Yogyakarta entertainment

Live Music in Yogyakarta

Asmara Art & Coffee Shop

It calls itself an art and coffee shop, but this split-level grungy venue is more like a restaurant and bar. Frequent live bands play here from 9pm. Regulars include a really good reggae band on Thursdays and there'…
Live Music in Yogyakarta

K Meals

A fairly standard pub, but worth dropping in for the live music. Bands play from 8pm and feature acoustic music on Mondays, the Top 40 on Tuesdays, classic rock on Wednesdays, the blues on Thursdays, and reggae on F…
Dance in Yogyakarta

Ramayana Ballet Purawisata

Nightly traditional dance performances of the Ramayana at 8pm, which go on for around 1½ hours. You can dine here and watch the show (600,000Rp). To watch the show without dinner, if booked a month in advance, costs…
Puppetry in Yogyakarta

Sono-Budoyo Museum

Popular two-hour performances nightly from 8pm to 10pm; the first half-hour involves the reading of the story in Javanese, so most travellers skip this and arrive later.
Live Music in Yogyakarta


An intimate bar and one of the city’s key live-music venues. There are bands most nights from 9pm.