Entertainment

Classical Venues

For Live Gigs

  • Nuovo Cinema Palazzo Exciting creative happenings in San Lorenzo's former Palace Cinema.
  • Blackmarket Bar filled with vintage sofas and armchairs, great for eclectic, mainly acoustic live music.
  • Caffè Letterario Live gigs in a post-industrial space of a former garage: designer looks, gallery, co-working space, stage and lounge bar.
  • Lanificio 159 Ex-wool factory hosting underground live gigs alongside club nights.
  • ConteStaccio Free live music on the Testaccio clubbing strip.

For Jazz

  • Alexanderplatz Rome's foremost jazz club, with a mix of international and local musicians.
  • Auditorium Parco della Musica Stages, among other things, the Roma Jazz Festival.
  • Charity Café Spindly tables and chairs, in an intimate space, hosting regular live gigs.
  • Big Mama An atmospheric Trastevere venue for jazz, blues, funk, soul and R&B.
  • Gregory's Jazz Club Popular with local musicians, a smooth venue close to the Spanish Steps.

Theatres

Festivals

  • Carnevale Romano Processions, costumes, parties and confetti – a blow-out before Lent celebrating the end of winter.
  • Roma Incontra il Mondo Glorious World music acts play close to the lake in Villa Ada.
  • Lungo il Tevere Open-air cinema and stalls line the Tiber riverbank and Tiberina island.
  • Romaeuropa Autumn celebration of theatre, opera and dance.
  • Festa de' Noantri Trastevere's raucous street party in July.

Sporting Venues