Strategically located in the heart of Kuta, live music is the essence of this cafe’s vibrant atmosphere. Positioned at walking distance from the Kuta Beach, it’s hard not to notice the iconic giant guitar right in front of the building, as if establishing its status as a legendary musical destination. Local and international bands play on stage every night of the week, with occasional special guests. The Hard Rock Cafe is also loved for its international menu with a twist of local flavor.
Jalan Pantai Kuta, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, +62361 755661
Excellent drinks, breathtaking sunsets, and wonderful live music all make Bali one of the most perfect places. At Double Six Rooftop Bar, these experiences are topped with a stunning venue, which boasts unparalleled views of Bali’s wonderful coastline. Live DJs and bands will be there to set the mood with excellent music, from soul to ska, accompanying your already perfect scene with a groovy soundtrack.
“Dine drink dance” is not just Casablanca’s tagline, it paints a perfect picture of the things tourists can enjoy when paying a visit to the bar. With live music playing seven nights a week, locals and tourists swarm in every night to experience the all-round lively island vibe. The food and drinks are also cherished, and make an excellent treat in between your best moves on the dance floor. The bar has special events almost every day, including Ladies Night on Thursdays and Friday’s beer promotion.
Jalan Danau Tamblingan No. 120, Sanur, Bali, Indonesia, +62361 287263
This place has the whole package and wraps it all neatly inside its cozy open-space interior. The Straw Hut consists of a restaurant, bar, a stage for live bands, and a sparkling pool with beanbag chairs beside. Visitors can visit on Wednesdays for acoustic live music, or Fridays for bands and DJs. These often come all the way from Jakarta or other cities, adding to the good time, mouthwatering food and refreshing drinks being served all evening.
Jalan Sari Dewi, Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia, +62361 736750
Hosting the best musicians three nights a week, Ryoshi House of Jazz is the jazz capital of Bali for people who enjoy serious and reputable musicians. Often playing jazz, blues, ska, ethnic fusion and african fusion, the performers are the best companion for a relaxing night out while feasting on good Japanese food. Jazz is on the menu every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and if you’re lucky (or eager enough to study his gig dates), you can catch the legendary double-neck guitar virtuoso, Balawan.
Jalan Raya Seminyak No.17, Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia, +62361 731152