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Before and AfterEight (nine in fact)

You go there to listen to live music and have a drink (or drinks). Before 9 pm, the entry is free... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2017
Edouard T
New York City, New York
Bands & Beers

There was a different band every 30 min and the styles were completely different. Entrance was free... read more

Reviewed December 13, 2016
Barcelona, Spain
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Dec 22, 2018
“We waited and waited and waited some more but the band wouldn't play”
Feb 25, 2017
“Before and AfterEight (nine in fact)”
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Reviewed December 22, 2018

So the place is hip. It's cool. The staff is friendly. There is very little seating. It's a closer to a hole in the wall. The drinks are okay. I did not see any cocktails, mostly straight drinks. But the band would not play until...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed February 25, 2017

You go there to listen to live music and have a drink (or drinks). Before 9 pm, the entry is free and the artist(s) on stage are well known by their mother. After 9, more serious stuff starts, with experienced musicians (grass, country, etc, depending...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed December 13, 2016

There was a different band every 30 min and the styles were completely different. Entrance was free and also there beers on draught were changing.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

We visited here on a Saturday night. They advertised a comedian and a band. The comedian didn't turn up (although no explanation was given) and the band, when they eventually decided to take to the stage, were unbelievably bad. Locals in the crowd were apologising...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed February 2, 2016

Amnesia is a great little spot if you are there to hear music. We went on a night to see a specific band, that was near and dear to my heart, so that added to the enjoyment of the venue. Yes, it's small and the...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed May 21, 2015

Amazing atmosphere, we really loved chilling out listening to great music drinking $2 beer! I wish every city had a bar like this.

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed July 16, 2014

small crowded club but everyone was so enthusiastic. Music was great and watching the dancers was a show in itself. Real neighborhood type place

Date of experience: July 2014
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Reviewed April 30, 2014 via mobile

So nice place to have a beer :-) They have great stuff!!! Especially on Wednesday, there us a live music, if you are into swing dance, you should not miss here :-)

Thank Eli R
Reviewed October 11, 2011

One reason and one reason alone... Beatropolis plays there. Or played there. I hate Soju man. And it is tight a tight squeeze. I think you end up here because you like whatever band is playing. Beatro got me. However, I just don't fit in,...More

Date of experience: November 2010
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