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Music and dance

Altotasso

Altotasso

Wine bar where are organized exhibitions, live music, theater, poetry readings, book presentations and screenings of short movies and independent documentaries.

Atelier Si

Atelier Si

A place with multiple souls, it was first established with a strong theatrical orientation but started hosting DJs playing electronic music and immediately stood out for the quality of its experimental sets.

Bravo Caffè

Bravo Caffè

A live jazz club but alongside jazz it features funk, soul, gospel, rock... It combines wine&food and music.

Cassero LGBTI center

Cassero LGBTI center

The architecture of this venue is truly wonderful! In this club you can dance to the house and disco music mixed by famous DJs in an intimate setting.

Cortile Cafè

Cortile Cafè

Live music bar: from jazz to ethnic through rock and blues, Pop, songwriters, Latin American

Covo Club

Covo Club

The most “classic” of Bologna’s rock clubs. There is a large room dedicated to live music with a large schedule of international concerts.

Dynamo

Dynamo

Dynamo, Velostazione (parking station for bicycles) of Bologna, is not only a club! A former garage underneath Parco della Montagnola houses aperitifs, live music and dj-set.

Estragon

Estragon

The Estragon is a polyvalent room. It is often the exclusive place hosting international and national artists' concerts ranging from rock to songwriters, and hip hop to metal. It features dance nights (most of which are free).

Ex Forno MAMbo

Ex Forno MAMbo

Former oven located a few metres from Cassero, next to MAMbo and near Parco del Cavaticcio, hosts Italian and British DJs playing mostly soul, house and techno music. Free entrance.

Fienile Fluò

Fienile Fluò

Fienile Fluò is a place where art, nature, genuine food and conviviality join together to attract artists inspired by the beautiful environment and travellers willing to know and taste food, wine and hospitality, as it used to be in the past.

Freak Out Club

Freak Out Club

A small club featuring the most representative musicians of the international punk scene, as well as a dance club with electronic music.

Friday Night Blues

Friday Night Blues

The “Friday Night Blues” is a blues club and it offers every  friday night live music: Blues, R&B, Soul and Funk.

Giostrà

Giostrà

Located in the industrial area, this club combines a live arena with a centre stage, with the possibility to have dinner, and a dance floor with DJs music.

Hobby One

Hobby One

Located in one of the streets most representative of Bologna's nightlife, this club features a back room and a restaurant. Dance nights are on Thursdays and Saturdays.

Il Posto

Il Posto

Il Posto, a restaurant that hosts exhibitions, live music and tastings.
Music: Jazz, songwriters, acoustic and ethnic rock

Kindergarten

Kindergarten

Club for techno and electronic-related sounds lovers, Kindergarten is an institution in the city’s underground dance scene.

Kinki Club

Kinki Club

Located at 20 meters from the Two Towers – symbol of Bologna, “the centre” par excellence – it's the oldest party-place in town. Since it started in 1958, as “Whisky a go-go”, Kinki opened up to a very mixed clientele becoming the one and only real Club in town. 

Lab16

Lab16

A new venue in the heart of the university district: lunches and dinners, cocktails with a rich buffet.
Music: * Rock * Pop * Indie * Rock'n'roll * Emo * Electronica * Blues-Rock * Tex-Mex * Instrumental Rock * Rockabilly * Roots Rock * Surf * American Trad Rock * Dance-Pop * House * Disco * Urban * Club/Dance * Garage/House * Alternative Dance * Teen Pop * Dance-Rock

Link

Link

Nowadays, Link is a large venue where superstar DJs mix their music without giving up that “experimental” vocation that made the club famous.

Locomotiv

Locomotiv

Located inside a Liberty garden, it is a rock club with sets ranging from new Italian music to international artists, with many bands playing from electronic to rap to new rock. This club hosts "dance" evenings too.

Locomotiv Club

Locomotiv Club

Circle AICS, live act, a meeting place for fans and musicians

Marsalino

Marsalino

Osteria Marsalino is a small venue in the center of Bologna  that from the aperitif until late at night, also offers cabaret, music, theater and puppets

Matis Dinner Club

Matis Dinner Club

Matis Club made the history of Italian nightlife ever since it opened in the 1990s, hosting various superstar international DJs.

Millennium

Millennium

Every day of the week is dedicated to a different theme: Latin American, Rock, 90's music and "college" parties for universitiy students.

Numa Restaurant & Ballroom

Numa Restaurant & Ballroom

One of the largest dance venues in the city.

Saturday is dedicated to hip hop and reggaeton, while Saturday is reserved to dance music.

Palazzo Gnudi

Palazzo Gnudi

Multipurpose room living environments in which historical events to specially equipped public and private conferences, meetings, gala dinners and conferences.

Parco del Cavaticcio

Parco del Cavaticcio

The park, located in the heart of Bologna's city centre, is one of the most popular places of the Bolognese summer and, from June to September, it hosts many parties and concerts.

Qubò

Qubò

Located in a XIV Century location near the Two Towers, Qubò is one of the most popular discos with university students.

Red Club

Red Club

This gay club, located in the industrial area, has a summer area with swimming pool.

Serre dei Giardini Margherita

Serre dei Giardini Margherita

At Serre dei Giardini Margherita, located in the largest green heart of Bologna, Kilowatt Summer offers evenings dedicated to music, cinema, literary conferences, workshop, activities for children and a food court.

Sottotetto SoundClub

Sottotetto SoundClub

Stark underground vocation club, it turned Bologna into one of the capitals of reggae on an international level. Here, it is possible to listen to the best sound systems and enjoy long nights of dub, reggae, calypso, rap and drum’n’bass.

Studio 54

Studio 54

A small venue located in the heart of Bologna where DJs play funk to electronic music.

TPO

TPO

Teatro Polivalente Occupato is an underground venue,with one of the liveliest schedules in the city, from new Italian music, to rock, electronic, rap and down to big international events.

Villa Serena

Villa Serena

In summer, Villa Serena, located in a big garden a few steps from the city centre, is a place to be! International nights among hammocks, fresh cocktails and good music.

Zona Roveri Music Factory

Zona Roveri Music Factory

Music enterteinment in one of the most suggestive clubs in Bologna from an architectural point of view: an industrial space hosting professionals and amateurs from the world of music.