Not really a fan of the Punjabi and Bollywood music scene in Delhi! We hear you! Head to these spots in the city for ‘Live-ing’ it up. From electronic and rock to acoustic and jazz, they have it all. These places, with frequent live performances are tirelessly attempting to revive and popularise the LIVE Music Gigs in Delhi.
Hard Rock Cafe
Every evening here is a memorable experience! A live music venue and obtaining a cult status among music lovers. Known for promoting upcoming local artists and album launches besides varied DJs, Hard Rock Café has been bringing together head banging music, great food, drinks and conversations for years now. Its expansive state-of-the-art facility features 200 seats divided into three distinct sections including a stage for live performances.
Where: 1st Floor, DLF Place Mall, Saket, Delhi
Are you a Raastafarian?? Relaxed vibe, space larger than most of its competitors and perhaps one of the few bars to have a set calendar most weeks, they stay in the vicinity of the Rastafarian culture, reflective in their promotion of Reggae ton, Dance Hall, Dub and old-school Hip Hop. They have some great acoustic gigs once in a while
Where: 30-A, First Floor, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi
Call: 011 4062 3028
The Piano Man Jazz Club
This spot just screams jazz from every side. A well known hideout for all jazz lovers, they have open jams every Wednesday. Introducing us to extraordinary music every time we swing by, The Piano Man Jazz Club is a one-of-its-kind. Being one of the only jazz clubs in town, their soulful jazz performances by various artists are just perfect for a night out. Even if you’re not a jazz buff, one visit to this place will change that forever!
Where: B 6-7/22, Safdarjung Enclave Market, Opp. Deer Park, Delhi
Call: 011 4131 5181
Summer House Cafe
This place is a huge music lovers magnet. Always nudging budding artists and serving as a podium for the established ones, Summer House never goes wrong with their picks. You know when a legend like Coldplay has set foot here for an impromptu jamming session, this place has got to be the one offering the ultimate live music experience.
Where: DDA Shopping Complex, Aurobindo Place Market, Delhi
Call: 093509 27000
Out Of The Box
Living up to its name and live-ing it up for us, this place lives up to its name with their alternative live music which is every bit soothing complemented by the earthy furniture, the airy terrace and the dim lighting. Here you can experience live acoustic nights, local artists jamming as well as DJ’s belting out the latest tunes.
Where: 2nd floor, Near, 9, Hauz Khas Tank, Deer Park, Hauz Khas, New Delhi.
As the name clearly states, Blues is the perfect place for classic rock, country and of course the blues lovers. Along with serving up a full menu of Indian, Asian, and Italian cuisines, Blues hosts some great live acts including The Travelling Blues and Green River.
Where: N 18 Outer Circle Connaught Place, Delhi
Call: 090691 39026