All The Right Notes: Places To Catch A Live Gig In Delhi


    If you’re not really a fan of the Punjabi and Bollywood music scene in Delhi, and live acts are more your thing, head to these spots in the city for a good time. From electronic and rock to acoustic and jazz, they have it all.

    Summer House Cafe

    We’re sure you know this place already {considering I’ve met half of Delhi here}. A popular pick for many, you can catch the best of the best churning out some crazy sets here, and it is also a great place to socialise and have fun.

    Where: First Floor, DDA Shopping Complex, Aurobindo Place, Hauz Khas

    Nearest Metro Station: Green Park

    Timings: 12pm – 1am

    Contact: +91 9810200780

    Find them on Facebook here.


    Hauz Khas Social

    Hauz Khas Village, Delhi

    One place that has always had my heart, antiSocial is known for quality music, and has grown to become a place loved by both musicians and music lovers. Meant for a more discerning crowd, you will never see them play anything even close to Bollywood melodies.

    Where: 9-A & 12, Hauz Khas Village

    Nearest Metro Station: Green Park

    Timings: 9am – 1am

    Contact: +91 7838652039

    Find them on Facebook here.

    Piano Man Jazz Club

    An artist-focussed space, this place stays true to its name and hosts brilliant live music performances. Promoting both established and new talent, it is a great space for performers and enthusiasts, and is a must-visit if you’re into jazz.

    Where: B-6-7/22, Safdarjung Enclave Market, Opposite Deer Park, Safdarjung

    Nearest Metro Station: Green Park

    Timings: 12pm – 3pm; 7pm – 12.30am

    Contact: 011 41315181

    Find them on Facebook here.

    Hard Rock Cafe

    Don’t fret! This isn’t just for hard rock lovers. The space caters to almost every music taste with a frequent line-up of musicians. A name synonymous with good music and a good time, you should bookmark this specially for the weekend gigs.

    Where: M 110, First Floor, DLF Place, Saket

    Nearest Metro Station: Malviya Nagar

    Timings: 12pm – 1am

    Contact: 011 47158888

    Find them on Facebook here.