Evva Popronde 2020

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Wanderings through Asia and nature closer to home inspired Evva (Utrecht/Zwolle) to write music using unearthed sounds and natural structures.

For their Rainbow's End EP keyboardist Folkert Hofstra and vocalist Emma Poppink teamed up with producer Elemenopee (NNENN, O-SHiN).

Evva's music may be reminiscent of the 90’s chill-out of Air, the moodiness of Massive Attack's triphop and the synth nostalgia of Boards Of Canada.


Unfortunately, most shows are or will be cancelled because of Covid-19. We'll keep you updated!

7 May 2020
Lock Inn Sessions @ Scooter'S
22 May 2020
Evva live at Noardewyn
23 May 2020
Instore concert
29 May 2020
Evva EP Release show! (/w full band)
31 May 2020
Fries Straat Festival
6 June 2020
InsideOut Festival (/w full band)


We'll present our forthcoming EP during a special live concert in Hedon Zwolle
Crowdfunding geslaagd! (Dutch)
Listen to Folkert talking about life as a musician and writing music with Evva (Dutch)
Nieuwe muziek: Electric Wave (Dutch)
Radio interview
Folkert talks about how Evva writes music, how our live-set is going to be and about our plans (Dutch)
Air en Boards of Canada zijn inspiratiebronnen voor nieuwe single Evva (Dutch)
Nieuwe muziek: Evva (Dutch)

EP release 'Rainbow's End'

Energetic, holistic downtempo with a clear pop signature. That's how you could describe Evva's music. After years of writing and experimenting, the EP, which is called 'Rainbow's End', will be finally released. Unearthly synthesizer tones, organic piano and acoustic drum sounds can be heard in the five trippy, yet catchy songs that are reminiscent of the sensual triphop of Massive Attack and Air.

Dutch band Evva is the project of keyboard player Folkert Hofstra and singer Emma Poppink. 'Rainbow's End' is produced by electronica and house producer Elemenopee (Francesco Taranto).

The EP contains five tracks, each with its own atmosphere and theme. Opener 'Angel', for example, is an introspective treatise on the divine self on a mantra of repeating keyboard melodies. 'Northern Lights' is an ode to the natural phenomenon also known as Aurora Borealis. In the track you can hear acoustic piano in combination with arctic choir and synthesizer sounds. The song was shortlisted by 3voor12/Friesland for 'Frisian song of the year'.

'Electric Wave' is the only love song of the EP with clear references to elements in nature: 'I feel the thunder now, don't make it go away' and 'We belong together baby down in the summer rain'. Jerigo is an atmospheric instrumental track that is very similar to Tycho's music. Eastern influences can be heard in the final track Beacons with its vocal unison lines combined with saxophone, ud (a middle eastern string instrument) and synthesizer.

'Rainbow's End' is available on all streaming platforms.

Past shows

16 Januari 2019
Bud Music Sessions @ Eurosonic Noorderslag, Groningen
24 November 2019
Explore The North Festival, Leeuwarden
13 October 2019
Helden Fan Hjir Festival, Joure
12 July 2019
Omrop Fryslân, Noardewyn Live
20 June 2019
Dalfsen, The Living Village Festival
1 June 2019
Joure, InsideOut Festival
2 May 2019, 17:00
Café Hofman, Utrecht

Bookings & Inquiries

E-mail our management: management @ evvamusic.nl

Or e-mail us: info @ evvamusic.nl

Telephone: Folkert Hofstra ( 06 239 288 49 )

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