Alsergrund & the University District entertainment

Arts Centre in Alsergrund & the University District

WUK

Charmingly housed in a vine-trailed building, WUK is many things to many people. It hosts numerous events in its concert hall: midsize international and local rock acts vie with clubbing nights, classical concerts, …
Cinema in Alsergrund & the University District

Votivkino

Built in 1912, the Votiv is one of the oldest cinemas in Vienna. It’s been extensively updated since then and is now among the best cinemas in the city. Its three screens feature a mix of Hollywood’s more quirky ven…
Opera in Alsergrund & the University District

Volksoper

Offering an intimate experience, the Volksoper specialises in operettas, dance performances, musicals and a handful of standard, heavier operas. Standing and impaired-view tickets cost €3 to €10 and, like many venue…
Live Music in Alsergrund & the University District

B72

Fringe live acts, alternative beats and album launches are the mainstay of B72’s entertainment line-up, which all attract a predictably youthful crowd. Its tall glass walls and arched brick interior are typical of m…
Cinema in Alsergrund & the University District

Kino De France

De France screens films in their original language, with subtitles, in its two small cinemas. The schedule includes a healthy dose of English-language films.
Live Music in Alsergrund & the University District

Café Concerto

Concerto is one of the bars on the Gürtel that hosts local live acts. Jazz and singer-songwriters feature heavily on the program, which is also peppered with DJs, and both the cellar and ground-level bar are used fo…
Live Music in Alsergrund & the University District

Miles Smiles

One of two bars in town named after legend Miles Davis, Miles Smiles is for the discerning jazz fan who knows when to clap for the solo. Live acts are irregular but always enthralling, and the atmosphere enthusiasti…
Live Music in Alsergrund & the University District

Café Carina

Small, alternative and pleasantly dingy, Carina is a musicians' (and a drinker's) bar. Local bands perform most nights – only a few feet from a normally enthusiastic audience – and the music is invariably folk, jazz…
Theatre in Alsergrund & the University District

Theater in der Josefstadt

Theater in der Josefstadt is a theatre in the Volkstheater mould, with an ornate interior and traditional German productions, founded in 1788. One hour before performances, tickets are available to students and scho…
Theatre in Alsergrund & the University District

Schauspielhaus

The Schauspielhaus pushes the boundaries of theatre in Vienna with unconventional productions, in German and often in English. Whatever the theme, you can guarantee it will be thought-provoking. Also for German spea…