Below are the best Amsterdam concerts scheduled in 2018. Plus, you will find here reviews of the hottest live music venues in the city, that include Ziggo Dome, Melkweg, Paradiso, Heineken Music Hall and others.
Here are top concerts by headliners performing in Amsterdam in 2018 in the rock, pop, R&B, soul and other live music genres. For schedule of classical music, go here.
Address: De Passage 100, Amsterdam 1101 AX
Review: Ziggo Dome is a world class concert venue that regularly hosts some of the most popular live music concerts in the music industry with headliners like Maroon 5, Miley Cyrus, Justin Timberlake and Michael Buble. With a capacity of 17,000 guests, it definitely feels quite grand. The design of the venue itself is quite impressive with multiple levels for easier viewing. It is easily accessible by public transport, has lockers for storing coats and bags, earplugs, ATM, parking and more. Food and drinks can be a little expensive, as is the case with most large concert venues but the Ziggo Dome is definitely a great spot for Amsterdam concerts.
Address: ArenA Boulevard 590, AmsterdamConcerts Schedule and Tickets
Review: The Heineken Music Hall is a top venue for Amsterdam concerts 2015, that has been attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors each year since 2001. Designed specifically for amplified music, the acoustics of the performance venue are quite impressive. It hosts some of the most popular artists in the music industry today such as Ellie Goulding, Lana Del Rey and Counting Crows among others. Heineken Music Hall has also been nominated several times for awards as the best international venue for live music. Visitors are welcome to dance more after each concert at an after show. There is a bar within the concert venue so guests can get drinks easily without missing out on the performances.
Address: Lijnbaansgracht 234A | Grachtengordel: East, Amsterdam
Review: Melkweg is a fun Amsterdam club known for hosting local artists as well as world renowned acts. The venue features a main hall as well as many smaller halls. Each hall has a bar with affordable drinks. Melkweg is a very versatile venue, offering something new every night. If you like live music, artists from around the world and dancing, you'll definitely find this venue interesting. Located in the bustling neighborhood of Leidseplein, Melkweg is quite well maintained, has friendly staff and offers good services. The fees are quite reasonable, making it a very popular spot for the locals as well as tourists.
Address: Weteringschans 6-8 | Grachtengordel: East, Amsterdam 1017
Review: Paradiso has become a legendary institution hosting plenty of Amsterdam concerts 2015 and a must visit for those who love live music and dancing. The building in which the club is located was originally a church and was then converted into a pop music venue during the 60s. Even today, Paradiso has a very unique feel and character because of its history, it's gorgeous stained windows and the legendary performers that have performed at the club. Inside the club are multiple halls where you can enjoy different music. There are multiple bars throughout the club so it is easier to get a drink.
Address: Amstel 115-125 | Grachtengordel: East, Amsterdam
Review: Koninklijk Theater Carre is a historic venue that was originally built for circus shows but it manages to be a beautiful venue for Amsterdam concerts 2015 and performances even today. Located in East Amsterdam by the River Amstel, the theater is housed in a stunning building. The steep tiered seating arrangement has comfortable seating and great view for every seat. There are four different levels inside the theater and all are accessible through lifts and stairs. Most levels also have bars and restaurants. Entry and exit from the theater is quite quick and accessible. The theater also has ample cloak rooms to accommodate everyone's belongings.
Address: Concertgebouwplein 10 | Museum Quarter, Amsterdam 1071LN
Review: Concertgebouw is the world's second most visited classical music venue. With over 800 classical concerts and events each year and 850,000 visitors, it is definitely one of the busiest and the best performance venues in the city. Concertgebouw was built in the 19th century and has been visited over the years by a number of world renowned musicians. It is located in the Museum Quarter, has a beautiful classical architecture, a packed schedule of events and great acoustics. World renowned ensembles and orchestras often perform at this majestic venue of Amsterdam concerts 2015. If you visit on a Wednesday, you can even enjoy a free performance.
Address: Piet Heinkade 1, Amsterdam 1019 BR
Review: Muziekgebouw aan't IJ aan't IJ is a grand international concert venue in Amsterdam that attracts world, electronic pop, jazz and classical music performers from around the world. The architecture of the music hall is also quite impressive. Over the years this venue has earned several awards because of its excellent design and acoustics. The movable floors, walls and ceilings ensure that all Amsterdam concerts 2015 are tuned impeccably. The walls and seating is also movable so you can enjoy large concerts as well as intimate setting. There is a restaurant outside with large comfortable sofas, a diverse menu and a beautiful view of the water.