Top Choice Live Music in Novosibirsk

Brodyachaya Sobaka

Weekends usually see live music performing at this grungy cabaret bar, while weekdays bring all manner of performing arts and other events ranging from clowns to quiz nights. Check the website for the schedule.
Top Choice Theatre in Novosibirsk

Opera & Ballet Theatre

For classical culture don’t miss an evening at this gigantic silver-domed theatre. Built in 1945, it's the largest theatre in Russia – bigger even than Moscow’s Bolshoi. The grand interior alone makes performances h…
Top Choice Puppet Theatre in Tomsk

Human Puppets Theatre 2+ku

Housed in a quaint log cabin near the WWII memorial (take ul Savinykh all the way down until you can go no further), this one-man, homey ‘robotic puppet’ theatre is a real experience, and one you don’t need to under…
Theatre in Tomsk

Drama Theatre

The drama theatre might be housed in a huge ugly slab of concrete on pl Lenina, but the performances are far from ugly.
Classical Music in Tomsk

Organ Hall

Beautiful organ concerts are held several times a month upstairs in the Atashev Palace. The acoustics are brilliant.
Concert Venue in Tomsk


Classical music and great big-band jazz. Hosts the Tomsk International Jazz Festival in the first week of June.
Theatre in Tomsk

Aelita Theatre

Eclectic offerings, from rock concerts to Indian dance to experimental plays.
Classical Music in Novosibirsk


Classical music concerts as well as a little jazz and other musical strains.
Spectator Sport in Tomsk

Tom Tomsk FC

Trud Stadium is the home of Siberia’s top football club. Since 2004 Tom Tomsk has spent a number of years in the Russian Premier League, making it Europe's most easterly top-flight football club. Unfortunately the t…
Stadium in Tomsk

Trud Stadium

Home stadium of local football side Tom Tomsk. There's a shop selling Tomsk scarves and T-shirts. It’s open 11am to 7pm Monday to Friday, and on weekends on home-match days.