Entertainment in Eastern Ethiopia

  • Entertainment in Harar

    National Hotel

    This vast dance hall is the only place in Harar that has a resident DJ. The music is a mixture of Ethiopian pop and reggae, with some traditional tunes thrown in. There’s no cover charge, but a bottle of beer costs Birr15.

  • Entertainment in Harar

    Tourist Hotel

    On weekend nights you can barely breathe for the crowds. Expect Ethiopian pop and international hits. This real earthy hang-out can become rough-and-ready, but that’s part of the fun.

  • Entertainment in Harar

    Samson Hotel

    This old-town place gets going early. Music kicks off around 8pm and dancing soon follows. It's popular with young Hararis. During the day it serves as a bar.