Clubbing and live music in Munich

Clubs in Munich

After several moves, the popular 089-Bar has a new home. Since 2006, trendy clubbers have been making a pilgrimage to Maximiliansplatz, which is not an unknown address since the Pacha is directly next door (Thurs a common After-Work Party). Party nights Tues to Sat, mixed sounds; Singstar every Wed.
›› Maxvorstadt, Maximiliansplatz 5, Tel. 55 07 77 68,

Alte Galerie
Disco and cocktail bar in an attractive vaulted cellar with a mix of rock, pop & soul from the 70s, 80s and 90s.
›› Schwabing, Kaulbachstr. 75, Tel. 34 98 87,

For all Munich people who don’t want anything to do with the chic set. Lots of live music and the infamous Regular-Rock-Parties lasting from Thursday to Saturday. Open-air movie screenings in the summer. FC Bayern, TSV 1860 and the national team soccer games shown on big screen in the beer garden.
›› Neuhausen, Reitknechtstr. 6, Tel. 1 26 61 00,

Harry Klein
This club is well known as a venue for electronic music throughout southern Germany. In summer 2010 it said goodbye to its home in the Optimolwerke and moved to a new bigger location in the city center. Even more fans can now enjoy the fabulous futuristic light projections and unrivalled sounds.
›› Ludwigsvorstadt, Sonnenstr. 8, Tel. 40 28 74 00,

Hide-Out 2
Music club with bar and live concerts, and a purely unplugged program; jam session every Thursday with alternating house bands.
›› Neuhausen, Volkartstr. 22, Tel. 16 96 68,

Milch & Bar
Currently the absolutely “in” venue in a puristic location, always packed to the morning hours, with a large central bar and alluring red lighting. There’s dancing everywhere five days a week to sounds from the 70s, 80s, 90s as well as Soul and House – and it’s a great place to pick someone up! The “blue monday,” where people like to extend the weekend with a few drinks, is legendary. 
›› Ludwigsvorstadt, Sonnenstr. 12,

Muffatwerk is a firmly established part of Munich’s nightlife and cultural scene. It comprises the time-honored Muffathalle, the Ampere, the Café Muffathalle and, last but not least, the small cozy beer garden. Whether it’s regular club nights, live music, theater and stage shows, Muffatwerk has something for everyone.
›› Haidhausen, Zellstr. 4, Tel. 45 87 50 10,

Well-known venue for the famous with everyone strictly vetted at the door. Those who get in meet FC Bayern soccer stars, for example. In the club, the lounge and the lovely terrace, the motto is“see and be seen.” In the Stüberl (cozy little room), you pay astronomical drinks prices for the unique atmosphere.
›› Lehel, Prinzregentenstr. 1, Tel. 2 11 11 40,

After a move to the former Nachtcafé premises, this spin-off of the legendary Ibiza Club, with 21 branches worldwide, is again making a name for itself in Munich. With a VIP area and comfortable terrace, stylish people and high earners enjoy partying and dancing here. Juke & joy business clubbing on Thursdays starting at 6.30 pm.
›› Maxvorstadt, Maximiliansplatz 5, Tel. 30 90 50 85-0,

Small trendy club that feels like something between a living room and a brothel. House and electro music.
›› Maxvorstadt, Arnulfstr. 16-18, Tel. 50 07 31 31,

Paradiso Tanzbar
Red velvet, large mirrors, lustrous crystal – this sensuously plush club is the place to be for the beautiful people over 25. You can trip the light fantastic here to club hits and to music from the 1980s. The regular burlesque shows are a highlight.
›› Isarvorstadt, Rumfordstr. 2, Tel. 26 34 69,

Rote Sonne
Named after the 1969 movie with female bouncers and exceptional selection of drinks, serving Tegernseer beer and a house drink named Mizners. Great electro sounds and regular concerts, right beneath Pacha.
›› Maxvorstadt, Maximiliansplatz 5, Tel. 55 26 33 30,

Poetry slams and live soccer on a big screen, also punk, pop and rock concerts.
›› Isarvorstadt, Rupperts. 28, Tel. 7 21 27 49,

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›› Untersendling, Hansa Str. 39-41, Tel. 72 48

Hansa 39
Classic concert hall where now and then club nights take place, also a cafe and bar area.

Club with a chic design playing techno, electro, r&b and Goa, with two dance floors and two bars; also multimedia performances, theater and concerts.

Live concerts and club events, from independent and electronic to breakbeats and drum’n’bass; relaxed atmosphere.

Sunny Red
Offers a wide variety of concerts, ranging from pure guitar concerts to beat club evenings, open for all kinds of artistic performances including open jam sessions.

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Jazz & blues

Night Club
Very nice cozy downstairs bar inside the Hotel Bayerischer Hof, daily live music, mainly jazz, but also Latin, blues and soul.
›› Altstadt, Promenadenplatz 2-6 (Hotel Bayerischer Hof), Tel. 2 12 09 94,

Unterfahrt Jazzclub
Cozy jazz club well known beyond Munich. Live music since 1980 and now one of the most important sites for jazz players in Germany and Europe. Internationally renowned musicians and local newcomers play here. Live music daily, jam sessions on Sundays.
›› Haidhausen, Einsteinstr. 42, Tel. 4 48 27 94,

Vogler Jazzbar
Small friendly club, off the typical beaten Munich mainstream track, daily jazz, Latin or soul live concerts. Admission is usually free during the week.
›› Isarvorstadt, Rumfordstr. 17, Tel. 29 46 62,

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