Music Events In Amsterdam

Upcoming Music Events, Festivals And Concerts In Amsterdam

Music signifies the vibrant energy of the place! Such music events in Amsterdam make the city alive throughout the year. From live music shows and concerts to karaoke nights and gigs at bars and cafes, music fills the silence beautifully in Amsterdam. The city has a lot for you in store, and there isn’t any lack of music events in Amsterdam for classical lovers or concertgoers! Music is here to heal you and make you groove with festivals and heartfelt concerts in Amsterdam. Explore such music events happening near you with us and get in the groove to set the stage on fire.

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21 Jun 2024 Gay Pub Crawl Tour with Beer Maid Guide (3 hours) Singel 610, Amsterdam
07 Jun 2024 Concert Kamerkoor Noord Kerk van Zunderdorp, Amsterdam
25 May 2024 Picnic & Chill XXL Oosterpark Oosterpark Amsterdam ( Google Maps Location: 52°21'34.7"N 4°55'04.2"E )
29 May 2024 SHIOKFEST 2.0 Wed 29 May Amsterdam Toekomstmuziek, Amsterdam
25 May 2024 Vader & Kind Fotoshoot Bijlmerplein 154, Amsterdam
06 Jun 2024 Opening Waan-zin-geving Beautiful Distress House, Amsterdam
31 May 2024 Huiskamer Jazz Concert at NIO House Amsterdam NIO House Amsterdam
07 Jun 2024 Zoku Terrace Opening Party Zoku Amsterdam
08 Jun 2024 Open House - Abbey Road Institute Amsterdam Abbey Road Institute, Amsterdam
25 May 2024 Jazz Night at Pink Beach Pink Beach by WONDR, Amsterdam

Music In Amsterdam

The music scene in Amsterdam is the main reason why many of the people who visit the place do it. Amsterdam music festivals are usually spread out across the year so that visitors can have fun no matter what time they visit. There are plenty of Amsterdam concerts happening too, with headliners who are world famous and extremely talented – if you are looking to relax, there are plenty of places for live music in Amsterdam too. 

Best Amsterdam Music Festivals

Most of the Amsterdam music festivals are skewed towards the EDM genre, mainly because of the party culture in the city. However, London Calling is a great place to start if you love yourself some alternative rock. Held over two days, the festival usually features leading names from garage, indie and punk genres. Some of the bands which have visited include Priests and lack Honey. For many of the locals in Amsterdam, the start of the Amsterdam music festival season is signaled by Het Lente Kabinet. The festival takes place in a large forest area outside the city, where EDM fans gather to party and listen to some of the biggest names in the genre. 

Pitch is a great place to go if you love a level-headed ambiance and a welcoming atmosphere. The festival is usually held in Amsterdam-Noord, which has a reputation for throwing amazing summer events. Pitch has a great line up most years, with the country’s own Fatima Yamaha all set to appear this year. 

Top Venues For Amsterdam Concerts 

There are plenty of Amsterdam concerts around the year, held in some amazing places which are sure to blow your mind. Paradiso is one such place – it was a church initially, and then it was a place for squatting hippies. Paradiso is definitely one of the best places in the city to party at, with the main hall, stained-glass windows and two large balconies for an amazing view. You can stay on top of the balcony or grab a front seat at the pew, to watch your favorite musicians.

The most famous venue for jazz in Amsterdam, Bimhuis is located by the side of a canal too. Professionals regard it as one of the best music halls in the world – visitors find it to be one of the best places in the city to listen to some amazing music. The musicians usually playing at the hall are diverse, and the place is actually small enough for a great ambiance too. Other amazing music venues in Amsterdam include Melkweg, Maloe Melo, and many others.

Top Places For Live Music In Amsterdam 

At CC Muziekcafe, you are sure to hear all kinds of music depending on the day – it is definitely one of the best places for live music in Amsterdam. The pub is located in the De Pijp neighborhood, and anyone and everyone is welcome here for a drink. The Chicago Social Club has many corners where you can relax in, and catch some fresh air- if you feel like dancing, you can go to the booming dance floor and have fun with the live music playing. Other awesome places for live music in the city include Muziekgebouw aan’t IJ, OCCII and many others.

Where Can I Listen To Live Music In Amsterdam?

From some of the top music venues hosting concerts and music events in Amsterdam, we have all that you need.
Enjoy musical nights, karaoke events and concerts at live music venues in Amsterdam:

  • Paradiso Amsterdam
  • Bimhuis
  • Het Concertgebouw Amsterdam
  • Melkweg Amsterdam
  • Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ
  • Paradiso Noord - Tolhuistuin
  • Ziggo Dome
  • Bitterzoet
  • Q-Factory Amsterdam
  • Cinetol
  • Teatro Munganga
  • Mezrab
  • Splendor
  • AFAS Live
  • De Ruimte
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