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!
Suburban Symphony formed in January 2014 and they aim to write catchy songs with memorable vocal melodies, three part harmonies and driving beats. The 5 piece formed from bands such as Bashphelt, Pipeline, Stilts and Gizesque. Therefore, their previous experience enabled them to get up and running quickly and by October 2014, the band had written 14 songs prompting them to start recording their debut album. The band play in North West England where they hail from. However, in 2016 they also enjoyed relative success further afield by playing at Camden Rocks Festival (on the same line up as bands such as The Cribs, Sikth and Carl Barat & The Jackals) and Lowde Fest supporting The Feeling. The band’s highly anticipated debut single 'Stepping Stones' is now available to purchase on all major digital platforms below! #UpTheSymphony
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.
SuperBubble is an ever expanding funk collective from Salt Lake City, Utah. Driving a fat beat, a solid groove, and a great sense of jam, they turn a room into an unapologetically funky dance party. Formed in 2016, they have been accruing band members, working their way around the state, and becoming a quick local favorite. In May, 2017 SuperBubble released their first self titled EP amongst great reviews. S.L.U.G magazine wrote, “SuperBubble are one of the biggest surprises I have encountered this year, with one of the most solid debuts I’ve heard out of the Salt Lake scene. This album is a fleshed funk fest of jam, jive and jazz, with a couple of the strongest instrumental tracks I’ve heard for years.”
Amsterdam-based cover band of international musicians.
The band's nationalities include Hungarian, South African, Portuguese, Dutch, Italian and American. We play a variety of rock music (Muse, The Killers, Radiohead, The Beatles, Nirvana, etc).
Customized is a professional allround coverband with the hits of the past and the present. From the Bee Gees to Armin van Buuren, from Marco Borsato to Bløf and poprock till guilty pleasures ánd today's hits. With Customized, there is something for everyone!
The band exists in the base from 5 professional musicians. Singer Sven Davis, drummer Benjamin Torbijn, bassist Marijn Wigman, guitarist Ivo Meijer and their new keyboardist Sophie Anglionin. Put on your easy shoes and dance clothes, because standing still is going to be the real challenge.
SweeT is a musical duo performing mostly original music in English, Chinese, with the occasional own version of an existing cover song.
"SweeT" is Tobias Le Compte on guitar, percussion & backing vocals, and my partner, Sherry Xie on lead vocals & bass.
Tobias Le Compte is a Belgian musician, living and working in Shanghai, China. He mostly tours with TV shows and artists as The Voice Of China, Sing My Song, and more.
His original musical acoustic duo is called SweeT, which consists of Tobias and his partner Sherry Xie on vocals and bass. SweeT released their first album Melt Away in July 2012, followed by a European tour in the same year and an Asian tour in 2014, which saw them play thirty cities in China, Hong Kong, Macau, Indonesia and South-Korea. Now, they’re back in Europe and The Waterhole is proud to have them while they’re here!
This Irish-Dutch trio brings a tribute to the many great artists from Irish pop history. And there are more than a few!
For instance: Rory Gallagher, Thin Lizzy, Gary Moore, Brush Shiels, just to name a few. The guys of Sweet Mary Jane all contribute to the vocal mix, which makes their show a surprisingly dynamic experience. What’s more, frontman Mark Condren is a very talented singer-songwriter. Condren (bass), Niels Huft (drums) and Fred van Willigen (guitar) are accomplished musicians, who have been playing on Dutch stages of all sizes and shapes for many years. The guys are all about diversity. How they would describe their genre: ‘all you can eat’.