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Since 2015 Space is the Place organizes progressive and adventurous concert series. With De Ruimte (Amsterdam) as a home base, SITP curated over 1000 concerts with a focus on jazz and improvised music. At the same time SITP forms a creative breeding ground stimulating the scene, also by crossing genres and disciplines.

In 2017 Foundation Space is the Place was born. The official goal according the statutes: organizing improvised music based concerts in which sounds the necessity and pleasure of adventurous music.

In 2020 / 2021 SITP started to spread her wings to other venues, cities and even abroad. The co-operation with BIMHUIS is a solid one with several events a year. Also collaborations started with ao Paradiso, 24Classics, De Brakke Grond, Cinetol, Willem Twee (Den Bosch), Worm (Rotterdam), North Sea Roundtown (Rotterdam), de Helling (Utrecht), KAAP (Belgium).


  • Tim Sprangers – programmer
  • Luke Cohlen – PR
  • Maaike Timmers – website


  • Martijn Buser – chairman
  • Daphne de Vries – secretary
  • Danielle Oosterop – treasurer


Space is the Place is a cultural foundation. RSIN 856877979. Click here for the latest policy plan. You can find more information about our remuneration policy here and the annual account (Jaarrekening 21-22) via this link. We also have a list of our activities Jan-June 2023.

Since December 2020 we have an ANBI-designation. If you consider to support fresh & improvised music through SITP, you can deduct your gift from your Dutch income tax or corporate income tax. You will receive a package of our splendid SITP post cards. The SITP bank number: NL82 TRIO 0338 4866 58.

Feel free to contact us about these or other things!