Mulligans Irish Music Bar

Mulligans Irish Music Bar There are dozens of “Irish” bars in Amsterdam. And only one Mulligans. Mulligans Irish Music Bar looks right out on the river Amstel, from which Amsterdam took its name eight centuries ago. Over the years its easy location, casual friendly atmosphere, and the blend of quirky characters who call it home, have somehow made Mulligan’s into a legendary meeting place for musicians, writers, artists and other unsavoury types — as well as a destination for thousands of curious visitors from abroad.

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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

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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