Israel’s top live music venues
There is a common misconception that Israel is not a great place for live entertainment. Many times you’ll hear people lamenting at the lack of big name concerts in the Holy Land. However, if you dig deeper, you’ll find that there are plenty of wonderful opportunities to enjoy live music, both local and international, in the land flowing with milk and honey (and music). Although it’s true that Israel’s selection of international star-studded concerts is not as wide as other countries’, many big-name artists still come to perform in Israel, while this gives you a perfect opportunity to check out other artists that you may have never thought to see live before. Check out the variety of venues and some of the top attractions that Israel has to offer.
Following the Eurovision 2019: The events of Tel Aviv's White Night have been moved
Following the expected arrival of about 20,000 tourists from around the world who will flood Tel Aviv to see the Eurovision up and close, the city of Tel Aviv has decided to advance the White Night events to be held closer to the dates of the competition.
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.
Nightlife & music news
Keren Ann arrives in Tel Aviv to promote her new French album
The multicultural singer will arrive in Israel for a special performance accompanied by a string quartet and a special guest - Shlomi Shaban In a launch performance for her new album: Bleue, to be released on March 15th, Keren Ann returns to the French language after several albums in English. The album includes a surprising duet with musician David Byrne (Talking Heads), a musical icon who recorded his own great version of Keren Ann's song a few years ago. Keren Ann © Bouchra Jarrar Keren Ann's life as well as her musical endeavors are in almost constant motion. She was born in Israel and grew up in Holland and France. After her big break in France she moved to the US, and later spent a few more years back in Israel. Through all these relocations, Ann has maintained a high level of musical activity, including new albums, touring, a wide range of music for theater, dance, film, television, opera, and collaborations with a wide range of artists in an almost infinite musical spectrum - Iggy Pop, Debussy String Quartet, Avishai Cohen, Shlomi Shaban, Questlove, Francoise Hardy and many others. Her album releases have always enjoyed a warm embrace from the public and favorable reviews in the media world. She maintains her high position in the pop world thanks to her relatable songs written without stylistic compromise. In her work, you can notice influences that balance between Serge Ginsburg and Bob Dylan, or Carol King and Leonard Cohen. Keren Ann's songs all manage to
Israel's nightlife: where to drink & party
The top nightlife spots in hotels around Israel
While Tel Aviv has long enjoyed a slew of the country’s best selection of hotel bars, the high standard continues to top itself – rising even higher lately – with a host of new openings in the last year. Here are the latest nightlife suggestions from all over Israel – so you can drink, sleep & repeat
The best bars in Tel Aviv for foodies
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.