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NEW SHOW: PUP (CA) + Newmoon (BE) Wed 25 Jan at Winston

PUP are back in Amsterdam and we couldn’t be more stoked!! Catchy, spunky, anthemic indie/pop-punk that’s raw as hell. At the small intimate Winston this time… prep yourselves for one of the best shows this year!

FFO: The Menzingers, The Flatliners, Joyce Manor, Beach Slang, Jeff Rosenstock, Modern Baseball



CONFIRMED: MUTE (CA) + Drunktank (NL) + Junkyard Safari (AMS)

mute-drunktank-poster-webFast, technical, and melodic skatepunk! With four albums under its belt – Blueprints (2001), Sleepers (2004), The Raven (2008) and Thunderblast (2011) MUTE has shared the stage with bands like Bad Religion, The Offspring, Rise Against, NOFX and Lagwagon.

SKATEPUNK FFO: Satanic Surfers, Atlas Losing Grip, A Wilhelm Scream, Belvedere, No Fun At All, Counterpunch


Clowns (AUS) replace Off With Their Heads on July 29th at Winston Amsterdam

13503100_1776765205869176_8928835103978243767_oUnfortunately Off With Their Heads had to cancel their tour BUT the show will go on and will be one hell of a melodic hc/punk night!
We are more then stoked that PEARS (USA) will be supported by Clowns (AUS) who blew us away at GROEZROCK with their dirty and gritty hardcore punkrawk!

FFO: Lagwagon, A Wilhelm Scream, The Bronx, Nightbirds

Read Ryan Young’s statement here and check out Clowns:


NEW SHOW: The Flatliners (CA) + The Decline (AU) + Harsh Realms (NL) Sun 21 Aug at Sugarfactory

the_flatliners_april_2013_by_scotte_woods_webEARLY SHOW! Our favorite Canadian punkrockers The Flatliners (Fat Wreck Chords) are back after a crazy great SOLD OUT show at the Winston in 2013 and their support of Lagwagon at The Melkweg last year. At the Sugarfactory this time (t.o. Melkweg) and with skatepunkers The Decline from ‘Stralia and our very own anthemic poppunkers Harsh Realms! We cannot wait!!

FFO: Dead To Me, The Menzingers, Banner Pilot, Off With Their Heads, A Wilhelm Scream, Dillinger Four, Pennywise


CONFIRMED: The Smith Street Band (AUS) + Muncie Girls (UK) + Coppersky on Wed 20 July @ Winston

125xNxthe_smith_street_band_hb_110216.jpg.pagespeed.ic.RhE9DVPFJFAfter playing at the Paradiso with the Menzingers, Groezrock and Punkrock Holiday, everyone’s current favorite Aussies are coming for ya!

FFO: AJJ, Iron Chic, The Front Bottoms, The Menzingers, Jeff Rosenstock, The Bennies, Apologies I Have None


NEW SHOW: Off With Their Heads (Epitaph/USA) + PEARS (Fat Wreck) Fri 29 July @ Winston

OWTH + PEARS headerLast year they packed the Winston, played GROEZROCK and tonight they will be playing with their friends PEARS this is gonna be an amazing show you guys!!

FFO: Dillinger Four, The Copyrights, Red City Radio, The Lawrence Arms, Banner Pilot, Boysetsfire, Against Me!, Jawbreaker, Descendents


CONFIRMED: PEARS (Fat Wreck) + Smash The Statues (NL) + Sweet Empire (NL) Tue 3 May @ Winston

PEARSThey are touring with Dag Nasty, playing GROEZROCK and coming to Amsterdam for a headline show… STOKED. Seriously ferocious no-bullshit in-your-face hardcore (Minor Threat/Black Flag) and extremely melodic and lighthearted pop-punk. Off With Their Heads frontman loved the band so much he put their album out on vinyl. PEARS is one of those bands you just have to see live!

FFO: Off With Their Heads, Descendents, Dag Nasty, Brutal Youth, Lagwagon, Good Riddance, Western Addiction, A Wilhelm Scream


NEW SHOW: Modern Baseball (USA) + PUP (CA) + Three Man Cannon (ft Tigers Jaw mmbrs) Sun 17 Apr @ Sugarfactory

Modern BaseballFFO: The Front Bottoms, Tigers Jaw, The Menzingers, The Wonder Years, The Hotelier, Seahaven, Into It. Over It.

After a sold out Winston show Modern Baseball is back in Amsterdam right before playing Groezrock 2016. It’s catchy indie/emo punk with a sharp, melodic rock twist. They are supported by one of the most exciting new bands: PUP. It’s catchy, anthemic, and raw as hell.


CONFIRMED: Jeff Rosenstock (BTMI / USA) ☆ Great Cynics (UK) ☆ Sparrow Falls (NL) Thu 7 April @ Winston

jeff-rosenstock-nausea-960Finally we have Jeff in Amsterdam! His remarkable new indie-pop/punk album We Cool? was a hit as were his shows at FEST. For the first time without Bomb The Music Industry!… This show is gonna be so good.

FFO: Bomb The Music Industry!, Andrew Jackson Jihad, PUP, Joyce Manor, Beach Slang, The Menzingers, Modern Baseball, Spraynard


EXCL DUTCH SHOW ★ Foxing (USA) ☆ TTNG (This Town Needs Guns/ UK) Wed 20 April @ Winston

foxing-ttng-tour-datesAfter a full house with Tigers Jaw last August, FOXING (USA) are back with their pop-punk/emo/indie rock supported by UK’s TTNG (This Town Needs Guns)

FFO: Joyce Manor, mewithoutyou, Tigers Jaw, The Front Bottoms, Balance and Composure, Modern Baseball, Seahaven, Mooseblood, Tiny Moving Parts, Prawn, Dads, The Hotelier, The World Is A Beautiful Place

Doors 8pm | TTNG 8.30 – 9.15 pm | Foxing 9.30 – 101.30 pm