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Bali's Best Live Music Spots: Where Beats and Tunes Meet

Bali's Best Live Music Spots: Where Beats and Tunes Meet

Bali's nightlife scene is alive with electrifying beats and tunes. For those seeking the best live music spots on the island, we’ve rounded up the top venues featuring local and international bands that will make your nights unforgettable. These hotspots showcase Bali's most talented singers, duets, and bands, offering a variety of genres from Jazz and R&B to Latin and Top 40 hits.

Goro-Goro Cafe & Kitchen – Sanur

Goro Goro Cafe Best Live Music Cafe Bali
Instagram @gorogorocafekitchen

For jazz lovers, Goro-Goro Cafe & Kitchen in Sanur is a must-visit. This charming little cafe serves homemade Japanese curry rice and onigiri alongside jazzy tunes, sometimes performed by the owner herself, Astrid, a renowned jazz musician. Feel free to join in if you’re not shy, or simply enjoy the delicious food while reading a good book, as the cafe also doubles as a library.

Jl. Bypass Ngurah Rai No.157, Sanur, Denpasar Selatan, Kota Denpasar, Bali 80228
Phone: +62 877 5445 7711

Hard Rock Hotel Centerstage – Kuta

Hard Rock Hotel Bali Center Stage
Instagram @hardrockbali

Centerstage at Hard Rock Hotel in Kuta is renowned for its unique shows, especially around the hotel’s anniversary celebrations. Think Hard Rock’s annual body painting competitions, special fashion shows, and unplugged performances by international celebrities. This one-of-a-kind entertainment venue features a raised stage above a bar, doubling as a lobby bar, where you can enjoy drinks while watching live bands up close. With a million-dollar audio-visual system and 100,000-watt charge, Centerstage delivers nightly performances ranging from Rock to Rhythm ‘n’ Blues and Hip-hop to current chart-toppers.

Jl. Pantai Kuta No.47d, Kuta, Kec. Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Phone: +62 361 761 869

Hooga! Rooftop Bar – Petitenget

Hooga Rooftop Bar
Instagram @hooga.bali

Located in Petitenget, Hooga! Rooftop Bar is the place to be for cocktails, craft beers, and live music from well-known names in the music industry. Enjoy a variety of music genres, jam along, and let go of your stress with their finger-licking chicken wings. This vibrant rooftop bar offers the perfect escape for music lovers.

petitenget 12 bali, Bali 80361
Phone: +62 851 6324 2112

JA’AN Bali – Seminyak

Instagram @jaanbali

"Sing along with Ja’an" at this popular Seminyak restaurant. Known for its sophisticated dining and bar experiences, JA’AN Bali features live music daily from 9:30 pm onwards, showcasing Bali’s best singers and bands. The chill atmosphere, combined with affordable prices for both food and drinks, makes it a favorite. Big names in Indonesia’s music scene, such as ALEXA and Kahitna, have performed here. Reservations are recommended as the venue fills up quickly during live music sessions.

Jl. Raya Seminyak No.10, Seminyak, Kec. Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Phone: +62 819 1900 1818

Laughing Buddha Bar – Ubud

Laughing Buddha
Instagram @laughingbuddhabali

Located on Jalan Monkey Forest, Laughing Buddha Bar is one of Ubud’s liveliest spots for live music. Enjoy regular gigs by the island’s greatest Jazz and Blues performers, with a weekly agenda featuring The Bali Blues Brothers, The Mushroom Blues Band, and more. Whether it’s Latin tunes, freestyle acoustic, fusion, or world music, you’ll find it here from 9:00 pm onwards. This bar is also a popular venue for local musicians' album launches, making it a must-visit for music enthusiasts.

Jl. Monkey Forest, Ubud, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
Phone: +62 361 970 928

Mo.dus Bar – Denpasar

Instagram @modus.bali

Experience the excitement of city life at mo.dus Bar Bali in Denpasar. Open daily from 6 PM to 3 AM, this bar on Imam Bonjol street is known for its photo-friendly space, underground feel, and unique cocktail creations with flavors like popcorn, tiramisu, and bubble gum. Enjoy live music by Bali’s best bands and immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere.

Jl. Imam Bonjol No.386, Pemecutan Klod, Kec. Denpasar Bar., Kota Denpasar, Bali 80119
Phone: +62 811 190 306

Ryoshi House of Jazz – Seminyak

Ryoshi House of Jazz
Instagram @ryoshibali

Ryoshi establishment on Jl. Seminyak is famous for its sushi, sukiyaki, teriyaki, and tataki, but it’s also known as 'Ryoshi House of Jazz'. This Japanese restaurant features live Jazz bands every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, with performances by popular Jazz soloists and bands like the Rio Sidik Quartet and Afro Spirit. Enjoy great food and even better music in a laid-back setting.

Jl. Raya Seminyak No.17, Seminyak, Kec. Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Phone: +62 361 731 152

The Blue Door Bar, Club & Grill – Ubud

The Blue Door
Instagram @thebluedoorbali

The Blue Door Bar, Club & Grill in Ubud stands out as one of the best bars and restaurants, especially for sports enthusiasts, with its impressive selection of sports channels. The inviting atmosphere, cheerful and attentive staff, and lively environment make it a must-visit. It also widely accclaimed as one of the island's current best live music venue. Guests can enjoy cheering for their team and dancing along with entertaining bands, which adds to the vibrant ambiance. The delicious cocktails, including Guinness on tap and various draught beers, along with the longest happy hour in Bali from 12 PM to 7 PM, further enhance the experience. The food menu is equally impressive, with perfectly cooked dishes like roast and steak from the grill, offering generous portions and excellent value for money.

Jl. Monkey Forest, Ubud, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Ubud, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 85071
Phone: +62 812 3974 0739

The Orchard – Seminyak

The Orchard
Instagram @the_orchard_bali

The Orchard in Seminyak is a popular gastropub featuring energetic live music gigs by local and international bands three nights a week. To ensure you get a front-row seat, book ahead as it gets busy. Enjoy live gigs every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 8:00 pm, with genres ranging from reggae and rock to funk, blues, soul, and swing.

Jl. Nakula Gg. Baik-Baik, Seminyak, Kec. Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Phone: +62 857 8941 9634

The Shady Fox – Pererenan

The Shady Fox
Instagram @theshadyfox__

The Shady Fox in Pererenan is a cocktail parlour where glamour, roulette, and late-night entertainment blend seamlessly. Step into the 1930s London-themed bar, play classic games, and enjoy theatrical cocktails. This venue offers a unique and nostalgic night out, perfect for those looking for something different.

Jl. Tukad Pingai, Pererenan, Kec. Mengwi, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80351