Korte Leidsedwarsstraat 49,1017 PW Amsterdam

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Fri 15 Sep
Friday Night Rock Night
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20:00-23:00 Continental Breakfast - Poprock

Poprock

Continental Breakfast

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23:30-03:30 Rough & Tumble - Classic Rock

Classic Rock

Rough & Tumble

Rough ’n Tumble is a Dutch rock band from The Hague, consisting of brothers Martin (vocals, guitar & harmonica) & Anton Moesker (guitar, vocals), Rick Finck (bass), and Rob Louwers (drums). The latter two have been touring with legend Link Wray.

Rough ’n Tumble has released two albums: ‘Going Places’ and ‘Live at the Wangbar’. They have achieved a solid reputation as a great liveband. In the Waterhole they will treat you to rock classics made famous by bands like the Stones, CCR, Springsteen, the Black Keys and so on. High energy rock ’n roll!

Sat 16 Sep
Waterhole Rock Night
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20:00-23:00 2big4words - Poprock

Poprock

2big4words

They’ve been widely known in the Southwest of Holland. Time to conquer the big city! Their excellent versions of the best out of decades of pop history is the basis of 2 Big 4 Words’ show. The seven members of the group have been burning down the house for years and years.

Lead singer Jan Klapwijk is the leader, founder and driving force of the band. Without him there’s no 2 Big 4 Words and without 2 Big 4 Words no party! Working with acts like Robbie Valentine’s band Line and Jack In The Box made him the artist and true entertainer he is today. For what seems like ages, he’s been giving people around the country unforgettable nights of party-pleasure. With his fellow lead vocalist Gertruud ‘Tuut’ Scholte, he forms a dynamic duo not easily matched. While they’re the heart of the band, the rest of the group is not to be underestimated. This eclectic collective of musicians schooled in jazz, rock and pop carry the same party-gene, and join the festivities with crazy costumes, great singalongs and silly dance moves.

Every essential ingredient for a party of epic proportions are right here!

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23:30-03:30 The Pinheads - 80's-00's Rock

80's-00's Rock

The Pinheads

The 5 band members of The Pinheads have years of experience in the Rockcoverscene. With their previous band Melodramatic (1995-2010), hundreds of venue-sstages were climbed. After a short break of 1.5 year they decided to go full throttle again: The Pinheads were born!

The Pinheads play an almost entirely chronological set of solid rock, from the 70 's through the 80 's and 90 's to the 00 's and contemporary Rock. Classics will absolutely pass by, but the broad taste of the musicians also leaves space for trips: surprises are no exception in the steaming, raw, dirty, rockset.
Because of this unique building the set there is place for Led Zeppelin or Kiss, but also for Foo Fighters or Rammstein, and anything in between.

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Sun 17 Sep
Waterhole Sundays
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20:00-23:00 The Limelites - Reggae, Ska

Reggae, Ska

The Limelites

Featuring (former) members of legendary bands like The Regulators, Bang the Skillet, Zion Grooves and Soul Jamaica. They bring you a soulful mix of authentic Ska, Rocksteady and Early Reggae.
So wake the town and tell the people, The Limelites are coming your way!

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23:30-02:30 Esemplastic - Pop, Rock

Pop, Rock

Esemplastic

Esemplastic is the latest project of Brandi Himmelreich, a professional singer originally from the States. She has sung for Disney, Universal Studios, been a part of many bands and theater tours. In 2008 she won the Dutch television show Popstars.

After several international tours she recently returned to The Netherlands, where the focus has been getting a new band together- with great young musicians from the conservatory.

Mon 18 Sep
Monday Indie Nights
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-01:30 Original Bands

Original Bands

Tue 19 Sep
Waterhole Jam with Marieke Meijer
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20:30-01:30 Waterhole Jam with Marieke Meijer - Bluesrock, Funk, Pop, Soul

Bluesrock, Funk, Pop, Soul

Waterhole Jam with Marieke Meijer

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.

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Wed 20 Sep
Jesse's 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!

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Thu 21 Sep
Thursday FunkySoul
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20:00-22:00 Time Flies - Funk

Funk

Time Flies

Time Flies is a true funk band from Amsterdam, with no less than ten band members.

Three vocalists, who efforlessly switch between lead and backing vocals, a three-piece horn section, the funkiest of guitars and keys, and a powerful rhythm section. The repertoire consists of the fattest funk, but they don’t forget about the funk-rock variety. And there’s even room for the occasional soul slow jam. In short, music for lovers of music. You can dance to it, swing to it, even clean your living room to it. One thing you can’t do: sit still to it. Tip: wear comfortable shoes.

22:30-02:30 Chewing Gum - Funk, R&B, Soul

Funk, R&B, Soul

Chewing Gum

Fri 22 Sep
Friday Night Rock Night
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20:00-23:00 Raggmunk - Pop, Rock

Pop, Rock

Raggmunk

This six-piece is named after a Swedish culinary anomaly, consisting of mashed veg and pancakes. Yes, really. A less than ordinary blend of flavours, to say the least. Just like these young Amsterdammers.

But that’s where the comparison ends. Because we’re not talking about mashing together and deep-frying gooey leftovers here. It’s more like a fresh, yet spicy ratatouille of ambitious talent. The six musicians that form Raggmunk play modern versions of the greatest rock and pop hits from their generation. But above all, a night with Raggmunk is all about having fun on stage. Good old-fashioned fun that always translates to audiences!

23:30-03:30 To be announced

To be announced

Sat 23 Sep
Waterhole Rock Night
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20:00-23:00 Township Rebellion - Rock

Rock

Township Rebellion

Township Rebellion is an energetic rock cover band that will go full throttle every show. Since 2015 the band is active again in the Dutch venues, bringing their enthusiasm to the public in bars, parties and festivals.

The 4-piece band consists of experienced musicians with a recognizable and sometimes surprising repertoire. The show consists of the authentic old timers by Queen, ZZ Top and AC/DC as well as the contemporary rock covers of Muse, Anouk and the Editors. Whether it is in the small pub on the corner of the street or a huge festival, Township Rebellion makes it into one large rock feast!

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Sun 24 Sep
Waterhole Sundays
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20:00-22:00 Phrase - Country, Folk, Pop

Country, Folk, Pop

Phrase

Phrase is a voice-harmonies-trio created out of pure love for singing. By their natural blending and own sound, the three singersknow to perform all kinds of songs as if it were their own. They draw inspiration from different angles such as the Dixie Chicks, the Staves, Crosby Stills & Nash and The Eagles but also Fleetwood Mac and the Beatles.

When the three singers sang together for the first time in 2016, they realized that their harmony was special. Since then, they have been in many different formations and projects with each other. In april 2017 they decided that it was time for their own project. Under the name Phrase, the three totally different singers, both in terms of sound and identity, their stories blend together into a warm, colorful sound with a loaded message.

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22:30-02:30 Franklin Batta & Soulvival - Funk, Oldschool Soul

Funk, Oldschool Soul

Franklin Batta & Soulvival

Soul singer Franklin Batta has earned his stripes. He contributed his vocals to bands of both Hans and Candy Dulfer (Hollands most famous saxophone players). Now, he’s the driving force behind a brand new project under his own name.

The many different shades of soul are what this show is all about. As the lead singer of the band, Franklin is backed by guitarist Robby Alberga, keyboard player Francisco Morales, bassist Giorgio Sitanala, drummer Liber Torriente an saxophone player Franklin Breedveld. Together, they push boundaries, enhance details and bring nuance to the wonderous world of soul music.

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Mon 25 Sep
Monday Indie Nights
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20:00-01:30 Original Bands

Original Bands

Tue 26 Sep
Waterhole Jam with Rick&Bjorna
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20:30-01:30 Waterhole Jam with Rick&Bjorna - Pop, Rock

Pop, Rock

Waterhole Jam with Rick&Bjorna

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!

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Wed 27 Sep
Jesse's 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!

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Thu 28 Sep
Thursday FunkySoul
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20:00-23:00 Big & Blue - Blues, Pop, Rock, Soul

Blues, Pop, Rock, Soul

Big & Blue

What do you get when you have a podium beast as a singer, an experienced bassist annex rhythm guitarist, an all-rounder on the drums, a young singer, but one with a soulful voice, a wide oriented guitarist/singer and a piano-playing musicteacher together teacher? "Big & Blue", a band that likes firm songs. Songs that find their roots in the blues, soul and funk.

'Six man??' many will think, is that so 'Big'? Just go and stand next to the keyboard player, the musical conscience of the band, then you will get the name right away. But also: the band is easily extended with a solid horn section of trumpet and sax.
Swinging songs, soul grinders, rock'n ' roll, pounding blues and rousing funk, you will hear it all at a show from this cheerful coverband from the neighbourhoods of the Hague and Leiden.
"Big & Blue", thé band for a fun party.

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23:30-02:30 Murat Hammond Soulband - Funk, Soul

Funk, Soul

Murat Hammond Soulband

Murat Hammond Soul R&B  Band with Kiki van Dijen has been providing the finest Motown R&B Soul Funk and Jazz & Blues music throughout Netherlands over 5 years! Their music is fun, lively, energetic, DYNAMIC and concert quality. The band will have you and your guests partying on the dance floor–all day and all night long.

The band's goal is to help make your night a fun and exciting experience and a tremendous success. They do this by providing you what you want… along with the hottest, hippest and boldest Soul R&B Funk & Motown Live Music Entertainment that speaks to your heart and soul.

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Fri 29 Sep
Friday Night Rock Night
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20:00-22:00 IORR - Rolling Stones-tribute

Rolling Stones-tribute

IORR

Formed in 2015, experienced musicians from Europe and the US are the IORR Band. Playing deep cuts and classics by The Rolling Stones, the IORR Band is not strictly a tribute /cover band. It began as a recording project among musicians who were aware of each other due to participation in the European-based Stones fan forum 'It's Only Rock And Roll'. From The Netherlands, Italy, France, Germany, Norway, and the US, it has become a band of friends who love to play the music of the Stones. Their live performances are heartfelt and powerful. And, it's 'Only Rock and Roll' but they like it.

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22:30-03:30 Whatever - Rock, Rock n' Roll

Rock, Rock n' Roll

Whatever

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.

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Sat 30 Sep
Waterhole Rock Night
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20:00-23:00 Zombie Eaters - Rock

Rock

Zombie Eaters

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!

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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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