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Top Choice Live Music in Žižkov & Karlín

Palác Akropolis

The Akropolis is a Prague institution, a smoky, labyrinthine, sticky-floored shrine to alternative music and drama. Its various performance spaces host a smorgasbord of musical and cultural events, from DJs to strin…
Top Choice Theatre in Plzeň

New Theatre

Plzeň's stint as European 'Cultural Capital' in 2015 saw the opening of this jaw-dropping new theatre building, which stages drama, opera, ballet and musicals. There's also a smaller stage (Malá Scéna, or Black Box)…
Spectator Sport in Prague

O2 Arena

The O2 Arena is Prague’s biggest multipurpose venue, and home rink of ice hockey team HC Sparta Praha. It can accommodate up to 18,000 spectators, and is used to host sporting events, rock concerts, exhibitions and …
Opera in Nové Město

National Theatre

The much-loved National Theatre provides a stage for traditional opera, drama and ballet by the likes of Smetana, Shakespeare and Tchaikovsky, sharing the program alongside more modern works by composers and playwri…
Opera in Brno

Janáček Theatre

This modern performance hall dating from the early 1960s is home to the National Theatre's highly acclaimed opera and ballet companies. Performances are held several times weekly in season; check the website for a c…
Live Performance in Smíchov & Vyšehrad

MeetFactory

David Černý’s ‘Meet Factory’ is a remarkable project that unites artists from around the world to live and create in an abandoned factory south of Smíchovské nádraží. The space is used for exhibitions, happenings, f…
Live Music in Staré Město

Roxy

Set in the ramshackle shell of an art-deco cinema, the legendary Roxy has nurtured the more independent and innovative end of Prague’s club spectrum since 1987 – this is the place to see the Czech Republic’s top DJs…
Live Music in Olomouc

Jazz Tibet Club

Blues, jazz and world music, including occasional international acts, feature at this popular spot, which also incorporates a good restaurant and wine bar. See the website for the program during your visit. Buy tick…
Theatre in Holešovice

La Fabrika

The name refers to a ‘factory’, but this is actually a former paint warehouse that’s been converted into an experimental performance space. Depending on the night, come here to catch live music (jazz or cabaret), th…
Jazz in Smíchov & Vyšehrad

Jazz Dock

Most of Prague’s jazz clubs are smoky cellar affairs, but this riverside club is a definite step up, with clean, modern decor and a decidedly romantic view out over the Vltava. It draws some of the best local talent…