Bordeaux entertainment

Arts Centre in Saint-Seurin & Fondaudège

La Grande Poste

Admire the art-deco domed ceiling and original octagonal windows of this former post office, telephone and telegraph centre where Bordelais once queued to send messages via electrical signals. Closed in the 1970s, i…
Concert Venue in Bordeaux

Bordeaux Métropole Arena

Up to 11,300 spectators can fit in Bordeaux's sparkling new arena, a curvaceous white 'pebble' designed by French architect Rudy Ricciotti, 5km south of the city centre on the Rive Droite (Right Bank) of the Garonne…
Live Music in Bordeaux

La Guinguette Chez Alriq

For summertime music on the Rive Droite, there is no finer spot than this seasonal guinguette (open-air dance hall), with a couple of bars, casual food and live music covering everything from jazz and swing, to pop …
Live Music in Saint-Pierre, Saint-Paul & the Triangle d'Or

Le Fiacre

A longstanding veteran of 20-odd years on the drinking and music scene, Le Fiacre continues to pull in the crowds with its live rock concerts and fantastic DJ sets. Expect live gigs most weeks on Thursday to Saturda…
Live Music in Bordeaux

Le Bistrot du Caillou

Catch live jazz, blues and world music at this garden-styled cafe-bistro, next to the Botanical Gardens on the Rive Droite (Right Bank). Kudos for its surreal architecture: a curvaceous concrete bunker resembling an…
Live Music in Saint-Michel & Capucins-Victoire

Rock School Barbey

Catch live bands at Rock School Barbey, funky host to a stream of up-and-coming French and international indie bands. Admission prices vary depending on the gig. And yes, this happening space really is a rock school…
Theatre in Saint-Pierre, Saint-Paul & the Triangle d'Or

Grand Théâtre

Designed by Victor Louis (of Chartres Cathedral fame), this grand 18th-century theatre stages operas, ballets and concerts of orchestral and chamber music.
Concert Venue in Saint-Seurin & Fondaudège


Music concerts embracing all genres – classical, jazz, blues, world music, orchestral performances – take to the stage at this concert hall.
Arts Centre in Saint-Seurin & Fondaudège

Marché de Lerme

Occasional art exhibitions and cultural happenings are held in this former covered market hall, an eye-catching glass-and-iron structure designed by architect Charles Buguet in 1866.
Theatre in Saint-Pierre, Saint-Paul & the Triangle d'Or

Théâtre Femina

Plays, dance performances, variety shows and concerts. Buy tickets in advance at the box office inside Galerie Bordelaise.