Audio Obscura sets foot on Rotterdam soil for the first time bringing Black Coffee to Van Nelle Fabriek
Dutch promoter Audio Obscura is celebrating their 10 year anniversary, to celebrate, they now set their sights on Rotterdam for the very first time, with Black Coffee at the Van Nelle Fabriek on April 15th, 2023.
The new event will see Audio Obscura, who’s known for its innovative productions in uniquely vibrant settings, descend on the UNESCO world heritage site with a 3-hour headlining performance from the globally renowned Black Coffee. Locked, loaded, and always continuing to up their game, Audio Obscura is determined to make 2023 a year like no other. Find more information about tickets for the event below.
The new event will present Dutch fans with an extensive three-hour set from the GRAMMY award-winning South African DJ, Black Coffee, who’s set to return to The Netherlands for the first time since his sold out 2021 event at Maassilo. Having recently added production credits on Drake’s Honestly, Nevermind LP to his musical resume, Black Coffee currently represents the best in music’s globally renowned producer/DJs as he now heads to Van Nelle Fabriek. Black coffee’s Audio Obscura debut is one of 2023’s first must-see bookings.
Once described as “a poem in steel and glass” the Van Nelle Fabriek provides an optimal setting for Audio Obscura’s first live event outside of Amsterdam’s city limits. The April party will be an achievement in itself for Audio Obscura, who continue to explore uncharted waters as one of the few event brands to set up shop at Van Nelle.
The event is set to be Audio Obscura’s second offering of the new year, following the equally innovative and highly immersive collaboration with Unfold.art’s SORA installation at Amsterdam’s iconic Gashouder in January.
About Audio Obscura
Audio Obscura is a platform and movement born out of love for underground electronic music. Audio Obscura reshapes the landscape of electronic music by bringing the legends of tomorrow to the most iconic historical venues of the world.
Having hosted parties in venues ranging from Amsterdam’s central train station to the national museum and Amsterdam’s majestic concert hall over the years, Audio Obscura has earned a reputation for putting on events in the city’s most unusual spaces. Always attracting some of the most exciting and popular names in the scene, they have quickly grown to become a major force.
About Black Coffee
Black Coffee kicked off 2022 with a triumphant Grammy Award win for Best Dance/Electronic Album for his 2021 album ‘Subconsciously’, he then went on to perform 2 incredible sets on Coachella’s Sahara stage. Coffee has most recently Executive Produced Drake’s 7th studio album release ‘Honestly, Nevermind’, and will continue the year with an array of exciting musical collaborations as well as taking on the role of Executive Music Producer in Director Hicham Hajja’s upcoming film ‘God Is A DJ’.
Over the last two decades, DJ, Producer and Entrepreneur Black Coffee has established himself as one of the most prominent global names in Electronic music. Black Coffee has broken down boundaries musically; bringing his South African roots to the world with a blend of heavily traditional African percussion and distinctively metropolitan techno, dubbed by many as “Afropolitan House”. Following a remix for the inimitable Alicia Keys, he collaborated with international superstar Drake on the hit “Get It Together” and released his 6th studio LP ‘Subconsciously’ featuring the likes of Pharrell Williams, Diplo, RyX, Usher and David Guetta.
In just a matter of years, Black Coffee has become one of the top touring performers in the world, with a myriad of residencies in global dance music hot-spots such as Hï in Ibiza and The Wynn in Las Vegas on top of an impressive tour schedule of over 150 shows per year. When Nkosinathi Maphumulo aka Black Coffee isn’t on the road, he spends time supporting local charities in South Africa through music and education, as well as helping the next generation of entrepreneurs through his company Flight Mode Digital as an angel investor.
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