Amsterdam BeatClub (est. 2003, produced by Ir. Vendermeulen) is known for promoting the ultracool music of the fifties and sixties era. It is inspired by The Beat Generation Jazz, Alan Freed's 50's Big Beat, 60's Beat Culture and early tv shows like 'Beat Club' & 'The !!!! Beat'. Many clubnights and festivals are organized at different venues and apart from deejays & live-music the parties often feature Go-Go Dancers, Burlesque performers, sideshows and cult veejay-visuals.
Expect an un-Beat-able Cocktail of the very best Vintage Music!
Greasy Soul, Sleazy Rhythm ‘n Blues, Frantic Rock ‘n Roll, Swingin' Sixties Sounds, Horny Hammond Jazz, Beat, Boogaloo, Twist à-GoGo, Garage Punk, Psych, YéYé, Finger Poppin' Popcorn, Ska, Surf, Exotica, Big Band Jive and Cool Cover versions
Numerous great artists have performed at Amsterdam BeatClub parties over the years: The Sonics, Arthur Brown, The Jackets, Bonnie St. Claire, The Spunyboys, Big Jay Mc.Neely, Phantom Four, Jacqueline Taïeb, Os Mutantes, The Kik, The Fleshtones, GONN, The Max Meser Group, Earl Jackson, Gizzelle, Georgina Peach & the Savoys, Messer Chups, The WiseGuyz, T-99, Wau Y Los Arrrghs!!!, Black Elvis, Meschiya Lake, The Rhythm Shakers, The Uppertones.. just to name just a few. Check the ABC Hall of Fame for (almost..) complete list!
Amsterdam BeatClub: The Best Place to Go! Go!
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Amsterdam BeatClub 20th Anniversary Party at Paradiso, July 23rd. '23
Amsterdam BeatClub: The Best Place To Go! Go! vol. 3
2 LP-set on Sonic Rendezvous/Munster Records + 16-page booklet
We are pround to announce the 3rd. volume in these series!
Here's another cool 2 record-set, featuring 33 bands and artists that all performed at Amsterdam BeatClub over the last 20 years. You'll find the best in Rhythm 'n Blues, Rock 'n roll, Surf, Beat, 60's Garage and everything inbetween, all combined on this compilation. Also included is a wicked 16-page booklet full of photos, rare flyers, full length stories and inside information about 20 years of Amsterdam BeatClub: "The Best Place To Go! Go!" Incl. many previously unreleased tracks!
feat. Les Robots, Spunyboys, Earl Jackson & the Savoys, Jansen & de Vries 4-tet, Gizzelle, The WiseGuyz, Mischief!, Dry Riverbed Trio, The Uppertones, The Hi-Stakes, Georgina Peach & the Savoys, The Two Timers, Los Killer Tones, The Skepticals, Doctor Velvet, Bebo & the Goodtime Boys, Les Synapses, The Kryng, Frankie, the Mocks, The Wyld Gooms, The Hello Weeners, Howlin' Jaws, T-99, Phantom Frank, Fleur, Los Sustos, Messer Chups, The Courettes, Martin Draax, The Jackets, Los Moustros del Espacio Exterior, Le Chiffre Organ-ization.
produced & compiled by Ir. Vendermeulen
mastering by Arjan Spies
artwork by Yves Vaillant
available in our SHOP !
Sat. Oct 21st.
Amsterdam BeatClub at De Nieuwe Anita
great music, fab cocktails, cool dancing & party-time!!!
-live band & deejays, more info soon-
E10 | open 20:00 - 01:00 | band starts 22:00 SHARP!
De Nieuwe Anita | Fred.Hendrikstraat 111 | Amsterdam
The Firebirds Rock'n'Roll Cruise 2023
Yes, we will cruise again!
"The new Firebirds Rock'n'Roll Cruise" awaits you in October 2023: We have selected the best route in the eastern Mediterranean for you. Our exclusive ship COSTA DELIZIOSA suits our theme cruise because of its innovative design, refined materials and the unique art of the sculptor Pomodoro and the architect Farcus has been embellished. The Costa Deliziosa is a dazzling jewel in the Costa fleet: elegant and comfortable in one, the perfect expression of the Italian lifestyle. Delicious down to the last detail: Polished steel and Murano glass underline the names of the decks, which are named after ornamental flowers.
Our Rock'n'Roll Cruise will again be an unforgettable music and dance festival in 50's style. The proximity to over 100 artists and an unforgettable holiday experience with fantastic cities like SPLIT, the breathtaking island of SANTORIN, the Greek capital ATHENS or DUBROVNIK are waiting for you. Daily concerts by bands and artists like The Firebirds, Earl Jackson, Peter Kraus, The Booze Bombs, Boogie Banausen, Ray Collins´Hot Club, Rhythm Torpedoes, Georgina Peach & The Savoys, and many more!
Not only on our two days at sea do we offer you varied entertainment with many bands, vinyl DJs and show dancers. Interesting dance courses or vintage fashion labels send their models onto the catwalk. In short: Pure Firebirds Festival on the high seas! Together with you we will bring the Firebirds Festival to the high seas again in October 2023! We listen to the concerts, celebrate pool parties, learn new dance steps during the dance workshops and swing it Dancing at Record Hops − not forgetting the culinary highlights of the Costa Deliziosa.
Let's cruise again - a week's dream vacation in the eastern Mediterranean with musical highlights from the Firebirds and many other artists!
Get your tickets NOW: Booking Link
We have got some cool Amsterdam BeatClub merchandise for sale !
Visit the ABC SHOP
Met een grote passie voor vintage muziek -en levensstijl is ABC Agency opgezet om zalen, festivals en bedrijven in contact te brengen met het neusje van de zalm van wat er in Nederland op dit gebied gaande is. Of het nu gaat om het boeken van een rock & roll-deejay, een boogaloo-band, een sixties soul-zangeres of een burlesque optreden.
Of moet er een compleet programma op maat ontworpen worden, incl. uitbundige acts en danseressen? Het is allemaal mogelijk bij ABC AGENCY !
Amsterdam BeatClub: official Tardam Records dealer!
TARDAM RECORDS is a vinyl record-label, based in Taranto & Amsterdam. A group of dj-friends join forces to release great 7″ records with a sixties dance feeling, like boogaloo, modjazz, soul, ska, r’n’b & funk. Music which can be enjoyed both on the dancefloor or at home, by collectors, music lovers and deejays.
Tardam Records catalogue is available at ABC SHOP