Live music

Whether you would like to listen to classical music, pop music, operetta, jazz…you name it, Budapest has got you covered! Luckily the city is buzzing with lots of great live music venues!

Budapest Jazz Club

One of our favourite venues of Budapest, it’s a must visit for all jazz/music fans around. Concerts are happening almost everyday, with late jam sessions several nights. Best Hungarian and gypsy jazz musicians are performing and their kitchen is worth checking out too!


One of our favourite underground ruin bars. Lámpás offers live music almost every night, with several jam sessions and open mic nights happening as well. Best place to be for an aspiring musician or if you just want try yourself out!

If Cafe

A great hole in the wall jazz club in one of the restaurant quarters of Budapest with concerts every night and great cuisine!

Palace of Arts (Müpa)

Although a bit outside of the center, Palace of Arts offers a wide range of programmes from classical musical concerts to more contemporary pop-rock performances as well. Be sure to check their website!

A38 Ship & Akvárium Club

A38 Ship is one of the most iconic concert venues and cultural centers of Budapest. Covering a wide range of genres, we’re sure you’re going to find a concert to suit your taste during your stay. Don’t forget to check their website!

Located in the heart of Budapest, Akvárium is a great club and concert hall open all year round. Offering great parties and live events, it’s an ideal place to hang out with locals and listen to Hungarian bands!