live performances

upcoming

Date Event Location
Saskia Laroo w the Afro-Semitic Experience Sigourney Square Fest, Hartford, CT Sigourney Square Fest, Hartford, CT
Saskia Laroo Band Jazz Meets Hip-Hop @ Delft Jazzfestival, Delft, the Netherlands Jazz Meets Hip-Hop @ Delft Jazzfestival, Delft, the Netherlands
Saskia Laroo's Funky5 ft Warren Byrd & MC Complex Jazz meets Hip-Hop @ Camping de Roodehaan, Warfhuizen near Groningen, the Netherlands Jazz meets Hip-Hop @ Camping de Roodehaan, Warfhuizen near Groningen, the Netherlands
Saskia Laroo's Funky5 ft Warren Byrd & MC Complex Jazz Meets HipHop @ Muziekkoepel, Oldeberkoop, Friesland Jazz Meets HipHop @ Muziekkoepel, Oldeberkoop, Friesland
Saskia Laroo"s JAZZKIA ft Warren Byrd Cafe Ruimzicht, Leimuiderbrug, the Netherlands Cafe Ruimzicht, Leimuiderbrug, the Netherlands
Saskia Laroo's JAZZKIA Cotton Club, Amsterdam, the Netherlands Cotton Club, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Saskia Laroo & Warren Byrd Funky4 Restaurant Moer, Amsterdam, the Netherlands Restaurant Moer, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Saskia Laroo Band & Jazz meets Hip Hop ANNA Amstelveen, Amstelveen, the Netherlands ANNA Amstelveen, Amstelveen, the Netherlands
Saskia Laroo en Warren Byrd met Alan Easy Band Jazz en Blues Weekend Almere, Almere Stad/Centrum, the Netherlands Jazz en Blues Weekend Almere, Almere Stad/Centrum, the Netherlands
Saskia Laroo Band - Jazz Meets Hip-Hop Kunstmarkt @ De Bilt, De Bilt, the Netherlands Kunstmarkt @ De Bilt, De Bilt, the Netherlands
Duo Laroo/Byrd “De Volkslust”, Haarlem, NL “De Volkslust”, Haarlem, NL
Saskia Laroo w Paul Paulissen Trio Sunday Afternoon jazz @ de Vorstin, Hilversum, the Netherlands Sunday Afternoon jazz @ de Vorstin, Hilversum, the Netherlands
Saskia Laroo's JAZZKIA ft Warren Byrd Cafe Ruimzicht, Leimuiderbrug, the Netherlands Cafe Ruimzicht, Leimuiderbrug, the Netherlands

The Vietnam tour of Duo Laroo/Byrd April 25 - May 6, 2018 to highlight the 45-year relations between Holland and Vietnam has been made possible by the Dutch Performing Arts Fund, by Dutch Foreign Affairs and by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Hanoi, Vietnam

Past tours & performances

  • 2018: the Netherlands, the US, Vietnam (Dutch Kings Day, 45 year relations Holland-Vietnam?

  • 2017: Serbia (Dutch Kings Day), South Korea, the Netherlands, the US

  • 2016: Belgium, China Tour, Croatia Tour, France, India Tour, Indonesia tour, the Netherlands, the US.

  • 2015: Bangla Desh, Italy, India, Lithuenia (Klaipeda Jazz Festival), Poland, the Netherlands (Aalsmeer Jazz Weekend, Amersfoort & Apeldoorn Jazzfestivals), Russia, the US (a.o. Cape Cod, MA; Carlyle, PA)

  • 2014: Germany, the Netherlands, Poland (Jelenia Gora Jazzfest), the US (a.o. Atlanta, GA; Winston Salem, NC; Sacramento, GA)

  • 2013: DR Congo (Jazzkif Fest), Thailand (a.o. Bangkok Festivals), the Netherlands (a.o. festivals Amersfoort, Zandvoort), the US, Zimbabwe (a.o. HIFA)

  • 2012: Mexico & Guatemala (a.o. Eurojazz), Oman (Sohar Music Festival), US (a.o. Distinctively Dutch Tour), the Netherlands (a.o. Festivals Breda, Leeuwarden, Oisterwijk )

  • 2011: Belgium (a.o. Gouvy Jazz), Brazil (Rio das Ostras Jazz e Blues Fest), Canada (Sunfest), Croatia, Finland (Imatra Big Band Fest), India, the Netherlands, the US.

  • 2010: Belgium, Bulgaria (Balcik Fest), Chile (8 concerts a.o. Bicentenario, International jazzfest Puerto Montt), Georgia, Germany (Women in Jazz Festival, Halle), Hong Kong (Music Beyond Borders), India, Italy, Moldavia, the Netherlands (jazzfests Amersfoort, Apeldoorn, Heiloo etc), Poland, Russia, Serbia (Nisville Jazzfest), Thailand (Koh Samui JF, Jazzup Bangkok), the US.

  • 2009: ao Bahrain jazzfest, France (Hotel de Ville, Paris), India (jazz Utsav Fest), Kuwait jazzfest, Netherlands (jazzfestivals Almere; Amersfoort; Breda; Hoofddorp), Oman (Sohar Music Fest), Quatar jazzfest, the US (ao Hartford, CT; Chicago, MI; New York; Nedfest, Nederland, Colorado; Boston; Detroit).

  • 2008: Brazil (ao Sampa Jazz Festival /Sao Paulo, Olinda Jazz Fest), Germany (Women in Jazz Festival, Halle), India (Chivas Jazz Fest 4 cities), Moldavia (Ethno Jazzfest), Netherlands, Poland (Era Jazzu),Russia, Singapore (Mosaic Festival), Senegal, Taiwan (Taichung Jazzfest, Holland Days Tainan), Ukraine, the US (Nedfest).

  • 2007: Austria (Steyr Jazzfest), Brazil, China, Croatia (festivals Osijek , Histria), India(2 tours: Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Pune), Italy (Lucca Donna Jazz Fest), Netherlands, Poland(Bielska Zadymka Jazzowa), Ukraine, Russia, South Africa (Capetown Jazzfest),  Swiss (Montreux Jazzfestival), Taiwan, Thailand (Bangkok Festivals), the US (Rochester Jazzfest / Parkville Bluesfest/Montreux-Atlanta Jazzfestival)

  • 2006: Belgium, Croatia (Jazzfestivals Zadar & Losinj), France, Italy (Women Jazz series), Germany, Nepal (Garden of Dreams Jazz Affair), the Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Slovenia (Festival Lent), Swiss (Montreux Jazzfestival), Ukraine (Koktebel Jazzfestival), the US.

  • 2005: Austria, Croatia (Split Jazz Festival), Czech Republic (Prague Jazz Festival), France, Indonesia (Java Jazz Festival), Japan, Lebanon (Grand Hills Jazz Festival), the Netherlands, Nicaragua (Tolerancia Festival), Poland (Ladies Festival), Russia, Surinam (Surinam Jazz Festival), the US.

  • 2004: China, Croatia, Czech Republic (Prague Jazz Festival), France, India (Jazz Yatra Festival), Indonesia (Bali Jazz Festival), Kuwait Jazz Festival, Lithuania (Gaida Contemporary Music Festival), the Netherlands, Poland.

  • 2003: Croatia (several international festivals), the Netherlands, Poland (several international festivals), Russia.
  • 2002: Baltic States (Mama Jazz Festival), Croatia, Curacao (Curacao Jazz Festival), France, Germany, the Netherlands, the US.
  • 2001: Germany (Burghause Jazzwoche), the Netherlands, Switzerland, the US (Atlanta & Savannah Jazz Festivals).
  • 2000: Belgium, Colombia, Dutch Antilles tour (5 islands), Germany, Japan (Sunset Jazz Festival), the Netherlands (North Sea Jazz Festival), Spain, the US.
  • 1999: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria (Sofia Jazz Festival), France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands (North Sea Jazz Festival), Spain, Switzerland, Russia, the US.
  • 1998: France, the Netherlands (North Sea Jazz Festival), Switzerland
  • 1997: Bulgaria (Sofia Jazz Festival), Lebanon (Hamra Jazz Festival), Lithuania, the Netherlands, Russia.
  • 1996: Hungary, the Netherlands, Spain
  • 1995: Czech Republic, the Netherlands (North Sea Jazz Festival), the Philippines, Poland, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea.