De Ruimte


Huiskamer, podium, café, restaurant, werkplekken & platenzaak op de bovenverdieping van de Verkeerstoren in Amsterdam Noord. Concerten, kunst en cultuur, lokale biertjes en goed eten in samenwerking met diverse partners en curatoren.
Geopend woensdag t/m zondag vanaf 12.00 uur

Let op: van 1 t/m 7 januari zijn wij gesloten. Het restaurant en onze concertzaal zijn in deze periode wel af te huren voor heidagen, nieuwjaarsborrels, verjaardagsfeesten of breakdancecompetities.

Living room, concert venue, café, restaurant, workspaces and record shop at the top floor of De Verkeerstoren in Amsterdam Noord. Concerts, arts, local beers and good food in cooperation with various partners and curators.
Open every Wednesday to Sunday from 12:00

Attention: we are closed from January 1 until January 7. During this period, the restaurant and concert room can be rented for brainstorm sessions, birthday parties, New Year’s receptions or shoe tying workshops.

Upcoming events:

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06-12 SPACE IS THE PLACE: Grundstein + Klein/Stadhouders/Nillesen + Jan Nijdam Kwartet

SPACE IS THE PLACE: Grundstein + Klein/Stadhouders/Nillesen + Jan Nijdam Kwartet

Tuesday, December 6, 20:30, € 9 / CvA € 7 (money goes to the musicians)


Grundstein is the band of drummer, composer and improviser Stijn de Muynck. In May 2016 he made the album Pouancé with Malfliet and Huhn. Their music fluctuates between thoroughly composed chamber music and free improv. The search for sound is always at the core of their music.

Leonhard Huhn altsax, clarinet and basclarinet | Raphael Malfliet bass | Stijn de Muynck drums


Ensemble of three Amsterdam musicians meeting specially for this night.
Tobias Klein bassclarinet | Jasper Stadhouders prepared acoustic guitar | Etienne Nillesen prepared snare drum

Jan Nijdam Kwartet
Four gifted improv musicians turn Nijdams compositions inside out.

Jan Nijdam contrabas | Michiel Scheen piano | Alan Purves drums | Tobias Delius Saxophone & Clarinet

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08-12 SPACE IS THE PLACE: Dominic J. Marshall + Mete Erker Trio

SPACE IS THE PLACE: Mete Erker Trio ALBUM PRESENTATION + Dominic J. Marshall

Thursday, December 8, 20:30

Mete Erker is a saxophone player from Holland with a truly authentic style. He is renowned for his rich and warm sound, strong drive, and his very personal and expressive way of playing, at times reminiscent of the great jazz tenors of the ’60′s. Throughout the years Mete Erker  worked with music masters like Peter Erskine, David Liebman, senegalese master drummer Doudou N’Diaye Rose, South African jazz legend Winston Mankunku, and Russian piano virtuoso Simon Nabatov. His discography consists of 50+ albums. Mete Erker just finished his first solo album of his Mete Erker Trio, the main platform with which Erker explores the diverse traditions of jazz music. On this album he will be working in a classic trio setting with: Johan Plomp on double bass, Makki van Engelen on drums and special guest Bart Wirtz on saxophone.

Mete Erker saxophone | Johan Plomp double bass | Makki van Engelen drums

Dominic J Marshall is a pianist/beatmaker from Wiltshire, England, who studied at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam before forming a piano trio, with whom he has made four very well-received and lauded albums. He also plays in the British nu-jazz/electronic music group The Cinematic Orchestra. Parallel to his piano career, he has built up a following with several albums of self-produced beats, as his alter ego 〄 DJM 〄.

Dominic J. Marshall


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