The contagious pop songs of Amsterdam-based singer-songwriter Marieke Meijer find their heritage in a melting pot of genres. Soul, blues, rock and even reggae and country can be traced back in her original compositions.
In this new formation she’ll give shape to her own songs, as well as covers of vintage and modern popsongs. Her crystal-clear vocals and striking personality turn this night into a swinging and intimate show, in which both popular and nostalgic tunes will be presented in a fresh way. Marieke Meijer takes you on a trip through the history of popular music.
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!
Rick Rosmalen and Bjorna Beijer were born and raised in Amsterdam, so the local music scene knows their faces all so well. Every 3th Tuesday of the month, this couple will be hosting the Waterhole Jam, allowing you to jump the stage and perform what comes to mind!
Rosita Loth is a passionate singer-songwriter who once started as a dancer. Now she is fully engaged with singing. She has played in various cover bands, talent shows and jam sessions. Since 2012 she had her own monthly jam session called JamRo in the Melody Line. Nowadays, this session has found a new home in The Waterhole, every first Tuesday of the month!
Rosita is currently working on her first EP in the style Smooth Jazz. In these songs, she tells about the cheeky sides of life, how hard life can be, and life in general.
Rosita Loth & Band is her cover band with which many different genres are covered: Dance Classics, Pop, Rock and contemporary top 40 songs. With her strong personality she exudes on stage and with her unique voice she takes you into the story and lets you dance on the well known sing-along songs.
In short: Rosita Loth is a soulful singer with a unique voice and personality that radiates on the stage and guaranteed for a musical top night!
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!
Rock ’n Roll never dies but it is in a deep sleep though. We Against Us is here to shake things up!
We Against Us is an energetic hard rock band as it's supposed to sound like: dirty, thick and sexy. They stood in 2012 in the final of the Amsterdam Popprijs and they won in 2014 the Amsterdam Amstelland pop award. Their passion for 90's grunge/rock and hard rock is what drives these three guys. Although the age of the men is around 20 years, they're easy to flip to the ancient founders of better times.
We Are Covered is a powerfull coverband with it’s roots in the 60’s and 70’s rock. This 5-piece from Amsterdam will take the audience on a journey through time in which the greatest hits of this period will pass by. With a repertoire consisting of (amongst others) Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin and Blondie, they will grab you and won’t let you go. Other artists you will hear are Lenny Kravitz, U2 and Bryan Adams.
Frontwoman Bjorna and her men bring a performance with variety, smashing riffs, psychedelic passages and all the big hits you can sing along. Curious yet?
Brothers Jip and Pim Frank founded the band Whatever almost a quarter of a century ago. Their attitude was - and still is - clear and simple: no bullshit, just good old rock ‘n roll. Nothing more, nothing less.
For some time now, the band has expanded to a four-piece. Bass player Jip and drummer Pim are joined by guitar player Symen Verbrugge and singer Roos Drost. The group’s now at full strength. Together, they bring their interpretations of rock ‘n roll from the sixties and seventies. Those were the times that rock ‘n roll really meant something. Songs by icons like The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, The Kinks en Deep Purple have all managed to nestle themselves in the instantly recognizable repertoire of this quartet. Golden oldies, nobody can withstand.
Whiskey Kiss is all grown up. What started as a sweet, rockabilly-influenced act has morphed into a straight-up roots rock band with vintage flair and edgy kicks. The result is a classic backbone driven in a modern direction: Retro.Revamped.
Their new record is exactly that: the retro groove is there, but they spice it up with aggressive guitars, kinetic energy, and high powered vocals that pack a punch. The best things about this band is their versatility. Each track on the album brings something new. From “Keep it to Myself”, the powerful guitar-driven single with the deceptively pure lyrics, to “Vixen” the sexy, Cramps-influenced surf number, to “All You Need” a jumping, rockabilly tune with sprinkled swing, every song on this album celebrates the sounds of a bygone era, but makes it accessible to the modern listener.
Whiskey Kiss has been stirring things up since 2012, and have nicely settled into a groove with a revamped lineup. Niki White, lead vocals, has come into her own as a performer and songwriter. The tracks on this new record are edgier and catchier, and her vocals keep up. Her husband, Nick White’s move to guitar from bass drives this new sound: his gritty guitar tone and bluesy melodies are a great matchup. Tommy Collins, the acrobatic upright bass player, has matured as well, and this album proves his musicality is just as strong on the electric. Bruce Legge, original member, has become a multi-instrumentalist adding saxophone and flugelhorn to his trumpet and trombone skills, and Michael Robinson, drums, makes his recording debut that is driving and tasteful.
Will Whisson is a singer/songwriter from the UK. Before launching his solo project, Will played lead guitar in the well known Rock/Pop-band Electric River for over 10 years honing his craft for catchy melodies, poignant lyrics and honest songwriting. The band’s one commercial release (‘The Faith & Patience’) was met with critical acclaim from major music magazines and radio, going on to sell thousands of copies. Following numerous nationwide tours and countless festivals across the UK the band eventually went their separate ways at the end of 2015 leaving Will to assess his next options as a musician.
Step forward 6 months later and with an extensive amount of fresh and inspired material Will is about to embark on a journey coinciding with his first solo EP release and new sense of purpose.
Sitting somewhere between folk, pop and rock, Will’s songs are as accessible as they are engaging translating well on the live stage both in a solo format as well as a full live band setup.
With no desire but to play live and travel, Will appears across Europe over the next year with a sound that is one of optimism, positivity and freedom.
Who Are Xander & The Keys?
Xander & The Keys are a 4 piece indie-rock band from Bournemouth, UK. The band was established in 2013 by MBM MANAGEMENT. Over the years there has been a few changes to the line up but this line up here is the strongest it's ever been, get to know the band below:
Xander Allen - Lead Singer
FAVOURITE BAND : ”Kings of Leon”
James Morel - Bass
FAVOURITE BAND: ”JK -Jamiroquai”
Richard Barker - Drummer
FAVOURITE BAND: ”Stereophonics and Korn (I know, very different)”
Dan Edwards - Lead Guitarist
FAVOURITE BAND: “Don’t have a favourite band'
The greatest hits from back then and nowadays, performed with loads of joy and entertainment. Soul, Pop,Disco, all dance-able styles will pass by in an Xite-show.
This band has 12 years of experience, and with 7 members, including a horn sectiona and a male ánd female singer. The repertoire is broad, ranging from Stevie Wonder till Pharell and from Tina Turner till Katy Perry. Everything from the 80's till what was released last week!
The ORGANIC MONSTER PROJECT is a musical adventure initiated by Yan Roads in Baja California (Mexico). The project receives several talented international artists:
Oscar HUERTA (Huerta Rox) - bassist.
EMMANUEL ALEJANDRO DE LA CRUZ PINTO (TZORU) - drums.
DAVID MELO - Saxafón
CYRIL KEBELLIAN - guitar
Giving life to their first album "Gypsy Dahrma" of their project called Organic Monster Project (OMP) the songs are a poetic influenced by the world and society, inviting those who hear it to open your mind and expand their awareness at the same time enjoyed by the merger of its rhythms and original lyrics.
What started out as just an occasional gig, grew to be a full-fledged rock ‘n roll cover band. And the repertoire, which only had Faith No More songs on it, grew out to be a coherent, yet diverse setlist full of classic rock songs.
This five-piece decided to make the setlist fit the demands of the audience. The group play songs by artists from more than three decades of rock. You can hear Billy Idol and Deep Purple, but also some of the biggest names from the nineties, like Lenny Kravitz, Metallica, The Red Hot Chilli Peppers and Rage Against The Machine. Of course, the band keeps it current as well. Modern rock songs by bands like Queens Of The Stone Age, Wolfmother and Volbeat are also on the list. With this arsenal of songs, every rock ‘n roller will get what he wants!