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Top Choice Live Music in Noord

Bird Jazz Club

Named for American jazz saxophonist Charlie 'Bird' Parker; Bird is the city's temple to jazz but also programs soul, hip-hop, funk and electronica; check the online agenda to see who's playing and prepurchase ticket…
Top Choice Live Music in Den Haag

Paard

Call it a club, a temple to live music or just a great place to hang out, Paard is a Den Haag institution. The program of live music is eclectic – everything from jazz to metal, blues, roots, reggae and soul – and f…
Dance in Den Haag

Nederlands Dans Theater

This world-famous dance company has two main components: NDT1, the main company, and NDT2, a junior training division. The main company performs regularly in Den Haag, as well as internationally; tickets can be purc…
Cinema in Westen

KINO

Since the ribbon was cut in 1909, this legendary Rotterdam cinema has had bit-part roles as a music venue, a theatre and even as a hospital. Renovated in 2016, when it reopened as KINO, it now houses four cinemas, a…
Cinema in Middelburg

Cinema Middelburg

Occupying the wonderful early-17th-century Kloveniersdoelen, a Flemish-style building built as a military academy, this excellent cinema screens cult classics and new-release arthouse films. The convivial cafe/bar d…
Cabaret in Zuiden

Theater Walhalla

Named after a louche pre-WW2 dance hall that once entertained sailors in this area, this pocket-sized theatre stages cabaret, music and theatre acts. On Sundays, there are often special shows for children. Check the…
Live Music in Delft

Bebop Jazzcafé

Live jazz plays every Sunday at this bruin café, which has a dark indoor space and a summer-only beer garden. There are jam sessions on Tuesdays, live bebop on Wednesdays and jazz on some Sunday afternoons. Check th…
Live Music in Centrum

Worm

Music here has a try-anything, do-anything vibe. Media mash-ups, queer nights, film screenings, performance art and experimental music are some of the more-mundane events. It's part of the Kunstblock artistic hub.
Live Music in Leiden

Dranklokkal de WW

On Friday and Saturday, live rock in this bar can expand to an impromptu stage in the alley, with crowds trailing up to the main street. On other nights DJs play. Though the emphasis is on the music, there's a great…
Live Music in Westen

Rotown

A smooth bar; a dependable live-rock venue; an agreeable restaurant; a popular meeting place. The musical program features new local talent, established international acts and crossover experiments.