Naples entertainment

Top Choice Opera in Toledo & Quartieri Spagnoli

Teatro San Carlo

San Carlo's opera season runs from November or December to June, with occasional summer performances. Sample prices: a place in the 6th tier (from €35), the stalls (€75 to €130) or the side box (from €40). Ballet se…
Classical Music in Santa Lucia & Chiaia

Associazione Scarlatti

Naples' premier classical-music association organises chamber-music concerts in venues that include the Museo Diocesano di Napoli. Local talent mixes it with foreign guests, which have included the Amsterdam Baroque…
Classical Music in Toledo & Quartieri Spagnoli

Centro di Musica Antica Pietà de' Turchini

Classical-music buffs are in for a treat at this beautiful deconsecrated church, an evocative setting for concerts of mostly 17th- to 19th-century Neapolitan works. Upcoming concerts are listed on the venue's websit…
Arts Centre in Centro Storico

Riot Studio

Need to escape the chaos of Spaccanapoli? Dive through the grand doorway of Palazzo Marigliano, up the winged staircase and into one of Naples’ most loved secret gardens. An experimental arts venue, where a cool cro…
Jazz in Toledo & Quartieri Spagnoli

Bourbon Street

Bourbon Street is one of the top spots for live jazz and blues, drawing a mixed crowd of seasoned jazz nerds and rookies. Acts are mostly local, with Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday nights featuring 'JamJazz' session…
Theatre in Toledo & Quartieri Spagnoli

Galleria Toledo

If it's cutting edge, independent or experimental, the chances are it's playing at this cult-status theatre in the Quartieri Spagnoli. Offerings span local and global plays and live music, with the odd offbeat artho…
Theatre in Centro Storico

Teatro Mercadante

Dating from 1779, the Teatro Mercadante is home to the city's leading theatre company, the Teatro Stabile Napoli. The company performs a mix of mainly 19th- and 20th-century classics from playwrights as diverse as L…
Jazz in Naples

Blue Around Midnight

One of Naples' oldest and most famous jazz clubs, this tiny swinging bolt-hole features mostly home-grown live gigs, with the occasional blues band putting in a performance. Best of all, you can nosh while you tap t…
Live Music in Naples


Locals hit this down-to-earth, barrel-vaulted watering hole for its regular programme of live music. Acts span everything from rhythm and blues to rock, jazz, classical guitar and cover bands. Check their Facebook p…
Booking Service in Toledo & Quartieri Spagnoli

Box Office

Inside Galleria Umberto, this ticket agency sells tickets to concerts, major theatre productions and football matches at Stadio San Paolo.