The Melkweg is a popular music venue as well as a cultural center in Amsterdam
The Melkweg is a popular music venue as well as a cultural center in Amsterdam known for its broad pop culture. It is a nightclub with several purposes for a variety of audiences. Each year, hundreds of concerts, club nights, (music)films, theatre shows, expositions and multidisciplinary events attracts more than 470,000 visitors.
The venue is in the only surviving factory building located on the Amsterdam canal ring. The building used to be a milk factory, hence the name of the club.
In 1973, the Melkweg permanently turned into a cultural playground. Within 40 years, the building has undergone many big changes. Nowadays it has two concert halls, a cinema, a theatre and an exposition area. All the areas can be used separately for their purposes or they can be combined as one.
The club’s diverse program is what distinguishes it from the rest
The club’s diverse program is what distinguishes it from the rest. That is because both upcoming talent and established names share the stage in the Melkweg. Alongside the famous artists, upcoming talent can get the chance to reach a huge audience as well.
The exceptional location and the unique setting combine to make Melkweg an amazing and unforgettable experience.
Every Monday you can get free entrance at Melkweg with an Amsterdam Nightlife Ticket. Every Monday the club hosts its “Cheeky Monday” event. It is Amsterdam’s legendary drum and bass night which starts at 11 PM and ends at 5 AM.
The capacity of every event depends on which area will be used. This may differ from 50 to 100+ which means they could be sold out quickly. So don’t hesitate!
Buy your Amsterdam Nightlife Ticket now and enjoy the best of what Melkweg has to offer.
Monday, Friday & Saturday: 23:00-05:00
Lijnbaansgracht 234A, 1017 PH Amsterdam
Public Transportation Options:
Melkweg is located near Leidseplein where several trams and buses stop.
Tramlines: 1, 2, 5
Bus Lines: 170, 171, 172