Armenia entertainment

Jazz in Yerevan

Malkhas Jazz Club

Let's start by saying that the Kardashian sisters spent an evening at Malkhas in 2015. This could be a recommendation, but could also be a warning – we'll leave it for you to decide. Armenia's most famous jazz club,…
Concert Venue in Yerevan

Yerevan Opera Theatre

The city's main entertainment venue was built in the 1930s and has two main halls: the Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall and the National Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet. Performance information is displayed on bi…
Live Music in Yerevan


Very popular with the young and wealthy crowd, with quite a few expats and Armenian diasporans thrown into the mix. It has an enormous bar, brings in top-notch DJs and serves decent food as well.
Club in Yerevan


This club is located in a huge underground space next to the Opera House. Anything goes here, from flying popcorn parties and lip-sync competitions to breakdancers and everything in between.
Club in Yerevan


Small lounge and part-time disco with Mondrian art theme and dancing on Friday and Saturday. The rest of the week it hosts live music acts. It’s back behind the Syrian sweet shop.
Blues in Yerevan

Avante Garde Music

Inside a slightly nasty old Russian block, this club hosts jam sessions, jazz and rock bands. Check the schedule on the website. Cover prices vary according to who is performing.
Club in Yerevan


Astral is to Yerevan what the Hacienda was to Manchester: ground zero for the dance-music scene. This club is located in a huge underground space next to the Opera House.
Gay/Lesbian in Yerevan


The most popular hangout is Melines a cellar bar located below the French restaurant. The building is slated for demolition but will hopefully relocate.
Jazz in Yerevan

Stop Club

This place is a popular live-music venue for a variety of genres. The musical spectrum ranges from jazz to reggae and rock. Check the website for upcoming events.
Cinema in Yerevan

Kino Moskva

Tickets are cheap and there is a bar, an internet club and a nightclub. Nice Soviet-classical balcony. Documentaries are sometimes screened here.