Piano bar Maxim nightlife Amsterdam amsterdamjournal

Piano Bar Maxim

Piano Bar Maxim has the laid-back vibe of a piano bar in a place like New Orleans (or at least that’s how we imagine it to feel). While it’s true there are smarter venues in the city, shinier, chicer places, this one has its own low-ley energy, a sense of heart. Inside it’s a deep red boudoir sort of space, draped in velvet. There are thick burgundy curtains and lots of dark wooden furniture and – of course – there’s a piano, where every day of the week, from 9 pm till late, live music is played. See the official Read More

Bimhuis nightlife Amsterdam amsterdamjournal


The Bimhuis provides a perspective on Dutch and international music in over 300 concerts annually, in which a variety of jazz and improvised music can be enjoyed. The focus is on new developments, but we also offers a significant selection of more mainstream music. Open: Mon. – Fri. from 14:00 till 18:00, Sat. from 14:30 till 18:00 on concertnights from 18:00 till the end of the concert. See the official website here