Concerts in Amsterdam: September, October and November 2016

With autumn fast approaching, festival season is winding down and the music is moving indoors. Don't fret though; some of the top names in international music will be coming to Amsterdam this fall! Check out our picks for can't-miss concerts in September, October and November.

Please note that ticket prices do not include service or membership charges that may be applicable to the purchase price.

Concerts in Amsterdam - September

Some of the best Amsterdam concerts in September include:

Fantastic Negrito

- Date: September 4
- Where: Paradiso
- Tickets: 13,62 
- Genre: Blues
Dark roots and blues with a punk attitude, inspired by legends like Lead Belly, R.L. Burnside and Alabama Shakes.

Fantastic Negrito


- Date: September 10
- Where: Melkweg
- Tickets: 38 
- Genre: J-rock
A unique sound from Osaka, influenced by western bands like Greenday and Foo Fighters.

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Flatbush Zombies

- Date: September 22
- Where: Paradiso
- Tickets: 27,25
- Genre: Hip-hop
Part of the East Coast hiphop movement; a new golden generation of east coast rap.

Le Butcherettes

- Date: September 28
- Where: Melkweg
- Tickets: 14 
- Genre: Garage punk
A Mexican garage punk band on the rise, with catchy tunes and a steady beat.

Legend of Zelda - Symphony of the Goddesses

- Date: September 29
- Where: Heineken Music Hall
- Tickets: 55-8
- Genre: Game music
Musical themes from The Legend of Zelda, playing the classical storyline in four symphonic parts.

Concerts in Amsterdam - October

Some of the best Amsterdam concerts in October include:


- Date: October 1
- Where: Heineken Music Hall
- Tickets: 35 
- Genre: Electronic pop
A mix of Modeselektor’s strong bass and Apparat’s ingenious electronics, adding up to create a unique new sound.


Haley Reinhart

- Date: October 2
- Where: Bitterzoet
- Tickets: 15 
- Genre: Soul, pop
This former American Idol contestant is known for her flexible voice that can sing smoky, soul and even yodel.

Haley Reinhart


- Date: October 3
- Where: Ziggo Dome
- Tickets: 165
- Genre: Rock
Nickelback is one of the most commercially successful Canadian groups, having sold more than 50 million rock albums worldwide.

Selena Gomez

- Date: October 18
- Where: Ziggo Dome
- Tickets: 33-74 
- Genre: Electro
Selena’s unique electro sound with cool, groovy tones scores hit after hit.

Kraak & Smaak

- Date: October 22
- Where: Melkweg
- Tickets: 15 
- Genre: Electronic, funk
A full on live band with an overwhelming club sound and a rock ‘n roll attitude.


- Date: October 26
- Where: Heineken Music Hall
- Tickets: 35 
- Genre: Singer-songwriter
From street musician to one of the most famous singer-songwriters, this one-man show performs in multiple languages around the world.


Dub FX

- Date: October 26
- Where: Melkweg
- Tickets: 18 
- Genre: Beatboxing, dub
From street performer to celebrated beat boxer with a live band accompanying him, Dub FX is a sure and soulful hit.

Paul Simon

- Date: October 31
- Where: Ziggo Dome
- Tickets: 50-89
- Genre: Singer-songwriter
Paul Simon gained fame in the legendary duo Simon & Garfunkel, and made 13 world famous solo albums.

Concerts in Amsterdam - November

Some of the best Amsterdam concerts in November include:

The Lumineers

- Date: November 7
- Where: Heineken Music Hall
- Tickets: 32,50
- Genre: Folk rock
This band reflects its life through recognisable songs with refrains you can sing along to.


The Cat Empire

- Date: November 9
- Where: Melkweg
- Tickets: 39 
- Genre: Ska, reggae and more
An explosive mix of ska, rock, reggae, funk, jazz and party music.

The Cat Empire

Mura Masa

- Date: November 13
- Where: Melkweg
- Tickets: 17
- Genre: Electronic, hip hop
British producer and multi-instrumentalist Alex Crosson releases his monster hits on stage.

Bring me the Horizon

- Date: November 13
- Where: Heineken Music Hall
- Tickets: 31 
- Genre: Rock / metal
Starting at death-core, and later moving more to metal, pop and rock, this band keeps developing its sound.



- Date: November 21
- Where: Ziggo Dome
- Tickets: 40-52
- Genre: Alternative rock
Gritty melodies and clever lyrics bring together styles like Chicago sound, prog rock and college rock.

Elton John

- Date: November 22
- Where: Ziggo Dome
- Tickets: 47-63 
- Genre: Pop, glam rock
Elton John’s international Wonderful Crazy Night tour consists of many of his hits and some new songs.

Alexandra van Kampen


Alexandra van Kampen

English and Japanese theatre and culture are my forte. My mother was raised in England, and my grandmother in Japan. I studied Japanese Language and Culture, and Film and Photographic...

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