music festival

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.


Festivals & events

Hosting in excess of 300 festivals every year, Amsterdam’s festival agenda spans all tastes and genres. No matter the time of year, the range of festi...

Great Gatsby Club NYE Party

Oostelijke Handelskade 44
1019 BN AMSTERDAM
De Nieuwe KHL
31/12/2018
Raunchy glamour? Check. Burlesque performers? Check. Toe-tapping tunes. Another tick! Get out your flashiest Great Gatsby gear and...
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Awakenings Easter Special

Polonceau-kade 27
1014 DA AMSTERDAM
Westergasfabriek
21/04/2019 - 22/04/2019
An institution in the Netherlands, Awakenings are behind some of the country’s most legendary techno events and they’re back to he...
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Flamenco Biennale

Diverse locaties
1017 PT AMSTERDAM
Flamenco Biënnale
18/01/2019 - 10/02/2019
The rich tradition of flamenco dance returns to the Netherlands in January 2019. The Flamenco Biennial showcases traditional dance...
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Afrovibes Festival

Diverse locaties / Various locations
1012 JS AMSTERDAM
Diverse Locaties / Various locations
03/10/2019 - 11/10/2019
Afrovibes is an African cultural and performing arts festival that tours the Netherlands every autumn, traditionally stopping off ...
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Het Vrije Westen

Westerpark
1014 DA AMSTERDAM
Westerpark
05/05/2019
One of the largest Liberation Day events in Amsterdam, Het Vrije Westen is the place to be for music fans. Head to Westerpark for ...
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YPF Piano Concours Amsterdam

Oosterdokskade 151
1011 DL AMSTERDAM
Conservatorium van Amsterdam
25/01/2019 - 10/02/2019
The Young Pianists Foundation has been a solid supporter of piano talent since 1999 and now hosts an impressive piano festival in ...