Live music scenes in Athens guarantees highly energetic entertainment. Athens, offers a wide selection of nightlife, satisfying all preferences and tastes.
Clubs and bars with Jazz, Rock, Mainstream, and other kind of music, are here to give you the beat of the night. Musicians & groups from abroad often visit Athens to perform live shows, but the local musical scene is also very stimulating, with efficient and innovative 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 energetic and the performances can go on until the small hours.
Half Note Jazz Club is an all time classic and familiar music point in Athens, with a successful route in the Athenian night life that goes back more than 30 years. It has been recognised by the audience as one of the most successful and consistent for his history and quality clubs in Athens. Well known international and Greek musicians from the jazz scene have performed here over the years. The seasonal program includes about 250 shows from October to end May, covering a wide range of music, from jazz and blues to latin, soul and funk. Dr. Lonnie Smith, Danny Richmond, Dexter Gordon, Monty Alexander, Benny Wallace, Archie Shepp, Arthur Blythe, Steve Lacy, amongst other have played here. The warm, friendly locale, decorated with stone and wood, the positive atmosphere and the quality of the artists have made Half Note a reference point for the public.
Fuzz live music club is known as the top winter location for live music shows, specializing in rock and metal groups from the international musical scene and also Greek singers and groups. The hall is equipped with the most recent sound, lighting and projection systems, Fuzz is a benchmark for rock and alternative music, hosting the largest and most important events of this scene, with top names from both Greece and abroad. The vibrant atmosphere, the variety of music and the lively entertainment make this club a favorite. The scheduled shows are always a point of attraction for those who prefer rock and alternative music. Parties, presentations, competitions are also held in this popular locale.
Enzzo Club is considered an all time classic, as a standard meeting point since 1997 for young people in the West end area (Peristeri) of the city and not only. From the very first moment in the opening day, has been done the one of the hottest “Talk of the Town”, points in the Athnenian nightlife. Vibrant atmosphere, great cocktails and high energy until the small hours. During the day you can enjoy your coffee ( espresso or traditional Greek coffee), snacks and desserts in the afternoon and lively entertainment until late at night. This three in one venue is inspired from Havana Vieja, the historic center of the capital of Cuba, a country with unique culture and inhabitants. The palm trees in the centre of the stone paved square, the capital of mojito, the cigar factory, form part of the scenery of Enzzo de Cuba. Dance classes are also held by professional instructors.
Rhythmos Stage entried in the Athenian nightlife in April 2009. The stage located in the East end area (Helioupolis) of the city, and has already won, from its first steps, the greek music lovers by hosting musical performances of renowned artists. On the other hand, keeps its doors open to new bands and solo artists. Rhythmos Stage is the place not only for the live performance of Greek groups and solo perfomers but it has been also hosted theater performances, book presentations, poetry evenings and tributes to famous Greek composers and lyricists such as Mikis Theodorakis, Manos Hatzidakis, etc.
It is the only multiplex in Piraeus and one of the few relevant venues in the greater Athens area. It opened its doors in October 2010. Since then, has hosted not only the elite of artists of domestic music scene but also foreign solo singers and groups. Passport’s artistic identity fullfilled with theatrical performances, art exhibitions, book nights and discussion. With guests and partners from all over the spectrum of culture, the Passport targeted and succeeded to establish in the public consciousness as a reference point. Passport is located in a historic and elegant space, the former “High Life” cinema, on Korai Square, in the center of Piraeus. Each new season presents an extensive program that captures the interest and active involvement of its people in the cultural side of life.