This legendary club occupies a hall above the central meat market. Popular for classic rembetika and laïka from a respected band of musicians, it often starts from mid-afternoon. Access is by a lift in the arcade. F…
In an industrial Bauhaus building near Gazi, this avant-garde multilevel warren has a bar, live performances, art and new-media exhibitions, a basement club, a tiny arthouse cinema and a roof garden.
Every summer this company performs its repertoire of Greek folk dances at its open-air theatre on the western side of Filopappou Hill. It also runs folk-dancing workshops in summer.
The city’s state-of-the-art concert hall presents a rich winter program of operas and concerts featuring world-class international and Greek performers.
There's a popular full-sized stage and dance floor at this restaurant; in summer, there’s more sedate live music on the terrace.
This Plaka restaurant is an institution, with live music nightly. It fills up late with locals – arrive early for a table.
Rembetika, laïka (urban popular music) and decent grub are on offer at this divey joint.
The box office for the Hellenic Festival (www.greekfestival.gr) usually starts selling tickets in May.
Above Exarhia’s popular souvlaki joint, this lively club usually plays until dawn for a student crowd.