After all the mayhem, the royal business, the remembrance of the previous week, let’s start off gently in a kid-friendly kind of way, Tun Fun is one of those amazing indoor playgrounds with the ball baths and giant slides and layers of tunnels to explore. It’s awesome. Jonathan’s kids love it.
For infants and kids up to 12 technically, but you can take older kids if they’re not bullies or jerks.
Open 10 to 6.
Entrance is 7 euros.
Mr. Visserplein 7
It’s been a minute since we talked about a quiz night and I’m bringing it back.
2 and a half hours of music based trivia from the 60’s to today. Bring the old people in your life, let them feel useful for a minute before you drop them off at the bus station and make fun of them on the ride home.
It’s super interactive with questions, pictures, video and music clips all hosted by the wonderful and talented Coco.
Doors open: 19:00
Popshow: 20:30 - 23:00
The popquiz is in English.
Popquiz team up to 5p.
The website says it’s sold out but there’s gotta be a way to get into this show. Seasick Steve is playing Paradiso tonight and I’ll climb the freakin' building if I have to.
Gasthuismolensteeg 7, between Dam and De Negen Straatjes
Just across from the SOLD OUT Frank Turner/Larry and his Flask show at Melkweg NoMeansNo, the Canadian jazz-loving post-punk trio is live and amazing at Sugar Factory.
Doors at 7:30 show’s at 8:00 and Tickets are 15 euro. and as promised, here’s that awesome drummer video.
There’s a lot on the program, check it out here.
The Rijksmuseum is open again and you can view Rembrandt's The Night Watch in its natural setting. Wanna know the whole story of this masterpiece? Why all the feathers? Why is the dog laughing? Where did all this take place? Did all this happen for reals?
Now you can actually take a physical, real life tour of the 400 year-old historical events behind the Nightwatch.
Tours are every Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 10.00 am, it takes 2 hours.
You have to make a reservation, don’t just show up like a jerk
Tours start, in front of the Rembrandt House, natch.
PH: 06-23565764 €25,00
Also starting this Thursday the 9th: The Rolling Kitchens!
Stuff your face at this giant, three day long version of Neighborfood market. This is a Dutch version of the popular American food truck phenomenon. The idea is that people who do one or two exceptional gastronomic tricks which they then sell to you at a reasonable price.
it all takes place at Westergasfabrik, which you will LOVE!
Easy Laughs...The Rumble at Crea
Get ready to engage in battle! The monthly gloves-less comedy show where the Crea in-house team asks a well-known improv group from around the country to kick it with them on stage and separate the Will Ferrells from the Adam Sandlers. Audience votes decide the winning team in each game, and one team emerges as Will Ferrell while the other has to live with being Adam Sandler.
Students € 4 others € 10
Joe Cocker is playing at the Heineken Music Hall tonight. There are still tickets available. They cost 49 euros plus.... It starts at 8pm. Joe Cocker is not John Belushi....sorry. €49 plus service costs
PENNYWISE is coming back to Melkweg and it’s gonna be amaze-balls, This is the 25th anniversary of the band which means I am really, really old.
€22.50 Doors at 7:30 show at 8:00
Finally, OT301 is showing Michael Cimino’s epic western Heaven's Gate tonight at 7:30.
Doors open: 19:30
Starts: 20:00 hrs
Until next time, be excellent to each other,
Nate and Jonathan