List of Famous Bands from Amsterdam

List of Amsterdam bands, listed by their level of fame. This Amsterdam musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Amsterdam bands are included, as well as many Amsterdam musicians of underground status. This list of Amsterdam musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Amsterdam bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

This list features bands like Jan Akkerman and Candy Dulfer.

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  • Jan Akkerman
    Rock music, Jazz fusion, Progressive rock
    • Albums: Passion, A Talent's Profile, Profile, Focus in Time, Eli
    Jan Akkerman (born 24 December 1946) is a Dutch guitarist. He first found international commercial success with the band Focus, which he co-founded with Thijs van Leer. After leaving Focus, he ...more
  • Candy Dulfer
    Nu jazz, Smooth jazz, Funk
    • Albums: Sax-A-Go-Go, Saxuality, Saxuality, Candy Store, Big Girl
    Candy Dulfer (born 19 September 1969) is a Dutch jazz and pop saxophonist from the Netherlands. She is the daughter of jazz saxophonist Hans Dulfer. She began playing at age six and founded her band ...more
  • Don Diablo
    Electro House, Progressive House, House
    • Albums: Life is a Festival, Useless, Blow (feat. The Beatkidz), Fade Away (Round & Round), Crowd Pleaser
    Don Pepijn Schipper (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈdɔn pɛˈpɛin ˈsxɪpər]; born 27 February 1980), better known by his stage name Don Diablo, is a Dutch DJ, record producer, musician and songwriter of ...more
  • Hans Dulfer
    Jazz fusion, Jazz
    • Albums: Dig!, Skin Deep!, Papa's Got a Brand New Sax, Essential, Big Boy
    Hans Dulfer (born 28 May 1940) is a Dutch jazz musician who plays tenor saxophone. Hans Dulfer was born on 28 May 1940 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. He began at age 17 and has been referred to as "Big ...more
  • Kamil Rustam
    Film score
    Kamil Rustam is an American guitarist, composer, arranger, songwriter and producer whose musical career has made known as a prolific musician in many different styles. Rustam was born in Amsterdam, ...more
  • 2 Unlimited
    Hip hop music, Pop music, Tech house
    • Albums: Get Ready For This (Deruyter remix), II, No Limits!, Real Things, Get Ready
    2 Unlimited is a Dutch-based dance project founded in 1991 by Belgian producers Jean-Paul DeCoster and Phil Wilde and fronted by Dutch rapper Ray Slijngaard and Dutch vocalist Anita Doth. During five ...more