RADAR Festival Beyond Music descended on Amsterdam in a series of exciting collaborations between outstanding Bulgarian artists and local standouts. Between 16-20 December 2023, the festival offered open-minded projects that blend jazz, electronica, and video. Amsterdam-based jazz musician and artistic director Dimitar Bodurov has curated three concert evenings in Splendor, Sexyland, and Bimhuis. The world-champion beatboxer Skiller, internationally renowned producer Ivan Shopov and jazz trumpet player Rossen Zahariev met some high-profile local musicians such as the guitar star Teis Semey, keyboard wiz Tony Roe, drummer sensation Sun-Mi Hong, saxophone player Ben van Gelder and others. The artists exchanged adventure ideas in several projects ranging from jazz and improv to electronica and drum’n’bass.

Programme

SkilleR (beatbox) | Hristo Goleminov (sax) | Tony Roe (keys) | Rossen Zahariev (trumpet) | Dimitar Bodurov (piano & electronica) | Sun-Мi Hong (drums) | Mermaid Radio (vocals, trumpet, electronica) | Ben van Gelder (sax) | Martin Hafizi (drums) | Ivan Shopov aka DJ Cooh (drum’n’bass set) | Koen Smits (trumpet) | Raw fish – Teis Semey (guitar) and Giovanni Iacovella (drums & electronics)

Video gallery

16.12.2023

17.12.2023

20.12.2023

Партноьри

Special thanks to all our partners and sponsors, without whom RADAR Festival Beyond Music 2023 would not be possible. We are also grateful for all the support of our individual donors and friends who wished to remain anonymous.