Live Music in Yogyakarta

Asmara Art & Coffee Shop

It calls itself an art and coffee shop, but this split-level joint feels like a restaurant and bar with frequent live bands from 9pm. Regulars include a really good reggae band on Thursdays and there's a fun, mixed …
Puppet Theatre 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.
Dance in Yogyakarta

Ramayana Ballet Purawisata

Nightly traditional dance performances of the Ramayana at 8pm, which goes for around 1½ hours. You can dine here and watch the show (420,000Rp).
Live Music in Yogyakarta

K Meals

A fairly stock-standard pub but worth dropping in for its live music from Tuesday to Saturday nights. Bands start from 8pm, with normally blues on Thursdays and reggae on weekends.
Live Music in Yogyakarta


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