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Clubs and nightlife in Bologna

Updated on 24 May 2023 From Bologna Welcome

Bologna is a dynamic and young city, open to all kinds of entertainment. Countless pubs, private clubs and discos with soirées and events all year round.

Find out where to spend the night in Bologna

Live music & dj-set

Historic centre 

  • Buca delle Campane, for dinners and karaoke nights in Via Benedetto XIV, 4a 
  • DumBO, concerts, live music, flea markets in Via Camillo Casarini, 19
  • Studio 54, disco and dj-set in via San Felice, 6 
  • Cassero Clubbing, music and LGBTI+ friendly dj-set  in via Don Giovanni Minzoni, 18
  • Chalet dei Giardini Margherita, a floating disco in the city's greenery in viale Massimo Meliconi, 1
  • Millenium Club, disco for the youngest in via Riva di Reno, 77/a 
  • Sodapops, cocktail bar & club in via Castel Tialto, 6
  • Plug Radio, music and exhibitions in via Cartoleria, 4a
  • TPO, community centre operating as a cultural and artistic workshop in via Casarini, 17/5


    By district 

    Bolognina, Corticella
    • Tank Serbatoio Culturale, techno music in via Emilia Zago, 14
    • Locomotiv Club, concerts and live performances in via Sebastiano Serlio, 25/2
    • FreakOut Club, small club with electronic and house music in via Emilio Zago, 7C
    • Estragon, rock club in Via Stalingrado, 83
    • Binario 69, with a host of live performances in Via de' Carracci, 69/7d
    • Kindergarten, dance club in via Alfredo Calzoni, 6h
    • Numa, dinner, cocktail and clubbing in Via Alfieri Maserati, 9
    • Sghetto Club, underground music club in via Zago 16b
    • Ex Centrale, a multifunctional space brimming with events in via di Corticella, 129

    San Donato, Pilastro
    • Covo Clubthe best of independent music in viale Zagabria,1
    • Clique Club (ex Giostrà), hip hop/house/electronic music in via Enrico Mattei 467L
    • Red, live gay-friendly music in via del Tipografo 2,
    • Link, independent music and dj-set in via Francesco Fantoni, 21

    • Matis Club, live music and clubbing in via Rotta, 10

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