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Small and often smoky, the widely renowned Alto is one of the city's older and better jazz venues. Renowned Dutch saxophonist Hans Dulfer (Candy's dad) has...
Korte Leidsedwarsstraat 115
The focus at this small and friendly venue is on world and jazz. Besides the intriguing range of international talents that play the main hall, the cute...
1e Sweelinckstraat 10
Hidden in a small alley between Damstraat and the Nieuwmarkt, this former monastery is a wonderful stage for promising new talent to cut their musical...
The Amsterdamse Bos visitor centre recounts the history and use of the Amsterdamse Bos. Its mock woodland grotto, which can turn from day to night at the...
Bosbaanweg 5, near Amstelveenseweg, Amsterdamse Bos
This beach place is great even when the weather sucks (thanks to the open fire, perhaps). It's not a club as such, more a restaurant/bar, but it does pull...
Bert Haanstrakade 2004
This festival brings some of the best world music acts to Amsterdam every year.
This old film theatre bursts into life on Wednesday nights for a live national radio and TV show. Each broadcast throws up a diverse line-up - one week it's...
Studio Desmet, Plantage Middenlaan 4A
No-holes barred club and sex venue hosting nights such as 'Fresh Meat' and 'Dance and Cruise'.
Amsterdam's home of rockabilly and swing has had a rough time since the city confiscated its land and moved the club into temporary accommodation. Despite...
Danswerkplaats is a podium for young, often recently graduated students to develop their choreographic talents. Performances have been staged at least once...
Arie Biemondstraat 107b
In 1942, this grand theatre became a main point of assembly for between 60,000 and 80,000 of the city's Jews before they were taken to the transit camp at...
Plantage Middenlaan 24
This small garden doesn't have the charm of its city-centre counterpart (see Hortus Botanicus), but it's a pleasant place for a stroll. The fern collection...
Van de Boechorststraat 8
Some venues pay designers pot-loads of money to try and buy their way to the seediness that the Kingdom manages without even trying. Weekly clubnight XL has...
Jan van Galenstraat 6-10
Well, I woke up this morning, feeling Maloe Melowed… This small, fun little juke joint on Lijnbaansgracht is Amsterdam's native house of the blues. Quality...
Named after the only chess world champion the Netherlands has produced and occupying the city's old House of Detention - it held Resistance leaders in World...
Max Euweplein 30A