Top Choice Live Music in George Town


Part of the China House complex, this shabby-chic bar, with an arty/warehouse vibe, is one of George Town's most reliable regular live music venues. Gigs usually kick off from 9.30pm, and there are great bar snacks.
Horse Racing in George Town

Penang Turf Club

Horse-racing events take place on two consecutive weekends every two months. Seats are cheap, but gambling on the race outcome is illegal. Horse riding is sometimes offered from Monday to Friday.
Cinema in George Town

Golden Screen Cinemas

Penang's biggest cinema complex with 12 screens and THX sound is in the Gurney Plaza shopping complex.
Performing Arts in George Town

Performing Arts Centre of Penang

Check the website to see what shows are on at this modern performing arts centre, in Straits Quay shopping plaza between George Town and Batu Ferringhi. There's an experimental theatre seating 150 people and a main …
Live Music in Batu Ferringhi

Hard Rock Cafe

The supporting act to the resort hotel next door is this restaurant-bar – one of the few places in Batu Ferringhi were live music is guaranteed every night from around 10.30pm. There's a cover charge (RM40) for non-…
Theater in George Town

Majestic Theatre

George Town's newest performing-arts space occupies what, when it opened in 1926, was the first 'talkies' picture palace in northern Malaya. The space has been beautifully brought back to life after laying abandoned…