8 Amazing Live Music Venues in Bangalore

Posted at May 10th, 2016 | by Shivani Goel | in Grapevine

Bangalore has been picking up in the live music scene as a lot of new cafes and bars have started hosting musical nights. From DJ’s to bands to mini concerts, everything is happening in this city. Here are our picks for live music venues that you should check out in the city!


Indigo Live Music Bar

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Translating from the Indigo 91.9 radio station, the Indigo Live Music Bar mixes it up with rock, hip-hop, and pop. Jazz days, karaoke nights, and even some college competitions take place here on nearly every day of the week. Tables are placed at a nice viewing distance from the stage so you can listen to music and enjoy your meal too!

Location: 71/72, Jyoti Nivas College Road, 6th Block, Industrial Layout, Koramangala



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In June 2015, the blueFrog stage was inaugurated by Dub Pistols and it’s taken off since then. The place has a very indie vibe with artists like F16’s and The Raghu Dixit Project having performed here. International artists like The Wailers have also performed, and it’s an actual gig venue.

Where: #3, Church Street


The Humming Tree

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Probably the king of indie gigs in the scene right now as well as hosting next-level international artists, The Humming Tree is a total hipster bar on a roll. Top homegrown artists like Nucleya and Dualist Inquiry have performed here and the international lineup includes the likes of Skrillex, Indus Creed, Massive Attack and more!

Where: 949, 3rd Floor, 12th Main, off 100 Feet Road, Indiranagar


Windmills Craftworks

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This microbrewery plus gig venue hosts a lot of jazz and fringe artists. The acoustics are brilliant and the crowd is selective due to the niche music. Artists like The Flat Cats, Wired Paradise, The Raghu Dixit Project, Lucky Ali, and Blackstrat Blues have performed here and enhanced the mellow mood of the place.

Where: No. 331, 5B Road, EPIP Zone, next L&T Infotech, Whitefield


BFlat Bar

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The BFlat Bar is more of a launchpad for upcoming artists. They aren’t all amateurs though and outfits like White Mug, Chronic Blue Circus, Thermal And a Quarter, and The Amsterdamns have performed here. The acoustics, the food, it’s all a big thumbs up.

Where: 776, 2nd Floor, 100 feet Road, Indiranagar


Hard Rock Cafe

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The Mumbai outlet of this famous worldwide chain is in an old, stone bungalow which is a restored Bible Society and makes you feel like a rule breaking rocker. As is custom, there is rock memorabilia on the walls and heavyweight gigs, competitions, and weekends are a regular thing here.

Where: 40, St Marks Road



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Touted as the only outdoor venue for performing music, Pebble hosts a lot of eclectic and underground artists from all over. A wide variety of gigs and events have happened here from Diana King, Grey Matter, the Twisted Metal fest, and Distortion Culture. So music ranging from hard rock to reggae, progressive to experimental are all available.

Where: #3 Princess Academy, Ramanna Maharishi Road, Palace Grounds


Take 5

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Take 5 hosts a lot of homegrown and upcoming bands. The walls have images of musicians and the music is predominantly blues, jazz, and retro rock. It’s a small, vibrant place with a lot of original music being played as well as covers of icons like Bon Jovie, Queen, and Def Leppard.

Where: 64, MSK Plaza, 2nd Floor, 100 Feet Road, Indiranagar

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