Athens' Live Music Scene Guarantees Vibrant Entertainment



Visitors to Athens would prefer to experience the live music bars and clubs with rock, jazz and popular music, performed by groups or individual singers. Musicians from abroad often visit Athens to hold some performances, but the local musical scene is also very interesting, with creative young musicians, many of whom have followed successful  careers. The atmosphere varies from one club to another, depending of the style of music, but in general it is vibrant and the performances can go on until the small hours. Baraki on Didotou in Kolonaki hosts  groups  with a varied repertoire, including jazz, rock and traditional Greek music , An club is the oldest rock club in Athens, with a long history as a meeting point in the bohemian neighborhood of Exarcheia, Kyttaro  music club is known for its  history in quality over the years which have left their sign on local musical culture and memory, Half Note Jazz Club is an all time classic in Athens, with a successful history which goes back many years, Six Dogs is the favorite place to hang out for fans of the underground techno scene, at Floral, live concerts are often held in the evenings, Enzzo de Cuba provides lively entertainment until the small hours, Kitty Cat on Stadiou street has an interesting blend of American and Asian influences with a vibrant atmosphere, at Jazz Point you can listen to interesting musical selections with live music, Mike's Irish Bar has been a favorite for many years




Enzzo Club is considered an all time classic, as a standard meeting point since 1997 for clubbers in the Attica area and not only. Vibrant atmosphere, great cocktails and high energy until the small hours. During the day you can enjoy your...  Read More




In the USA there was the Fillmore Auditorium, in England the Marquee Club and the UFO and in Greece the Rodeo and Kyttaro. Music clubs with a history in quality over the years which have left their sign on local musical culture and memory. With...  Read More


Baraki on Didotou
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The Baraki on Didotou is situated on an uphill street in Kolonaki, in the space where the famous Vasilis bar was for many years. An attractive space decorated with murals on musical subjects, which hosts live music with singers or groups. The...  Read More




Floral café & books, located at the edge of Exarchia Square in the heart pf a bohemian, neighborhood that is becoming bobo, this large literary café occupies a 1930s building built by a student of Le Corbusier. This magnificent...  Read More




Mike's Irish Bar opened in 1999 and since then has remained a great favorite in Athens, attracting both Athenians and visitors. Following the Irish style, the decor is mainly in wood, genuine barrels and a stage which has welcomed celebrities...  Read More


Jazz Point
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Jazz Point is situated very close to central Syntagma square, and is ideal for a coffee, a glass of wine, a light snack with home made pies, tasty sandwiches and fresh salads, or a cocktail, any time of the day, until late at night. The musical...  Read More


An Club
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An club is the oldest rock club in Athens, with a long history as a meeting point in the bohemian neighborhood of Exarchia. For almost twenty years the most important names in Greek and international music have performed on the scene, offering...  Read More


Kitty Cat
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Kitty Cat in an arcade on central Stadiou street in the center of Athens is an intelligent combination of American and Asian elements. Situated in the location of an ex Asian restaurant, whose decor was left almost untouched, it has a unique and...  Read More




Six d.o.g.s is the favorite place to hang out for fans of the underground techno scene. This highly avant garde locale, situated in the business centre of Athens, is actually a day/all night cultural centre which can host live gigs,...  Read More


Half Note Jazz Club


Half Note Jazz Club is an all time classic in Athens, with a successful history which goes back to 1979. Well known international and Greek musicians from the jazz scene have played here over the years. The seasonal program includes about 250...  Read More


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Meet Nelly Paraskevopoulou

Born and bred in Athens, Nelly went on the move after finishing high school and spending some years working in textiles.  For her, Italy was the next chapter. But, after 12 years, it was back...  More About Nelly

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