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23 Apr
Waterhole Sundays
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20:00-22:00 Sara&Mick - Acoustic Pop

Acoustic Pop


This duo performs acoustic covers, mainly in the Pop, Soul and Jazz-genres. Guitarplayer Mick Temmink and singer Sara Spellerberg met each other at the conservatory of Haarlem where they are currently studying.

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22:30-02:30 Midnight Tales

Midnight Tales

24 Apr
Monday Indie Nights
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20:00-21:00 Kenny - Singer-songwriter



Kenny is a 24-year-old singer / songwriter from The Hague who combines his many influences from different music styles, experiences from searching for the right form, a smooth, flowing guitarstyle and his soulful voice into a whole that is as well designed as it is sunny; relaxed and loving, but also sharp and full of fire, dreamy and oh so awake, serious yet with a strong dose of humor. It's music that makes you feel very, very happy.

21:30-22:30 Alvarez Kings (USA) - Indiepop


Alvarez Kings (USA)

Warner Brothers / Sire Records recording artist Alvarez Kings are an alternative, indie, pop band from South Yorkshire, UK getting ready to release their debut LP into the world.

Four lads from South Yorkshire, UK who gleefully share their moniker with an infamous old school South American gang, Alvarez Kings summon pop power through timeless analog synth and guitar magic. The quartet—brothers Simon [vocals, guitar] and Paul Thompson [bass, keys, backup vocals], Sean Parkin [guitar], and Richard Walker [drums, samples, pads]—has quietly built up an international buzz since their 2012 formation.

BBC Radio proclaimed “No Resolve” the “Single of the Year,” while they impressed audiences at Isle of Wight and O2 Wireless Festival in addition to show-stopping stints on the Vans Warped Tour in 2013 and 2015 and support slots on tours with Melanie Martinez, PVRIS, and Echosmith. Their 2015 EP, Fear To Feel, expanded their foothold in the U.S. Spotify featured the title track on coveted playlists such as The Indie Mix and Ultimate Indie Playlist, notching 40K streams in less than 12 hours and eventually amassing over 700K and counting. Meanwhile, they drew acclaim from Billboard, Huffington Post, and more. Preceded by the introductory focus track “Cold Conscience,” their full-length debut, Somewhere Between [Sire/Warner Bros. Records], is now primed to make a significant impact in 2017.

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22:45-01:30 Bex Marshall (USA) - Bluesrock


Bex Marshall (USA)

British Blues Award winner Bex Marshall’s unique style of guitar playing is a combined technique of slide, blues rock, ragtime and roots pickin’.

Her voice is a powerful melting pot of old black woman’s heartache and rock diva soul. Bex is a writer of distinction and notability, she pushes the boundaries of blues, her songs have been called timeless, touches of genius, and now with anything up to a seven-piece band, she is literally a musical tornado. Bex Marshall just won second place in the Blues Awards 2013 for Best British Blues Vocalist. On Bex’s latest self produced album you will find swamp blues, splashes of gospel and colorful bluegrass all with an exciting lyrically British twist.

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25 Apr
Jesse's -ONE OFF Tuesday- 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!

26 Apr
KINGSNIGHT @theWaterhole
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20:00-23:00 The Damtones - Pop, Rock

Pop, Rock

The Damtones

The DamTones is an energetic band with experienced musicians that play a great mix of timeless rock and pop cover songs.

The band’s repertoire includes songs by The Doors, Lenny Kravitz, Kula Shaker, AC/DC, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Kings of Leon, Dooby Brothers, Van Morrison, The Clash, Steppenwolf, Hermand Brood, Chuck Berry, Otis Redding, Little Richard, The Stray Cats, The Black keys, The Romantics, The Monkees, The Lovin' Spoonful and more. They can usually be found playing venues around Amsterdam, The Hague, Utrecht and Amersfoort. So have a brew and let The DamTones take care of the party!

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23:30-03:30 Spit - Hard-hitting 90's Rock

Hard-hitting 90's Rock


SPIT was formed in the summer of 2008 and is forged from a mutual love of the back bone elements of nineties rock music: gritty vocals, heavy guitars, a tight rhythm section and just a touch of aggression. Just a touch...

Their shows are energy packed, hard hitting and memorable and this has resulted in a track record they’re rightfully proud of. Since the start we have played hundreds of shows. Seven years into the journey that is SPIT we still have the same passion and energy and continue to expand our skills. Combining original material and ‘spitified’ covers we are able to bring the SPIT to any venue. Come see them if you don't believe it! We dare you.

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27 Apr
KINGSDAY @theWaterhole
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12:00-15:00 To be announced

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15:30-18:30 Rock-A-Oke - Live-band Karaoke. Grab the mic!

Live-band Karaoke. Grab the mic!


Tonight’s show features a true rockstar: you! Rock-A-Oke hold interactivity dear and take audience participation to a next level.

Since 2009, this unique concept has become a national success. Countless aspiring rockstars from every level have since had the opportunity to have a taste of the real deal. Do you have it in you to bring an audience to ecstasy? Or do you simply want to experience something truly unforgettable? Rock-A-Oke caters to all these needs. How does it work? Really simple. During the show, pick your favorite song from a extensive list of choices, subscribe and get ready for your five minutes of fame! Band leader Sander Hoek will manage this wonderful organized chaos, and guitar player Marcel Verkerk, bass player Lisa Jonker and drummer Remco Fransen do the rest.

Even for just a moment, walk in the shoes of Lenny Kravitz, Anouk, Dave Grohl, Kurt Cobain or any of the many other rock gods on the setlist!

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19:00-22:00 Love on the Rocks - 60/70/80's Rock

60/70/80's Rock

Love on the Rocks

Jesse Koch, one of the country’s most gifted rock-prodigies, has a fresh project lined up for you. The multi-instrumentalist and lead singer joins forces with his equally talented girlfriend Marleen Hoebe.

The couple has combined their original repertoire, as well as a lot of covers of timeless classics by the likes of Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, Prince, Santana and many more, to create a diverse set. The rhythm-section is in the capable hands of Nienke Overmars (drums) and Sonya Vos (bass). Both are also members of Jesse’s bands The Silverfaces and Jesse & The Muffins.

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22:30-02:30 Local Boyzz - 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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28 Apr
Friday Night Rock Night
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20:00-23:00 Ramrod (Ita) - Rock


Ramrod (Ita)

Ramrod is a band that wants to mix the taste of Blues and Soul music with the power of Classic Rock.

The fusion of classic rock and blues, with a taste of soul and a hint of psychedelic rock and prog it’s the secret of Ramrod’s sound! An energic sound that totally explodes on stage! An intriguing atmosphere created by the sound of guitar and hammond playing together enhanced by the power of bass and drums, the strong personality and the mighty voice of the frontwoman. You can find all of this in their songs and in their album "First Fall".
Ramrod perform their music in their country and around Switzerland, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, France and the United Kingdom, spreading energy and collecting satisfactions and the enthusiasm everywhere they go! They communicate with music, their songs and their story reached different radios both in Italy and in foreign countries, even overseas in Canada and USA.
This project brought them on stages of international festivals and in the best live clubs for rock blues music.

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23:30-03:30 Toys in the Attic - Rock


Toys in the Attic

29 Apr
Waterhole Rock Night
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20:00-23:00 Shaking Patsy - Rock


Shaking Patsy

Most of the members of Shaking Patsy go back a long way. Ever since high school, they’ve played in various formations. Now, the four-piece can still be seen on stages in and around Amsterdam.

The repertoire consists of pop and rock covers. The band focuses on recognizable songs, by artists like Bryan Adams, Muse, The Cranberries, Skunk Anansie, AC/DC, Oasis, The Killers and much more. Moreover, Shaking Patsy is constantly working on their own original songs. Lead singer Jolijn and her three loyal companions are as motivated as ever to let venues and audiences in and around Amsterdam be part of their uplifting vibe. Guaranteed to make you dance!

23:30-03:30 To be announced

To be announced

30 Apr
Waterhole Sundays
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20:00-23:00 Sunday Soul - Funk, Soul

Funk, Soul

Sunday Soul

23:30-03:30 Jaxswing - Funk, Pop, Soul

Funk, Pop, Soul


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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