El Cachivache

El Cachivache Quinteto is currently one of the most popular tango groups and is widely recognized on the world music circuit. Sometimes called ‘Tango Punk’, the group is characterized by its undeniably creative, original, and very “danceable ” style. Some call them “modern buffoons”, others describe the music as “communal flat groove”, and both are […]

Martin de Ruiter Trio

Spring 1954 … Paris … Astor Piazzolla is about to return to Argentina after a stay of a few months in France. Just before his departure, he attends another concert: a jazz octet conducted by baritone saxophonist Gerry Mulligan. It is a revelation for Piazzolla. Back in Argentina, he immediately founded his Octeto Buenos Aires; […]

Wim Warman & Friends

Sprankelende Opening Ontdek de levendigheid van de Tango 1 “Een bijzonder festival verdient een bijzondere opening”Bio and occupation The opening of a special festival deserves a special line-up. The mix of the talents of these musicians will let you experience the sparkling Argentine Tango. Festive, melancholic or a little wistful. Played from the heart of […]

Cuarteto Rotterdam (DE)

Cuarteto Rotterdam A deep connection with tango music Pre listen 1 “In search of the diverse sounds of the past and present”Bio and line up The quartet was founded in 2004 during their joint study at the Rotterdam Academy of World Music (study tango) and is named after its “birthplace”. Since 2007 the musicians of […]

Workshops for dancers

Many dancers find it difficult to dance to live music. Of course, unlike the music a DJ plays, live music is less predictable. At the same time this gives an extra dimension to the dance. After all, the Argentine Tango has been danced to live music for most of its history. That’s why this festival […]

Milonga

During a milonga (or dance night) the dancers can move to the music played by a specialized Tango DJ. In a milonga, live music is not common. During the festival we have the best international DJ’s as our guests. The goal is to get rid of the dust of the Argentine Tango and to show […]

Roffa Tango Trio

Roffa Tango Trio Young, Modern, Captivating pre-listen 1 “The new generation is on the move”Bio and occupation Roffa Tango Trio focuses on existing ‘contemporary’ tango and explores new influences within the versatile music genre. Through their modern drive for innovation, the members succeed in creating their own style and telling a challenging, contemporary story. A […]

TangoZZ & More

TangoZZ & More Swinging, Jazzy and Dansable Pre listen 1 “Experience the sparkling energy”Bio and occupation Wim Warman is well-know in our Tangoclubs. In varying line-ups he has played with us several times a beautiful mixed repertoire of danceable Argentine Tango and jazz. Sometimes with a nod to classical music. Every time again he made […]

Ensemble Hyperion

Ensemble Hyperion Classical Tango in the  unique way Pre listen 1 “You rarely hear tango music performed this way”Bio and line up The Italian Ensemble Hyperion was founded in 1992. Since then this large orchestra has specialized in contemporary tango music and is inspired by the repertoire of Astor Piazzola. Since their foundation, they have given […]

Tango Extremo

Tango Extremo Refreshingly Swinging Pre-listen 1 “The best from different worlds”Bio and occupation A special Dutch ensemble that should not be missing on The Dutch International Tangoweek 2019 is Tango Extremo. This group of professional musicians is characterized by a broad and special repertoire in classical music, jazz, European and South American folklore, which is […]