Top ChoiceArts Centre in Dakar

Institut Français Léopold Sédar Senghor

This spacious arts centre occupying a whole city block is one of the main hubs of cultural activity in Dakar. It features an open-air stage (a fantastic place to catch a live-music gig), a good cafe, and...

Live Music in Dakar

Just 4 U

If you only have time for one live-music venue, don't miss Just 4 U. The small stage of this outdoor restaurant has been graced by the greatest Senegalese and international stars, from jazz to rap to folk and...

Live Music in Dakar


Owned by Youssou N'Dour, one of Africa's most notable musicians and Senegal's tourism and culture minister, this legendary club is always packed and jamming to anything from mbalax to international beats....

Arts Centre in Dakar

Goethe Institut

The German cultural centre frequently hosts exhibitions and shows films. It offers German-language classes, and there's also a library open to the public with German books, films, magazines and music.