This morning on Radio 6 festival director Jan Willem Luyken announced new names for the Port of Rotterdam North Sea Jazz Festival 2015. Among others, Paolo Nutini, Alabama Shakes and Lionel Richie make their debut at this year's festival, which takes place for the 40th time this year.
Further confirmed are Ron Carter "Foursight", The Stanley Clarke Band and jazz greats Herbie Hancock & Chick Corea, their first tour together in 37 years.
Also performing are Kurt Elling, Melody Gardot, Beth Hart, Hozier, Benjamin Clementine and Laura Mvula with Metropole Orkest.
See the program page for an overview of all confirmed artists and the day they are playing.