So What's Next?

Jazz Festival Eindhoven
Sat 4 Nov ’23 20:30 uur
Sat 4 Nov ’23
20:30 uur
  • Sat 4 Nov ’23
    20:30 uur
    Muziekgebouw Eindhoven

In the first weekend of November 2023, the 11th edition of the So What's Next Jazz Festival Eindhoven will take place; Eindhoven's annual international jazz festival that takes its name from the legendary jazz track So What and the relentless drive for innovation of its creator Miles Davis. The revamped So What's Next offers an adventurous and contemporary mix of rising stars and established names, all pushing the boundaries of jazz and showing what jazz stands for today. The many live performances take place in Muziekgebouw Eindhoven as well as on numerous stages in the city centre of Eindhoven (3, 4 and 5 November). The grand Festival Night with 15 spectacular live bands including Cory Henry, Nubya Garcia and Fresku will take place on Saturday 4 November in Muziekgebouw Eindhoven.

The highlight of the festival weekend is the grand Festival Night on Saturday, 4 November. The first names have been confirmed: American keyboard player/singer Cory Henry, known from Snarky Puppy, saxophonist and main exponent of the hip UK jazz scene Nubya Garcia, Eindhoven's phenomenon Fresku with his full live band, jazz legend Joe Lovano in collaboration with Danish guitarist Jakob Bro and an all-star band, and the men of Gallowstreet who will present their brand new album Lowlands live. Teus Nobel Acoustic Trio opens the festival day with a tribute to Chet Baker.

Full line up:

Benjamin Herman Trio • Butcher Brown • Cory Henry • Fresku • Gallowstreet • Teus Nobel Acoustic Trio • James Francies Trio • Joe Lovano & Jakob Bro • Joris Posthumus • Trio Nubya Garcia • Sabrina Starke • Sun-Mi Hong Quintet • WAAN

Free choice of place

At all concerts during So What's Next, there is a free choice of place. Please note that reservations for a specific seat cannot be made.


During So What's Next, payments can only be made with Muziekgebouw Eindhoven tokens. These are available at various counters. Payment for you tokens is only possible by pin.