In celebration of U2's visit of The Joshua Tree 2017 tour to Amsterdam, U2start.com and Artists & Bands Bookings will host a live music party and meet-up in the city on Friday 28 July. U2 tribute band In the Name of will be performing one of their amazing shows at The Waterhole. The doors will open at 8pm, and the band is expected to play at 9pm. Entrance is only 2 euros which you can pay at the door. There is no possibility to buy tickets in advance but there's plenty of space for a few hundred U2 fans.
This is a great opportunity to meet other U2 fans, the U2start crew and to celebrate the great band that U2 is in advance of their weekend residency in Amsterdam. We hope you will join us! If you join us, please opt in on our Facebook event.
About tribute band In the Name of
The band In the Name of was founded in 2008 and is the ultimate musical U2 adventure with lots of interaction and chemistry during their shows. In the Name of participated in the coverband competition "The Clash of the Cover Bands" and has been voted as the jury's most favourite band.
** special U2-event**
In collaboration with AB-bookings and the International U2-fanclub U2start.com a special night to celebrate the return of U2 to our city!
About tribute band "In the Name of":
The band "In the Name of" was founded in 2008 and is the ultimate musical U2 adventure with lots of interaction and chemistry during their shows. In the Name of participated in the coverband competition "The Clash of the Cover Bands" and has been voted as the jury's most favourite band.
U2 tribute band "IN THE NAME OF" is founded on 1 January 2008 and has emerged from an all-round cover band. The new occupation (since may 2015) has once again put this band on the radar of Europe’s booking agency’s.
With their whole heart, they crawl into the soul of U2 to bring the -oh, so great- songs with the same passion and fire. A U2 tribute band that plays just like the original, each performance as if it were their last ...
"IN THE NAME OF" stood, among other shows, in halls as The maaspoort, 013, P60 (Netherlands Fanclub day U2 fan club), Paradiso, The Duchess and metropolis. Also she was standing on renowned festivals in The Netherlands and Belgium. With a night "IN THE NAME OF" you will feel and experience U2 as if it were the real thing.
The band guarantees an ultimate musical catchy U2 adventure and loves the huge interaction and chemistry that occurs during a performance. Every visitor will agree on this intense experience.
In the Name of is participant in The Clash of the Cover Bands 2016-2017. In the preliminary round (June 2016), in the national finals of the extra half cycle (October 2016) and in the Benelux final (March 2017) “In the Name of” was proclaimed professional jury winner! The final takes place on 8 July 2017 in PARADISO Amsterdam.
Powerrrrtrio Purdey's Pleasure plays groovy rock, new wave and pop hits from the past 50 years by icons such as The Police, Herman Brood, Bryan Adams, Santana, The Rolling Stones, JJ Cale, Doe Maar, The Cure, Oasis, Radiohead, Powerplay, The Romantics, Alice Cooper, Cheap Trick, The Beatles, Kiss, The New Adventures, Lenny Kravitz, Blur, ABBA, Bryan Adams, Motörhead, Rage against the Machine , The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Golden Earring and ... we do plead guilty ... The Osmonds.
Purdeys ' Pleasure is René Kipuw (guitar and lead vocals), Nico Verspaget (drums and vocals) and Willem de Koning (bass and vocals).
What about Purdey? Please accept our sincere apologies but at this stage and time the intelligence about her whereabouts is some specifically rare sort of classified in order not to blow another secret undercover mission.
Every first sunday of the month, we host a pool tournament at The Waterhole.
All you have to do is show up, register and win the Pool Tournament!
Registration starts at 4-5pm || Price 5€
Main prize: concert-tickets, poolque's, money, every month something new!
PLAY POOL AT ONE OF OUR TABLES, ALWAYS AVAILABLE. Become a member by competing in our monthly tournaments and play for free daily between 12.00 and 20.00