Best performances in Amsterdam

Check out the top performances in Amsterdam, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Vondelpark
1. Vondelpark
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1063 local reviews
Vondelpark, Amsterdam
020 624 1111
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Rolf
Amsterdam's most iconic park. It's large and beautiful and there is plenty to do, especially in summer. There …
Yulia
Iconic park. Can be quite crowded in the summer. Still a favorite spot for tourists. Great for jogging in the …
Frank
Amsterdam’s Vondelpark is comparable with Hyde Park in London or Central Park in New York, albeit slightly sma…
1. Vondelpark
1. Vondelpark
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1063 local reviews
Vondelpark, Amsterdam
020 624 1111
Rolf
Rolf
Amsterdam's most iconic park. It's large and beautiful and there is plenty to do, especially in summer. There are various places to eat and …
Yulia
Yulia
Iconic park. Can be quite crowded in the summer. Still a favorite spot for tourists. Great for jogging in the evening as it is illuminated a…
Frank
Frank
Amsterdam’s Vondelpark is comparable with Hyde Park in London or Central Park in New York, albeit slightly smaller in size. This beautiful p…
2. Melkweg
2. Melkweg
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73 local reviews
234 /A Lijnbaansgracht, Amsterdam
020 531 8181
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Ferry & Annette
Our Other Pop & Rock Temple Where Countless Pop Icons Performed like U2 (their 1st Performance Outside Irelan…
Sandor
Also one of the best music concert venues with a great monthly program for al kind of music performances and d…
Sacha
Small concert hall with lovely vibe. Artist performances + dance events.
2. Melkweg
2. Melkweg
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73 local reviews
234 /A Lijnbaansgracht, Amsterdam
020 531 8181
Ferry & Annette
Ferry & Annette
Our Other Pop & Rock Temple Where Countless Pop Icons Performed like U2 (their 1st Performance Outside Ireland), Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Prince…
Sandor
Sandor
Also one of the best music concert venues with a great monthly program for al kind of music performances and dance parties.
Sacha
Sacha
Small concert hall with lovely vibe. Artist performances + dance events.
3. Paradiso
3. Paradiso
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202 local reviews
6 Weteringschans, Amsterdam
020 626 4521
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Yulia
Arguably the best nightclub in Amsterdam. PLenty of live performances from famous DJs and other performers
Benedicte
Great music venue that always has nice bands, performances and dj's. Check out there agenda to see if they hav…
Rolf
Amsterdam's most iconic music hall. It's old, beautiful, cosy and often have world-class performers of varying…
3. Paradiso
3. Paradiso
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202 local reviews
6 Weteringschans, Amsterdam
020 626 4521
Yulia
Yulia
Arguably the best nightclub in Amsterdam. PLenty of live performances from famous DJs and other performers
Benedicte
Benedicte
Great music venue that always has nice bands, performances and dj's. Check out there agenda to see if they have the right music for you that…
Rolf
Rolf
Amsterdam's most iconic music hall. It's old, beautiful, cosy and often have world-class performers of varying music styles. No wonder it's …
4. De Nieuwe Anita
4. De Nieuwe Anita
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21 local reviews
115 F Hendrikstr 111-, Amsterdam
Closed now
06 41503512
Establishment
Keiko
The place is divided in two parts. The front is basically a living room (flower curtains, furniture and retro …
an
One of my favorite (cocktail)bar with a cozy dancefloor. Some evenings (fri + sat) also with bands/music/perfo…
Evy
The front is basically a living room (flower curtains, furniture and retro lamps) with a bar in the middle. Th…
4. De Nieuwe Anita
4. De Nieuwe Anita
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21 local reviews
115 F Hendrikstr 111-, Amsterdam
Closed now
06 41503512
Keiko
Keiko
The place is divided in two parts. The front is basically a living room (flower curtains, furniture and retro lamps) with a bar in the middl…
an
an
One of my favorite (cocktail)bar with a cozy dancefloor. Some evenings (fri + sat) also with bands/music/performances. Get there early, clo…
Evy
Evy
The front is basically a living room (flower curtains, furniture and retro lamps) with a bar in the middle. The back is used all sorts of pe…
5. Koninklijk Theater Carré
5. Koninklijk Theater Carré
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58 local reviews
115 /125 Amstel, Amsterdam
0900 2525255
Establishment
Ellie
The Royal Theatre Carré (Dutch: Koninklijk Theater Carré) is a Neo-Renaissance theatre in Amsterdam, located n…
Rolf
Amsterdam's one and only Royal Theatre, complete with a royal loge. It's a stunning theatre and can be a great…
Manuel
Oldest theater in Amsterdam.
5. Koninklijk Theater Carré
5. Koninklijk Theater Carré
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58 local reviews
115 /125 Amstel, Amsterdam
0900 2525255
Ellie
Ellie
The Royal Theatre Carré (Dutch: Koninklijk Theater Carré) is a Neo-Renaissance theatre in Amsterdam, located near the river Amstel. When the…
Rolf
Rolf
Amsterdam's one and only Royal Theatre, complete with a royal loge. It's a stunning theatre and can be a great night out. Check the website …
Manuel
Manuel
Oldest theater in Amsterdam.
6. Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam
6. Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam
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22 local reviews
Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam
020 523 7700
Establishment
Alison
Palatial neo-Renassiance theater for classical & experimental plays, musicals & dance performances.
Martine
One of Hollands' most famous theaters, gorgeous building with many Art-deco-details. With Grand-cafe and rest…
Thijs
This theater has a selection of shows and performances with surtitles, or shows where knowledge of Dutch is no…
6. Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam
6. Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam
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22 local reviews
Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam
020 523 7700
Alison
Alison
Palatial neo-Renassiance theater for classical & experimental plays, musicals & dance performances.
Martine
Martine
One of Hollands' most famous theaters, gorgeous building with many Art-deco-details. With Grand-cafe and restaurant. Check their agenda for…
Thijs
Thijs
This theater has a selection of shows and performances with surtitles, or shows where knowledge of Dutch is not required.
7. Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ
7. Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ
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25 local reviews
1 Piet Heinkade, Amsterdam
020 788 2010
Establishment
Ruben
The heart of music performance in the Netherlands. Gives beautiful concerts.
Misja
Jazz, classical music, modern performances and spectacular view over Amsterdam. If you wish to visit a nice ve…
Jan
The Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ functions as a cultural link connecting the newly developed IJ banks with the old h…
7. Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ
7. Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ
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25 local reviews
1 Piet Heinkade, Amsterdam
020 788 2010
Ruben
Ruben
The heart of music performance in the Netherlands. Gives beautiful concerts.
Misja
Misja
Jazz, classical music, modern performances and spectacular view over Amsterdam. If you wish to visit a nice venue and enjoy an eve of relaxi…
Jan
Jan
The Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ functions as a cultural link connecting the newly developed IJ banks with the old heart of the city. The building…
8. Vondelpark Openluchttheater
8. Vondelpark Openluchttheater
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16 local reviews
187 Westerstraat, Amsterdam
Closed now
020 428 3360
Establishment
Nynke
Free concerts & performances, on Sunday usually Jazz & famous (Dutch) artists (check out www.openluchttheater…
Lucas
Open theatre in the Vondelpark with free weekend concerts and performances in the summer
Lori
In the summer they have nice performances in the Vondelpark
8. Vondelpark Openluchttheater
8. Vondelpark Openluchttheater
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16 local reviews
187 Westerstraat, Amsterdam
Closed now
020 428 3360
Nynke
Nynke
Free concerts & performances, on Sunday usually Jazz & famous (Dutch) artists (check out www.openluchttheater.nl for the program)
Lucas
Lucas
Open theatre in the Vondelpark with free weekend concerts and performances in the summer
Lori
Lori
In the summer they have nice performances in the Vondelpark
9. Concertgebouw
9. Concertgebouw
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98 local reviews
2-6 Concertgebouwplein, Amsterdam
Closed now
020 573 0573
Establishment
Bob
Classical and jazz performances. Tickets only. The Concertgebouw is famous all over the world for its great ac…
Charles
Beautiful building with even more beautiful concert halls. They offer free lunch concerts on Wednesday during …
Laura
Beautiful venue for the best opera and classical music performances.
9. Concertgebouw
9. Concertgebouw
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98 local reviews
2-6 Concertgebouwplein, Amsterdam
Closed now
020 573 0573
Bob
Bob
Classical and jazz performances. Tickets only. The Concertgebouw is famous all over the world for its great acoustics. It is also opened for…
Charles
Charles
Beautiful building with even more beautiful concert halls. They offer free lunch concerts on Wednesday during lunch time. Their normal perfo…
Laura
Laura
Beautiful venue for the best opera and classical music performances.
10. North Sea Jazz Club
10. North Sea Jazz Club
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23 local reviews
1 Pazzanistraat, Amsterdam
020 722 0981
Establishment
Filemon
Jazz bar, with live performances. Great if you're into Jazz.
Marvin
Live jazz club with performances of famous jazz singers.
Mercy
Place for live jazzconcerts combined (if you want to) with dinner
10. North Sea Jazz Club
10. North Sea Jazz Club
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23 local reviews
1 Pazzanistraat, Amsterdam
020 722 0981
Filemon
Filemon
Jazz bar, with live performances. Great if you're into Jazz.
Marvin
Marvin
Live jazz club with performances of famous jazz singers.
Mercy
Mercy
Place for live jazzconcerts combined (if you want to) with dinner
11. MC
11. MC
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4 local reviews
5 Polonceaukade, Amsterdam
020 606 5040
Establishment
Martijn
Check our concerts and other performances
Filemon
Theater/club having live performances and concerts. Clubbing during weekends.
Filemon
Theater/club having live performances and concerts. Clubbing during weekends.
11. MC
11. MC
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4 local reviews
5 Polonceaukade, Amsterdam
020 606 5040
Martijn
Martijn
Check our concerts and other performances
Filemon
Filemon
Theater/club having live performances and concerts. Clubbing during weekends.
Filemon
Filemon
Theater/club having live performances and concerts. Clubbing during weekends.