Korte Leidsedwarsstraat 49,1017 PW Amsterdam

THE WATERHOLE IS A LIVE MUSIC BAR IN THE CENTRE OF AMSTERDAM WITH A VARYING LINE-UP OF ALL POPULAR MUSIC GENRES

Oh, and you can also eat at tap&dine upstairs

Sat 15 Dec
Waterhole Rock NIght
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20:00-23:00 De Grens - Rock

Rock

De Grens

Since 2013, De Grens has been playing pop and rock covers in de widest sense of the word. The formation from Nijmegen play tunes from iconic artists like Herman Brood, Lenny Kravitz, Rage Against The Machine and Pearl Jam. But also modern songs by the likes of The Queens Of The Stone Age, The Black Keys, Coldplay and Muse.

De Grens is named after the rehearsal space of the group, which is based in Kranenburg, on the Dutch-German border. The band is made up of Frank Heijster (leadzang), Hans Meijer (gitaar, zang), Pieter de Swart (bas), Eduardo Rodriguez (leadgitaar) en Florian van Mulken (drums). In the short period since their formation, the guys already toured through Germany. Before they formed De Grens, the individual bandmembers have made a name for themselves in various groups, playing a wide variety of musical styles.

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23:30-03:30 Local Boyzz - Partyrock

Partyrock

Local Boyzz

The LOCAL BOYZZ is an explosive energetic, dynamic and flexible partyband thet knows how to make a party, get the public on their feet and will not stop until everyone has gotten the feeling they are part of the show. The band rapidly fires a succession of number 1-hits -from the prehistory till now- at you. Spice Girls, Bon Jovi, Ghostbusters, Europe, AC/DC, Dirty Disney and Backstreet Boys, it guarantees that everyone will dance, want to sing along and won't leave till the end, because in this party world full of beautiful babes, glamour and Rock'n Roll there is simply a lot to see.

Fully decked out in 80 's Glammrock-style with tight leggings they enter the stage and at larger shows they even bring the ' scarsely dressed ' dancers from their bedrooms!
On many festivals, local Festival tents, regional Village Festival, student party and hockey party the band left behind a trace of intense eargasms behind. These four incredibly sexy and uninhibited projectiles unleashed on a stage ... Don't miss them, for they never miss

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Sun 16 Dec
Waterhole Sundays
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20:00-22:00 Adam Tobit - Acoustic Pop

Acoustic Pop

Adam Tobit

This 27 year old musician hails from Essex, but calls Amsterdam his home. He’s worked on many projects over the years starting from the age of twelve onwards.

Adam Tobit is capable of playing a wide range of styles. His repertoire matches his versatility perfectly. Songs from the fifties to present day are on his rich setlist. As you’d expect from a true prodigy, he’s been singing from the tender age of twelve and playing the guitar professionally from the age of sixteen. And if all that wasn’t enough, he’s also a percussion player, who learned to play drums at a young age. This modern day Renaissance man with many faces!

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22:30-02:30 Steven de Geus Power Trio - Funk, Pop, Soul

Funk, Pop, Soul

Steven de Geus Power Trio

Mon 17 Dec
Monday Indie NIghts
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20:00-21:00 Shaun O'Reilly (Ire) - Acoustic Pop

Acoustic Pop

Shaun O'Reilly (Ire)

Shaun O'Reilly might be familiar to progressive rock music fans as a half of “War Elephant”, a pair of musicians who recorded challenging, creative music and toured the UK and Ireland extensively. However, Shaun’s fondness for blues, folk and Americana led him to jump on the opportunity to pursue a solo career and express his passion for roots music and contemporary singer-songwriting. Shaun's vivid blend of storytelling echoes the work of beat authors such as Charles Bukowski, William S. Burroughs and more modern authors such as Irvine Welsh. His words are poignant and poetic, yet down to earth and extremely easy to relate to. His recent EP, “Vultures & Wine” is a bittersweet collection of tunes that blur the lines between the melancholic mellowness of Elliott Smith and the blues bark of artists like Captain Beefheart.

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21:30-22:45 Homemade Water - Pop, Rock

Pop, Rock

Homemade Water

From the attic to national success with The Clash Of The Coverbands. When these five students are not cramming for exams, they travel far and wide with their mix of pop and rock.

Homemade Water is a fresh pop and rock cover band, that is making steps in becoming well known in Delft and the rest of The Netherlands. The band brings a tight and varied set of well known rock and pop songs, as well as some original material. Many venues and bars have since had the pleasure of having them burn the house down!

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23:15-01:30 Circus Renz & the Meatballs - Partyrock, Pop

Partyrock, Pop

Circus Renz & the Meatballs

Circus Rens & The Meatballs will be the craziest coverband you've ever seen. They just turn every song into a meatball. Bob Marley meatballs, Nirvana meatballs, Elton John meatballs and even Tina Turner meatballs (Alltough she's a vegatarian!).

Tue 18 Dec
Waterhole Jam met Rene Kipuw
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20:30-01:30 Waterhole Jam with Rene Kipuw - All genres

All genres

Waterhole Jam with Rene Kipuw

Rene Kipuw is the driving force of professional party-band 'Jamento' (www.jamento.nl). Together with the best sessionmusicians of our country he turns any party into one you are not likely to forget soon.
Tonight René will be hosting our open jam, so here is your chance to share the stage!

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Wed 19 Dec
Jesse’s Rock n’ Roll Jam Night
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20:30-01:30 Jesse's Rock n' Roll Jam Night - Pop, Rock

Pop, Rock

Jesse's Rock n' Roll Jam Night

Jesse Koch is no stranger to Amsterdam’s music scene. His first Waterhole-shows are many years back, back when his father had to come along as he was legally not allowed to enter a bar yet, given his age. In the years that followed he built himself a name with coverproject ‘Jesse en de Muffins’, amongst other bands.

By now, Jesse graduated his guitar-studies at the Herman Brood Academie in Utrecht, and currently he is continuing his development even further at the Amsterdam Conservatory.
De muffins have been replaced by ‘Love on the Rocks’, a band in wich the multi-instrumentalist calls in the help of his –just as talented- girlfriend Marleen Hoebe.
Besides these rockcovershows, Jesse is actively working on orginals with ‘The Silverfaces’ and ‘Hound’ (amongst others).

On Jesse’s Rock n’ Roll Jam Night, everybode is more than welcome to sing or play their instrument. They jam in a free style, or guided by covers by timeless classics like Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, The Doors, Prince, Santana and many more.

The alternating line-ups of the house-band are always built out of talented musicians from the Amsterdam music scene, and fellow students at the conservatory also know how to find their way to The Waterhole. Come an join, or enjoy the night with high-quality, but spontaneous music!

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Thu 20 Dec
Thursday 80's - now
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20:00-22:00 Elke Tiel - Acoustic Pop

Acoustic Pop

Elke Tiel

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22:30-02:30 El Toro - Boogaloo, Latin, Pop, Rock

Boogaloo, Latin, Pop, Rock

El Toro

El Toro is a new project featuring local musicians. With Robin Pels on vocals, Gregorio on Bass, Pablo Minoli on Guitar and Marco Toro on Drums this team know how to entertain an audience. On the setlist will be a variety of pop music from now and before, but also Latin Boogaloo, Funk and any other style that will get you moving!

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