Performing Arts 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 exhibitio…
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 reggae…
Live Music in Dakar

Le Balajo

Excellent bar and venue for live music with mainly African bands.
Blues in Dakar


This cosy jazz club always impresses with good bands in a relaxed atmosphere.