- 22 maart 2018
So What’s Next? Downtown: Colin Vallon Trio | 04-04-2018

Besides the annual festival So What’s Next? in early November, throughout the year we present the best and most exciting jazz & beyond at downtown locations like Fifth | NRE. Swiss pianist Colin Vallon and trio are taking us on a musical trip that meanders between minimal music and jazz on Wednesday 4 April at Fifth | NRE.

 
- 21 maart 2018
Crate digging with Nick Hakim

Nick Hakim makes psychedelic pop rooted in 70ies soul music. An interview about his favorites and the weird relationship he has with his own music.

 
- 8 februari 2018
A fresh perspective on Cuban music

Singer Daymé Arocena creates a mix of spiritual roots, neo-soul and jazz. At So What’s Next? we had a chat about freedom, Anderson .Paak and pigs.

 
- 30 januari 2018
Tank and the Bangas: “I don’t have a plan B.”

Before they took the stage and rocked it at the So What’s Next? festival last November, we had the chance to speak with Tank and the Bangas about the reason why they make music, the enormous dedication they put into it and about band members becoming like family members.

 
, - 7 december 2017
This is not an aftermovie

This is not an aftermovie but an open invitation to next year’s 6th edition: So What’s Next? 2-3-4 November 2018. Meanwhile enjoy the afterglow of SWN17 with images of this incredibly vibrant music scene and all artists in it.

 
- 6 november 2017
2017 is a wrap! Save the date in 2018

What a party it was…Thanks to all artists and the audience for coming out and save these dates: 2-3-4 Nov. in 2018!

 
, - 2 november 2017
New York Sessions: Matthew Stevens

We hang out with guiratist Matthew Stevens at the banks of the Hudson river. Stevens is named “a singular talent brimming with a strong identity” (DownBeat Magazine). He’s also trying to make sense of life through his music.

 
- 1 november 2017
Timetable

The festival’s timetable for 2017 is live. Enjoy putting together your own schedule for 3-4-5 November!

 
- 30 oktober 2017
Program guide

Ready to plunge into our program? Thank god there’s a program guide.

 
, - 30 oktober 2017
New York Sessions: Mark Guiliana

In the fourth episode of  New York Sessions we meet ‘Jersey boy’ and phenomenal drummer Mark Guiliana.

 
- 29 oktober 2017
So what’s for dinner?

You won’t get the chance to grow hungry or thirsty during So What’s Next?

 
, - 23 oktober 2017
New York Sessions: Aruán Ortiz

Cuban pianist Aruán Ortiz has been called “the latest Cuban wunderkind to arrive in the US” (BET Jazz). So What’s Next Magazine interviewed him in his home in Brooklyn for the 3rd episode of New York Sessions.

 
, - 15 oktober 2017
New York Sessions: Donny McCaslin

So What’s Next? goes New York and meets up with saxophone player Donny McCaslin. Working with David Bowie has taught him how to be fearless about realizing his musical vision.

 
- 14 oktober 2017
Listening in a digital era
How do we listen in the digital era? So What’s Next? zooms into content curation in music.
 
- 14 oktober 2017
Spotify playlist So What’s Next?

Yes! You can find out what this edition sounds like via Spotify.

 

 

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, - 3 oktober 2017
New York Sessions: Gabriel Royal

So What’s Next? goes New York and meets up with the artists that are coming to the festival. In this first episode we hook up with singer/cello player Gabriel Royal who takes us to his playground: the subway.

 
- 2 oktober 2017
Aromanticism, out of love

Moses Sumney released his debut album ‘Aromanticism’ on the 22nd of September.

 
- 2 oktober 2017
Open Call selection announced

With nearly one hundred reactions to the Open Call, the response was overwhelming.

 
, - 1 oktober 2017
Brownswood presents

Three of Gilles Petersons’ signings are presented at So What’s Next?

 
- 15 augustus 2017
Deadline Open Call postponed

Would you like to perform at So What’s Next Downtown 2017?

 
- 5 juli 2017
Kovacs and Nick Mulvey confirmed

Two great artists have just been added to So What’s Next?

 
- 31 mei 2017
Kamasi Washington confirmed

Kamasi Washington will play his only show this fall in the Netherlands at So What’s Next?