Top Choice Jazz in Kraków

Harris Piano Jazz Bar

This lively jazz haunt is housed in an atmospheric, intimate cellar space right on the Rynek Główny. Harris hosts jazz and blues bands most nights of the week from around 9.30pm, but try to arrive an hour earlier to…
Cinema in Kraków

Kino Kijów Centrum

Loved by Krakowians for its retro '60s Communist design and architecture, Kijów is one of many independent cinemas in Krakow. It's also home to a film cafe (10am to 10pm) and club featuring live performances. There …
Cinema in Kraków

Kino Agrafka

This small but stylish cinema is housed inside a YMCA building not far from the Planty Park. It has just one screening room that seats 109, but runs a regular repertoire of current, cult and foreign films. All are e…
Theatre in Kraków

Narodowy Stary Teatr

This is the city’s best-known theatre company and it has attracted the cream of its actors. To overcome the language barrier, pick a Shakespeare play you know well from the repertoire, and take in the distinctive Po…
Concert Venue in Kraków

Church of SS Peter & Paul

Evening concerts four nights a week of Vivaldi, Bach, Chopin and Strauss performed by the Cracow Chamber Orchestra of Saint Maurice. Buy tickets at the door before the concert or at any InfoKraków tourist informatio…
Concert Venue in Kraków

Bonerowski Palace

The Renaissance Hall of the Bonerowski Palace is home to regular evening piano recitals of music by Fryderyk Chopin, Poland's best-known composer. Check the website for details. Buy tickets at the venue or by teleph…
Concert Venue in Kraków

Church of St Giles

This tiny church hosts intimate, late-afternoon organ concerts, arias and Bach cello recitals (depending on the schedule). Buy tickets at the door just before the concert or at any InfoKraków tourist information off…
Live Music in Kraków


You can't beat Re for its excellent line-up of live music, which features indie rock bands from all over the world, playing up close and in your face. Even if you're not into the music, you'll love the shady courtya…
Opera in Kraków

Opera Krakowska

The Kraków Opera performs in the strikingly modern red building at the Mogilskie roundabout. The setting is decidedly 21st century, but the repertoire spans the ages, incorporating everything from Verdi to Bernstein…
Live Music in Kraków

Jazz Rock Café

Rock out almost any night of the week (from 9.30pm) in this inviting grungy bar. The place brings a post-industrial hipness to the Gothic cellar; staff are surprisingly friendly for it being so dark.