Live Music in Ho Chi Minh City


Soulful portraits of John Lennon, Jim Morrison and James Brown look on at this cool shrine to live music. The environment: exposed T-beam joists and concrete floor; the music: anything from funk rock to metal, kicki…
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


Following the redevelopment of its venue in late 2017, this excellent entertainment cooperative pops up at different locations around town. Check the Facebook page for where to see everything from live bands to DJs …
Live Performance in Ho Chi Minh City

AO Show

Popular tourist-oriented showcases of Vietnamese music, dance and flying acrobats. Most hotels can book tickets and there is a box office at the Opera House.
Live Music in Ho Chi Minh City

Universal Bar

This bar sees some great acts for the roof-lifting live music that takes to the floor nightly at 9.30pm. Seats are out the front for people-watching along Bui Vien and multiple sports TVs provide further entertainme…
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

Conservatory of Music

Performances of both traditional Vietnamese and Western classical music are held here. Check the English-language section of the website to see what's scheduled.
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.
Cinema in Ho Chi Minh City

CGV Cinemas

Located on top of the Liberty Central Saigon Citypoint hotel, this centrally-located complex has five compact auditoriums.
Puppet Theatre in Ho Chi Minh City

Golden Dragon Water Puppet Theatre

Saigon's main water-puppet venue, with shows starting at 5pm, 6.30pm and 7.45pm and lasting about 50 minutes.