Rockit is an adventurous festival brimming with blends of genres and styles, from jazz to alternative rock. On 13 November 2021 the third edition of the festival takes place in De Oosterpoort in Groningen.
Adventurous, innovative, progressive; these are the words that describe the Groningen festival Rockit best. According to the tradition of Herbie Hancock’s eponymous hit, Rockit presents a fusion of jazz and others music styles as experimental pop, alternative music, and contemporary music.
Flirting with rock, punk and improvised music
The name Rockit refers to the present-day trend among the current generation of jazz artists to flirt with rock, punk, improvised music and the classical music composition techniques. Rockit is a coproduction of SPOT Groningen and North Sea Jazz.