CONCERT REPORT: Amsterdam (July 12)

Canada and Europe (May 11 - August 3, 2008). Concert reports, set lists, photos, media coverage, multimedia links, recollections...
Dirk
Posts: 12
Joined: Thu Feb 07, 2008 10:33 am
Location: Bottrop, Germany

CONCERT REPORT: Amsterdam (July 12)

Postby Dirk » Tue Mar 11, 2008 11:27 am

Hi,
I am from germany and the nearest gig would be the one in Amsterdam. But what kind of Venue is the Westerdam??? I couldn't figure it out! Can somebody help me to find the venue to book tickets?
Dirk
The Good Son
Posts: 5
Joined: Sat Mar 08, 2008 4:40 pm

Re: What is the Westerdam in Amsterdam??

Postby The Good Son » Tue Mar 11, 2008 1:27 pm

I'm from Amsterdam, and I don't think I ever heard of a "Westerdam". I think it should be "Westerpark".
That's a park where there are often concerts and other events.
Dirk
Posts: 12
Joined: Thu Feb 07, 2008 10:33 am
Location: Bottrop, Germany

Re: What is the Westerdam in Amsterdam??

Postby Dirk » Tue Mar 11, 2008 1:46 pm

The Good Son wrote:I'm from Amsterdam, and I don't think I ever heard of a "Westerdam". I think it should be "Westerpark".
That's a park where there are often concerts and other events.
Ah, Thanks a lot!, that sounds more senseful! I have found out that Westerdam is a ship for cruises... So'll check out Westerpark! If I'll get more info I'll post it here!
Menni
Posts: 5
Joined: Thu Aug 18, 2005 6:45 pm

Re: What is the Westerdam in Amsterdam??

Postby Menni » Tue Mar 11, 2008 1:47 pm

Yes, it must be Westerpark, all kinds of concerts there this summer.. I'll be moving to Amsterdam before July and my parents (who probably wanna go as well) live right around the corner of the park. What a year, unbelievable!
rvandewiel
Posts: 100
Joined: Tue Nov 20, 2007 4:10 pm
Location: The Netherlands

Re: What is the Westerdam in Amsterdam??

Postby rvandewiel » Tue Mar 11, 2008 2:21 pm

Perhaps it is the "Westergasfabriek" , a building on the Westerpark? Or is that too smal?
Menni
Posts: 5
Joined: Thu Aug 18, 2005 6:45 pm

Re: What is the Westerdam in Amsterdam??

Postby Menni » Tue Mar 11, 2008 2:39 pm

That wouldn't make sense.. If for some reason Leonard would be performing indoors in Amsterdam, the venue would probably be Carré or something like that. Nope, I guess it's the festival setting.
Machiavelli
Posts: 4
Joined: Tue Mar 11, 2008 3:40 pm

Re: What is the Westerdam in Amsterdam??

Postby Machiavelli » Tue Mar 11, 2008 4:00 pm

Most likely Westerpark indeed.
s.p.fletcher
Posts: 3
Joined: Wed Mar 12, 2008 12:59 am

Re: What is the Westerdam in Amsterdam??

Postby s.p.fletcher » Wed Mar 12, 2008 1:12 am

rvandewiel wrote:Perhaps it is the "Westergasfabriek" , a building on the Westerpark? Or is that too smal?
i think that means factory
Dirk
Posts: 12
Joined: Thu Feb 07, 2008 10:33 am
Location: Bottrop, Germany

Re: What is the Westerdam in Amsterdam??

Postby Dirk » Wed Mar 12, 2008 11:18 am

No news about a concert in Westerpark yet....
User avatar
tomsakic
Posts: 5245
Joined: Wed Jul 03, 2002 2:12 pm
Location: Zagreb, Croatia
Contact:

Re: What is the Westerdam in Amsterdam??

Postby tomsakic » Wed Mar 12, 2008 11:24 am

It is Westerpark, Jarkko wrote somewhere last night that the names of some venues were corrected.

Now, is it in Amsterdam? AEG Live website ( http://aeglive.com/tourdates.php?id=177 ... type=event ) says "Amsterdam, Romania" :shock: :lol: :roll: Haha, somebody in the agency isn't quite good in European geography.

I just hope they're planning it better than a small indie US band I wont' name, which made its European tour itinerary using the Google maps, and after that they tried to go with the bus from Scandinavia to Croatia in 2 days (they were just 2 days late for the gig. That's a true story.)
User avatar
tomsakic
Posts: 5245
Joined: Wed Jul 03, 2002 2:12 pm
Location: Zagreb, Croatia
Contact:

Re: What is the Westerdam in Amsterdam??

Postby tomsakic » Wed Mar 12, 2008 11:24 am

Ahh, AEG website has corrected the names - now it does say "Amsterdam, NDL - Westerpark".
Raycords
Posts: 7
Joined: Tue Mar 11, 2008 5:47 pm

Re: What is the Westerdam in Amsterdam??

Postby Raycords » Wed Mar 12, 2008 11:31 am

I hope it's an inside venue, as it's more intimate and the sound is better.
Saw some of the "Live at Westerpark" concerts last year and the sound was not so great.
So let it be the Westergasfabriek, but Carre/Paradiso/Vredenburg will also do nicely.

Can't wait to see Leonard, he's on top of my "must-see" artists for years.

Cheers Ray
Raycords
Posts: 7
Joined: Tue Mar 11, 2008 5:47 pm

Re: Amsterdam, Westerpark, July 12

Postby Raycords » Wed Mar 12, 2008 2:59 pm

Ticketservice announces;

http://www.ticketmaster.nl/html/evinfo. ... 81&l=NL&C=

For non-Dutchies;

Ticketsale will start at Saturday March 15 th at 10.00 AM CET

Cheers Ray
The Good Son
Posts: 5
Joined: Sat Mar 08, 2008 4:40 pm

Re: Amsterdam, Westerpark, July 12

Postby The Good Son » Wed Mar 12, 2008 3:01 pm

http://www.liveatwesterpark.nl/

That's the Westerpark-site, just click on LC's name and it says: sale starts 15 March at 10.00 AM , that would be 9.00 AM GMT I think.
I fear this is an outdoor gig, but will off course try to get tickets none the less.
As I'm only 19 and discovered Leonard only last year, this will be the first time I'll see and hear him live.

Good luck to everyone getting tickets!
samjerram
Posts: 6
Joined: Mon Feb 11, 2008 5:30 pm

Re: Amsterdam, Westerpark, July 12

Postby samjerram » Wed Mar 12, 2008 4:03 pm

Any Dutch Leonard Cohen fans out there? I have just been on the Dutch ticketmaster site as I'm hoping to come to the Amsterdam concert. Can anyone tell me what 'Rang 1 (Excl. Servicekosten) € 59 Normaal € 59 Verzekerd' and 'Rolstoelplaats (boeken via 0900-3001250 45 cpm) € 59 Normaal € 59 Verzekerd' means?

Many thanks - would be very much appreciated! :)

Sam

Return to “The Summer Tour 2008”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 5 guests