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By Editors

Live music in Delhi is growing at an out of control rate and everyone at LBB couldn’t be happier about it! Our ancient city is now hosting new and exciting music acts ranging from Sufi bands, rock fusion, jazz, electro, hip-hop, techno, and so much more. We have updated our venues guide to include several new players, many of which are also restaurants and cafes. So now you can rock out to some live music as well as stuff your face with delicious food and drink.

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Striker |

If you’re in Gurgaon, make sure to stop by Striker. Along with a wide variety of DJs and Corporate and Ladies Nights, Striker hosts several different live music acts. These have ranged from the Sufi band Jugni to rock band Toya.

Where: First Floor,Global Foyer Mall,Golf Course Road,Sector 43, Gurgaon

For more information, check out their facebook here

AntiSOCIAL |

AntiSOCIAL is 5,500 sq.ft  added to one of our HKV faves SOCIAL. Although they’re a new player in Delhi’s live venues, AntiSOCIAL has already hosted some pretty amazing music acts like the launch of Trapistan for the Unbox Festival. And if you’re not interested in music, AntiSOCIAL hosts film screenings and book readings as well.

Where: 9A & 12, Hauz Khas Village

For more information, check them out here

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Zorba | 

Lavish and glittering decadence thy name is Zorba. This expanisve venue is located in Sultanpur and offers an incredible amphitheater, poolside villa, rear lawn, kitchens, and lighting effects. To give you an idea, the size of the stage area is 45? X 25? meters, and amphitheater area is 200? X 180? meters with a capacity of 1,000 people. Past music acts have included Igor Butman, as well as hosting the Sun & Moon Festival 2014.

Where: 166, MG Road, Sultanpur

For more information, check them out here

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Raasta |

You can expect a lot of HKV bars to feature on this list. Relaxed, 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’ve hosted Mad Boy/Mink, Reggae Rajahs {now regulars}, Nucleya, and Cyanide front man Rohan Solomon – to give you an idea of the genre of live music they tend to program.

Where: 30-A, First Floor, Hauz Khas Village

Find out more here or  here.

Out of the Box |

Spread over 3 floors, we recommend getting in early to catch a gig since the stage area is small, almost at ground level, and situated right next to the bar, therefore ensuring it always gets crowded. Past music acts have included Ashish Nagpal, Switch, and Lifafa. Regular nights include their Sunday Sundowners and The Cool Off Tuesdays.

Where: Hauz Khas Village

Find out more here.

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Turquoise Cottage |

If you’re from Delhi, and like beer and rock music {not necessarily in that order}, chances are you’ve either been to or heard of TC. This particular TC is attempting tirelessly to revive and popularise the live music scene. Although straying from its original rock roots, TC has a gig lined up almost every weekend, ranging from the Blues and Rock, to Soul, Jazz and tribute nights. Their Rabbit Hole Sessions feature senior musicians indulging in some impromptu jam sessions, and can be great!

Where: MA-03 DLF Place Mall, Saket

Find out more here.

Manhattan, The Craft Brewery, Gurgaon |

As hosts of last years United Unplugged Uttarakhand concert {organised to help raise funds for flood victims} featuring big wigs Rabbi Shergill, Advaita and Susmit Sen Chronicles, among many others, Manhattan as a space is conducive to live performances and gigs. Fair warning: Their programming is a bit erratic; we strongly recommend you check their calendar before heading over.

Where:  1st Floor, Global Foyer Mall, Sector 43, Golf Course Road, Gurgaon

Find out more here.

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Cocktails and Dreams, Speakeasy |

Small and intimate, with a winning cocktail menu, Cocktails and Dreams, Speakeasy is every jazz lover’s haven. They feature a lot of acoustic sets, with a heavy focus on jazz and softer rock. It doesn’t seat too many people, so we suggest an early arrival, also since Gurgaon shuts an hour before Delhi does.

Where: Sector 15-2, Gurgaon

Find out more here.

Hard Rock Café {Delhi & Gurgaon}|

They need no introduction. Hard Rock Cafe is probably one of the few venues fully equipped for a live set. With the likes of Imogen Heap and Wolfmother having graced their stage, Hard Rock lives up to its long and rich lineage.

Where: 1st Floor, DLF Place Mall, Saket; CyberHub, Gurgaon

Find out more here.

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Summer House Cafe |

They program across genres and performers, from Hip-Hop and electronic, to dub and acoustic sets. The good news is they have an HKV post code without being in the thick of the market, so they’re accessible on weekend nights. And, they come equipped with ample space. Summer House is also now venue of choice for Hang Loose sessions, featuring a different artist and genre every week. They’re big on promotions, so always expect a ladies night, cocktail special or some other such happy hour.

Where: Aurobindo Market, Hauz Khas

For programming and their performance calendar, follow them on Facebook here.

Blues Cafe |

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

Find out more here

 

Striker Pub & Brewery
23, 1st Floor, Global Foyer Mall, Golf Course Road, Gurgaon
+911244040101
Starting at 2000 for 2
antiSOCIAL
9A & 12, 3rd Floor, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi
+917838652814
Starting at 1600 for 2
Zorba Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.
166, MG Road, Sultanpur, Near Sultanpur Metro Station, New Delhi.
+919560632450
Raasta
30-A, Ist Floor, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi
+918527298942
Starting at 2300 for 2
Out Of the Box
9-A, 2nd & 3rd Floor, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi
+919650177778
Starting at 1500 for 2
Turquoise Cottage
MA-03, Restaurant Block, DLF Place Mall, Saket, New Delhi
+919818182812
Starting at 1900 for 2
Manhattan Craft Brewery
1st Floor, Global Foyer Mall, Sector 43, Golf Course Road, Gurgaon
+918800697554
Starting at 2000 for 2
Cocktails & Dreams Speakeasy
SCO 23, Behind Galaxy Hotel, Sector 15, Gurgaon
+919810999086
Starting at 2500 for 2
Hard Rock Cafe
M-110, 1st Floor, DLF Place Mall, Saket, New Delhi
+911133105028
Starting at 2500 for 2
Hard Rock Cafe
Unit 4/5/104/105, R Block, Cyber Hub, DLF Cyber City, Gurgaon
+911244949630
Starting at 2500 for 2
Summer House
1st Floor, DDA Shopping Complex, Aurobindo Place, Hauz Khas, New Delhi
+911133106147
Starting at 2000 for 2
Blues
N-18, Outer Circle, Opp. Katurbha Gandhi Marg, Connaught Place, New Delhi
+919810120995
Starting at 1200 for 2

Live-ing it Up | Delhi’s Best Live Music Venues

Multiple Locations

By Editors

Live music in Delhi is growing at an out of control rate and everyone at LBB couldn’t be happier about it! Our ancient city is now hosting new and exciting music acts ranging from Sufi bands, rock fusion, jazz, electro, hip-hop, techno, and so much more. We have updated our venues guide to include several new players, many of which are also restaurants and cafes. So now you can rock out to some live music as well as stuff your face with delicious food and drink.

lbb articles 16-37

Striker |

If you’re in Gurgaon, make sure to stop by Striker. Along with a wide variety of DJs and Corporate and Ladies Nights, Striker hosts several different live music acts. These have ranged from the Sufi band Jugni to rock band Toya.

Where: First Floor,Global Foyer Mall,Golf Course Road,Sector 43, Gurgaon

For more information, check out their facebook here

AntiSOCIAL |

AntiSOCIAL is 5,500 sq.ft  added to one of our HKV faves SOCIAL. Although they’re a new player in Delhi’s live venues, AntiSOCIAL has already hosted some pretty amazing music acts like the launch of Trapistan for the Unbox Festival. And if you’re not interested in music, AntiSOCIAL hosts film screenings and book readings as well.

Where: 9A & 12, Hauz Khas Village

For more information, check them out here

lbb articles 16-38

Zorba | 

Lavish and glittering decadence thy name is Zorba. This expanisve venue is located in Sultanpur and offers an incredible amphitheater, poolside villa, rear lawn, kitchens, and lighting effects. To give you an idea, the size of the stage area is 45? X 25? meters, and amphitheater area is 200? X 180? meters with a capacity of 1,000 people. Past music acts have included Igor Butman, as well as hosting the Sun & Moon Festival 2014.

Where: 166, MG Road, Sultanpur

For more information, check them out here

lbb articles 16-40

Raasta |

You can expect a lot of HKV bars to feature on this list. Relaxed, 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’ve hosted Mad Boy/Mink, Reggae Rajahs {now regulars}, Nucleya, and Cyanide front man Rohan Solomon – to give you an idea of the genre of live music they tend to program.

Where: 30-A, First Floor, Hauz Khas Village

Find out more here or  here.

Out of the Box |

Spread over 3 floors, we recommend getting in early to catch a gig since the stage area is small, almost at ground level, and situated right next to the bar, therefore ensuring it always gets crowded. Past music acts have included Ashish Nagpal, Switch, and Lifafa. Regular nights include their Sunday Sundowners and The Cool Off Tuesdays.

Where: Hauz Khas Village

Find out more here.

lbb articles 16-41

Turquoise Cottage |

If you’re from Delhi, and like beer and rock music {not necessarily in that order}, chances are you’ve either been to or heard of TC. This particular TC is attempting tirelessly to revive and popularise the live music scene. Although straying from its original rock roots, TC has a gig lined up almost every weekend, ranging from the Blues and Rock, to Soul, Jazz and tribute nights. Their Rabbit Hole Sessions feature senior musicians indulging in some impromptu jam sessions, and can be great!

Where: MA-03 DLF Place Mall, Saket

Find out more here.

Manhattan, The Craft Brewery, Gurgaon |

As hosts of last years United Unplugged Uttarakhand concert {organised to help raise funds for flood victims} featuring big wigs Rabbi Shergill, Advaita and Susmit Sen Chronicles, among many others, Manhattan as a space is conducive to live performances and gigs. Fair warning: Their programming is a bit erratic; we strongly recommend you check their calendar before heading over.

Where:  1st Floor, Global Foyer Mall, Sector 43, Golf Course Road, Gurgaon

Find out more here.

lbb articles 16-42

Cocktails and Dreams, Speakeasy |

Small and intimate, with a winning cocktail menu, Cocktails and Dreams, Speakeasy is every jazz lover’s haven. They feature a lot of acoustic sets, with a heavy focus on jazz and softer rock. It doesn’t seat too many people, so we suggest an early arrival, also since Gurgaon shuts an hour before Delhi does.

Where: Sector 15-2, Gurgaon

Find out more here.

Hard Rock Café {Delhi & Gurgaon}|

They need no introduction. Hard Rock Cafe is probably one of the few venues fully equipped for a live set. With the likes of Imogen Heap and Wolfmother having graced their stage, Hard Rock lives up to its long and rich lineage.

Where: 1st Floor, DLF Place Mall, Saket; CyberHub, Gurgaon

Find out more here.

lbb articles 16-43

Summer House Cafe |

They program across genres and performers, from Hip-Hop and electronic, to dub and acoustic sets. The good news is they have an HKV post code without being in the thick of the market, so they’re accessible on weekend nights. And, they come equipped with ample space. Summer House is also now venue of choice for Hang Loose sessions, featuring a different artist and genre every week. They’re big on promotions, so always expect a ladies night, cocktail special or some other such happy hour.

Where: Aurobindo Market, Hauz Khas

For programming and their performance calendar, follow them on Facebook here.

Blues Cafe |

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

Find out more here

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