Beats ‘n Breaks: Weekly Wednesday Radio

12 Dec
- 4 Dec

Every Wednesday from 21:00 until late the ORKZ Bar will be host to Beats ‘n Breaks‘ weekly live radio show.


Host DJs Roofless and Flark will break your week with anything from Drum & Bass to Tekno and from Breakcore to Hiphop, supported and inspired by different guest DJs each week.

Come on over for a beer, some excellent beats and even better company!
Tune in live HERE

OOO + Tense Reaction + Youth Deprivation

15 Dec
- 4 Dec

December.. “It’s the most wonderful time.. of the year”.. Well, yeah. We thought this was the perfect time to rock out to some local punk/harcore heroes!!

Doors open: 22:00 / First band: 22:30
Check out the Facebook event and invite your friends!

OOO: Out Of Order, is an all-girl garage-/post-punkband from Groningen. Their upbeat, cleancut songs with an oldschool surfy feel to it have already been heard in Vera and other venues – but it’s their first time in the ORKZ!

Tense Reaction: Super pissed off, fast, raging hardcore from a bunch of scene-veterans! HARDCORE HARDCORE!!

Youth Deprivation: Have you heard about this Groningen based Hardcore/Punk band yet? They are a mysterious bunch.. With no website or page to link too, you will just have to believe us when we say: you don’t want to miss this new, fresh band with members knows to the local scene!

Reggae Night!

12 Jan
- 4 Dec

Zaterdag 12 januari 2019

Time for another one of our irie nights!

Roots Creation: Deze Twentse mannen bestaan al een geruime tijd en hebben een goede naam in de Nederlandse Reggae wereld. Ze maken echte, Roots reaggae met one drops, rockers, rub-a-dub style, horn sections, sharp lyrics and sweet melodies!

Journeymen Soundsystem: Deze Noordelijke reggaemannen zorgen ervoor dat je niet stopt met dansen! Roots, Dancehall, Crazy MC’s dropping crazy lyrics.. We kennen ze al langer en zijn vereerd dat deze Groningse helden in onze bar staan.

Pleuropsonic Mainstage

19 Jan
- 4 Dec

This year the ORKZ Bar will once again be the mainstage of the awesome Pleuropsonic festival!

Line up and program TBA soon!



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The ORKZ-bar is part of the ORKZ, a legalised squat in the south of Groningen. Located in the old kitchens of the former Roman-Catholic hospital, the bar is run by volunteers, and usually open from 22:00 till late (except mondays and wednesdays).


The ORKZ-bar is not available for rent; try the RKZbios instead.

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