Must see entertainment in Bordeaux

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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.

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    Auditorium

    Music concerts embracing all genres – classical, jazz, blues, world music, orchestral performances – take to the stage at this concert hall.

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    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…

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    Théâtre Femina

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

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    Box Office

    For theatre tickets and tickets for concerts, gigs and so on, head to this ticket office inside Bordeaux's covered shopping gallery, Galerie Bordelaise.

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    Le Port de la Lune

    Check online for the line-up of gigs at this dark, atmospheric jazz club.