Live Music in Vientiane

Anou Cabaret

On the ground floor of the Anou Paradise Hotel the cabaret has been swinging along here for years. It's a funny place, with old crooners and a palpable 1960s feel.
Performing Arts in Vientiane

National Circus

The old 'Russian Circus' established in the 1980s is now known as Hong Kanyasin. It performs from time to time in the National Circus venue, in the north of town. Check for dates in the Vientiane Times.
Live Music in Vientiane

Wind West

A roadhouse-style bar and restaurant, Wind West has live Lao and Western rock music most nights. The music usually starts about 9pm and finishes around 1pm. Depending on the night it can be heaving, or completely de…
Cinema in Vientiane

Centre Culturel et de Coopération Linguistique

Dance, art exhibitions, literary discussions and live music all take place in this Gallic hive of cultural activity. As well as cult French films – shown weekends at 3pm (kids) and 6.30pm (adults) – the centre also …
Theatre in Vientiane

Lao National Culture Hall

This huge government building occasionally plays host to government-approved dance or musical performances.
Theatre in Vientiane

Lao National Opera Theatre

This state-sponsored performance venue features a smorgasbord of Lao entertainment ranging from self-proclaimed 'Lao oldies' to Lao boxing and traditional performances of Pha Lak Pha Lam, the Lao version of the Indi…