Where to Enjoy Enchanting Live Music in Amsterdam

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Amsterdam is well known for its natural charisma and picturesque canals, and the tulip blossoms in every nook and cranny of the city add to this. There are many things, which you can do in Amsterdam; one of such thing is to enjoy some quality music. It is said that music has the power to heal every scar and sorrow. So, it will be a perfect choice to enjoy some music when you are on your Amsterdam city tours.

Since Amsterdam is a global hub for entertainment, there are many clubs, pubs, and bars in the city, which are famous for their music. You can enjoy different types of music here that includes jazz, pop, hip-hop, classical music, etc. Some of the best places where you can enjoy live music during your Amsterdam city tours are listed below.


Located in Linjbaansgracht 234A, Melkweg is famous for their live music concerts. Apart from music, it is also a hub for theater, cinema, dance, and other art forms. The meaning of Melkweg is Milky Way in English; this is quite an appropriate name for this building, as it was a fully functional milk factory until the 1960’s. Even though almost all type of music can be enjoyed at this ultimate music spot, electronica and hip-hop are trending here these days.

CC Muziekcafé

This music café is located in the De Pijp neighborhood of Amsterdam city. You can enjoy any kind of music from this cozy music spot. In order to add to the inviting appeal of the new music pub, a combination of local and global music is played here usually. Unlike other music cafes in Amsterdam, you can always see an open mic on the stage in CC Muziekcafé.

Chicago Social Club

If you love the type of pubs, that resembles partially a club and a lounge, the Chicago Social Club located at the Leidseplein 12 will be ideal for you. This is the best way to make your nightlife in Amsterdam happening and rocking. The cozy appearance of the pub is enhanced with booming dance floors and unforgettable music, and even has an outdoor balcony where you can get some fresh air while being immersed in revering music.

This bar usually opens three nights every week and will be open until 04:00 am in the morning. This is now one of the best places to relax and get stoned in the Leidseplein; no wonder Chicago Social Club is one of the most popular places in Leidsesquare.