Entertainment

Classical Music in The Hofburg & Around

Hofburg Concert Halls

The Neue Hofburg’s concert halls, the sumptuous Festsaal and Redoutensaal, are regularly used for Strauss and Mozart concerts, featuring the Hofburg Orchestra and soloists from the Staatsoper and Volksoper. Performa…
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…
Live Music in Stephansdom & the Historic Centre

Jazzland

Buried in a former wine cellar beneath Ruprechtskirche, Jazzland is Vienna’s oldest jazz club, dating back nearly 50 years. The music covers the whole jazz spectrum, and features both local and international acts. P…
Classical Music in Schloss Belvedere to the Canal

Kursalon

Fans of Strauss and Mozart will love the performances at Kursalon, which holds daily evening concerts at 8.15pm devoted to the two masters of music in a splendid, refurbished Renaissance building. Also popular is th…
Live Music in Vienna

Arena

A former slaughterhouse turned music and film venue, Arena is one of Vienna’s quirkier places for seeing live acts. Hard rock, rock, metal, reggae and soul (along with cinema) fill its outdoor stage from May to Sept…
Classical Music in Schloss Belvedere to the Canal

Arnold Schönberg Center

This brilliant repository of Arnold Schönberg’s archival legacy is a cultural centre and celebration of the Viennese school of the early 20th century honouring the Viennese-born composer, painter, teacher, theoretic…
Live Music in Alsergrund & the University District

Café Concerto

Concerto is another 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 use…
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…
Jazz in Stephansdom & the Historic Centre

Porgy & Bess

The program here features top-range modern jazz acts from around the globe. The dimly lit interior has a capacity of 350, and the vibe is velvety and very grown-up. Book well ahead.