Entertainment

Live Music in Zürich

Rote Fabrik

With a fabulous lakeside location, this multifaceted performing-arts centre stages rock, jazz and hip-hop concerts, original-language films, theatre and dance performances. There’s also a bar and a restaurant. Take …
Cinema in Geneva

CinéTransat

Free summer movie series, held under the stars in Parc de la Perle du Lac. For more comfortable viewing, arrive early and rent a transat (lounge chair, Sfr5).
Performing Arts in Geneva

L'Usine

At the gritty heart of Geneva's alternative culture scene, this nonprofit collection of 18 arts-related initiatives is housed beside the Rhône in a former gold-processing factory. On any given night, expect to see c…
Live Music in Zürich

Helsinki Hütte

A leftover hut from the area’s industrial days, the Helsinki attracts people of all tastes and ages for its low-lit, relaxed band scene. On Sundays, catch house band Hollander Trio from Hell (country, rockabilly, ro…
Live Music in Geneva

Alhambra

Reopened in 2015 after extensive renovations, this gorgeous historic theatre with its cut-glass chandeliers, embossed silver ceilings and scarlet chairs makes a classy venue for live concerts ranging from Brazilian …
Live Music in Zürich

Bogen F

This vibrant performance space, attached to its eponymous cafe in Kreis 5's Viadukt complex, brings in indie artists from all over the world (recent performers hail from as far away as the US, Canada, Sweden, South …
Live Music in Zürich

Moods

Though this is one of Zürich's top jazz spots, other musical genres including funk, hip-hop, swing, Latin and world music also grab the occasional spot on its busy calendar.
Performing Arts in Geneva

Bâtiment des Forces Motrices

Geneva's one-time riverside pumping station (1886) is now a striking space for classical music concerts, dance and other performing arts.
Live Music in Geneva

Victoria Hall

Concert hall for the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande and Orchestre de Chambre de Genève.
Classical Music in Zürich

Tonhalle

An opulent venue used by Zürich’s orchestra and chamber orchestra.