Home to Sunburn, one of the biggest music festivals in India, Pune has always been a musically-inclined city. The young crowd here is constantly looking out for live gigs and concerts to unwind at. Such enthusiasm for music attracts several popular and local artists. You can catch these charged-up performances at multiple venues across the city.
Here are some of the most popular live music spots in Pune to check out right now.
The High Spirits Cafe, Koregaon Park
The High Spirits Café is one of the hippest spots for live music in Pune. It is an outdoor venue with quirky décor and is popular for hosting indie artists. Right from Nucleya to Prateek Kuhad, you’ll find many top musicians performing here. The venue is also popular for its lively ambience and good food and drinks.
Best time to visit: Check the Events page to know who’s performing. Also, don’t miss the Offer page to know the latest offers on food and drinks.
Hard Rock Café, Koregaon Park
Hard Rock Café (HRC) is one of the most iconic pubs dedicated to music. In classic HRC-style, the interiors are decked up with memorabilia of rock-n-roll ages gone by. Get here for a live rock music performance from bands showcasing their original music as well as paying tribute to legendary rock gods!
Best time to visit: Live gigs are usually scheduled for Thursday nights. Check the events page to see who’s playing this week.
Classic Rock Coffee Co, Kalyani Nagar
The name of this place leaves no surprises. You can come here when you need coffee and some rock music to uplift your mood. This is an open-seated venue that gives you a very chilled vibe, making it perfect for live gigs. They have weekly music events, a laidback ambience and great food.
Best time to visit: Keep up with their gig calendar and don’t forget to catch Happy Hours before 9pm on weekdays.
Shisha Jazz Café, Mundhwa
This café is a one-stop venue for your jazz fix. They have live jazz, fusion and blues performances held every Thursday. They host a Jazz Festival too. Their chill music, Persian-style seating and bohemian vibe makes it for a great space to relax and unwind.
Best time to visit: Go on Thursday nights to catch a new jazz band every time.
Barbeque Nation, Deccan Mall
People come here for the food but stay back for the music. Barbeque Nation pairs up a well-done meal with a side of live music. They host indie and local artists that lift up the mood and make barbequing more fun.
Best time to visit: Everyday is a good day for a barbeque.
Pune, where will you go to get your fix of live music today?