Israel entertainment

Top Choice Jazz in Mitzpe Ramon

Mitzpe Ramon Jazz Club

A respected stop on the Israeli live music circuit, this intimate venue hosts major Israeli stars as well as local artists. For details on concerts (usually jazz, blues, reggae, African or rock), see the website or …
Top Choice Cinema in City Centre

Cinematheque

The flagship in a chain of Israeli cinemas, this branch draws a cultured local crowd for its screenings of classic, retro, foreign, avant-garde and experimental films. It often holds film festivals, such as DocAviv.
Top Choice Classical Music in City Centre

Charles Bronfman Auditorium

Home to the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, the Charles Bronfman Auditorium hosts world-class classical music performances several times a week. Look out for the occasional children's performances with stories (from …
Top Choice Live Music in South City Centre

Barby

This Tel Aviv institution at the southernmost point of the city is a favourite venue for reggae, electronica, funk and alternative bands. Occasionally hosts big-name acts, and the vibe is always positive with a capi…
Live Music in Jaffa

East West House

Jaffa’s East West House offers curated live music experiences that are set inside the former Ottoman-era villa of Jaffa’s primary doctor. A more low-key venue that Tel Aviv’s other music halls, Thursday evening conc…
Arts Centre in Nazareth

Liwan Culture Cafe

Founded to help bring cultural life back to the Old City, this cafe hosts exhibitions by Palestinian artists, most of them from the Galilee, and several free cultural events every week. A vegetarian plat du jour, co…
Theatre in Jaffa

Jaffa Theatre

Founded in 1998 in a multiarched Old Jaffa building to bring two cultures together, this stage showcases Hebrew- and Arabic-language plays, sometimes with English translations. Not afraid to run plays that tackle th…
Live Music in Haifa

Matnas Tverya 15

A community centre with frequent amateur concerts, performances and classes (including yoga, Pilates and tango). Art exhibitions change on a monthly basis and it's a friendly, creative space to mingle with locals. S…
Jazz in South City Centre

Beit HaAmudim

Tel Aviv's intimate live jazz venue welcomes a disparate crowd to its almost nightly gigs, which kick off at 9.30pm. Entry fee for gigs is 5NIS per musician, so if you see a band of five people, you pay 25NIS. Close…
Theatre in Akko

Akko Theatre Centre

Forging links between Jewish and Arab performers, Akko Theatre Centre is proud of its program of innovative multidisciplinary performances for adults and children, in particular the Alternative Theatre Festival.