Amsterdam has a fantastic array of music venues and concert halls, from bars and clubs to massive arenas.
With legendary pop venues such as Paradiso and Melkweg, a wide variety of intimate clubs, and the bigger arenas like Ziggo Dome and AFAS Live, Amsterdam is extremely popular with music lovers. Whether you're looking for pop, rock, hip-hop, electronic or dance music, you'll feel at home at Amsterdam gigs.
Classical music fans in Amsterdam are served by world-renowned concert halls such as the Royal Concertgebouw and Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, which both serve essential elements of Amsterdam's classical music scene and guarantee memorable performances. Away from the bigger venues, take the opportunity to catch a concert at one of Amsterdam's beautiful churches.
While jazzists can't resist the top acoustics of Bimhuis, there's plenty more jazz, blues and world music to be found in Amsterdam. Renowned cafés such as Bourbon Street and Café Nol are infamous for their intimate jazz shows, and don't forget that the above pop, rock and classical venues also host the biggest names in jazz and world.Browse the listings below to learn more about Amsterdam's music venues and concert halls.