Music & Nightlife

Discover the best bars, clubs and music venues in Israel. Whether you’re looking for a cocktail, a beer or a live music show, this is your Israel nightlife guide

Creating Psalms Festival with Ehud Banai
Music

Creating Psalms Festival with Ehud Banai

Ehud Banai comes to “Yoztrim Tehilim” in the City of David with the best sounds, sights and experiences he has collected in his musical repertoire to this day.

Tel Aviv nightlife's top pickup bars
Nightlife

Tel Aviv nightlife's top pickup bars

You can wander along Dizengoff Street, the Tel Aviv Port, or Rothschild Boulevard and come across endless alternatives to Tinder-ing, but when time is of the essence, zone in on one of these tried-and-true pickup spots - all of which are guaranteed to be hot zones for flirty shenanigans and midnight barstool make out sessions. 

The best rooftop bars in Tel Aviv
Bars

The best rooftop bars in Tel Aviv

Drinking is fun. But drinking on a rooftop is exponentially more kickass. It feels like summer even when it's not and having a view to gaze out at, whether overlooking Rothschild boulevard or nestled in Neve Tzedek, makes it so much better. 

Jerusalem nightlife: the best bars and nightclubs
Nightlife

Jerusalem nightlife: the best bars and nightclubs

Many things come to mind when people think about things to do in Jerusalem, but it doesn’t tend to include nightlife. 

Your Alternative Guide to Tel Aviv's Main Streets
Travel

Your Alternative Guide to Tel Aviv's Main Streets

Takin’ It to the Streets: while locals are no stranger to these five main rues and visitors will undoubtedly find themselves traipsing at least one–or all–of them, we’ve decided to break down these all-star destinations to the nitty gritty of what’s not to be missed–plus a little history for good measure.

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Shavuot: Music in Abu Ghosh
Music

Shavuot: Music in Abu Ghosh

The festival of vocal music in Abu Ghosh returns on Shavuot to the churches of the village, to the church of Kiryat Ye'arim and to the crypt of the Crusader Church.

A Mixed Bag: Musrara Mix Festival
News

A Mixed Bag: Musrara Mix Festival

The international multidisciplinary 'Musrara Mix Festival' sets out to discover unexplored territories in music, art and performance  The annual Musrara Mix Festival continues in its 19th year with the theme 'Displacement". 

The Gardens of Babylon
News

The Gardens of Babylon

This global movement is hitting Israel with its simple goal: “Lose yourself in music, find yourself in life.”

”Lithuanian Story” Culture Festival
Things to do

”Lithuanian Story” Culture Festival

A multi-disciplinary cultural festival that exposes the Israeli audience to the Lithuanian art scene and offers a taste of contemporary culture, including Lithuanian chamber music, poets’ evenings, performances, electronic music, films and dance performances at hotspots like Teder, Alphabet, Suzanne Dellal and more.

Israel's nightlife: where to drink & party

Mr Fantastic: The most decorated bartender in Israel's history is at it again
News

Mr Fantastic: The most decorated bartender in Israel's history is at it again

Ariel Leizgold talks about redefining hospitality, cocktail glass thieves and the 'fantastic' new tricks he's got up his tattooed sleeves Ariel Leizgold has been at your service since he was 17 years old. 

Your Alternative Guide to Tel Aviv's Main Streets
Travel

Your Alternative Guide to Tel Aviv's Main Streets

Takin’ It to the Streets: while locals are no stranger to these five main rues and visitors will undoubtedly find themselves traipsing at least one–or all–of them, we’ve decided to break down these all-star destinations to the nitty gritty of what’s not to be missed–plus a little history for good measure.

Tel Aviv nightlife: the top cocktail bars in the White City
Bars

Tel Aviv nightlife: the top cocktail bars in the White City

The Israeli culture capital is renowned for many things, but it takes less than a week in the White City to recognize its two main local pastimes: the beaches in Tel Aviv and booze.

7 Hot Spots to Catch a Jazz Show Every Single Night of the Week
Music

7 Hot Spots to Catch a Jazz Show Every Single Night of the Week

Snap your fingers, tap your feet - because Tel Aviv is alive with beautiful be-bop and cross-rhythm from the jazz genre. As we see more and more special jazz nights popping up on the regular, we have rounded up our favorites, giving you the opportunity to take a hit of the stuff any night of the week. 

The 10 best Haifa nightlife spots
Bars

The 10 best Haifa nightlife spots

Stuck somewhere between European ideals, Middle Eastern warmth and character and its undying fascination of American culture, Israel is one of the best places in the world for going out and having a good time. 

The best bars in Tel Aviv for foodies

Port Said
Restaurants

Port Said

Located just across from the largest synagogue in Tel Aviv, you won’t find anyone praying here.

Aria Lounge
Bars

Aria Lounge

Aria Lounge is the perfect spot to have a bespoke cocktail

Beit Romano
Nightlife

Beit Romano

This lively bar will suit all your hipster needs

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Kab Kem
Restaurants

Kab Kem

Good things come to those who wait

Dalida
Restaurants

Dalida

Hip and happening in the funky Florentin neighborhood, Dalida is a trendy place to see—and be seen.

Jerusalem nightlife

Gatsby
Bars

Gatsby

It’s a Thursday night, and you’ve suddenly become inspired to experience the F. Scott Fitzgerald-deemed ‘Jazz Age’ in the city of the Biblical Age. Impossible? Of course not.

Sira
Bars

Sira

A tiny bar ... a landmark institution ... Sira Bar is hard to define

Toy Bar
Bars

Toy Bar

Again, while this bar is still technically situated in Jerusalem’s Downtown Triangle, its weirdness, wackiness, and the fact that tourists don’t head straight there means that we think it still deserves a seat on this list.

Mirror Bar
Bars

Mirror Bar

Located in the chic Mamilla Hotel, the Mirror Bar is a perfect pick for a romantic date or cocktails with friends in a serene setting. Mirror bar attracts an assortment of people too, from tourists to businessmen, to native Israelis. Want an added bonus? Reflect on the cool cocktail list and get tasting, the food is sumptuous too.

HaMazkeka
Bars

HaMazkeka

It’s time for Jerusalem’s young crowd to make some noise

Shuka
Bars

Shuka

Enjoy this progressive spot in the heart of the ancient shuk

Where to see live music in Tel Aviv

Reading 3
Theater

Reading 3

980 square meters of all-night fun

Beit Haamudim
Music

Beit Haamudim

The place to see the top Israeli jazz musicians in Tel Aviv

Hangar 11
Theater

Hangar 11

Hangar 11 is a multi-purpose performance space for any type of event

Barby
Music

Barby

Get your groove on at Barby