Concerto combines coffee and more

Concerto combines coffee and more

Mar 7, 2013 |  by  |  Music, Spots
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Did you already discover the coffee mansion hidden behind Concerto‘s large windows? This glorious music shop now serves coffee and sandwiches during the day as well. Founded in 1955, this LP Valhalla had the best of most genres and thus served as a meeting place for musicians and other hippies as well. This nostalgic vibe is still present, since John Lennon whispers through the speakers while I’m enjoying my cappuccino at the reading table. Imagine all the people that hanged here and it’ll become your new favourite spot on the Utrechtsetraat too.

Free Concerts

Besides the huge offer of CDs, (photo) books and a lot of electronic devices I don’t know about, their performances called Instores are something you should keep an eye on. The small stage in the back makes a cosy environment for live concerts. My short term recommendation goes out to the lisping Lucky Fonz III, who will sing a couple of songs from his new album All of Amsterdam on the 17th of March. You might remember him from the song Jongens, but now he’s back in English. Warm guitar melodies, perfect for this Sunday afternoon.

Concerto and Coffee

When: Mondays till Sundays 10:00-18:00 (Thursdays till 21:00, Sundays from 12:00).
Where: Utrechtsestraat 52-60
Online: Platomania and Facebook

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