Top Choice Live Music in Dalat

Escape Bar

Outstanding live-music bar, owned by blues guitarist Curtis King who performs here nightly with a rotating band (from 9.15pm). Expect covers of Hendrix, the Eagles, the Doors and other classics, but the improvisatio…
Live Music in Hanoi

Thang Long Ca Tru Theatre

Concerts of traditional Vietnamese music are held in this intimate restored house in the Old Quarter. Ca tru is indigenous to the north of Vietnam, and concerts feature a selection of the 100 or so ca tru melodies. …
Live Music in Hanoi

Jazz Club By Quyen Van Minh

This atmospheric venue is the place in Hanoi to catch live jazz. There’s a full bar, food menu and high-quality gigs featuring father-and-son team Minh and Dac, plus other local and international jazz acts. Check th…
Live Music in Ho Chi Minh City


Don’t be misled by the name: most of the musicians are fully plugged in and dangerous when they take to the intimate stage of the city’s leading live-music venue. And judging by the numbers that pack in, the local c…
Live Music in Ho Chi Minh City

Saigon Ranger

Centrally located just a short stroll from Lam Son Park, Saigon Ranger is a raffish live-music and performance venue with different acts from Tuesday to Sunday. Look forward to an eclectic roster of performers – inc…
Live Music in Dalat


Every night draws a good mix of locals and foreigners for the live music. The pool table and cheap drinks help too. On good nights the owner leads the place in a hot jam session, but there are occasional DJs crankin…
Theatre in Hanoi

Municipal Water Puppet Theatre

Water-puppetry shows are a real treat for children. Multilingual programs allow the audience to read up on each vignette as it’s performed. Although there are multiple performances daily, book well ahead, especially…
Live Music in Ho Chi Minh City


Happening venue with everything from live bands to DJs from around the globe. Now relocated to just across the river in District 4.
Puppet Theatre in Ho Chi Minh City

Saigon Water Puppet Theatre

Within the History Museum, this small theatre has performances at 9am, 10am, 11am, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm, lasting about 20 minutes.
Concert Venue in Ho Chi Minh City

Municipal Theatre

The French-era Opera House is home to the HCMC Ballet and the Ballet & Symphony Orchestra (www.hbso.org.vn), and hosts performances by visiting artists.