all live music

Amsterdam’s a true music city and its music festival agenda has something for every taste. There are week-long electronic music events and classical music festivals that see arias performed on the canals and chamber music in Golden Age mansions. There’s festivals dedicated to instrumental surf music and traditional Dutch folk, a cello biennale, experimental and new music, outdoor hip-hop extravaganzas and a lot – and we mean a lot! – more.

50 years of Paradiso

2018 marks 50 years since the iconic Amsterdam venue first opened its doors. Find out what's happening to mark this special anniversary year. 

Tickets

Looking for exhibition, theatre or concert tickets? Below is a list of ticket shops and sales options in Amsterdam.

Music & concerts

With the sheer number of theatres, clubs, stages and intimate neighbourhood venues, Amsterdam has live music performances to suit every taste. Find ou...

Concert halls & music venues

Amsterdam has a fantastic array of music venues and concert halls, from bars and clubs to massive arenas.Pop & rock music venues in Amsterdam With...

Jazz, world & blues concerts

There's a clear passion for jazz, blues and world music in Amsterdam, as evidenced by the world-class international players that continually return to...

Pop & rock gigs

Amsterdam adores live music and touring bands love stopping off in Amsterdam, so it's always easy to find great music throughout the city.Find the bes...

Classical music concerts

With world-class performances, Amsterdam strikes all the right notes with classical music fans. Despite its relatively small geographical size, the ci...

Opera performances

With large-scale staged productions and intimate vocal sessions, opera fans can certainly get their fill in Amsterdam.

Passion concerts

Around Easter time in Amsterdam, one famous classical composition tends to dominate the concert halls and churches: Johan Sebastian Bach’s St. Matthew...

Holland Festival

A leading international performance arts festival in the Netherlands, the Holland Festival takes place in Amsterdam every June. Since 1947, the festiv...