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

Thu 22 Feb
Thursday 80's funk&disco
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20:00-22:00 The Cheiron Sessions - Pop

Pop

The Cheiron Sessions

22:30-02:30 A night with Farida & friends - 80's Pop, Disco, Funk

80's Pop, Disco, Funk

A night with Farida & friends

This singer from Amsterdam is a true diva. On every stage, she shines in the spotlights. And tonight, that stage is The Waterhole, where she performs a soulful show, full of funky and poppy tunes with some of her many musical partners.

But Farida Merville has earned her stripes long ago. Her career in music is a real adventure. At the end of the eighties, she made her debut and many different projects would follow. She worked with a seamingly endless list of great artists, like the late Thé Lau, Samantha Fox, Quazar and many other quintessential nineties acts. As a solo artist, she released a number of records. Her comeback-album Question Mark came out in 2010, on Chique Records. Tonight, she’ll once again be centre stage!

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Fri 23 Feb
Friday Night Rock Night
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20:00-23:00 EXP Rock Classics - 60/70/80's Rock

60/70/80's Rock

EXP Rock Classics

Amsterdam based band EXP is the power trio (three-piece rock band) of guitarist/singer Karst van Oosten.

Apart from their original songs, EXP plays a tribute to The Jimi Hendrix Experience (EXP plays Hendrix), but also performs a 60s/70s/80s/90s rock show (EXP Rock Classics) with songs by a.o. The Doors, Cream, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Thin Lizzy and SRV, but also by more modern acts and bands like Prince, Lenny Kravitz and The Black Crowes. Expect intense rock, raw and soulful, freely played, with keen eye for detail and the mojo up high.

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23:30-03:30 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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Sat 24 Feb
Waterhole Rock Night
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20:00-23:00 Bakkeliet - Pop, Rock

Pop, Rock

Bakkeliet

BAKKELIET was born in a tiny village on the Dutch/Belgian border. Calling them a coverband is almost dishonoring for these 5 men. Bakkeliet is so much more than that. A more than excellent band with a singer with a towering charm and a voice like a clock and you get the ideal recipe for a night never to forget.

This band plays flawlessly on the public, with covers that go from Kensington to the Foo Fighters to return to BZB or Dutch DJ Armin van Buuren. After having played literally in every place in their close environment they decided to conquer the ' Clash of the Cover bands '.. and how! After the first regional trophy in house was won, the figurative icing on the cake followed a few months later with the victory of "best cover band in the Benelux".
The future for this level-headed boys is bright. the Netherlands will find out how this band can catch you off guard with their energy. You don't see or hear Bakkelie... you experience it!

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23:30-03:30 Local Boyzz - Partyrock

Partyrock

Local Boyzz

The Local Boyzz only play the hits from the sixties until now. Pop, rock, dance, Dutch classics and evergreens, anything goes!

The Local Boyzz is a professional cover band consisting of six experienced musicians who know how to throw a party. Bon Jovi, Whitesnake, The Scorpions and Alice Cooper, but also The Backstreet Boys, Kim Wylde and Shania Twain, it’s all on the setlist. They won’t stop until everyone is part of the party. Dressed in eighties glamrock style, they take the stage and own it. The Local Boyzz take you into their world of sex, drugs, glamour and rock ‘n roll.

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Sun 25 Feb
Waterhole Sundays
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20:00-23:00 The Nightwatchers - Funk, Pop

Funk, Pop

The Nightwatchers

The Nightwatchers is a young band balancing on the egde of Soul and Pop, ready to enrich all party’s and get those feet off the floor!

23:30-02:30 DejaVu - Funk, Pop

Funk, Pop

DejaVu

Mon 26 Feb
Monday Indie Nights
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20:00-01:30 Original Bands

Original Bands

Tue 27 Feb
Waterhole Jam with 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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