Concert Hall, Rock Club, and Indie Movie Theater
Lijnbaansgracht 234A (Leidseplein), 1017 PH Amsterdam, Netherlands
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    • 6:00 PM–3:00 AM
  • Sun
    • 7:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 7:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 7:00 PM–11:00 PM
  • Wed
    • 7:00 PM–Midnight
  • Thu
    • 7:00 PM–2:00 AM
  • Fri
    • 7:00 PM–3:00 AM
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The Melkweg is one of the most well-known cultural centres within and outside the Netherlands, and is unique because of a programme that unites five artistic disciplines under one roof: music, dance/theatre, film, photography and media art.


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  • "The Oude Zaal is the best concert hall in Amsterdam!" (2 tips)
  • "... mix of soul, funk, hiphop, jazz, boogie, disco and house." (3 tips)
  • "Really nice venue, as already said always something great..." (6 tips)
  • MTV

    De Melkweg – or Milky Way – has a long reputation as a live venue and will never let you down. A must-see on your night out in Amsterdam!

    MTV · November 6, 2013
  • citizenM

    Offers a program that unites five artisctic disciplines under one roof: dance/theatre, film, photography, and media art.

    citizenM · May 23, 2011
  • Spotted by Locals - city guides by locals

    visit the subbacultcha events or the gallery Read more

  • Johan S.

    Always good live performance's! Read more

    Johan Schaap · December 16, 2009
  • Jeroen vd B.

    There's bound to be a good concert or some cool event @ Melkweg!

    Jeroen vd Broek · August 5, 2009
  • Ramón v.

    The Oude Zaal is the best concert hall in Amsterdam!

    Ramón van Geytenbeek · October 22, 2010
  • GJ K.

    Don't talk during gigs, it's bloody annoying!

    GJ Kooijman · November 3, 2012
  • Frodo W.

    Watch a movie on the top floor; usually quiet and a good selection

    Frodo Willemsen · September 24, 2010
  • Michel d.

    Go after the entrance to the right and go upstairs, you will find a nice little bar where you can have a nice chat.

    Michel de Meere · November 18, 2009
  • Tineke T.

    Friday May 31st at Melkweg: Lovebirds Amsterdam, featuring DJ's D-Rok (NL) & Simbad (UK) with a warm mix of soul, funk, hiphop, jazz, boogie, disco and house. Read more

    Tineke Timmerman · May 24, 2013
  • arjanvangeel

    Great venue w/ lotsa cool bands visiting regularly. Having to pay for 'membership' is ridiculous and insulting, though.

    arjanvangeel · January 28, 2010
  • Sarah D.

    super concerts Read more

    Sarah De Vos · September 6, 2010
  • I amsterdam

    Melkweg is more than a pop venue! Be sure to check out its theatre performances and photo exhibitions, or simply catch a movie.

    I amsterdam · May 10, 2011
  • Ludvig R.

    Really nice venue, as already said always something great coming up of lots of different genres. Looking forward to a visit during upcoming ADE! Read more

    Ludvig Rudén · September 30, 2010
  • Jurg v.

    Rocking with Mastodon tonight!

    Jurg van der Jagt · February 6, 2010
  • Jordy L.

    Whether you're a rocker, hip-hopper or raver, there's always something to do here, for everyone's taste. Friendly and helpful staff and security. Coat check is quick and cheap.

    Jordy Licht · August 23, 2011
  • Felipe

    Is not my favourite venue in Amsterdam for a concert (the acoustic is pretty awful) but you can see great artist in here.

    Felipe · August 25, 2013
  • Amsterdam City Tours

    Amsterdam Bass Festival, 12, 13, 14 July 2012 Melkweg Located in Amsterdam city centre, Amsterdam Bass Festival is the first multi-day festival in The Netherlands for Dubstep and similar music genres. Read more

    Amsterdam City Tours · July 9, 2012
  • Que Pasa?

    Last show of the European part of the tour of Calle 13 at Thursday July 21st (2011) in the Max. for more info Read more

    Que Pasa? · July 11, 2011
  • Mark K.

    Watch pennywise

    Mark Kramer · January 27, 2011
  • Bailandesa

    Free wifi!

    Bailandesa · July 2, 2011
  • Ruth K.

    The other legendary club in A'dam. The Milky way also has a theater and cinema.

    Ruth Koleva · August 25, 2011
  • Esra K.

    Söhne Mannheims concert rocks

    Esra Kilic · March 12, 2011
  • Henry Jacques

    Fabo concerts! Read more

    Henry Jacques · June 13, 2011
  • Suzanne J.

    live music in a pleasant environment

    Suzanne Jurka · March 12, 2011
  • The Phantom Four &.

    Whenever there's a surfband attending De Melkweg, our friends over there ask us to come and play. Did 8 shows there and are planning the next one for spring 2011. We love this place!

    The Phantom Four & The Arguido · January 30, 2011
  • Nick

    Busiest on Thur--Sat, but check the website to see what’s happening every night. Big-name bands sometimes play earlier in the week. Check out website at

    Nick · July 14, 2010
  • Rivelino R.

    Go to Melkweg, skip the support and check out Raul Midon Read more

    Rivelino Rigters · November 16, 2009
  • Roland V.

    Them Crooked Vultures

    Roland Vegt · August 19, 2009
  • Belle P.

    If you are allergic to smoke, avoid this place.

    Belle P. · March 30, 2011
  • Bas S.

    Philip Glass. At his best

    Bas Schweitzer · May 11
  • Jeroen v.

    Great show!!

    Jeroen van Unen · April 23
  • DutchScene

    Goede zaal met altijd een goede line-up! - S

    DutchScene · March 14, 2011
  • Ernst-Jan P.

    Bezoek op een saaie avond de website en trakteer jezelf op concertkaartjes voor het komende half jaar

    Ernst-Jan Pfauth · October 7, 2011
  • Amsterdams Uitburo

    Melkweg is niet alleen een poppodium er zijn ook fototentoonstellingen, dans, theater en film!

    Amsterdams Uitburo · August 10, 2011
  • Olfertjan N.

    Prince rocks (of funcks maar dat klinkt niet)

    Olfertjan Niemeijer · July 24, 2011
  • Kevin v.

    Gemengd zwemmen op de zaterdag.. Feest!!

    Kevin van Zonneveld · May 23, 2010
  • DutchScene

    Check de review van Whitechapel in de Melkweg! - S Read more

    DutchScene · April 23, 2011
  • Selin D.

    Su bedava olsun

    Selin Demirci · February 10, 2013
  • Chiara S.

    50hurtz!! Elke 6 weken, moet je een keertje meegemaakt hebben!!

    Chiara Staal · September 7, 2012
  • Partizan D.

    Garderobe personeel is fokking langzaam!!!!'

    Partizan DJ · April 3, 2011
  • Альфред И.


    Альфред Инштейн · October 16, 2013
  • Joyce K.

    Naar mijn mening een van de betere plekken voor concerten. Niet al te duur en leuke artiesten :)

    Joyce Kok · May 8, 2012
  • Tess S.

    50hurtz is een aanrader!

    Tess Sjollema · April 8, 2012
  • Niels v.

    WTF! Moet je hier nu ook al betalen voor je jas/tas. Lidmaatschap, servicekosten is nog niet genoeg ckr..

    Niels van Seters · October 7, 2011
  • Cineville

    Ook in de Melkweg onbeperkt naar de film met je Cinevillepas

    Cineville · August 25, 2011
  • Jeffrey G.

    Goede muziek met klote visuals

    Jeffrey Goffings · October 19, 2012
  • Marjolein S.

    Altijd relaxed, ik heb er met plezier 9 jaar gewerkt...... tot 1989:)

    Marjolein Soederhuizen · June 24, 2012
  • Joost V.

    Melkweg? Neem een calcium tablet!

    Joost Verbiesen · March 18, 2012
  • Ed B.

    Geweldig concert van Steve Vai

    Ed Blok · May 8

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