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DateFriday, September 30, 2022 19:30 until 00:00

Zwemfest!!! This year our 8 committee members have worked hard to organize the largest non-
profit student festival of Groningen in VERA Groningen! So get your earplugs, put on your best outfit
and come party with us to some of the best live music the Netherlands has to offer.

Zwemfest gives a podium to a multitude of local and national (rock) bands to showcase their talents.
The bands pull their inspiration from a wide range of genres like garage rock, punk and indie but also
hip-hop and jazz. Think of bands like Nirvana, Pearl Jam and the White Stripes. Who doesn’t like

So save the date and keep your head up for further announcements, we see you on the 30th!
You can buy your tickets now via the VERA website!

Normally, tickets cost €11, but for Ibn members it's only €7.75! Create an account with your email
address at, buy your ticket, and enter the discount code at
checkout. You will recieve the code per mail after signing up. Zwemfest is also open to non-members so bring your mates, regular sale tickets are also available at

See you there!

Headliner: Orange Skyline
Brothers in bands is asking for problems, in the history of pop music there are a lot of examples. But
not Orange Skyline, brothers Stefan and Niels van der Wielen form the ideal creative couple.
Together with their drummer Mart Atema and bass player Simon Christiaanse they will rock in Vera.
Orange Skyline is influenced by the sound of Oasis, the Libertines and the Who. You might know
them from their song A Fire, which was played during the Olympic Games this year.

This energetic alternative rock band released their debut album „Laughing About It is Far More
Exciting“ in 2019 and presented the record in a sold-out Paradiso, Amsterdam. The band also
collaborates with Belgian heavyweight producer Mario Goosens (Triggerfinger) and was inspired by
artists like Nothing But Thieves. On the guitar and the lead vocalist is Gijs Teuwsen. On the bass is
Brian van Es and Renzo Rijn plays the drums. Last but not least is Jesper de Jonge on the guitar.

TESSEL is a light-hearted indie pop band with quirky guitars, groovy drums and layered harmony
vocals. With only three singles, the Utrecht band has already be seen supporting Ten Fé (UK) and
Waltzburg, among others, at Motel Mozaïque and as a 3voor12 talent during the Popronde 2019.
Before the first lockdown, the four members went to Epic Rainbow Unicorn Studios to work on lots
of new songs. A collection of personal stories has been transformed into a debut EP entitled 'Family
Time' which will be released on November 4, 2021 under the banner of