Lucky Dube Experience @ Keti Koti Groningen Festival in Akerk

Historic ships are moored at quays in Groningen, Appingedam and Winschoten. The rich maritime past of the city and province of Groningen has a downside, which has so far been almost unexposed. Many stories of prosperity, trade and profit are intertwined with Groningen’s slavery past. In 1622 the Chamber Stad en Lande was founded, giving Groningen its own branch of the West India Company. The Chamber had a guiding role in the slave trade and slavery on plantations. The Company was dissolved in 1792, but many silent witnesses of this past can still be found in Groningen, such as buildings, monuments and paintings. We are no more than four to five generations away from the time when people were enslaved and traded.


On Saturday, July 6, 2024, the third edition of the Keti Koti Festival Groningen will take place with great enthusiasm in the Akerk, Groningen. The festival, which many are eagerly awaiting, once again brings a full day and evening program full of music, culture and an International Foodcourt, all in the heart of the beautiful city of Groningen. Last year, the Akerk welcomed no less than 3000 visitors, which is unprecedented in the north of the Netherlands

12.00 – 18.00

Music and an International Foodcourt in which, among other things, Creole and Hindustani cuisine is central. Furthermore, the entrance is free, this day is suitable for all ages. In addition to good food, visitors can also enjoy performances. The next band and DJ will perform.

SOMETIMES (Kaseko band from Amsterdam)
DJ RASBAS (Worldmusic & Reggae)


Concertgebouw Tiken Jah Fakoly Amsterdam

20.00 – 00.30

18+ entree €12,50

LDE Tribute to Lucky Dube (Reggae)
NEW GOSPEL SENSATION (Swinging gospel)
SON DE HOY o.l.v. Junior Martir (Salsa)
DJ RASBAS (Worldmusic & Reggae)