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

Mon 16 Jul
Monday Indie Nights
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20:00-20:45 Subterranean Street Society - Pop

Pop

Subterranean Street Society

Subterranean Street Society is the moniker of one the most talented buskers of Amsterdam. His stage is usually set on the squares of the city, but luckily, he’s got The Waterhole’s stage at his disposal tonight.

He draws his inspiration from artists like Towns Van Zandt, Radiohead, Feist, Neil Young, The Beatles en Bob Dylan. With his effortless guitar playing and refined songwriting, he’s in a busking-league of his own. The troubadour and true romantic loves to be among the many excentric characters the streets of Amsterdam have to offer. Tonight however, we’re happy he plays an indoor gig!

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21:00-22:00 Smoking Alaska - Indie-rock

Indie-rock

Smoking Alaska

Dreamy guitars changing into warm distortion, extensive bass riffs with a deep sound, a tight drum and a unique voice that come together to form a whole.
Smoking Alaska knows how to create a good atmosphere with their huge variety from soft melancholic songs to hard alternative rock. The foursome, who describes their music as indie/alternative rock, has been active as a band for over 5 years.

In the summer of 2013, the band released their first single 'Sergeant Sun' and in the beginning of 2015, they went back to the studio to record their debut-EP 'Waiting For Response', which has been released in March 2015. In March 2017 the band released there newest single 'Into Motion'.

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22:15-23:00 MoonUnit - Indie-rock

Indie-rock

MoonUnit

MoonUnit for your ears

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23:30-01:30 Waltris - Indie-rock

Indie-rock

Waltris

“What’s really the difference when no-one notices?”
That is the motto of the Amsterdam band Waltris. Their energetic live shows goes from maniacally and chaotic to lovely and tender. By whispering till stadium-format songs. All with the overarching goal to make you join.

In 2018 they won the Dutch pop award Amstelland and the 2nd place at the Emergenza Festival in. "A band that belongs on festivals", said the Amstelland pop award jury.

End 2017, the band released their first EP: Pulse. The EP consists entirely of original songs and is self-recorded.

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Tue 17 Jul
Waterhole Jam with The Mosquito's
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20:30-01:30 Waterhole Jam with the Mosquito's - Latin, Pop, Tequila!

Latin, Pop, Tequila!

Waterhole Jam with the Mosquito's

Theo ‘Mosquito’ Tahitu, Albert ‘Buddy’ Lafontaine and Gregorio ‘Gregosaurus Rex’ Rangel will take you on a trip around the world. They incorporate their ‘Tex-Mex’ flavour in an eclectic mix of musical styles from all around the world. And tonight, you can join them on stage!

For this journey you don’t need a ticket to ride, just a whole lotta imagination. Whether Theo, Buddy and Greg take you to Jamaica, Cuba or California, they guarantee party pleasure. With a different guest musician at each gig, you can rest assured that their show will be fresh, original and packed with smiles all over. Enjoy the positive vibes and step on board of the Mosquito Train!

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Wed 18 Jul
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 19 Jul
Thursday 80's - 00's
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20:00-23:00 Ago & the Soundmachine

Ago & the Soundmachine

23:30-02:30 Jaxswing - Dance, Funk, Pop

Dance, Funk, Pop

Jaxswing

Remember the early nineties? Do you? Well these guys certainly do. Jaxswing brings back all that funky dance from before we started calling it R&B. On keys and talkbox: Geronimo Latumeten, your host for the evening.

Bobby Brown, Blackstreet, Morris Day & The Time... The kind of music all you thirty-something’s out there grew up with. The line-up consists of lead singer Arman Kanun, Azim Inami on guitar, Giorgio Sitanala on bass, Patrick Wiebers on drums and founder Geronimo Latumeten on keys, talkbox, claps, 808's and what not. This wild bunch of enthusiastic artists are set to revitalize the genre. Prepare to be transported back to 1990 with Jaxswing!

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Fri 20 Jul
Friday Night Rock Night
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20:00-23:00 Sundaze - Funky Pop, Rock

Funky Pop, Rock

Sundaze

This funk-rockband from Amsterdam draw inspiration from bands such as The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rage Against The Machine, Maroon 5, The Foo Fighters and The Beatles.

All this inspiration has resulted in the creation of a brand new EP. Ümit Kiliç (vocals / guitar), Tom Ruys (bass) and Rutger Genser (drums) are going places. Their music mixes tight funky rhythms with catchy pop and rock melodies, and old blues, soul, reggae and jazz vibes to make it an eclectic musical melting pot accessible for a very broad audience.

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23:30-03:30 Altitude - Pop, Rock

Pop, Rock

Altitude

Still a young man, but the talented Brazilian singer, songwriter and composer Andrew Laureth began his professional carreer in music no less than twelve years ago.

He built this carreer quite meticulously. In 2003, his adventure started, with his first band Sixth Command. The next step would be A(L)titude, a Brazilian group that not only toured extensively through Brazil, but crossed the ocean to Europe. After two studio albums, and a very hectic tour schedule, which saw the band play Portugese, British, Italian and Dutch stages, it was time to stand on his own two feet. His solo debut So Much More came out in 2011. In 2014, he worked with American producer Michael Binder, which resulted in the release of his sophomore record Windows Of The Soul. During the accompanying tour, Laureth can not only draw from two albums of original material, but he’s put some great Brazilian classics in his repertoire as well. Andrew Laureth is making big moves towards becoming a big name. You can see this rising star now at The Waterhole!

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Sat 21 Jul
Waterhole Tribute-night
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20:00-21:30 Waste - 90's Rock

90's Rock

Waste

Nineties stadium rock that you’ll rarely hear this good. The Amsterdam coverband Waste takes audiences back to the haydays of Guns N’ Roses, Radiohead and Metallica.

But you’ll find much more on the huge repertoire of this four-piece. U2, The White Stripes, The Red Hot Chilli Peppers and Lenny Kravitz can also frequently be found on the setlist. The band was founded by a group of friends, who organised a weekly jam session in the rehearsal space of Rock Supplies in Amsterdam. Nowadays, singer / guitarist Ramon van Loon, lead guitarist Onno Postma, bass player Peter van der Linden and drummer Charles Doornbos play regularly in the greater Amsterdam area. The formation reached national success when they reached the final of the renowed Clash of the Coverbands competition.

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22:00-00:15 I found the Cure - The Cure-tribute

The Cure-tribute

I found the Cure

I Found The Cure is a The Cure tribute band, founded in the town of Doetinchem, in 2014. This five-piece honors the legendary group with their authentic sound and audible love and respect for the unique oeuvre.

With woldwide hits like A Forest, Lullaby, Close To Me en Boys Don’t Cry and many other great songs, The Cure left their mark on the new wave scene of the eighties. Jannick Philipsen, Daan Ebbers, Joost Ebbers, Bart Lucius and Cas Miltenburg manage to capture the essence of their illustrious idols in an energetic live performance. With just the right new wave synths, exploded hairdo’s, and excentric make-up, I Found The Cure gives audiences the ultimate Cure experience. The band manages to convey the unique sounds and vibes of The Cure quite impressively. It results in an extraordinary, interactive chemistry between band and audience, you’re not likely to forget soon. 

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00:45-03:30 Waste - 90's Rock

90's Rock

Waste

Nineties stadium rock that you’ll rarely hear this good. The Amsterdam coverband Waste takes audiences back to the haydays of Guns N’ Roses, Radiohead and Metallica.

But you’ll find much more on the huge repertoire of this four-piece. U2, The White Stripes, The Red Hot Chilli Peppers and Lenny Kravitz can also frequently be found on the setlist. The band was founded by a group of friends, who organised a weekly jam session in the rehearsal space of Rock Supplies in Amsterdam. Nowadays, singer / guitarist Ramon van Loon, lead guitarist Onno Postma, bass player Peter van der Linden and drummer Charles Doornbos play regularly in the greater Amsterdam area. The formation reached national success when they reached the final of the renowed Clash of the Coverbands competition.

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