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Top Choice Classical Music in San Polo & Santa Croce

Palazetto Bru Zane

Pleasure palaces don't get more romantic than Palazetto Bru Zane on concert nights, when exquisite harmonies tickle Sebastiano Ricci angels tumbling across stucco-frosted ceilings. Multi-year restorations returned t…
Top Choice Jazz in Strøget & the Latin Quarter

Jazzhouse

Copenhagen's leading jazz joint serves up top Danish and visiting talent, with music styles running the gamut from bebop to fusion jazz. Doors usually open at 7pm, with concerts starting at 8pm. On Friday and Saturd…
Top Choice Classical Music in Erzsébetváros & the Jewish Quarter

Liszt Music Academy

Performances at Budapest’s most important concert hall are usually booked up at least a week in advance, but more expensive (though still affordable) last-minute tickets can sometimes be available. It's always worth…
Top Choice Classical Music in La Ribera

Palau de la Música Catalana

A feast for the eyes, this Modernista confection is also the city’s most traditional venue for classical and choral music, although it has a wide-ranging program, including flamenco, pop and – particularly – jazz. J…
Top Choice Live Music in Naples

Lanificio 25

This Bourbon-era wool factory and 15th-century cloister is now a burgeoning party and culture hub, strung with coloured lights and awash with video projections. Live music and performances are the mainstay, ranging …
Top Choice Live Music in Leeds

Belgrave Music Hall & Canteen

The Belgrave has it all – as well as being the city's best live-music venue, its three floors encompass a huge bar bristling with craft beer taps, two kitchens serving the best street food in town, loads of shared t…
Top Choice Traditional Music in Skopelos Town

Ouzerie Anatoli

Wait till at least 11pm, then head to this breezy outdoor ouzerie (place that serves ouzo and light snacks), high above the kastro (fortress) near the southeast corner of the waterfront, to hear traditional rembetik…
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 Live Music in Hora (Naxos)

Della Rocca-Barozzi Venetian Museum

Special evening cultural events are held outside at the museum, almost nightly in summer. Posters around town advertise what’s on the horizon. It may be traditional music and dance concerts, classical piano recitals…
Top Choice Live Music in Old Reykjavík

Húrra

Dark and raw, this large bar opens up its back room to make a concert venue, with live music or DJs most nights, and is one of the best places in town to close out the night. Run by the same folks as Bravó, it's got…