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, Mod-Jazz, Beat, Boogaloo, Twist à-GoGo, Garage Punk, FreakBeat, YéYé, Exotica, Finger Poppin' Popcorn, Ska, Surf, 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, Wyld Gooms, The Kik, The Fleshtones, GONN, The Hi-Stakes, Earl Jackson, Gizzelle, Los Sustos, Messer Chups, The WiseGuyz, The Mocks, T-99, Wau Y Los Arrrghs!!!, 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: 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. Feb. 24th.
Amsterdam BeatClub at De Nieuwe Anita:
The Mings 'Dont Make Sense' release-party!

great music, fab cocktails, cool dancing & party-time!!!

live: the Mings (album release party)
GoGo Girls: the return of the Watusi Gals!
dj's Ir. Vendermeulen, Jony Trash & Gary van Niks

The Mings
International garage-surf-punk supergroup formed by Dutch guitarist, singer and songwriter Dead Ming (69 Charger, The Great Munzini), French multi-instrumentalist King Ming (Thundercrack, King Automatic) and Brazilian drummer Wild Ming (The Dead Rocks, Dirty Coal Train) . Nothing but the best dance rhythms, soulful vocals and golden age Rock 'n Roll guitar licks, all with the powerful energy of 60's garage rock. Tonite The Mings release their fantastic new album 'Dont Make Sense' (Trashwax Records) at Amsterdam BeatClub.. you better be there!

..the return of the Watusi Gals!

E10 | tickets | open 20:00 - 01:00 | band starts 22:00 SHARP! | FB-EVENT
De Nieuwe Anita | Fred.Hendrikstraat 111 | Amsterdam

Sat. March 23rd.
Amsterdam BeatClub at De Nieuwe Anita:
great music, fab cocktails, cool dancing & party-time!!!

live: Oh! Gunquit (UK)

Oh! Gunquit is a London-based 'rumble-bop trash blitz freak-a-billy' five-piece that formed in 2011 after neighbours Tina Swasey and Simon Wild met each other while frequenting a North London vinyl-only sweaty cellar club DJ night. After an energetic pogo competition they decided to create a group blending their love of wild garage punk, exotica, raw rhythm'n'blues and surf-trash that's been described as a cross between The Cramps and The B-52's. The band name derives from a twist on a Native American-named outpost on the east coast of the US, a former artists' colony, and where a chief elder once 'cast all guns to the sea'. Oh! Gunquit is know for delivering 110% hi-energy live shows as it's their last day on earth. 3 lp's & 6 killer 45's have been released so far. This will be their first ever gig at Amsterdam BeatClub and it gonna be WILD!!!

dj's Ir. Vendermeulen & Yves of Destruction

E10 | tickets | open 20:00 - 01:00 | band starts 22:00 SHARP! | FB-EVENT
De Nieuwe Anita | Fred.Hendrikstraat 111 | Amsterdam

Fri. April 19th.
Amsterdam BeatClub at De Nieuwe Anita

great music, fab cocktails, cool dancing & party-time!!!

live 2 fab 60's Garage bands!
The Backdoor Society (It.) & The Dirteez (Fr.)
dj's Ir. Vendermeulen & Pallino spinning the hot wax!

The Backdoor Society (It.)
The Backdoor Society was formed in 2017 in Piacenza (Italy). Their music is strongly influenced by the Dutch Beat sound represented by bands like Outsiders and Q65, with echoes of wild R&B à la Pretty Things, by whom they were inspired to write their own originals. After 2 albums (both with 5 stars on Shindig magazine!!) and 2 45s, the band is on tour to promote the upcoming lp.
"Clearly a band that lives, breathes and embodies the essence of 1966 Nederbiet" (Shindig! Magazine)

the Dirteez (Fr.)
Voodoo Rock'n'Roll from Marseille
The Dirteez is a Rock'n'Roll band existing since the late 80s. They are from Marseille and have gone through many lineup changes and decades of enraged live music. Dirteez gigs are a deliberate electric communion, a worshipping mass where sacrifice is never in vain, a fest where rock'n'roll is celebrated with force, conviction and just what you need of novelty to get the crowd going for a burst of energy! Wild Cat Lou (guitar and vocals) and Clint Lhazar (vocals) have been there since the beginning. They are now accompanied by Tchoupy (bass) and Jeremy (drums). For better or worse, they are often referred to as the "Marseille Cramps"...

TICKETS! early bird E10 (ex serv) | regular bird E12,50 (ex serv)
open 20:00 - 01:00 | 1st. band starts 21:00 SHARP! | FB EVENT

De Nieuwe Anita | Fred.Hendrikstraat 111 | Amsterdam

We have got some cool Amsterdam BeatClub merchandise for sale !

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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