM
Thu, Dec 19th, 20.30H
Adem is a modern story of a girl in her twenties living in a man’s world. Her songs are sometimes about being the hero, but she favors the anti-hero, the underdog. It’s about being proud of where you are, but secretly always longing for recognition. Lakshmi is fascinated by the constant desire to be perfect, while at the same time enchanted by everything that creaks and cracks. She sings these contrasts in her pop-noir songs filled with both electronic and classical elements, played by her musicians and amplified by images.
JAZZ FACTORY - MARGRIET SJOERDSMA EN ODELION ORCHESTRA
Sun, Dec 22th, 15.00H
With her new group, Odelion Orchestra, Sjoerdsma is trekking a new musical course. She returns to her first love: creating her own songs. The songs came to life in Odelien, Norway, far away from everyday issues and forged the beautiful album, Northern Lights.