Karnataka entertainment

Live Music in Bengaluru (Bangalore)

Humming Tree

This popular warehouse-style venue has bands (starting around 9pm), DJs and a rooftop terrace. The cover charge is anything from zero to ₹300. There's a good finger-food menu and happy hour until 7pm.
Spectator Sport in Bengaluru (Bangalore)

M Chinnaswamy Stadium

A mecca for cricket-lovers, hosting many matches per year. Check online for the schedule of tests, one-dayers and Twenty20s.
Live Music in Bengaluru (Bangalore)

Indigo XP

Always buzzing, this huge venue hosts bands, DJs, acoustic musicians and stand-up comedy. On the upper (sixth) floor there's a large terrace for dining and lounging. Also a good place to catch the cricket or footy.
Theatre in Bengaluru (Bangalore)

Ranga Shankara

All kinds of interesting theatre (in a variety of languages and spanning various genres) and dance are staged at this cultural centre. Hosts an annual mini-festival in late October/early November.
Live Music in Bengaluru (Bangalore)

B Flat

Popular pub and performance venue that features some of India’s best blues and jazz acts, alternative and indie bands, comedy, and even experimental theatre.
Horse Racing in Bengaluru (Bangalore)

Bangalore Turf Club

Horse racing is big in Bengaluru and can make for a fun day out. Races are generally held on Friday and Saturday afternoons.