Live Music in Kyzyl

Tuvan National Orchestra

The Tuvan National Orchestra has a large studio within the Centre for Tuvan Culture – between 10am and 2pm most weekdays tourists are welcome to sit in on their rehearsal sessions.

Cinema in Krasnoyarsk

Dom Kino

A place to watch sophisticated art-house cinema, often shown in the original language, with Russian subtitles.

Live Music in Irkutsk

Rock'n'Roll Pub

Head to this cheap no-frills pub and diner to check what Siberian and indie music are about.

Live Music in Irkutsk


A slick entertainment centre with four bars, frequent live gigs and DJ parties.

Live Music in Krasnoyarsk

Mod's Bar

This new and smarter-than-usual nightlife venue, located inside Grand Hall Siberia in Vzlyotka area (east of the centre), runs DJ and live-music events, as well as dance and art performances during weekends....

Theatre in Krasnoyarsk

Opera-Ballet Theatre

The architecturally nondescript Opera-Ballet Theatre has daily performances of productions such as Carmen, Swan Lake and Romeo and Juliet starting in the early evening, October to June.

Live Music in Krasnoyarsk

Burton Bar

A far-flung indie rock and 'intellectual hip-hop' (whatever that is!) venue run by fans of the film director Tim Burton.

Live Music in Krasnoyarsk

Rock-Jazz Kafe

This dark venue showcases live bands around an upturned motorcycle from 10pm most days.

Live Music in Krasnoyarsk


The Philharmonia has three concert halls showcasing folk, jazz and classical music.

Puppet Theatre in Krasnoyarsk

Puppet Theatre

Classic Russian puppet shows such as Chuk i Gek, Doktor Aybolit and Goldilocks for kids and adults alike.

Live Music in Irkutsk

Philharmonic Hall

Historic building staging regular children’s shows and musical programs from jazz to classical.